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EcoTopia

The goal of EcoTopia is to encourage the development of products that foster a healthy ecosystem and a sustainable society. Submissions should focus on one of the following areas: Transportation, Clothing/Footwear, Farming/Food, Household Appliances, and Shelter. Twenty entries will be chosen to appear in the show and will be included in a press release to be widely distributed by Nectar Design with the goal of being featured in industry and general audience publications.

Objective

Submit your designs of products that foster a healthy ecosystem and a sustainable society. All media will be considered, including:

  • 2D presentations,
  • video,
  • prototypes,
  • scale models,
  • and mock-ups.

Prizes

Twenty entries will be chosen to appear in the show and will be included in a press release to be widely distributed by Nectar Design with the goal of being featured in industry and general audience publications.

Rules

  • Students, professionals and independent inventors are all eligible.
  • All entrants are advised to take all necessary steps to protect their intellectual property. Nectar will not be responsible for the protection of intellectual property.
  • All media will be considered, including 2D presentations, video, prototypes, scale models, and mockups.
  • Entries can range from initial concept ideas to finished designs.
  • Entries must be accompanied by a one-page write-up that explains the benefits of the product.
  • Each entry must also include plans, diagrams that illustrate how the product works and demonstrates its feasibility.

How to enter?

Send all submissions to: yutaka@nectardesign.com.

Include:

  • a cover letter,
  • brief resume,
  • a designer’s statement,
  • and artwork detail list (title, medium, dimensions, etc) with up to twenty images.