Derby #10: City Without Words

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Derby #10: City Without Words

Ah, the city. It started with the Mesopotamians and never looked back. Now most humans live in a world of stoplights and sidewalks, of storefronts and garbage trucks, cheek-by-jowl with millions of their closest friends. Not even the seductive quietude of suburbia could manage to kill off the city ideal - urbanity is hotter than ever and it's not going away. This week we're looking for designs that celebrate and criticize city living, that point out the striking or poignant or funny details in the urban environment, and that deal with subject matter unique to the city. Please don't try submitting a picture of a pizza or a pair of socks on the grounds that people in cities eat pizza and wear socks. Off-topic: a tree. On-topic: a tree growing through a sidewalk. Get the idea? Also, we will reject any re-submission from a past Derby unless significant changes have been made to it. And one more limitation: no words, or letters, or text of any kind. Let's try walking without crutches this time.

Don't forget - this week we've introduced higher payments to winners and the ability for designers to withdraw their submissions. Thanks for Derbying!

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