features

2011/06/10 DOWNLOADS DOWNLOADS

OFF Project: Submit YOUR uchiwa design to cool Japan!

UCHIWA COOLS JAPAN

Uchiwa Top | See All | Submit your Uchiwa Design | How to Use? | What’s “OFF Project”?


Support power saving this summer with your design

As we approach summer, it is necessary to be creative in cooling ourselves off while saving power.

While thinking about ways to cool off without using energy, loftwork focused the Japanese fan known as ‘uchiwa.’

This tool has been used by Japanese people from centuries ago as a way to beat the heat, and if it can be fun to use, it should help to survive the upcoming power saving summer!

Therefore, as the second installment of the “OFF Project”, which invites creativity in power saving efforts, we are taking submissions for original uchiwa designs from all of you, the creators!

Details for this project:

・Submissions should be a cool uchiwa or uchiwa with a fun design so that everyone will want to use it.

・All designs will be posted as free downloadable content.

・Particularly popular designs will actually be made into uchiwas by loftwork, and the submitter will be sent 20 fans as a gift.

・We will approach the media, companies, and celebrities who share the same view of “OFF Project” to promote these works of art and project efforts.

Through this project, we would like to portray the message of “Having fun while saving power throughout the hot summer!” all across Japan!

Deadline: By 5 P.M., July 7 (Thu.)

UCIWA Collections

Let’s show up the Uchiwa designs which we recommend! >>More

ふーふーパンダ(緑) by しんじろう

sinjiro

花柄 by 小山マルシェ

Marche Ono

甘冷/オモテ by キクモトキョウコ

Kyoko Kikumoto



うみのでっかいおまえたち by 征シロー

Seishiro

Power Management Japan_うみなみ by studioAzarashi

studioAzarashi

The South Pole by 琴弦みつ

Mitsu Kotogen



Participating in the project



* Contents are available for download to all.
* You must be registered on loftwork.com to submit a design. Click here to register.


How to use uchiwa designs

Here are examples of how to use the uchiwa designs!

Personal Use
Business/Organization Use
Spread the word through Twitter・Facebook
Print out the uchiwa design you like and paste it on an uchiwa and enjoy your hand-made “redesigned uchiwa”.
Why not make a few more to give to friends or family?
Hand out cute uchiwas within your company and you may barely notice the power saving temperature setting on the air-conditioner!
Designs under the Creative Commons License with consent for commercial use may be used as novelties.
You can relay the UCHIWA message and spread the word to many people by tweeting it or talking about it on Facebook.
Those who have submitted entries or found a cool design should tweet with the hashtag #uchiwa!


How to create a redesigned uchiwa

Here are simple instructions for making a “redesigned uchiwa”!



page top

Related article

  • img

    MeMO Design Competition

    We are gathering desktop memo template designs that also convey funAt loftwork.com, we provide a download function as one method for connecting the works of our creators with the people who need them. Through this function, a variety of creations such as PC wallpaper and design tumblers change hands…

    2011/10/19Event
  • img

    Create your own tumbler Design Collection in Summer | Download Free

    Introducing new insert designs for your tumbler.There are more and more people who walk around carrying drinks during a hot summer in order to avoid heatstroke.Having a tumbler with you allows you to do so many great things!● You can drink your favorite drink anywhere and at any time. ● It keeps col…

    2011/07/01Event
  • img

    OFF Project “Creativity in Support of Power Saving” Recruitment/Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake Special Planning

    Deliver a message of power saving across Japan with your artFollowing the Tohoku-Pacific Earthquake on March 11, the amount of electricity being delivered to the Tokyo area fell precipitously, and power saving became necessary across the country, with a focus on the capital region.That’s where your…

    2011/04/07Event
page top