Tag: Contest

  • Design Within Reach Hosts 20th Annual Champagne Chair Contest

    Design Within Reach Hosts 20th Annual Champagne Chair Contest

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    This year marks two decades of caps, corks, cages, and crisp foil labels crafted into miniatures for the Champagne Chair Contest hosted by Design Within Reach (DWR) – an authority on modern home furnishings. The philanthropic event, held in partnership with Champagne Pommery, saw over 200 dazzling submissions from three design categories: most original, best…

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  • What DWR’s Champagne Chair Contest Reminds Me About Design

    What DWR’s Champagne Chair Contest Reminds Me About Design

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    Architects are inclined to believe that they can design anything and everything – often with reckless abandon – so when I was invited to participate in Design Within Reach’s (DWR) Champagne Chair Contest, in partnership with Pommery, I knew I had to do it. But to avoid falling victim to the same hubris, or producing…

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  • Trump wins in Iowa as Republican contest kicks off 2024 presidential race | US elections 2024

    Trump wins in Iowa as Republican contest kicks off 2024 presidential race | US elections 2024

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    Donald Trump won the US’s first election contest of 2024, easily fending off a winnowed field of Republicans who failed to gain as much traction as the cult of personality surrounding the former president. The Associated Press called the race for Trump rapidly, while caucusgoers in much of the state were still casting ballots, a…

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  • John Oliver Interferes In New Zealand Bird Contest

    John Oliver Interferes In New Zealand Bird Contest

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    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Comedian John Oliver has succeeded in his campaign to have what he describes as a weird, puking bird with a colorful mullet win New Zealand’s Bird of the Century contest. He managed to elbow out the iconic national bird, the kiwi. Conservation group Forest and Bird on Wednesday announced that…

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  • Teens win NPR podcast contest : NPR

    Teens win NPR podcast contest : NPR

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    Norah Weiner (L) and Erika Young (R), the grand-prize winners in grades 5-8 of NPR’s Student Podcast Challenge, at Presidio Middle School in San Francisco. Talia Herman for NPR hide caption toggle caption Talia Herman for NPR Norah Weiner (L) and Erika Young (R), the grand-prize winners in grades 5-8 of NPR’s Student Podcast Challenge,…

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  • Swedish singer Loreen wins Eurovision Song Contest for a 2nd time

    Swedish singer Loreen wins Eurovision Song Contest for a 2nd time

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    LIVERPOOL, England — Swedish singer Loreen won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night with her power ballad “Tattoo,” at a colorful, eclectic music competition clouded for a second year running by the war in Ukraine. The diva from Stockholm beat acts from 25 other countries to take the continent’s pop crown at the competition…

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