Felissimo Announces Its 2nd Competition Around Its Newest Design Addition, 500 Colored Pencils

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The winner gets a trip to Tokyo to attend 100% Design + $1000.

Felissimo is launching an inspirational new product called the 500 Colored Pencils, a subscription of 500 different colored pencils. Every month a set of 25 pencils is delivered to the purchaser; like a gift that reveals itself slowly over the time, the full set of pencils is acquired over a period of 20 months. Each pencil has its own hue and its own unique name -- together they suggest infinite possibilities. This is the second of a series of competitions devoted to 500 Colored Pencils. You can view the first competition here. You can view the 500 Colored Pencils website here.

This competition calls for the design of a case for the complete 500 Colored Pencils set. Your design may propose a way or various ways to house the pencils whether it's for storage, display, transportation, or any combination of these functions. Felissimo, producers of 500 Colored Pencils, is looking for designs that are innovative, functional designs that are commercially viable and kind to the environment.

$1000 plus a set of 500 Colored Pencils to the winning design. The winner will also have the opportunity to attend 100% Design Tokyo (October 30 - November 3, 2009) during Tokyo Designers Week. Passes to 100% Design Tokyo, flight and accommodation in Tokyo will be provided.
Judges may award up to 2 Honorable Mentions to receive a set of 500 Colored Pencils.

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About Felissimo:
For Felissimo, design is more than a matter of shapes and colors; it dictates everything that we do. We believe that design has great significance in daily life and potential to lift the spirit. Felissimo offers inspiration, experience, opportunity and encounters for those who are in pursuit of happiness and harmony through design. Felissimo works with creative minds in the industry, from students to world-class designers to promote design for the greater good.


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