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DESIGN 21 Call for Entries: “Weaving Love, Creating Hope” CompetitionMarch 31st, 2011

This competition will focus on the importance of social business, defined as a cause-driven business. “Grameen Felissimo”, a joint social business launched in February 2011 with the Yunus Centre, led by Prof. Muhammad Yunus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, would contribute to the future generations of Bangladesh by providing employment to their people, particularly to the most disadvantaged, while enhancing the unique traditional culture and artisanship.

This competition is intended to bring the power of design into action, by injecting an element of excitement to the product line and thereby expanding their market outside their own village and country.

This competition asks you to design a product using a check patterned fabric.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
March 31st, 2011

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
March 31st, 2011

LINK:
http://www.design21sdn.com/competitions/28

AWARD/PRIZE

US$3000 will be awarded to the Winner. More than one Winner may be selected, and each Winner will receive $3,000. All rights associated with the design will be transferred to DESIGN21:Social Design Network and Felissimo.

The winning design(s) will be introduced by Grameen Felissimo, crediting the designer(s). They will be produced and sold by Grameen Felissimo, using as much of the production capabilities Bangladesh as possible.

Judges may elect to name one or more Runners-up and award US$500 as Juror's Pick prize.

The Most Popular from public voting will receive recognition on the website, with no monetary prize.

JURY

To be comprised of representatives of DESIGN21 Advisory Board and Grameen Felissimo.

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