infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport
 
infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport
oct 21, 2011

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport

installation of the shortlisted entry ‘infiniti passion’ by nukumi shinji + NBBR from japan image © mike dodd

on thursday, october 13th, 2011, infiniti luxury car manufacturers celebrated the opening of the first UK showroom — in stockport, near manchester, with the worldwide unveiling of ‘infiniti reveal gallery’ showcasing the six finalist works of the ‘infiniti digital art competition‘ the company hosted this summer in collaboration with designboom.

amidst a DJ set, a harvey nichols fashion catwalk, champagne and hors d’oeuvres, and presentations of infiniti cars, visitors explored the new centers, throughout which the winning competition designs were installed. information about each of the artists behind the works, as well as about the design and history of infiniti, were featured on mounted video panels throughout the showroom.

visitors to the galleries are invited to vote on their favourite piece using computerized voting stands on site, to determine

which designer receives the first prize fund of 10,000 euro. the ‘infiniti reveal gallery’ is open in stockport through october 18th;

interested readers can register for invitations to the upcoming events at infinitireveal.com. the jury for this first competition was composed of: – adrian newey, chief technical officer, RED BULL RACING – yeoh gh, creative director, SUPER NATURE DESIGN – birgit lohmann, co-founder and editor-in-chief, designboom – jean pierre diernaz, marketing director,  INFINITI europe, middle east, india, and africa. all digital artworks are viewable (although not votable) on infiniti’s competition results microsite and through designboom features.

‘infiniti passion’ by nukumi shinji + NBBR (japan)

video of the project and interview with the designers

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport the ‘infiniti reveal’ gallery showcasing the six finalists of the infiniti digital art competition opened alongside the inauguration of a new infiniti center in stockport, UK image © mike doddinfiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © mike dodd

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © designboom

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © designboom

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © mike dodd

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © mike dodd

‘synthesised by nature’ by jackson tayler (UK)

video of the project and interview with the designers

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport view of the cubes without projection image © mike dodd

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport installation of the shortlisted entry synthesised by nature’ by jackson tayler from uk image © mike doddinfiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport images © designboom

‘value added’ by jan ziska + juraj rattaj (slovak republic)

video of the project and interview with the designers

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport installation of the shortlisted entry ‘value added’ by jan ziska + juraj rattaj from slovak republic, covered in this designboom article image © mike doddinfiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © mike dodd

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © designboom

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © designboom

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport image © designboom

‘highway of light’ by bob trempe + roman torres (USA)

video of the project and interview with the designers

‘presence’ by sanchit sawaria + palash singh (india)

video of the project and interview with the designers

‘crystalline DNA’ by brano hlavac (slovak republic)

video of the project and interview with the designers

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport opening remarks and presentations

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport bernard loire, vice president of infiniti europe and middle east (at right) and formula one red bull racing champion sebastian vettel (onscreen) welcomed visitors to the opening event over image © designboom

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport clockwise from top left: display screens presented each project and offered the chance to vote for it for the competition’s first prize; various videos were presented during the event to showcase each shortlisted design; screen view of the jury: adrian newey (red bull racing team), birgit lohman (CEO designboom), yeoh guang hong  (super nature design) and jean-pierre diernaz (infiniti); harvey nichols’ top models during the event. images © designboom

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport designboom co-founders massimo mini and birgit lohmann at the stockport opening event with red bull formula one racing car, and gallery of contemporary artworks by jacques cochin, a pioneer of F1 super telephoto lens photography as well as fashion runaways. image © mike dodd

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport exterior of the stockport showroom during the opening event image © mike dodd

another infiniti opening event has just taken place in leeds (UK), to be followed by inaugurations in luxembourg city,

marseille, and others yet to be announced.

infiniti digital art gallery and showroom opening in stockport

do you have your own vision for an installation? the next round of the ‘infiniti digital art competition’ begins later this fall! a new theme and new design opportunities await your creativity. check back in mid-november to the designboom homepage or competition call.

  • This looks absolutely amazing!

    Steve Richley

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