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2010 scholarship voting: part 1 (undergrads)

The time has finally come to vote for the 2010 Design*Sponge Scholarship finalists! Today we’ll be voting twice, once for undergraduate finalists and once for graduate student finalists*. Today we’re starting with 10 undergraduates first- in total, they are 20 of the most talented students I’ve seen in a while! These top 20 10 undergraduates…

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Wednesday December 1st, 2010

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phone giveaway winner!

After weeks of bad-phone-venting in the comment section, we have a winner for the Windows phone giveaway! A big congrats to Carrie, whose comment number was chosen by as our winner! Carrie’s complaint about a phone alarm that never goes off when it’s supposed to is definitely something a lot of us can relate…

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Monday November 29th, 2010

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reminder: 2010 d*s scholarship due 12/8

Before we kick off today’s regular posts (we’re starting our gift guides today at 1pm!), I wanted to post a reminder about the 2010 D*S Scholarship! This year, there are $10,000 in awards being given to both undergraduate and graduate students (international students are welcome). To read the full details and apply, please visit the…

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Monday November 22nd, 2010

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alphabet contest: vote for your top 3!

Man! It was a tight race but we finally have our third finalist in the Design Your Own Alphabet Contest and now it’s your turn to decide who should be first second and third! Starting now, you’ll have until tomorrow morning at 10am to choose the order of the contestants. Who do you think should…

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Wednesday November 17th, 2010

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design your own alphabet: tie-breaker vote!!

Well, I’ve officially learned my lesson: Never plan a road trip on the same day as a contest. During yesterday’s final moments of voting for the Part One finalists in the Design Your Own Alphabet Contest my trusty WordPress Poll plugin unfortunately did not turn off when I had set it to end (1pm). I…

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Tuesday November 16th, 2010

Monday November 15th, 2010

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doing more with less + phone giveaway!

Images above, clockwise from top left: Striped cocktail napkins, $4.95 for 20; Wire baskets, $98–$125; Float martini glasses, $100 for 2; Iomoi lucite tray, $100; Hendricks Gin, $29.99 Over the last few months I’ve been cursing my cell phone to anyone who will listen. It keeps dropping calls, taking what feels like three hours to…

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Friday November 12th, 2010

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alphabet contest update!

Well, after two days and over 400 emails, I’ve finally narrowed down our Design Your Own Alphabet Contest winners . . . to 30. There was NO way for me to get it lower than that because you guys seriously went above and beyond to design amazing alphabets! So rather than one day of voting,…

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