Submission guidelines for: Design and Make a New Implement, Tool or Device for Eating

29 June 2016

Submission guidelines for: Design and Make a New Implement, Tool or Device for Eating

The deadline for the challenge is coming around soon so here are a few submission and judging guidelines. 

The deadline is: 10am, 18th July 2016 
Here is the brief ust in case you would like a refresher (click here)

Submissions should be posted to:
Olivia Clemence,
Institute of Making, 
Malet Place, 
University College London, 

If you need to send something digitally, for example a video, please send this to:
We would like to encourage a variety of entries from different disciplines so we are not specifying the format of the submission. 
You can submit any physical prototypes, sketches, drawings, graphics, final prototypes or even the working object. 

We will be judging the submission on:
- The originality of the idea
- Showing your thinking and process in an engaging way
- Quality of workmanship (physical object, graphics, film and documentation) 
- Challenging assumptions of what an eating utensil is 
- Delight and engagement of the judges 

Entry form: Each entry should be submitted with an entry form (see here) 

The judging panel will look through all of the entries and will inform entrants by the end of August of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and who’s work will be shown in the exhibition. 

Awards and exhibition: All entrants will be welcome to attend the awards evening on 16th September 6:30 - 8:30pm, which will be hosted at The Worshipful Company of Cutlers. Tickets to this evening might be limited to 2 tickets per entrant. These will be available early September. 

The exhibition will open the following day on 17th September. 

If you have any further questions please drop an email to