Friday, 30 April 2010

Canyon’s First Urban Art Contest a Success - Time to Cast your vote for Public’s Choice!

The Canyon corporate team is pleased with the success of its first international Urban Art contest. The contest closed on Friday, 30th of April at midnight (CEST) with over 150 artworks from around the world. The voting process started, and the competition is surely fierce! The final results will be revealed on the 10th of May 2010.


During the next week, the Canyon corporate team and the professional Jury panel, composed of Brenna from, Lora Zombie and Ryan Seslow, will make their selection among artworks in each category e.g.  Digital Design and Drawings & Paintings.

Visitors to the website can also vote for their favorite pictures until the 8th of May, at a rate of once a day per work. The graffiti that will score the most points will receive the Public’s Choice award. Everybody is welcome to vote!

Here are the prizes participants can win:

1)      Grand Prix = an iPod Touch 32 GB or a Sony Playstation 3
2)      Runner-up = a Bamboo Fun Tablet or a iPod Nano 16GB
3)      Public’s Choice = an assortment of products from the next Canyon Limited Edition

The final results will be revealed on the 10th of May.  Good luck to all participants!

Thursday, 15 April 2010

Bright colored mice

The fresh design and comfortable grip of the mouse CNR-MSOWO1x ensure an easy navigation while being a cool accessory.
With its sleek white look and fresh accents in bright colors, this mouse definitely stands out. It features an optical sensor and switchable resolution of up to 1600 dpi, as well as a built-in storage compartment for its super mini USB receiver. It uses the latest wireless technology on a 2.4 GHz bandwidth, which offers you enhanced reliability at up to 15 feet. It is also ideal for people who work in busy wireless environments, such as libraries, Internet cafs, and cubicles.
The mouse has an ergonomic and compact design for a comfortable navigation, a high precision motion control and smooth tracking. It is available in black with green, pink, blue and orange accents to suit your individual style.
Cool mouse pad included!

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

About two weeks left to submit graffiti to Canyon’s URBAN ART Contest!!

Since the 15th of February, graffiti fans and artists are invited to submit their masterpieces to the first ever international URBAN ART contest from Canyon. You have just over 2 weeks left to show us your talent, as the contest’s deadline was postponed the 30th of April. Visitors to the virtual gallery can now cast their vote for their favorite artworks, so tell your friends and family today!

So far, close to a hundred artworks were uploaded to, and the artists come from around the world: Latvia, Indonesia, Romania, Australia, and many more. Visitors from over 55 countries also browsed through our virtual gallery, which can be viewed on the contest’s site. All entries will be evaluated by the Canyon Corporate team, as well as by an international panel of urban art experts: Ryan Seslow, Brenna from and Lora Zombie.

Interested? Illustrate for us the concept of urban living: music, street arts, graffiti, skyscrapers, lights, skateboarding, billboards, fashion, cars, arcade games, the nightlife, etc. You can get a chance to win cool prizes such as a iPod Touch, a Sony Playstation 3, a Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet, and more!

Digital design: Includes graphic design and any artwork made with computer-based programs like Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator.

Drawings and paintings: Anything is allowed: pencils, graffiti, markers, sketches, spray-paint or stencils – as long as the techniques are applied to paper, cardboard or canvas.

Visit the contest’s website to create an account, upload your work in a few easy steps, and share your talent with the world. Remember: Canyon ensures that your identity will not be revealed unless you give us permission.