design*sponge and BKLYN DESIGNS 2006 are proud to present brooklyn snaps: a celebration of the borough of brooklyn through photography! starting today through next tuesday, we'll be collecting original photography that was taken of or in the borough of brooklyn. winners will be treated to prizes from small factory design, swigg design, oso industries, limited edition BKLYN DESIGNS t-shirts designed by amy helfand and produced by brooklyn industries and an advanced copy of architecture for humanity's (keynote speaker at brooklyn designs) "design like you give a damn".
big, big thanks to BKLYN DESIGNS 2006, oso industries, small factory designs, swigg designs and architecture for humanity for contributing to the contest! BKLYN DESIGNS 2006 will take place in dumbo brooklyn on may 12-14, 2006. for more info see www.brooklyndesigns.net
- rules: this contest is to celebrate the beauty of the borough of brooklyn, so send in your original photographs of the borough right here and the top three winners will be rewarded! all photos must be original and must have been taken in and of brooklyn, ny. all photos must be at least 4x6 inches in size and at 96 dpi (digital only please, no print photos in the mail). email your photo with your name and description by TUESDAY, APRIL 25 and date taken and winners will be announced NEXT WEDNESDAY after the contest.
- prizes: 1st place will receive oso industry's kinderroller- a beautiful modern concrete stool on wheels valued at over $500. wow your friends with an original piece of brooklyn design that is sure to add some edge to your apartment. our top winner will also receive "design like you give a damn: architectural responses to humanitarian crises"- an indispensable resource for designers and humanitarian organizations charged with rebuilding after disaster and engaged in the search for sustainable development. proceeds from the book will support the work of architecture for humanity. 1st place will also receive a limited edition BKLYN DESIGNS 2006 tshirt
- 2nd place will receive small factory design's round rolling stool made of plyboo (sustainable plywood made of bamboo) with high quality designer casters (the top comes off to provide storage!). 2nd place will also receive a limited edition BKLYN DESIGNS 2006 tshirt
- 3rd place will receive a shroom square pillow by swigg designs in one of three colors and they will also receive a limited edition BKLYN DESIGNS 2006 tshirt