Just a reminder, there's only ONE WEEK LEFT to get your entries in for the Design For (Your) Product Lifetime Student Challenge. Win up to $2000 and a Pro Tech Toolkit from iFixit.com by designing a smart product that is smarter environmentally; a product that can be repaired and will stand the test of time, even if some of its components need to be replaced. Rethink the design of average household appliances, electronics, lighting, toys—any and all kinds of products that are ripe for a lower-impact redesign.
For some extra help and inspiration, visit the Autodesk® Sustainability Workshop, a free online resource that teaches basic sustainable engineering and design concepts. The free videos and tutorials make it easy for students to learn sustainability strategies that can be incorporated into the design process. Participants in this challenge (and all students) can leverage the resources and even use Autodesk software, downloadable for free, including Autodesk® Inventor® Fusion and Autodesk® Inventor® Publisher.
We know you've been working on your projects all semester so here's your time to shine! All entries are due by THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15th—that's only one week away!Our distinguished jury team consisting of Kyle Wiens (co-founder and CEO of iFixit), Dan Lockton (creator of the Design for Intent Toolkit), Jeremy Faludi (co-author of the Autodesk Sustainability Workshop and Core77 Design Awards 2012 jury member), Fred Bould (Bould Design), Dawn Danby (Autodesk), Adam Menter (Autodesk) and our very own Allan Chochinov, look forward to seeing your redesigns.