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Tidbits: 3Dconnexion and Vectorworks Design Challenges

Mac CAD and 3D News: We have tidbits on design competitions from 3Dconnexion and Nemetschek Vectorworks. Start your creative engines!


3Dconnexion and GrabCAD 3D Mice Video Challenge

3Dconnexion wants 3D mouse users to show non-3D mouse users just how awesome it is to use a 3D mouse for their CAD and 3D design work. They have teamed with GrabCAD website to promote a video competition. Entrants are challenged to create a demo video promoting the use of 3Dconnexion mice. The competition has just started and ends 18 April 2012. To learn more visit this page.

Nemetschek Launches Creative Minds Competition

Nemetscheck Vectoroworks, Inc., has announced the start of its Creative Minds Monthly Design Competition in the United States. The “charrette style” competition introduces a new concept every month to be answered with any kind of design response–architectural design, product design, landscape design, entertainment design and others.

The competition challenges designers to explore multiple design options for documenting and presenting a response to a design challenge. The competition is open to anyone within the US and submissions can come from an individual or a group of up to four people. Each month’s winner will receive a 150.USD Visa gift card, along with the opportunity to be showcased in Vectorworks’ traveling exhibit, which will be featured at venues such as the AIA National Convention and Design Exhibition. All winning entries will also be showcased in the online “Creative Minds” publication.

To learn more and enter this competition please visit the following website:

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