Icon design contest: Support good science and win prizes

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by wordmunger, Sep 6, 2007.

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  1. macrumors 603


    Sep 3, 2003
    North Carolina
    Hey folks --

    Just thought you might be interested in an icon design contest for an organization I helped start. We're trying to create a universal icon that everyone can use on their blog posts whenever the post is a serious commentary about a paper published in a peer-reviewed journal, and not just a link to a press release or media commentary.

    This should help separate the truly thoughtful blog posts from the mindless drivel that populates the internet.

    The best bit is the prizes -- if you like science, you'll love these:

    * A free subscription to Seed Magazine, a ScienceBlogs coffee mug, and a copy of Natalie Angier’s The Canon
    * A subscription to the journal Nature
    * A PLoS coffee mug and PLoS ONE T-shirt
    * A 1GB USB data key and a travel mug
    * A subscription to the CAB Abstracts bibliographic database

    All that just for designing three icons!
  2. Moderator emeritus

    Jul 4, 2004
    Given the recent rule clarifications about competitions here and even touting for non-spec work, I think I had better lock this and edit out your links. Sorry 'bout that, just trying to be consistent.

    See this thread for further details.


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