Think you can design something amazing inspired by the Porsche 911? If so, you might win a 911 for a year, or $20,000.
Co.Design and Porsche have just announced a new design competition, where designers from all over the world get a chance to be creative around the Porsche 911. The competition is judged by Cliff Kuang (founding editor of Co.Design), Dror Benshetrit (founder of Studio Dror) and INDEX: Design to Improve Life®'s own senior advisor Jens Martin Skibsted (founder of KiBiSi).
From INDEX: Design to Improve Life® we propose all contestants to do their best, be playful and design from a Design to Improve Life perspective!
About the contest from fastcodesign.com:
We're looking for creative thinkers to image entirely new products inspired by the Porsche 911's iconic design, engineering artistry and racing heritage.
There are thousands of design details that go into creating a Porsche. Each builds upon the rest, creating the car's essence. How might those details translate into the design of something totally different? Could you take the curve of a tail light or the stitching on a seat or the typeface on a speedometer to create a brand new thing that embodies what Porsche is, but in an entirely new outlet?
Porsche and Co.Design are asking you to tackle the challenge. We're hoping you'll wow us with your intelligence, passion, and vision, whether what you design turns out to be a micro home or a round-the-world travel kit--so we're leaving the particulars up to you. But your design should follow three simple guidelines:
- Your design has to be smaller than a living room but no smaller than a wallet.
- It must have three design details that echo three other details from a Porsche design. These might be taken from the exterior or the interior of the car; they can be taken from Porsches of any era.
Here's How the Challenge Works:
Designers have until April 6th to submit a rendering of a design using the entry form below. In addition, a description detailing what was imagined and how Porsche design influenced it is also required.
Shortly following, the Top 25 designs will be revealed on Co.Design.
In the next phase, the judges will narrow down the pool to the Top Seven designs. Those seven designers will then be asked to revise their original rendering to refine their concept even further. Include more detail, more thought and more creativity.
The revised designs will be posted to Co.Design and the real voting begins. Friends, family and admirers can come to the site and choose a favorite entry. At the same time, the judges will be discussing the submissions behind the scenes to pick a grand prize winner.
On May 21st, the winner is revealed!
Thanks for entering and good luck! We can't wait to see what you dream up.
Read more about and enter the contest here.