Gillette Landmark Design Competition


1st Place
Sergio Araya (Cambridge, MA) for his entry Cutting Edge


2nd Place
Heath Cody (Chelsea, MA)in collaboration with Hing Fung for their entry Sinuous Points

3rd Place
Vicky Chan (Jamaica, NY) in collaboration with Amy Chien for their entry Flow

Honorable Mention
Doug Minarik (Portland, OR) for his entry Edge

Merit Award
Joanna Borek-Clement (San Francisco, CA) for her entry Gillette Sustainable Sculpture Park


To mark the significance of this endeavor, P&G/Gillette is launching a single-phased design competition for a signature sculpture or landmark icon to mark the entry to the World Shaving Headquarters complex in South Boston.

Category Other Competition / Competition Result / Open to Students
Type International, Project, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Art
Country Boston, United States
Registration Deadline 6 October 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 17 November 2008 GoogleCal
Eligibility All

P&G/Gillette is undertaking the most significant renovation of its World Shaving Headquarters in its 100-year history. When complete, the 33-acre site, located in South Boston, will house P&G/Gillette’s Research and Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Marketing and business support.
Design professionals and students are encouraged to submit designs that reflect the essence of the Gillette brand and draws inspiration from the Company’s shaving product innovation and manufacturing technology. All designs should reinforce the P&G/Gillette corporate identity, enhance the newly designed campus, and contribute positively to the South Boston community.
The chosen art piece will serve as a welcome to employees and visitors, as well as a beacon for the South Boston neighborhood.


Helen Stringer (Competition Chair, Design Director, Gillette Global Grooming)
Holly Mullenix (Corporate Equity)
Bret Davis Roberts (North America Enironmental Design)
Tony Wagner (Program Manager)
David Carlson (Senior Architect, Boston Redevelopment Authority)

First Prize: $ 5000
Second Prize: $ 1500
Third Prize: $ 500
Exhibition and Publication

Entry Fee

Up to 2 boards (24” x 36” ) and Digital data on CD

Submission Address
Boston, MA 02127

Juried Review: December, 2008
Announcement of Winners: December, 2008


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