SOURCE: Lucite International
MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2014) - Lucite International, owner of the LuciteLux® acrylic brand, today announced a Pinterest giveaway to celebrate its second annual JUST IMAGINE Awards program. Followers of the brand's JUST IMAGINE Awards board on Pinterest have a chance to win the grand prize of a personalized iomoi tray made in the United States with LuciteLux®. Additionally, nine other winners will receive a Tour de France-inspired bicycle ring made in England with Perspex® (known as LuciteLux® in North America).
"LuciteLux® is the go-to acrylic for today's top designers, from interior design and jewelry to furniture, lighting and architecture," said Chris Robinson, business manager for Lucite International. "With this contest, our followers have a chance to own a piece created by one of the many designers from around the world who bring their creative visions to life with our material."
The iomoi tray combines colorful designs with the simple beauty of clear LuciteLux® to make a true statement piece to fit any décor. Element Jewellery in England's Hebden Bridge, an artistic village that became part of the Tour de France route in 2014, created the playful rings out of yellow Perspex® (known as LuciteLux® in North America).
Entrants must create a Pinterest board entitled "JUST IMAGINE with LuciteLux®" containing a photo of the JUST IMAGINE Awards logo and the phrase, "justimagine" between now and September 15, 2014 to be eligible. They can post other images of products made with LuciteLux® to their boards or rename an existing board "JUST IMAGINE with LuciteLux®" and pin the logo image. To learn more, visit http://goo.gl/Bmu4zM.
The JUST IMAGINE Awards invite professional designers to submit their completed work using LuciteLux® for review by an esteemed judging panel, including Jaime Derringer, founder and executive editor of Design Milk. Other judges include:
- Aaron R. Thomas, designer, architect and artist
- Anne-Louise Ewen, fine artist and LuciteLux® 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 Arts & Design
- Chris Robinson, business manager, Lucite International Inc.
Last year's JUST IMAGINE Awards winner was Light At Play, who created the Radiance Dome, an immersive LED dome design that served as a 1,000 square foot dance floor at the 2013 Burning Man festival.
"We created the JUST IMAGINE Awards as a way to honor the diverse group of designers who embrace the possibilities of working with LuciteLux®," said Robinson. "We hope that entrants in the Pinterest giveaway will see a wide-range of pins showcasing what's possible when designers harness the power of LuciteLux®."
The company will celebrate the JUST IMAGINE Awards winner with a full-page spread in Architectural Record as well as a making-of documentary that tells the story of the designer's work with LuciteLux®. Design Milk will also showcase the winner and their documentary in a sponsored feature. Entrants can submit their projects online through September 15, 2014. The work must be completed using LuciteLux® between 2012 and 2014 to be eligible. Visit http://www.lucitelux.com/just-imagine-awards to learn more.
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 http://www.lucitelux.com, http://www.facebook.com/lucitelux or http://www.pinterest.com/lucite.