play doh kicks 1 hour design challenge play doh kicks 1 hour design challenge
aug 19, 2010

play doh kicks 1 hour design challenge

‘adidas grun’ modeled by amelinda l. & ching t. side view

our friends over at core77 are currently hosting the ‘1-hour design challenge: play-doh kicks‘, in which they are asking readers to recreate their favourite footwear (sneakers, high-heels – anything goes!) out of play-doh.

‘cut loose and give your imagination a stretch. maybe you’ll create a miniature tribute to your favorite sneaker designer of all time. or, honor your humble, beat up kicks by sculpting their likeness, busted soles and all.’

how to enter: participants must execute their design in only 1 hour (all this based on the honor system) and upload their entries to the designated competition forum .

you should include the name of the shoe you have recreated, along with any supporting text, and photographs of your finished work including: a three-quarter view, side elevation and an optional sole view. the images should be hi-resolution in case it is selected for publication in sneaker freaker!

the challenge is open until saturday, september 25th, 2010 @ 9pm PST (4am GMT), so you still have time to get your creativity flowing and sculpt some of your favourite kicks!

‘vans classics’ modeled by ken weber top side

the jury consists of editor and founder of sneaker freaker  – the only magazine to document the international footwear craze – woody, and the swiss-based designers keung caputo, who are behind the ‘copy’ series of design workshops, as well as the core77 editorial team.

what you’ll win: the grand prize winner will receive a lifetime subscription to sneaker freaker, ‘copy’ by keung caputo and a 100 USD gift certificate to hand eye supply.

‘nike air royal mid VT’ modeled by david kim side view

‘nike air royal mid VT’ modeled by david kim side view

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