Saturday, July 27, 2013

Project Runway Season 12, Episode 1–“Sky's the Limit”

This post is our first challenge for Project Runway season 12.
Just to let you know that this challenge is open to everyone !
If you like to take part in the Project Runway challenges please read our guidelines at the end of this post.

Project runway Season 12 Week 1: “Sky's the Limit”
The Unconventional Materials Challenge.
Due date: Thursday, August 1st 2013 (midnight your time).

Skydivers parachuted the designer's materials to them, at an airport, right next to the runways. The designers were asked to use the parachute fabric to construct a garment showing their unique design sense and personality.
For our version in metal, we will use a somewhat unconventional material also related to aviation- Aluminum. Find some aluminum in your home or garage, a piece that was already used for another industry (maybe a pop can, part of a bike, part of a car? you get the idea ) and use it to construct a piece of jewelry that exhibits your own unique design personality. You may use other metals and materials, but the found aluminum should be the prominent design element of your piece. Tell us what your aluminum was in its former life and how you transformed it into a piece of jewelry that reflects your own distinct design personality.

victoria takahashi/experimetal
1 vic

Inbar Bareket

Shae Freeman /citizenobjects

Our next challenge is:
Project runway Season 12 Week 2: "Million Dollar Runway"
Our Translation: Diamonds. Glam. Evening Wear. Interpret diamonds as you please, please.

**Guidelines for Guest Submissions** 
Please read this every week as there may be small updates and changes. The pieces you submit must be pieces that are made specifically for that week's challenge. Then post a link to your challenge creation in this week's comment area before the deadline. 
*We are only accepting guest submissions from our blog comment area at this time, insert your links there. Then Please cross-post this to your Blog, Flickr, Etsy, etc. and tag them with "EMPR 12.x" We will post your name with a link and a picture of your piece on our blog. The deadline for guest submissions will be Thursday at 12:00 midnight, Pacific Standard Time. The new blog posts and the new challenge will go up the Friday after the new episode airs.
Thank you !

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