Ever new uses for Moleskines

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Contest: My Moleskine 2.0:
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Stepcase Lifehack is partnering up with Moleskine and Hong Kong retailer city’super/LOG-ON to give you a chance to show us – and the world – what you can do with a Moleskine notebook. Moleskines are the notebook of choice for creative professionals around the world, and have become a symbol of latter-day nomadism – nobody carrying a Moleskine is ever without a place to capture their most brilliant thoughts!

To celebrate the intimate relationship between lifehacking digital nomads and the Moleskine notebook, Moleskine, Stepcase Lifehack, and city’super/LOG-ON invite you to enter the My Moleskine 2.0 competition. My Moleskine 2.0 is devoted to giving tips and tricks to improve your quality of life by automating, increasing productivity and organising.

Share your ideas, be selected for an innovative exhibition, and win a lifetime supply of Moleskine notebooks!

We want to see your best ideas for hacking your Moleskine – whether to make the ultimate productivity-enhancing tool or the perfect outlet for all your most creative urges. Show us what you can do and you might win free Moleskines for life.

The folks at Moleskine will select the most creative entries, which will be displayed in the My Moleskine 2.0 Exhibition that will take place in all city’super and LOG-ON stores in Hong Kong in July 2009. Your hack will also be presented on moleskine.com, moleskineasia.com, and lifehack.org.

In-store and web viewers will be able to vote on their favorites, and the winners will receive one of these great prizes:

1st prize: a lifetime supply of Moleskine notebooks!
2nd prize: collection of 25 Moleskine notebooks and diaries
3rd prize: collection of 15 Moleskine notebooks and diaries
All other exhibited entries: set of 3 Moleskine notebooks

Send us your idea on how to make and do things better, faster, more creative and innovative, for both work and leisure with your Moleskine notebook!

How to participate

This competition is open to all regardless of age, nationality, sex and location. There is no application fee. Selected entrants will have to purchase the Moleskine and prepare the hack for the exhibition, but will receive 3 Moleskine notebooks as a prize once their finished work is received.

Application Procedure

Submit your best idea using the application form at the bottom of this post. You may be contacted for further information after the first round of judging. Entries must be received before May 31st, 2009. Make sure you present your idea clearly. Your idea should fall within one of the following category:

Creativity and imagination
Organization and productivity
Archive and memory
Fun and innovative hacks

The competition is in different stages:

Applications are due May 31st, 2009.
By early June, 2009, selected entries will be announced.
Selected participants will have to purchase a Moleskine and prepare the hack following the submitted idea. (Entries will be selected by Moleskine; all decisions are final.)
By June 30th, 2009: the hacked Moleskine must be sent to Moleskine Asia at the address provided.
Submitted Moleskines will be displayed at the My Moleskine 2.0 Exhibition in July and a winner selected at the end of the Exhibition.

Selection Criteria

The best entries will be selected according to their originality, creativity, usefulness, feasibility and design.

My Moleskine 2.0 Exhibition

If you’re in Hong Kong in July, be sure to stop by city’super or LOG-ON to see the exhibition!

Date: July 15th – 30th, 2009

Venue: city’super, LOG-ON, Hong Kong

The selected Moleskine will be displayed in transparent boxes, so that audience can peruse them at their own pace. Ideas and “how to” will be displayed as well on panels. city’super and LOG-ON customers will be invited to vote and select their favorite Moleskine hacks.

“Lifetime supply” is limited to 5 notebooks per year over a period of 50 years.

Your Name(required)
Contact Number(required)
Website
Email(valid email required)
Are you an existing Moleskine user?
No
Yes
(required)
Category of your project
Organization and Productivity
Creativity and Imagination
Archive and Memory
Fun and innovative hacks
(required)
Description of your projectBe as complete as possible!(required)
Which Moleskine product do you use for your project(required)

Dustin M. Wax is the project manager at Stepcase Lifehack. He is also the creator of The Writer’s Technology Companion, a site devoted to the tools of the writing trade. When he’s not writing, he teaches anthropology and gender studies in Las Vegas, NV. He is the author of Don’t Be Stupid: A Guide to Learning, Studying, and Succeeding at College.

Follow him on Twitter: @dwax.

4 thoughts on “Ever new uses for Moleskines

  1. Patti

    I simply don’t have anything that inventive. I’m not very good at drawing or being otherwise design-oriented, but I have already promised myself that I am going to correct that. Of course, I am always going to do it later, so you can imagine how far I’ve gotten on that.

  2. You still have until the rest of the month to come up with a hack. There are 4 different categories, so you have some flexibility. :)

    Oh, and thanks for post about my little motivation card!

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