Project 4000 – KEEPING IT A MILLI IN THE 4000


Swap & Cop 2010 – Design a 574 Competition by Matt
September 13, 2010, 5:59 pm
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Over 150 entries from all over the world later, and the Design a 574 Competition is done and dusted. With the Top 10 Australian entries judged on Friday night, the finalists were put to a public vote at the Swap & Cop and the winners were clear. First place was taken by ex-pat American Kalin Thompson, whose entry wowed the masses with huge amounts of detail put into every panel of his creation, dubbed “Carrot Cowboy”.

Thanks to all the entrants, we were overwhelmed with the response from you guys. Big ups to New Balance Australia for making it all possible and coming to the party with awesome prizes and a wicked display on the day.

– P4,

The prizes on offer from New Balance Australia:

Third place went to Fixie GC‘s Bennet Rust, inspired by his love of tight lycra shorts and sweaty dudes.

Second place was taken out by another Gold Coast based artist; Sam Horn.

Finally, the winner…

A better look at the winning entries…



Congratulations also to our winning international entry from Greg Solenstrom, who not only put a crap load of work into his entry but also made a video to show us the amount of time involved in creating this entry.

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7 Comments so far
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well deserved first place, Kalins illustrations are dope!

Comment by KID9

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Well done first place!!! BIG UP!!!
Thanks to every1 who voted for the works! 4 any one who likes the 7sta style, clothing is available at Sneak and Destroy GC!! PEACE

Comment by sam horn

nice work everyone who picked up but if i had a vote it would whoever go to did the one just above the diplopeaceouttie in this photo http://i937.photobucket.com/albums/ad216/project4000/9c4beac79007_ADD0/20100911Swap136.jpg KILLER

Comment by roland

Thanks for putting me in the top 10 Aussie designs (Reese’s Pieces inspired orange/brown/yellow number), I received my NB goodies from Cheltenham in the mail today. Not sure if you know what they were sending out, but I can send you a snap if you like, cheers again!

Comment by Daz

Hey Daz that would be dope if you could send in a picture. Thanks for entering again we really appreciate when people get involved.

Comment by Taz

[…] may remember the Design a 574 competition we ran in the lead-up to the 2010 Swap & Cop. Well if you didn’t take notice, the guy who […]

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