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Lucite International

September 09, 2013 14:14 ET

Lucite International Announces Last Call to Enter LuciteLux® JUST IMAGINE Awards

Enter by September 27 for a Chance to Be Featured in National Ad Spread, Documentary Video

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2013) - Lucite International, owner of the LuciteLux® acrylic brand, today announced entries into its inaugural JUST IMAGINE Awards program are due September 27, 2013. Designers can enter their work with LuciteLux® for a chance to be featured in a full-page advertising spread in Architectural Record as well as a making-of documentary-style video that tells their story. The video will debut at an exclusive screening party at the site of the winning installation this fall.

Entering the JUST IMAGINE Awards is simple. Designers upload a photo of their project and answer three quick questions about their design via www.lucitelux.com. Any project completed using LuciteLux® between 2011 and 2013 is eligible.

The JUST IMAGINE Awards' panel of judges includes:

  • Alexandra Von Furstenberg, designer of modern furniture and president of AVF, LLC
  • Anne-Louise Ewen, fine artist and Lucite® painter/sculptor
  • Jamer Hunt, director of the experimental graduate program in transdisciplinary design at Parsons The New School for Design
  • Jason Kelly Johnson and Nataly Gattegno, architects and founders of FUTURE CITIES LAB
  • Ron Labaco, Marcia Docter curator for the Museum of Art & Design
  • Simon Ellis, business director, Lucite International, Inc.

"We encourage all designers and design students who have embraced working with and creating designs using our brand, LuciteLux®, to enter," said Ellis. "Our goal is for the JUST IMAGINE Awards to celebrate all of the interior designers and architects and fine artists who continue to use this wonderful material to bring their creative ideas to life, whether it is through edge-lit visual merchandising designs, installations in corporate office spaces, or anything in between."

JUST IMAGINE Awards Details

Designers can submit their work via www.lucitelux.com through September 27, 2013. Designers from all industries are welcome to enter: architects, fabricators, fine artists, visual merchandising designers, furniture designers, interior designers, sign designers, commercial artists, fashion designers and design students.

The judging criteria are:

  • To what extent does the entry optimize the properties and design qualities of LuciteLux® continuous cast or cell cast acrylic
  • To what extent does the entry meet its defined purpose in a highly creative way
  • To what extent does the entry demonstrate innovation and uniqueness

The JUST IMAGINE Awards will also honor a runner-up with inclusion in the winner's news release, presence on the LuciteLux® social media pages and a mention in the making-of documentary.

About LuciteLux®
Manufactured by Lucite International, LuciteLux® continuous and cell cast acrylic is as tough as it is beautiful. It resists scratching and has built-in UV protection, which keeps colors true over time. The material is easy to cut, join, form and fabricate and is available in an array of colors, textures and thicknesses. These features, coupled with excellent optical clarity and light transmission qualities, make LuciteLux® ideal for use in point-of-sale, display, signage, furnishings, fashion accessories, interior design and more. For more information, visit www.lucitelux.com, www.facebook.com/lucitelux or www.pinterest.com/lucite.

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