I entered a design into this year's IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards) competition, and yesterday I found out I'd advanced to the second round of judging. I'm a finalist! Now I have a lot of work to do to prepare the second round of submitted materials, which is freaking me out, because I don't have any free time in my life as it already stands ... but I'm a finalist! In an international competition! Maybe I'm not wasting my time with all this graduate school stuff after all!

Here's what I submitted, if you all wanna see it: