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We are excited to announce the winner of our Oceans Design Challenge: "Under the water" by Lavish_season! BucketFeet will use this design to help build a collection raising awareness about the environmental issues and the impact of rising sea levels on ocean health. The Challenge winner received $250 from BucketFeet and $150 from Spoonflower, a licensing contract for a run of footwear, and a pair of shoes featuring their design.


Overview

This Oceans challenge inspires designs that highlight the beauty, complexity, and drama of the sea. BucketFeet is building a collection of ocean-themed footwear to raise awareness about the environmental issues and the impact of rising sea levels on ocean health for World Ocean Day on June 8. The winning design will be a featured shoe in this summer’s collection release.

Prizes

The winner of our Oceans Design Challenge receives $250 from BucketFeet, a licensing contract for a run of shoes (including royalties in the amount $1 per pair sold), a pair of BucketFeet shoes featuring their winning design, and $150 Spoonflower credit and a press release. All remaining entrants in the top ten receive $150 in Spoonflower credit.

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Every Shoe Tells A Story

BucketFeet exists to make the world a brighter place, one step at a time. Every pair of BucketFeet shoes reflects the story of the artist who designed them. Discover the inspiration behind your next pair of shoes.

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BucketFeet Oceans Finals Details

  • BucketFeet and Spoonflower will curate 100 designs from all entries for voting, and BucketFeet will choose the winner from the popularly-voted top ten designs.
  • Designs must be original work created for this contest. Designs previously published on the Internet are not eligible for this contest.
  • Designs will be previewed at 150 dpi in a fat-quarter size (21” x 18”) on the voting ballot.
  • Moderation will take place at the close of the contest deadline. Where designs are not clearly related to the Oceans theme visually, moderators will use design titles and descriptions to determine adherence to the theme.

Download Design Challenge Terms and Conditions

Timeline

  • 05/02/2016: Submissions open
  • 05/12/2016: Submissions close at 3pm EDT
  • 05/19/2016: Public voting opens
  • 05/25/2016: Public voting ends at 3pm EDT to determine top 25 entries
  • 05/26/2016: Spoonflower will announce the winner

Active Challenges

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Farm to Tea Towel

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Winners to be announced October 25

Winter Mod Limited Color Palette

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Submissions close October 24 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins October 26

Lake Black and White Coloring Book

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Submissions close October 31 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins November 2

Large Scale Fragmentation

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Submissions close November 7 at 3 p.m. EST,
Voting begins November 9

Gingerbread

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Submissions close November 14 at 3 p.m. EST,
Voting begins November 16

Submissions close November 28 at 3 p.m. EST,
Voting begins November 30

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