UpCycling Design Challenge Deadline 11/15

upcyclingUncommonGoods, an online retailer that specializes in handmade, eco- friendly and uniquely designed gifts and accessories, is excited to announce the Upcycling Design Challenge, offering the opportunity to a new independent designer to sell their work to millions of customers.

An open call will be held until November 15, where designers are invited to share their finished products made of upcycled and recycled materials.

The top 15 submissions picked by Home Accessories buyer Katie Giannone will be sent to the UncommonGoods voting app , where the online community can weigh in on their favorites. The top 5 voted items will then move on to a panel of judges that will include Katie; Yuka Yoneda, NYC editor of Inhabitat.com;  Jim Martin, owner of Green3, a longtime UncommonGoods vendor of upcycled clothing and accessories;  and Jamie Cornett, designer and visionary behind Instrumental Lighting.

The winning design will be introduced into the UncommonGoods assortment. UncommonGoods Design Challenges have been the source of best-selling products like the Cymbal of Love Pendant, the Birdie Mini Dish,Mathew Amey’s Jump Off and the iPhone Artist Cases.

About Jen G

After living in NYC my entire life, I found the strongest sense of community in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Running this blog is truly an honor and the best part is meeting its readers in real life. Everyday I am energized by smiles and inspiring conversations with fellow Greenpointers who tirelessly do and create incredible things that are good for our community and share the same love I have for life here. If you see me walking with my little dog "D" - please say hi!


  1. g-money says:

    Raffle update article???


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