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VOTE FOR FINALISTS – the Umbrella Inside Out Competition
Posted By Sarah Rich On September 12, 2006 @ 7:00 pm In Announcements,Green Design Competitions,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 3 Comments
As you probably know by now, our pals at Treehugger have been running a competition called Umbrella Inside Out , which asks entrants to do two things: design an umbrella that actually holds up against the storms it’s made for; and design a couture garment from the material leftover from defunct umbrellas. Both designs serve as a vehicle for exploring Cradle to Cradle  design principles.
The competition closed on September 1 and they’re on to the voting rounds for the garment design aspect of the competition. Last week, the posse of judges selected five finalists and now they’ve opened it up for you  to throw in your $0.02. We’re voting for The Dusty  (see above) – a deserving entry whose designer actually took the time to produce a real, wearable piece. Which entry do you prefer?
Cast your vote here > 
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URLs in this post:
 Image: http://inhabitat.com/blog/2006/09/12/umbrella-inside-out/
 Umbrella Inside Out: http://umbrella.treehugger.com
 Cradle to Cradle: http://inhabitat.com/blog/2005/06/24/cradle-to-cradle-certification/
 opened it up for you: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2006/09/umbrella_inside_4.php
 The Dusty: http://umbrella.treehugger.com/nominees/the_dusty.php
 Cast your vote here >: http://umbrella.treehugger.com/pages/the_voting_contunues_three_fin.php
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