The annual Cut & Paste digital design tournament, back for its sixth year, is bigger than ever with 30 reigning champs from ten cities around the world converging on NYC to face-off head-to-head.
Under the judge's watchful eyes (culled from the design community, members include influential figures including graphic artist Jon Burgerman and Dave Chau of Big Spaceship), each competitor will showcase their design prowess in this final test on stage under unnerving conditions. Every click and tap from the designer's workstations will be projected in real-time on large-scale displays for the audience to view during the live performance, taking place this Saturday, 16 April 2011.
On top of bragging rights, this year three amazing prizes are on the line. Nooka will develop a new watch produced in limited quantity in collaboration with the champion of the 2D Design competition. The grand prize in 3D will earn a "designer in residence" at leading 3D printer Shapeways, where they will be mentored on design and prototyping as they prepare their new creation for market. For the crowned champion of Motion Design, Converse will award the winner the opportunity to collaborate on a special motion design project.