Many good things come in small packages and the smart fortwo is no exception. Its
revolutionary design conveys innovation, functionality and joy of life. smart fortwo is
an expression of individuality. The 'style your smart' design contest is an
opportunity to graphically display ideas for creative exterior design(s) for the smart
fortwo. These designs could some day be applied via foil. Thought starters for
design themes can be but are not limited to ... environment, family, puzzles,
animals, graffiti, art, urbanization, technology, sports ... YOU decide, YOU create,
YOU should have fun doing it :)
Participants will have the possibility to either, upload their own design(s) or use the
provided on-line toolkit to virtually configure their design(s). Participants may also
actively contribute in the competition by voting for the best designs of other
contestants and/or comment.
The 'style your smart' design contest aims at helping to identify exterior graphic
themes and motives that YOU and/or others like. The designs and themes could be
used to inspire future smart fortwo exterior; instead of another color there might be
gallery type graphic themes to choose from or even the possibility to have your own
theme and graphics.
The submitted design will not be produced in series without the submitted person's
approval. However, Daimler AG reserves the right to realize this contest's designs
as prototypes; this might or might not include modification of the submitted designs.
Anyone who is passionate, interested and open minded, can enter the 'style your
smart' design contest and start dressing up a smart with their ideas. The minimum
age of the submitting and participating person is 18 years of age at the time of
submission. Employees of Daimler AG and their sales organizations are encouraged to contribute their design ideas.
However, these employees are not eligible for winning nominations and receiving prizes. Any recourse to courts of law is excluded. Prospective entrants must
first register and accept the contest's terms & conditions before submitting any of
their designs. Entry into the competition is acceptance of these Terms and
Enter online as of January 6th, 2010 at styleyoursmart.com by filling out the
information requested (name, birth date, email address, hometown). There are two
possibilities to entering design ideas into the 'style your smart' design contest:
A. Upload your own computer generated or freehand design
Designs may be either created by computer-generated programs or drawn freehand.
They must then be converted to JPG, GIF or PNG format for uploading to the
website with a minimum resolution of 300.dpi. The file size must not exceed 2 MB.
Only one file is accepted per design. However, it is possible for participants to
submit any number of independent designs. Respective templates of the smart
fortwo may be downloaded from the contest's website.
B. Creation of smart exterior designs with the contest's embedded configuration tool
Simply go to 'Create' page.
Multiple entries may be submitted. Each entry must be submitted separately.
All submitted designs will become part of a gallery. This gallery allows anyone who
enters the website to vote on each design via star-rating and enter comments. You
do not have to enter a design to be able to vote or comment. Become also a
contributor by voting, commenting and spreading the word ...
There are no limits to the number of submissions by registered participants. Each
submitted design must include a title and a short description.
All submitted designs have the opportunity to win cash prizes amounting to a total of
5,000 Euros AND much, much more publicity and exposure... No purchase
necessary. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The best three designs are influenced by the star-rating and number of votes.
Ultimately, a professional jury will decide who the winners are.
First: Euros 1.500
Second: Euros 1.000
Third: Euros 750
The three most active participants are determined by the number designs entered,
the number of ideas rated, the number of comments and messages entered.
First: Euros 800
Second: Euros 500
Third: Euros 300
Prizes are non-transferable. This contest is governed by German law. Winners are
responsible for any applicable local, state and federal taxes and any other charges
including, but not limited to, duties, custom fees or other fees on prizes.
A professional jury comprised of international experts and designers will determine
the winning designs. The jury's decision is final.
Those who participate and submit their designs prior to February 24th, 2010 have
the chance to have their design presented at an international auto show in 2010.
Feb 23, 2010: Last day for submission of designs to be taken into consideration for
possible display at international autoshow.
Feb 24, 2010: Closing date for the 'style your smart contest'
The intellectual property rights will remain with the designer/participant.
Each entry must be entrant's own original creation executed solely by entrant, may
not have won any previous award or been submitted in any other competition, and
must be a previously unpublished and previously un-produced work.
With the submission of a design to the competition the participant grants Daimler
AG free of charge the exclusive, irrevocable, transferable and with regard to content,
duration and area (territory) unlimited right of use to duplicate, disseminate, send,
perform, make available to the public, including but not limiting to present the
designs at exhibitions and fairs, in publications, in promotion- and PR materials, in
printed material and in the World Wide Web. For this purpose the participant of the
three winning designs must provide the design as high-resolution graphics (300
dpi). In addition, Daimler AG reserves the right to produce and if needed modify the
winning designs in prototype format. If and when a submitted design will be
commercially retailed by Daimler AG or one of its affiliates, the submitter of that
design will receive a one-time reimbursement of Euros 1500.
The participant and submitter confirms that the designs submitted must be original
and emanate from the participants themselves. They must also be unpublished and
produced expressly and solely for the competition itself. All submitted designs must
not be protected by copyright- or other rights and/or infringe on the right of third
parties. This includes copyrights, logos, trademarks, trade names or proprietary
rights. The copy of designs from other sources is not allowed. Any form of copy will
lead to immediate disqualification. The submitters and participant shall indemnify
and hold harmless Daimler AG in case of any third party claims.
Persons who submit their ideas to this online platform accept that all submitted
ideas, designs and comments will be published in the World Wide Web and will be
available to an infinite number of users. Participants agree that ideas, designs and
comments are commented and voted by other users and that other users have the
possibility to comment on the Participants profile as well.
Daimler AG and/or the organizer of the competition, HYVE Innovation Community
GmbH reserves the right to edit or delete any visual or written contributions on the
website without any explanation, for example, if they are
* inappropriate, obscene, defamatory, libelous, slanderous, profane, indecent or
* infringing or misappropriating third party intellectual property rights;
* constituting "hate speech", whether directed at an individual or a group, and
whether based on the race, sex, creed, national origin, religious affiliation,
sexual orientation or language of such individual or group;
* promoting or containing viruses, worms, corrupted files, cracks or other materials
that are intended to or may damage or render inoperable software, hardware or
security measures of this design contest, its participants or organizer.
Personal data concerning the submission of designs will only be used for
administration purposes and for the evaluation of the results, if not otherwise agreed
to by the submitter. For further information on data protection see Link "Data
Protection" on the website.
a. The applicable law governing the use of the content of the platform and these
conflict of laws.
b. The place of jurisdiction is the court responsible for the headquarters of Daimler