Wednesday , June 6 2018

You could design the next face of Android Wear

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Do you fancy yourself a creative type? If so Google, in conjunction with Paper, have announced an international design competition to crowdsource a new range of Android Wear watch faces to celebrate the upcoming fashion week.

For those interested, you don’t need to be a digital design whiz, entrants can submit an image of their design created using any media they like, be it fabric, sketch design, sculpture, you get the idea if it conveys your design submit it.

To enter the competition you have to be over 18, live on planet earth and have an Instagram account. Entries will be accepted to Instagram using the hashtags #AndroidWear and #WearWhatYouWant. You can only enter once between August 26 and 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time on September 15 2016 (13:59:59, September 16 AEST), from there a panel comprising of both fashion notaries and Android Wear Designer, Morten Just.

The overall winner of the competition will receive an all-expenses-paid 4 night round trip to Paris to attend the Paris fashion week, a Huawei Watch and two Mode watch bands and 3 x 20-minute hangout mentoring sessions via hangouts with one of the judges. The top 4 runners up will receive a Huawei Watch and two Mode watch bands.

With a little over two weeks to go in the competition if you think you’ve got what it takes to design the next face of Android Wear you better get to designing!

Source: @AndroidWear, and PaperMag.

Duncan Jaffrey   Journalist

Duncan has been interested in technology since coding "Mary had a little Lamb" in Basic on his ZX Spectrum. A fan of all things Android, most days you'll find Duncan trawling the web for Android news or quietly editing away on Map Maker.

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> a panel comprising of both fashion notaries and Android Wear Designer, Morten Just.

Oh, well that’s going to generate some useful watchfaces then …

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