Panel Winner

portfolio,projects — Danielle on September 16, 2008 at 2:21 pm

If you have been following the blog you may remember my ongoing petition to get all of you to vote for my entry in the Dr. Martens design competition.  Back in July, my boot got totally stomped all over by those who were able to rally forums support, and I gave up and forgot about the competition for a while.

The good news is that my boot has been picked as the Panel Winner!  It feels incredible to be selected out of over 12000 entries by a panel of very cool UK design and art professionals.  Yes, this means that the boot will be manufactured and sold – watch this space for updates.

Thank you Dr. Martens, and thank you to everyone who supported my boot.  I am very happy.

1914 boot by Danielle-Meder

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    25 Comments »

    1. danielle, this is most awesome! congrats!

      Comment by b. — September 16 2008 @ 2:49 pm
    2. That’s wonderful news, Danielle!

      Comment by Wendy — September 16 2008 @ 2:52 pm
    3. congrats!!!

      Ps. how come you didn’t sketch MOI in nyc??

      Comment by T — September 16 2008 @ 2:54 pm
    4. [...] That’s not the important thing.  She lost the popular vote.  Once again: unimportant.  She won the panel vote. So Mr. Dr. Martin will be making her boot and I assume people will be wearing it.   But, once [...]

    5. woohoo! congrats! totally going to order these.

      Comment by vc — September 16 2008 @ 6:47 pm
    6. congrats! :D

      Comment by Angelyn — September 16 2008 @ 9:09 pm
    7. eeeeee!!! thats so cool! i hope this opens some doors for you…

      Comment by joi — September 16 2008 @ 9:48 pm
    8. Congrats on the win, Danielle! That’s one rad boot. :)

      Comment by Nadia Lewis — September 16 2008 @ 10:05 pm
    9. Hey, Danielle! Congratulations, and that boot is spectacular!!! The colors are so beautiful, from the boots that I saw your boot was by far my favorite!!

      – Gerri

      Comment by Gerri — September 16 2008 @ 11:07 pm
    10. what the heck! how amazing! holy moley!!! and i’ve been wanting to buy a pair of doc marts too! when will they sell it? maybe i’ll buy yours! haha!

      Comment by gilda — September 17 2008 @ 12:42 am
    11. Wow! That’s incredibly fabulous, Danielle. I wanna see you puddle romping in *your* boots someday!

      Comment by Mary Beth — September 17 2008 @ 4:58 am
    12. Thank you all! I’ll definitely post whenever I get my pair and when they become available.

      Comment by Danielle — September 17 2008 @ 9:51 am
    13. congratulations!!!!! Amazing! I love that boot design – gorgeous!

      Comment by Becca — September 17 2008 @ 3:56 pm
    14. That’s amazing!!! Congratulations Daniel!

      Comment by Adriana — September 17 2008 @ 7:46 pm
    15. all of your readers expect blog updates throughout the process. and, we all expect to see them at lfw. OKAY?

      b

      Comment by bare — September 17 2008 @ 9:20 pm
    16. Fantastic! Honestly, I’d been hoping you’d win, not only for your sake and the world fame and jillions of dollars that would surely follow, but also for pure selfishness–I want a pair REAL BAD! Today I was voting for a friend’s band in a local promotion, and it reminded me of your boot and the contest. So I came to check, and lo and behold, what awesome news! Thank god it wasn’t one of those horrific graffiti-smiley-face monstrosities that climbed their way up the charts. Way to go, lovely!

      Comment by material girl — September 19 2008 @ 12:50 am
    17. Congratulations! I voted for you :o)

      Comment by Pyogazel — September 19 2008 @ 3:37 am
    18. WOAH. You’re truely amazing. I love your drawing style, its so classy but still it’s so unique! And the boot… i want a pair :D cheers

      Comment by Eline — September 19 2008 @ 1:58 pm
    19. Thanks for all the cheers!

      Oh and T – I guess I ate too slow and didn’t have time. Next time, if you’d like a sketch =)

      Comment by Danielle — September 19 2008 @ 9:35 pm
    20. wow…that’s amazing!

      Comment by Patricia — September 19 2008 @ 9:59 pm
    21. That is awesome news! Now I begin seriously contemplating buying a pair. =D

      Comment by Rebecca — September 24 2008 @ 3:44 pm
    22. Wow! Great news!! Congrats!

      Comment by Jill — September 24 2008 @ 5:28 pm
    23. congrats congrats congrats!

      Comment by Rebecca — September 26 2008 @ 7:30 pm
    24. [...] Being chosen the Panel Winner of the Dr. Martens design competition. [...]

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    25. [...] Last May, I asked you to vote for Danielle Meder’s boot design.  I guess some of you did.  That’s not the important thing.  She lost the popular vote.  Once again: unimportant.  She won the panel vote. [...]

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