Amko Leenarts on Chasing a Dream and Car Design Challenges


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Amko Leenarts has been a designer at Ford since 2012. Prior to that, he led Interior Design for the Peugeot brand in France. Now Head of Design for Ford Europe, Leenarts speaks with Form Trends founder Eric Gallina about becoming an automotive designer after years of working as an architect, how he proposed new solutions in interior design, joined as Global Interior Design Director at Ford in Dearborn and became "king of the country" with respect to his current role leading Ford's Design teams in Europe. This is the longest FORMCAST podcast to date , and essential listening for anyone that wants to know what it takes to succeed as a car designer and attain a leadership position within design.
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