Redesign Submissions Closed

REDESIGN UPDATE Submissions are closed and we are no longer accepting entries.
Thanks to all the folks who worked hard to submit a new visual vision for Boxes and Arrows and for all the great questions and discussion about the redesign.

Our final confirmed judges panel: Hillman Curtis, Katherine Jones, Andrei Herasimchuk, John Rhodes, Lou Rosenfeld, Nathan Shedroff, and Jared Spool.

We received over thirty entries from more than five countries. Christina Wodtke and Erin Malone will be spending the next two and half weeks reviewing each entry individually and prepping the entries for our judges.

Judging will begin the first week or so of September (specific date to be determined based on various travel schedules) and we will announce the winner and post the top 5 runner-ups on the site the end of September / beginning of October.

The first prize winner will receive a set of professional books from the fine publishers at PeachPit Press and (this just in) software from Adobe (exact titles and platform tbd)!
   

Posted in From the Editors, Professionalism | 12 Comments »

12 Comments

  • Lou

    September 10, 2004 at 6:21 pm

    And what goodies do judges receive?

    I could use a new B&A tee shirt.

  • Jan

    September 14, 2004 at 2:20 am

    speaking of t-shirts. I’d love to have a Polar Bear (Book) tee shirt… :-)

  • N/A

    October 14, 2004 at 8:15 am

    Could you all give us some user feedback on the winners of this contest. It’s mid-October.

    Thanks,

  • ben

    October 19, 2004 at 3:01 am

    will all submissions get published here on b&a? or will you just show us the winner?
    perhaps somebody could meanwhile collect and publish all entries on her/his blog…i’d do so, at least, if i had one :-)
    cheers.

  • joe

    October 20, 2004 at 12:29 pm

    Just curious…but it seems that there’ve been no new articles for some time now. Just curious, not critical.

  • edson

    October 27, 2004 at 1:31 pm

    hi, i´ve sent a job to the contest, and i wanna know if you have news about the judging.

    do you have any idea about the date of finalists presentation?

    regards ed

  • Disenfranchised

    October 28, 2004 at 6:26 am

    It’s hard to accept the “all volunteer organization that will make paying jobs take precedance” reason for not updating. It doesn’t give the users a feeling of longevity, much like A List Apart.

    Do you not have assistants who can help up? Do you not have a chain of command on getting things completed? Do you not have a huge readership community that would be happy to volunteer their time?

    This site may end up like a majority of sites out there. Very good intentions but forgotten when other things came up.

    Decentralize the process a little more. Then we don’t have to worry about great resource sites becoming dated and ignored.

    What happened to the AIFIA community helping?

  • N/A

    November 1, 2004 at 9:28 am

    Its November now….. any news on the submissions, or at least a list of who entered so we could see them, while the judges decide?

    thanks.

  • Christina

    November 1, 2004 at 9:55 am

    We have managed to corral the judges, and are currently tabulating the results. the winners will be posted NEXT ISSUE. Thank everyone for entering, and all submissions will be posted for the edification fo the community.

    – christina

    (also, sorry but life intervenes. you have to love us for the mess we are.)

  • christina

    November 1, 2004 at 9:57 am

    BTW you rotten anonymous commenter, what we need more than anything is a VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR who doesn’t flake on us. We get volunteers, but the current staff is so badly in the weeds they don’t even have time to vett volunteers. SO if you are willing to help us help ourselves, we would welcome it! It’s not sexy but it is needed.

  • Keith Instone

    November 11, 2004 at 1:11 pm

    Keep up the great work! I am happy to wait for the contest results. For what I have been paying, B&A is great. Rah, rah, rah!

  • Joshua Kaufman

    November 22, 2004 at 3:22 am

    I can’t wait to see the winning designs! Any idea when the best design will get built? I’m guessing that help will be needed for that so please let me know if you need a hand. I’d be happy to help on the HTML/CSS end. :)

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