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All the info you'll need to take part in the Rapid Jewelry 3D Printing Design Competition


<ul><li><p>Rapid Jewelry3D Printing Design CompetitionCall for Entries</p><p>Entries due:April 3, 2015</p><p>Design is everywhere.So are we.</p><p>#DMRapidJewelry</p></li><li><p>Rapid Jewelry3D Printing Design Competition</p><p>Rapid prototyping plays an increasing role in every discipline of design. Jewelry designers now use computer-aided modeling and 3D printing technology to produce unique geometry for designs that were previously impossible to create. It is revolutionizing the industry; taking an age old craft and bringing it into the 21st century. </p><p>This is technology-driven fashion! Help us highlight 3D printing as a new approach for designing visually stimulating statement pieces. Show the world your design by creating wearable art that is equal parts technology and fashion. Were looking for the best uses of 3D printing for jewelry design not another string of pearls.</p><p>Enter your design online. Finalists will be 3D printed and featured in a 4-city, nationally-traveling fashion show, where the 3 winning entries will be announced and highlighted. Finalists will also be featured in our national exhibition, online gallery, and pop-up retail stores. The 3 winning designers will receive cash prizes too!</p><p>Be part of Rapid Jewelry! We recommend you read this entire Call for Entries then visit our website to register:</p><p>1 Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition</p><p>Competition Overview</p></li><li><p>Stay tuned for an announcement of the date and venue for the Rapid Jewelry Fashion Show this summer!</p><p>Call for Entries opens: February 9, 2015</p><p>Entries due by: April 3, 2015 @ 11:59pmPT</p><p>Winners Announced: May 23, 2015</p><p>2#DMRapidJewelry</p><p>Schedule</p><p>Sponsored by:</p></li><li><p>About Us</p><p>Design Museum Portland</p><p>Society of North American Goldsmiths</p><p>3 Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition</p><p>Design Museum Portland is a new kind of museum. Were a nonprofit, nomadic museum dedicated to educating the world about design. We cover design in all its forms by producing educational content, videos, events, and exhibitions that show the power of design to make our everyday lives better and our businesses more competitive. Design is everywhere, so are we. To learn more visit:</p><p>The Society of North American Goldsmiths advances jewelry and metalsmithing by inspiring creativity, encouraging education, and fostering community. SNAG envisions a diverse jewelry and metals community engaging in thoughtful conversation and critical discourse while preserving tradition and embracing innovation. To learn more visit:</p></li><li><p>Solidscape</p><p>Keyshot</p><p>4#DMRapidJewelry</p><p>Solidscape helps small and medium-size businesses reach a competitive edge by adopting 3D printing solutions. Thanks to our precision and materials castability, companies can leverage on automated manufacturing systems otherwise unaffordable and hard to integrate. Our goal is to change the way parts are made with a simple click one industry at a time. To learn more visit:</p><p>Keyshot is real-time 3D rendering and animation software developed by Luxion for PC and Mac. Keyshot breaks down the complexity of creating photographic images, animations and interactive visuals of your 3D models, simplifying the media creation process with fast, interactive rendering and widest 3D file format support. To learn more visit:</p></li><li><p>5 Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition</p><p>JurySam AquillanoExecutive Director, Design Museum Foundation</p><p>Dawn BarrettDesign Museum Foundation Board Member</p><p>Fabio EspositoPresident, CEO, Solidscape</p><p>Richard FunnellGlobal Training Specialist, Luxion Keyshot</p><p>Joshua HarkerFine Artist Specializing in Digital Sculpture/3D Printing</p><p>Arthur HashAssistant Professor, Jewelry Design, Appalachian State University</p><p>Josh MingsDirector of Marketing, Luxion Keyshot</p><p>Paulina PerepelkinFounder, Additive Fashion</p><p>Eric PortnoyOwner, Room 68</p><p>Jessica RosenkrantzCo-Founder, Creative Director, Nervous System</p><p>Gwynne Rukenbrod SmithExecutive Director, Society of North American Goldsmiths</p><p>Emily StoehrerCurator of Jewelry, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston</p><p>Chelsea SpearBrand Consultant</p><p>Jenny WuDesign Director, LACE &amp; Partner, Oyler Wu Collaborative</p></li><li><p>6#DMRapidJewelry</p><p>Prizes</p><p>Design &amp; Judging Criteria</p><p>All entries will be featured in an online gallery on, and renderings will be shown in our nationally-traveling Rapid Jewelry events and exhibitions.</p><p>Finalists will be selected by the jury to be 3D printed by Solidscape and other partners theyll be featured in our nationally-traveling Rapid Jewelry fashion show, exhibition, and pop-up retail experience in 4 cities: Boston, MA; Portland, OR; San Francisco, CA; and Chicago, IL. In retail finalists will receive royalties on pieces sold. The number of finalists will be determined by the jury based on the overall number and quality of entries submitted. Finalists will receive premium visibility online.</p><p>3 winning entries will be chosen by the jury to receive cash prizes: 1st prize, $2,000; 2nd prize, $1000; 3rd prize, $500. These 3 winning designs will be highlighted throughout the nationally-traveling program.</p><p>Note: prizes are subject to change and winners are solely liable for the payment of all taxes, duties and other similar measures if imposed on the reward pursuant to the legislation of the country of his/her residence, domicile, citizenship, workplace, or any other criterion of similar nature. Only 1 award per person.</p><p>Entries will be reviewed by our Jury on the following criteria:</p><p> Uniqueness of design Wearability Fashion innovation Visual presence Use of CAD &amp; 3D printing capabilities</p></li><li><p>7Eligibility</p><p>Intellectual Property</p><p>Rapid Jewelry is open to everyone except employees, board members, and interns of Design Museum Portland and their immediate family members. Immediate family members and employees of our Partners, Sponsors, and Jury are also ineligible.</p><p>Individuals and teams are encouraged to submit design entries. In the case of a winning team, members agree to share the prizes.</p><p>By entering, each participant warrants that their submission is their original work and does not infringe on any intellectual property rights, trademarks, or copyrights of any other person or organization.</p><p>For questions about eligibility please email:</p><p>Intellectual and creative property remains with the individual designer or is shared by the design team for each entry. Jury-selected entries grant Design Museum Foundation (our parent organization) a commercial, 1-year exclusive, non-transferable, and non-sub-licensable license for Design Museum Foundation to produce and sell the design in our retail stores and online designers will receive a fair-market royalty on each sale. All entrants grant Design Museum Foundation a non-commercial, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-sub-licensable license of the design for educational, public awareness, and promotional purposes. See the Terms &amp; Conditions for details.</p><p>Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition</p></li><li><p>8Submission Guidelines &amp; ProcessStep 1: Register for the competitionRegistration fees: $15 for students $25 for members of Design Museum Portland &amp; SNAG $40 for non-membersAfter completing the registration form, within 1 business day, you will receive your registration number, link to entry form, and invitation to a Dropbox folder where you will submit you files, along with a 30-day trial version of Keyshot 5, which we recommend using to create photo-realistic renderings for your entry.</p><p>Step 2: Design your pieceDesigns are not constrained to any particular type of jewelry piece or gender. In the entry form you will describe your piece and how it is worn. Your design must be created in CAD and 3D printable no need to produce an actual piece for submission although we do encourage you to prototype! We have three options for printing jury-selected designs: white resin, black resin, or cast &amp; polished sterling silver. You must choose your finish when you submit your entry form if you choose cast &amp; polished sterling silver, your design must be cast-able. Note: we recommend saving your sketches, mock-ups, and prototypes these could be included in the Rapid Jewelry exhibition should your entry be chosen by the jury.</p><p>Step 3: Create your submission filesYou must upload a neutral file format .STEP or .IGS of your design to your Dropbox folder. You must also create 3-10 renderings of your design to submit along with your 3D CAD file. Your renderings should show the piece from multiple angles and if possible show the piece on the human form. Renderings should each be saved as .JPG sized 1920 x 1080 pixels, 72dpi. We recommend using Keyshot 5 to create these photo-realistic images. All files should be named with your registration number, i.e. 123456.igs, 123456_1.jpg, 123456_2.jpg.</p><p>Step 4: Prepare your entry form, files, and submitAll entry files must be saved into your Dropbox folder before your submit your </p><p>entry form. To submit, compete the entry form with your contact information, registration number, and entry description. Then youre done!Note: you must have a separate registration number for each design you wish to submit.</p><p>Register, visit:</p><p>#DMRapidJewelry</p></li><li><p>Terms &amp; Conditions</p><p>9</p><p>These Terms and Conditions are agreed between Design Museum Foundation (Organizer) and the jewelry </p><p>designer (Designer), an Individual taking part in the Rapid Jewelry Design Competition by uploading a unique </p><p>jewelry design (Jewelry). Organizer and Designer mutually agree to the terms and conditions of this License </p><p>Agreement. Organizer wishes to obtain limited rights to use Designers Jewelry for the purposes indicated below. </p><p>Designer is willing to permit that use subject to the following terms and conditions. 1. Definitions 1.1 Licensed </p><p>Material means the unique Jewelry design uploaded to the Rapid Jewelry online competition website. 1.2 Licensed </p><p>Use means Jewelry will be used within and to promote a traveling exhibition of 3D printed jewelry which will </p><p>educate the public on design and 3D printing 2. Grant of Rights 2.1 Designer grants Organizer a 1-year exclusive, </p><p>non-transferrable and non-sub-licensable license right to use the Licensed Material, solely for the Licensed Use, and </p><p>subject to all restrictions specified in this Agreement. 2.2 The rights granted to Organizer by Designer and obtained </p><p>by Organizer as a result of or in connection with this Agreement are limited use license rights only, and nothing in </p><p>this Agreement assigns any or all of Designers ownership rights in the Licensed Material. 3. Use of the Licensed </p><p>Material 3.1 The rights granted under this Agreement are limited to the Licensed Use. Organizer represents that </p><p>any actual or ultimate product incorporating the Licensed Material will be a faithful rendition of use. 3.2 Organizer </p><p>may crop Licensed Material, provided that the editorial integrity of the Licensed Material is not compromised, but </p><p>may not, under any circumstances, alter, change, or tamper with Licensed Material without Designers express </p><p>written permission. 3.3 Designers trademarks, logos, and service marks, are and will remain the sole property of </p><p>Designer. Nothing in this Agreement confers upon Organizer any right of ownership in Designers trademarks, </p><p>logos, or service marks. 3.4 In partial consideration for the license conveyed hereby, Organizer agrees not to, </p><p>directly or indirectly, challenge, contest, impair, or invalidate Designers rights in Designers Jewelry as it relates to </p><p>the Licensed Use. 3.5 Organizer agrees to include a credit line adjacent to the Licensed Material. 3.6 Organizer must </p><p>immediately notify Designer if it becomes aware or suspects that any third party that has gained access to the </p><p>Licensed Material through Organizer or is wrongfully using the Licensed Material, in whole or in part, or is violating </p><p>any of Designers intellectual property rights. 4. Prohibited Uses 4.1 Organizer may not at any time: 4.1.1 Use </p><p>any colorable imitation of any Licensed Material, or any variant form of any Licensed Material not specifically </p><p>approved; 4.1.2 Incorporate Licensed Material into a logo, trademark, or service mark; 4.1.3 Make Licensed </p><p>Material available in any medium in a manner intended to allow or invite persons to extract or alter Licensed </p><p>Material; 4.1.4 Take any action that would bring Licensed Material into public disrepute including use of Licensed </p><p>Material for any defamatory, or otherwise unlawful use, whether directly or in context or juxtaposition with specific </p><p>subject matter; or 4.1.5 Make any claim or indication that Designer endorses Organizers products or services or </p><p>portray itself as an agent, servant, or employee of Designer. 5. Transfer of License and Licensed Material 5.1 </p><p>Designer will provide Jewelry to Organizer free of charge, to support the Organizer educational and public </p><p>awareness mission and to offer for sale exclusively for 1-year in Organizers on-site and online retail channels , </p><p>granting the rights to use the Licensed Material under this Agreement. 5.2 Designer will receive 50% of the net </p><p>income from each sale, distributed by Organizer quarterly. 6. Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability, and </p><p>Indemnification 6.1 Designer represents that it, according to its information and belief, has all necessary rights and </p><p>authority to enter into and perform this Agreement. Except as to Designers own copyrights or trademarks, Designer </p><p>has not obtained any permissions, licenses, or releases for the use of any names, likenesses, trademarks, service </p><p>marks, logos, or works of authorship depicted in the Licensed Material and Organizer is solely responsible for </p><p>Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition</p></li><li><p>10</p><p>determining what other, if any, permissions, licenses, or releases are necessary for the Licensed Use. 6.2 Designer </p><p>makes no other representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the Licensed Material, including, without </p><p>limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Designer will not be liable </p><p>for any punitive, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or any other damages, costs, or losses </p><p>arising out of this Agreement, even if Designer has been advised of the possibility of such damages, costs, or losses. </p><p>6.3 Organizer must defend, indemnify, and hold Designer harmless from all damages, liabilities, and expenses </p><p>(including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or as a result of claims by third parties relating to: 6.3.1 </p><p>Organizers use of any Licensed Material outside the scope of this Agreement; 6.3.2 Any other actual or alleged </p><p>breach by Organizer of this Agreement; or 6.3.3 Organizers failure to obtain any required permission, license, or </p><p>release. 7. Term and Termination 7.1 The term of this Agreement is 1 year from the date of selected designs </p><p>announcement, unless terminated earlier under this Article 7. 7.2 This Agreement and all rights granted under this </p><p>Agreement will automatically terminate without notice...</p></li></ul>