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Sunday, September 10, 2006

Wireless hot spot icon design contest

Wired magazine and Nextfest.net have created a contest for the first ever universal icon representing a wireless Internet hot spot. The idea is to create a standard sign that will make it easy to find a place to connect your laptop or wireless device wherever you might be.

The winning design will be produced and distributed throughout New York during the "NY is Wired" [sic] week in end of September.

I decided to give it a try myself, the result can be seen above. Going for simplicity and recognition, I choose the old and badly reputed at sign combined with stylized radio waves, presented here in a glossy web 2.0-ish package. Now I only need to make place for the obligatory "beta" text somewhere...

www.wired.com
www.nextfest.net/promotions/wireless

(note: submission period ended September 6th)

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