Supporting partner
  • Open Entry

    23 October - 20 November
  • Contestant

    22 November - 04 December
  • Semi-final

    05 December - 12 January
  • Final

    15 January - 29 January

Junia Lapp Mentor

  • Creative Designer, GM User Experience
  • GM
  • USA
Junia Lapp Junia is a creative designer working in the Advanced User Experience Studio at General Motors Design. She was intrigued with cars as a teenager and had a dream to be involved in the automotive industry. Junia graduated from Escola de Design (UEMG) in Brazil with a degree in Industrial Design.

She started her career at General Motors as an interior designer for Chevrolet, working on emerging market products, such as; the Chevrolet ONIX interior and accessory strategy.

Fascinated by human interactions with technology, she believes we are closely connected to the living and energy space around us. Therefore, she enjoys researching and designing products integrating automotive technology with the natural elements of human mobility and behavior. As a designer, she believes we need to understand the intimate relationship between a user’s desires and a vehicle’s design.

Judges

Jim Fleming

  • GM
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Crystal Windham

  • GM
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Todd Parker

  • GM Exterior Component and Accessories Studio
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Mentors

Dave Heyne

  • GM
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Henri Kavaja

  • GM
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Robin Krieg

  • GM
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Brian Yu

  • GM
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Junia Lapp

  • GM
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Olivier Poulet

  • GM
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Gayoung Shin

  • GM
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Chris Mikalauskas

  • GM
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Eun Kang

  • GM
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