GM opens design studio in Seoul, South Korea

General Motors announced today the opening its new Seoul Advanced Design Studio in South Korea. The studio is based out of Seoul’s Gangnam area, which is considered the most stylish part of Korea”s capital.

“Our car designers get inspiration from life and Gangnam is a place where people worship design, style and fashion,” said Ed Welburn, GM Vice President of Global Design. “Our Korean designers will sample perfection every day surrounded by some of the top brands and fashion houses in the world and this ideal location will nurture their creative souls.”

GM Daewoo President and CEO Mike Arcamone said that design will continue to be a key to the company”s success. The Korean designers are responsible for cars like the Chevrolet Cruze, Spark and yet to be launched Aveo, said Arcamone.

“Seoul Advanced Design Studio demonstrates GM”s support of GM Daewoo, and in turn, our support for Seoul”s year long initiative aimed at capitalizing on its World Design Capital status,” Arcamone said.

– By: Kap Shah