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An Android Wear watchface design could win you a trip to Paris Fashion Week
Google has announced that its upcoming collection of Android Wear watch faces – no doubt part of Android Wear 2.0 – is going to be crowdsourced. In collaboration with Paper Magazine, the Android Wear team will judge entries of watch face designs – not actually functioning watch faces – and select five winners.
Again, this is a design contest, not a coding challenge, so all you’re required to do is design the look of a watch face and submit it to Instagram before September 15. You’ll need to append the hashtags #AndroidWear and #WearWhatYouWant to your entry and you can use the same to check out the other submissions. You’re only permitted to submit one design though.
We’re crowdsourcing our next #AndroidWear watchface collection with @papermagazine! ✍️?⌚ → https://t.co/KBzbgDROh3 pic.twitter.com/zEMzTG0Ukj— Android Wear (@AndroidWear) August 26, 2016
The grand prize winner will be awarded a mentorship with one of the judges mentioned above, score a trip to Paris Fashion Week (with a +1) and pick up either a regular HUAWEI Watch in black or silver or the “elegant” or “jewel” version. They’ll also get a couple of MODE watch bands, several catered meals (including one with a Googler) and some other fun stuff.
- You can read the full terms and conditions here.
Does this sound like something you might enter? What makes for a good watch face?