Are you cooking up a wild and wacky new iPhone accessory in your brain skillet? Serve it up for a chance to win your very own Replicator! Together with our friends Adam and Josh over at Engineer vs. Designer, we’re kicking off the Absurd iPhone Accessory Design Contest! Slap on that thinking cap and upload your oddest, awesomest iPhone accessory design to Thingiverse and tag it ‘EvD’ to enter. Submit your design by March 19, 2012 and see it (and you!) featured on the Engineer vs. Designer blog. Details after the jump!
Design the most absurd 3D-printable iPhone accessory and win a 2012 Makerbot Replicator worth $1,999! That’s right people: upload your ironic, backward, cynical, or comically self-defeating 3D designs in watertight STL format along with an image illustrating your masterpiece to thingiverse.com with the tag ‘EvD’. Accomplish this by no later than March 19th 2012, and you’ll have your entry posted on the EvD blog, an interview on the podcast, and a chance to win that two-color-spittin’ prize-of-prizes, the Makerbot Replicator.
March 19, 2012
Makerbot Replicator – pre-assembled, two-color 3D printer (retail $1,999)
Design an absurd iPhone accessory.
(A digital iPhone 4 is available for reference at: http://www.thingiverse.com/
Upload 3D-printable designs to thingiverse.com with the tag ‘EvD’.
Entries will be judged by representatives from EvD and Makerbot Industries. Scoring will be based primarily on how hard we laugh when we see it.
A giant hexapod robot with the head shaped like a skull where you put your iphone. It walks around creepily AND plays back your music through a speaker in it’s tummy. (Bre Pettis)
The iPhone soup ladle! Nothing says “I’m rich!” like ruining an iPhone for no reason by dunking it in a gently simmering pot of soup!! (Adam O’Hern)
- AN iPad dock ash pit!!! Lit with a fiery screenscape to give you memorable moments as your device charges. Rising from each side, MERMAIDS RISING FROM THE WAVES INTERTWINED WITH ROARING LIONS. (Josh Mings)