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Design a Green Gadget and Win Some Cash

Want to make the world a little greener and be rewarded for it? The folks at core77 are running a contest called the Greener Gadgets Design Competition. They're asking people to submit ideas that reduce environmental impact of consumer electrical devices.

Three of the areas they want designers to consider are:

1. Energy
2. Materials / Lifecycle / Recycling
3. Social & educational development

The contest sounds like a good one with the first prize winner taking home $2,500 and two runners up winning $1,000 each.

Each entry needs three images and a 500 word description. The set of images must tell the story of the design at three scales:
- one image showing context
- one image showing object
- one image showing details, exploded view, etc.

You have to get the design in by January 27th 11:59pm EST.

Try it!

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Patrik9 years ago
The results of the competition are in. Come check out some of my personal favorites...
Goodhart Patrik9 years ago
aww, I knew I had forgotten to do something last month....
Goodhart9 years ago
Whoa, I think I might actually have an idea on this.....
Goodhart9 years ago
Cool.....time to really put on a thinking cap, eh?
mikeconehead.jpg
do they have one in size 10?
zachninme9 years ago
Wow, so all you have to do is write a 500-word explination of your design? They don't actually need a prototype or anything like that? Thats easy...
fungus amungus (author)  zachninme9 years ago
And the three images. I added more info about them above.
Sunbanks9 years ago
Ooh I want to try that. Is there an age limit?
fungus amungus (author)  Sunbanks9 years ago
It says that it's open to all students, designers, and enthusiasts worldwide.
Oh ok, that's good.