Grip the Challenge

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Core 77 has just launched new 1 Hour Design Challenge: Design a laser-cut grip tape inlay for a Longboard. Guess who’s cutting the winning design? Details on the competition below.

THEME:
Laser-cut Grip Tape Inlay for a Longboard!

DOORS OPEN:
Monday, January 5, 2009
9 PM PST (4AM GMT)

DOORS CLOSE:
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
9 PM PST (4 AM GMT)

BRIEF:
After a string of increasingly complex 1HDCs we figure it’s time for a simpler task: make a graphic for a longboard skateboard! The twist here is that the design will be produced by laser-cutting grip tape for use on the top of the board (not the customary printing of a design on the underside of the board).

For inspiration, take a look at past deck-centric posts:
Seven Layers of Laser Engraving by Duann

Getting Precious About Skateboards and
Piotr Woronkowicz’s Laser Engraved Skateboards by Roy

Skateboard Art with RefillSeven by Steven

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4 Responses to “Grip the Challenge”

  1. Jon Says:

    Reading about contests… when is Ponoko having another one? It’s been a while since the last one.

    Jon
    http://WoodMarvels.com – Create Unique Memories

  2. Dogic Says:

    This Core77 / Ponoko / Bustin Boards is a contest for Ponoko-ers :-) … So feel free to get into it …

  3. Grant Says:

    What’s the prize..?

  4. Ponoko Blog Says:

    [...] Those of you who entered the Core77 1 Hour Design Challenge to design Laser-cut Grip Tape Inlay for a Longboard (via Ponoko) will be keen to see the winners boards have just arrived at Core77 HQ. The winners of 1 Hour Design Competition were “Freedom” designed by leebaz “Muse 2″ designed by b_fuzz, and “Day of the Dead” designed by delaojoser, and the prize was to receive their design…laser cut and applied to a complimentary board! [...]