-- Lenovo Philippines recently concluded a nationwide online skin design contest for the popular Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook. The contest which generated almost a thousand entries was held from November 10 to December 4, 2008 and two winning entries were awarded with the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbooks.
“Lenovo’s IdeaPad S10 skin design contest served as a good platform for consumers to share their ideas and be rewarded for their creativity,” said Michael Ngan, Country Manager for Consumer Business, Lenovo Philippines. “The two winning entries epitomize what the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook represents – the combination of trendsetting design and cutting edge capabilities. I would like to congratulate the two winners and hope they enjoy their new Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbooks.”
The contest was divided into two categories - amateur and professional. In the professional category, participants were asked to create their design from scratch, whereas in the amateur category, participants were given a template to work from.
The winners for both categories were judged on different criteria. The winner for the professional category was picked by Lenovo executives based on creativity of design and for the amateur category, the design with the highest number of public votes won.
John Joseph Bautista, who won in the professional category with his “Breathe Ideas” design said, “I got my inspiration from other designers and added my personal touch to the final piece. My design will hopefully inspire everyone to breathe their ideas and be creative in whatever they do in life.”
In the amateur category, Michael John Villano won for his “Rock ‘on Teddy” design. Michael said that while his design was not based on any inspiration, he did put his creativity at work and came up with the winning design.
Both winners were presented with the Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbooks when the results were announced. Both winning designs can be seen at http://designs10.com/ph/
The Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook is priced at PhP27,595. The Lenovo IdeaPad S10 netbook is a super-slim and small netbook optimized for social networking, surfing the Internet, checking and writing emails, listening to music and running basic applications. For more information, visit www.lenovo.com/ph