Patrick le Quément to receive EyesOn Design 2015 Lifetime Achievement AwardWed, 24 Sep 2014
Patrick le Quément has been selected as the latest recipient of the EyesOn Design Lifetime Design Achievement Award. Le Quément will be presented with the award in Detroit on 19 June 2015, as part of the EyesOn Design week.
Le Quément was the senior vice-president of corporate design at Renault from 1995 to 2009 and was chairman of the joint design policy group coordinating design within the Renault-Nissan alliance.
At Renault, he oversaw the design of the Twingo, Scenic, Espace III and IV, Laguna II, Kangoo, Megane II and many other production and concept cars that defined the look of the era. He is currently a consultant in industrial and strategic design and the co-founder of the Sustainable Design School in France.
The recipient of the annual EyesOn Design Lifetime Achievement Award is selected by its previous winners. This year, Hyundai and Kia design chief, Peter Schreyer received the award, while the roll of honor includes Wayne Cherry, Chris Bangle, Walter de Silva, Tom Gale, Chuck Jordan, Shiro Nakamura, Sergio Pininfarina, Jack Telnack, Nuccio Bertone and Marcello Gandini.
The award is presented as part of EyesOn Design week, an annual exhibition that celebrates automotive design from the past, present and future. Held at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI, proceeds from the event help provide financial support for aid to the visually impaired through the Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology.
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