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Laurens van den Acker visit at Renault Design Academy India in Chennai

Renault Design Academy India presentation to Laurens van den Acker

The Renault Design Academy India special internship program in Chennai Design studio is moving on with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. The four interns are working hard and ready to transform their design proposals into digital models before milling the scale models for the final October presentation.

Last 29th of June, Renault Group VP Design Lauren van den Acker visited the Renault Chennai Design studio and attended the Design Academy India presentation giving a lot of feedback to the interns.

His visit, his comments & interest in the overall project, gave an extra positive boost to the activity and mainly to the four interns very happy to present to him and meet him in person.

Please go to Renault Design Academy India Facebook page for more photos and next EPISODE #6 which will be dedicated to this presentation event.

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Renault Design Academy India Midterm Step

renault-design-academy-india-moneet-chitrodaRenault Interior Designer Moneet Chitroda meets Design Academy India’s interns

Since 3 months, the 4 Renault Design Academy India Internship program interns, in Chennai India, keep on working hard to achieve their objective: get hired by Renault  at the end of this adventure.

For those that do not know yet, Renault recently opened the Design Academy India special internship program in its new Design studio in Chennai India. Objective of this initiative is to select some of the best talents from design schools and form them with a very close to reality working program, the 2 best at the end will be offered a real designer job contract.

From an idea of Patrick Lecharpy, and managed by Luciano Bove the Design Academy India counts on a trainers’ team of 12 professional Renault designers. Each week a trainer flies to Chennai to spend his/her week with the interns and supervise their project development.

Anybody can follow this incredible activity via Renault Design Academy India’s Facebook page on which you will see lots of photos and videos plus the weekly EPISODES sort of short videos of how they are moving on with this internship. Please LIKE the page if you check it!

So, where are we today with our interns?

Actually they are in the process of starting their Alias virtual models according to their chosen concept, at the end of this month Renault VP Design big boss Laurens van den Acker will be visiting the Design Academy and check their work in progress with Patrick Lecharpy, Luciano Bove, Alain Lonay, Philippe Ponceau.

In other words the program is moving to model making step and, before that, some strong feedbacks will be given to the interns by the top management. Smitesh, Gautam,Nhikil & Aditya (the 4 interns) will present their works to get precious advices and move on with their projects according to the planning.

The final Design Academy presentation is expected for the 18th of October.

Check the Facebook page to stay tuned for more to come…

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Renault Design Academy India Inauguration Day

Inauguration day in Chennai design Studio

Inauguration day in Chennai design Studio

Monday 3rd of April at 14:00 pm India time there will be the Inauguration Day for the Renault Design Academy India special Internship Program in cooperation with Renault Design France & India.

You can follow Live via the Facebook page the beginning of this adventure with the chosen candidates and the Renault Design team.

Luciano Bove will open the Inauguration Day with a video message by Patrick Lecharpy and followed by Philippe Ponceau, Alain Lonay and Nahusha Jhingade.

On the same day, Luciano Bove and Nahusha Jhingade will deliver the project briefing and will begin to work with the candidates.

Here the link to the Facebook Page: Renault Design Academy India (click)

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Car Design How a Sketch becomes a Real Car

Car Design Process is always a bit complicated to explain, and I know that many of you would like to understand how a car sketch is transformed in a real car project.

It is a teamwork complex activity, Design dept will work with other departments in the company to complete the project and see one day that project in production.

In this video, I try to explain how this process takes place.

Enjoy!

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Renault Design Academy India Portfolios Selection

portfolio-selection-renault-design-academy-indiaLast night, at midnight sharp, the candidature registration expired at Renault Design Academy India website.

We received 400 portfolios and next week a judge panel (including myself) at Renault Design will select the 6 happy candidates. Soon we will communicate the internships’ winners.

If you are following the Design Academy Facebook Page you are probably following our daily activity, soon we will start a weekly live video news. So stay tuned on our FB page!

 

 

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