Sunday, April 29, 2012
Infiniti has launched a digital art contest that asks participants to create a digital interpretation of the curves that define the brand’s model line-up. The deadline is July 10, 2012.
The contest, which is organized in partnership with designboom and open for the next three months, challenges artists to define their digital interpretation of the curves which flow through Infiniti’s line-up of cars as well as the individual experience which they evoke. Participants can submit works in form of computer-generated sculptures, 2D or 3D video animations, or experiential cinema projections.
More Info at: designboom.com/infiniti.
b’Twin in partnership with Local Motors have launched the Velomobile Bike Design Competition, asking participants to create a lightweight trycicle with electric option. The deadline is May 15, 2012.
The first phase of this challenge is industrial design and will be followed by 2 subsequent engineering development challenges. The first three winners, to be announced on May 31, 2012, will respectively receive $7,500, $5,000 and $2,500 cash prizes.
More info at: www.local-motors.com/btwin.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
POLI.design Consortium has launched a design competition that asks to submit ideas for an electric bike and a photovoltaic shelter. The submission deadline is June 29 2012.
The contest is organized by Politecnico di Milano’s POLI.design and photovoltaic technology company Solsonica Spa and is patrocined by ADI (Associazione Italiana per il Disegno Industriale). Participants are asked to design an electrically-assisted bike and a shelter with photovoltaic panels for protecting and recharging the bike.
The first three winners will be respectively awarded with €4,000, €2,000 and €1,000 cash prizes.
For more information visit the competition’s website www.ecobikedesign.com.