|Category||Idea Competition / Open to Students|
|Type||International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage|
|RegDeadline||10 October 2008 GoogleCal iCal|
|10 October 2008 (via Online)|
|Eligibility||18 years or older|
Global issues like poverty are extremely complex. There is no simple, clear answer. By asking thousands of different people to give their viewpoints and opinions, Blog Action Day creates an extraordinarily lens through which to view these issues.
Yanko Design wants you to put on your thinking caps and use design to address poverty; a solution or artistic social commentary. We want you to show how the power of design can bring unity and speak up for the hundreds of millions that can’t. We’ve seen wonderful examples of this in the past; portable water bottle filters and lightweight shelter modules to name a few. What can you come up with?
Select members of Yanko Design spanning many fields of design
Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards will be given to the top three. Additional honorary awards will be given to select entries.
There will be prizes thanks to our sponsors but will be kept secret until the winners are announced.
Sketches, renderings, and descriptions (no more than 1000 words)
10 finalists will be announced: October, 15, 2008 on Blog Action Day
Winners announcement: October 20, 2008 on Yanko Design