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


Rapid Jewelry3D Printing Design CompetitionCall for EntriesEntries due:April 3, 2015Design is everywhere.So are we.#DMRapidJewelryRapid Jewelry3D Printing Design CompetitionRapid 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. 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.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!Be part of Rapid Jewelry! We recommend you read this entire Call for Entries then visit our website to register: Rapid Jewelry: Design CompetitionCompetition OverviewStay tuned for an announcement of the date and venue for the Rapid Jewelry Fashion Show this summer!Call for Entries opens: February 9, 2015Entries due by: April 3, 2015 @ 11:59pmPTWinners Announced: May 23, 20152#DMRapidJewelryScheduleSponsored by:About UsDesign Museum PortlandSociety of North American Goldsmiths3 Rapid Jewelry: Design CompetitionDesign 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: designmuseumportland.orgThe 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: snagmetalsmith.orgSolidscapeKeyshot4#DMRapidJewelrySolidscape 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: solid-scape.comKeyshot 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: keyshot.com5 Rapid Jewelry: Design CompetitionJurySam AquillanoExecutive Director, Design Museum FoundationDawn BarrettDesign Museum Foundation Board MemberFabio EspositoPresident, CEO, SolidscapeRichard FunnellGlobal Training Specialist, Luxion KeyshotJoshua HarkerFine Artist Specializing in Digital Sculpture/3D PrintingArthur HashAssistant Professor, Jewelry Design, Appalachian State UniversityJosh MingsDirector of Marketing, Luxion KeyshotPaulina PerepelkinFounder, Additive FashionEric PortnoyOwner, Room 68Jessica RosenkrantzCo-Founder, Creative Director, Nervous SystemGwynne Rukenbrod SmithExecutive Director, Society of North American GoldsmithsEmily StoehrerCurator of Jewelry, Museum of Fine Arts, BostonChelsea SpearBrand ConsultantJenny WuDesign Director, LACE & Partner, Oyler Wu Collaborative6#DMRapidJewelryPrizesDesign & Judging CriteriaAll entries will be featured in an online gallery on, and renderings will be shown in our nationally-traveling Rapid Jewelry events and exhibitions.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.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.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.Entries will be reviewed by our Jury on the following criteria: Uniqueness of design Wearability Fashion innovation Visual presence Use of CAD & 3D printing capabilities7EligibilityIntellectual PropertyRapid 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.Individuals and teams are encouraged to submit design entries. In the case of a winning team, members agree to share the prizes.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.For questions about eligibility please email: info@designmuseumportland.orgIntellectual 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 & Conditions for details.Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition8Submission Guidelines & ProcessStep 1: Register for the competitionRegistration fees: $15 for students $25 for members of Design Museum Portland & 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.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 & polished sterling silver. You must choose your finish when you submit your entry form if you choose cast & 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.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.Step 4: Prepare your entry form, files, and submitAll entry files must be saved into your Dropbox folder before your submit your 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.Register, visit: & Conditions9These Terms and Conditions are agreed between Design Museum Foundation (Organizer) and the jewelry designer (Designer), an Individual taking part in the Rapid Jewelry Design Competition by uploading a unique jewelry design (Jewelry). Organizer and Designer mutually agree to the terms and conditions of this License Agreement. Organizer wishes to obtain limited rights to use Designers Jewelry for the purposes indicated below. Designer is willing to permit that use subject to the following terms and conditions. 1. Definitions 1.1 Licensed Material means the unique Jewelry design uploaded to the Rapid Jewelry online competition website. 1.2 Licensed Use means Jewelry will be used within and to promote a traveling exhibition of 3D printed jewelry which will educate the public on design and 3D printing 2. Grant of Rights 2.1 Designer grants Organizer a 1-year exclusive, non-transferrable and non-sub-licensable license right to use the Licensed Material, solely for the Licensed Use, and subject to all restrictions specified in this Agreement. 2.2 The rights granted to Organizer by Designer and obtained by Organizer as a result of or in connection with this Agreement are limited use license rights only, and nothing in this Agreement assigns any or all of Designers ownership rights in the Licensed Material. 3. Use of the Licensed Material 3.1 The rights granted under this Agreement are limited to the Licensed Use. Organizer represents that any actual or ultimate product incorporating the Licensed Material will be a faithful rendition of use. 3.2 Organizer may crop Licensed Material, provided that the editorial integrity of the Licensed Material is not compromised, but may not, under any circumstances, alter, change, or tamper with Licensed Material without Designers express written permission. 3.3 Designers trademarks, logos, and service marks, are and will remain the sole property of Designer. Nothing in this Agreement confers upon Organizer any right of ownership in Designers trademarks, logos, or service marks. 3.4 In partial consideration for the license conveyed hereby, Organizer agrees not to, directly or indirectly, challenge, contest, impair, or invalidate Designers rights in Designers Jewelry as it relates to the Licensed Use. 3.5 Organizer agrees to include a credit line adjacent to the Licensed Material. 3.6 Organizer must immediately notify Designer if it becomes aware or suspects that any third party that has gained access to the Licensed Material through Organizer or is wrongfully using the Licensed Material, in whole or in part, or is violating any of Designers intellectual property rights. 4. Prohibited Uses 4.1 Organizer may not at any time: 4.1.1 Use any colorable imitation of any Licensed Material, or any variant form of any Licensed Material not specifically approved; 4.1.2 Incorporate Licensed Material into a logo, trademark, or service mark; 4.1.3 Make Licensed Material available in any medium in a manner intended to allow or invite persons to extract or alter Licensed Material; 4.1.4 Take any action that would bring Licensed Material into public disrepute including use of Licensed Material for any defamatory, or otherwise unlawful use, whether directly or in context or juxtaposition with specific subject matter; or 4.1.5 Make any claim or indication that Designer endorses Organizers products or services or portray itself as an agent, servant, or employee of Designer. 5. Transfer of License and Licensed Material 5.1 Designer will provide Jewelry to Organizer free of charge, to support the Organizer educational and public awareness mission and to offer for sale exclusively for 1-year in Organizers on-site and online retail channels , granting the rights to use the Licensed Material under this Agreement. 5.2 Designer will receive 50% of the net income from each sale, distributed by Organizer quarterly. 6. Disclaimers, Limitation of Liability, and Indemnification 6.1 Designer represents that it, according to its information and belief, has all necessary rights and authority to enter into and perform this Agreement. Except as to Designers own copyrights or trademarks, Designer has not obtained any permissions, licenses, or releases for the use of any names, likenesses, trademarks, service marks, logos, or works of authorship depicted in the Licensed Material and Organizer is solely responsible for Rapid Jewelry: Design Competition10determining what other, if any, permissions, licenses, or releases are necessary for the Licensed Use. 6.2 Designer makes no other representations or warranties, express or implied, as to the Licensed Material, including, without limitation, any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Designer will not be liable for any punitive, special, indirect, consequential, or incidental damages, or any other damages, costs, or losses arising out of this Agreement, even if Designer has been advised of the possibility of such damages, costs, or losses. 6.3 Organizer must defend, indemnify, and hold Designer harmless from all damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or as a result of claims by third parties relating to: 6.3.1 Organizers use of any Licensed Material outside the scope of this Agreement; 6.3.2 Any other actual or alleged breach by Organizer of this Agreement; or 6.3.3 Organizers failure to obtain any required permission, license, or release. 7. Term and Termination 7.1 The term of this Agreement is 1 year from the date of selected designs announcement, unless terminated earlier under this Article 7. 7.2 This Agreement and all rights granted under this Agreement will automatically terminate without notice from Designer if Organizer: 7.2.1 Breaches any term of this Agreement and fails to remedy the breach within 30 days of receiving written notice of the breach from Designer; 7.2.2 Attempts to assign, sublicense, transfer, or otherwise convey rights under this Agreement, without first obtaining Designers written consent, any of the rights granted to Organizer under this Agreement; 7.2.3 Uses the Licensed Material in a manner in violation of, or otherwise inconsistent with, the restrictions imposed by or in connection with Article 3 of this Agreement; or 7.2.4 Uses the Licensed Material in a manner not expressly permitted by this Agreement. 7.3 All rights granted by this Agreement, including, without limitation, Organizers right to use the Licensed Material, will expire upon termination of this Agreement, and upon termination Organizer must immediately cease and desist from all use of the Licensed Material. 8. General Provisions 8.1 Relationship of the Parties. Nothing contained in the Agreement shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between the Parties. The relationship between the Parties shall at all times be that of independent contractors. Neither Party shall have authority to contract for or bind the other in any manner whatsoever. The Agreement confers no rights upon either Party except those expressly granted herein. 8.2 Notices. Notices or other communications required by this Agreement will be sufficiently made or given if emailed or mailed to the address stated below, or to the last address specified in writing by the intended recipient. 8.2.1 If to Designer: email address on record at Organizer 8.2.2 If to Organizer: Design Museum Foundation, PO Box 990938 Boston, MA 02199 or 8.3 Assignment. This Agreement, with the rights and privileges it creates, is assignable only with the written consent of both Parties. 8.4 Governing Law. The Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and all disputes hereunder, shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 8.5 Headings. Headings are solely for convenience of reference and are not part of, and may not be used to construe, this Agreement. 8.6 Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions will not in any way be affected or impaired. A waiver of any breach of this Agreement does not waive any other breach of the same or other provision of this Agreement. A waiver is not effective unless made in writing. 8.7 Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire understanding of the Parties as to the Licensed Material, and supersedes all other written and oral agreements between the Parties as to the Licensed Material. This Agreement may be modified only by a written amendment signed by the Parties. Agreed to and Accepted by uploading Jewelry and taking part in the competition. 8.8 Void where prohibited.#DMRapidJewelryRapid Jewelry3D Printing Design CompetitionSponsored by:@designmuseumbos#DMRapidJewelrySpecial thanks: