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For this challenge, we’re looking for dark, moody exotic animals with luxe textures that pop on fabric, wallpaper and home decor. Don’t be afraid to channel your inner maximalist and pattern mix with florals and unexpected details to make your design come to life.


Overview

Like much of the art world, the animalier movement of 19th century Europe took inspiration from the majestic animal kingdom.

Prizes

  • 1st place winner will receive a $200 Spoonflower credit.
  • 2nd place winner will receive a $100 Spoonflower credit.
  • 3rd place winner will receive a $50 Spoonflower credit.
  • Remaining top 10 designs will receive a $20 Spoonflower credit. The top 50 popularly-voted designs from each theme will be automatically made available for sale in the Spoonflower Marketplace (provided they are a verified seller) where they will receive 10% commission on every sale -- no $5 swatch required.

The Winner

The rest of the Top 64

(private design)

Animalier Details

  • The deadline for entries is Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 3 PM EDT.
  • Designs will be previewed at 150 DPI in a fat quarter size (21” x 18”) on the voting ballot.
  • All designs will be eligible for public voting, and the popular vote determines the top 50 winning designs.
  • Public designs previously uploaded on Spoonflower.com are not eligible for this contest. Designs do not require printed proofing to enter the contest.
  • Moderation will take place at the close of the contest deadline.

Timeline

  • 01/03/2020: Submissions open
  • 02/11/2020: Submissions close at 3pm EST
  • 02/13/2020: Public voting opens
  • 02/18/2020: Public voting ends at 3pm EST to determine top 25 entries
  • 02/20/2020: Spoonflower will announce the winner

Active Challenges

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Papercut Napkins

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Winners to be announced April 9

Noodle Bowl Design Challenge

Noodle Bowl

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Submissions close April 7 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins April 9

Line Art Safari Wallpaper Design Challenge

Line Art Safari Wallpaper

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Submissions close April 14 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins April 16

Pastel Cafe Design Challenge

Pastel Café

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Submissions close April 21 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins April 23

East Fork Limited Color Palette Design Challenge

East Fork

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Submissions close April 28 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins April 30

Designs for Good Design Challenge

Designs for Good

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Submissions close May 5 at 3 p.m. EDT,
Voting begins May 7

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