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The entire team at Car Design News would like to thank you for attending this year's Car Design Night Geneva. We hope you had a fantastic evening with industry friends and colleagues. 

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We look forward to seeing you in Geneva next year. 

Premier partner

As the world leader in performance and luxury automotive seating, Lear delivers seating masterpieces for the highest-profile sports cars and most desirable luxury vehicles. We provide content to more than 300 automotive nameplates internationally.

Excellence in our field requires creativity from the start that can be channeled to the highest standards through manufacturing. We begin with art and finish our vision at production.

Our renowned design insight engages our comparable engineering excellence, as our teams seamlessly work together to bring innovation to the advanced models of the most prestigious automobile companies around the world.
No other seating manufacturer provides the level of craftsmanship, elegance in design, use of innovative materials and industry-leading technology required by premium automakers globally.
Lear Corporation is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive seating and electrical distribution systems. The company's best-in-class products are designed, engineered and manufactured by a diverse team of more than 122,000 employees located in 36 countries.

Lear's headquarters are in Southfield, Michigan, USA. Further information is available at lear.com

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Eco partner

Dinamica® is the Italian ecological suede made of recycled polyester with an innovative water-based manufacturing process in which no harmful chemical solvents are used. In 2012 it obtained the EPD® certification, the most advanced Environmental Product Declaration, for its automotive product line.

Dinamica® is unique and it takes you into a new reality, which is exclusive, elegant, beautiful, charming, able to provide pure emotions. We are passionate about excellence and produce recyclable microfibers that are environmentally friendly to the highest standards. A careful attention to detail, quality, appearance, and performance makes it even more refined.

Dinamica®is perfect for seats and backrests, as well as for panels, roof lining and door interiors.

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Gold partners

Grupo Antolin is one of the leading manufacturers of automotive interiors worldwide. The company operates through five business units: doors & hard trim, overheads & soft trim, seats & metal, lighting and cockpits & consoles. We are present in one out of every three vehicles produced in the world. Grupo Antolin has 161 factories in 26 countries, more than 28,500 employees and a turnover of around €5 billion.

The acquisition of the interiors division of Magna International in 2015 positioned the company as one of the truly global suppliers of vehicle interiors creating a future full of possibilities. The development of smart surfaces, the integration of lighting and its effects, fabrics and advanced and sustainable plastics are, to date, our hallmarks.

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Standex Engraving works with OEMs in a three-step process:

Design services – architexture is a new offering which enables the development of unique, brand-specific and geometry-specific surface textures. The architexture team collaborates with OEM designers in reviewing the design brief, and then develops 3D texture samples that can be produced extremely quickly to give a true form to evaluate.

Verification – the texture is then applied to clay models, ureal models and prototype substrates for management evaluation.

Production – the developed texture is delivered on all surfaces within the vehicle via our 30 global facilities, with multiple processes such as laser engraving on rolls, moulds, plates and shells.

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Silver partners

Operating globally with a UK base and access to the finest quality northern European cattle hides, Bridge of Weir supplies the lowest-carbon leather in the industry to Aston Martin, Jaguar LandRover, Lincoln, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and VW.

R&D combined with design and accurate trend forecasting is key to our success in developing innovative leathers for automotive interiors.

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Heinekampdesign, founded in 2000 by Björn Heinekamp, supplies services in design, surfacing, consulting visualization and CGI to create holistic and integrated design solutions. Our specialized team supports our customers at their own site as well as at our locations in Böblingen, Munich and Wolfsburg. We are a development partner of Daimler AG and Porsche AG.

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Lacks Enterprises, Inc., is a technology leader worldwide with diversified operations that rely on decades of design and production experience in thermoplastic design, injection molding, electroplating, painting, and assembly. We provide high value decorative trim and lightweight wheel products, as well as global export and distribution capabilities.

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We have more than 30 years' experience in digital design and over 12 years supplying top quality digital modellers, studio engineers and CGI artists, mostly within automotive. We also offer in-house design, taking an outline sketch or technical data through to exciting photo-realistic and/or interactive images, hence our tag line ‘Making it Real’.

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Cdn La 2015 Modo

We are a leading design and engineering company operating in automotive, automation, aerospace, rail & transport, marine, motorsport and industrial design. We have developed numerous concept cars over the years which embody developments in taste, technology, new materials and low environmental impact. Let’s say we like to bring the surprise factor; we always provide something new and outstanding.

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Location

ByPass
Carrefour de l’Etoile 1
1227 Les Acacias, Genève
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Parking de l’Etoile is the nearest paid-for car park.