Design Center of the Carolinas winning artwork installed on SouthEnd water tower.
WHAT: The Design Center of the Carolinas (DCC) and Ram Realty Services, in partnership with Carolina Pad, will install the winning artwork on the 120’ landmark water tower. The public generated more than 17,000 votes for the entries and Jane’s Dancing Addiction won with the most votes. Artist Ashley Plyler won $1,000 and selected McClintock Middle to receive $5,000 in school supplies from Carolina Pad.
WHEN: 8:30 am Thursday, June 9, 2011
WHERE: Design Center of the Carolinas at 1930 Camden Road, Charlotte
WHY: The Design Center of the Carolinas second annual Charlotte’s Highest Design Contest drew a dozen entries for the opportunity to win $1,000 and display the art. The trademark water tower is also a landmark of Historic South End and a symbol of its urban redevelopment. This unique workspace is designed to bring life to a progressive mix of showrooms, studios, offices and event spaces, resulting in a one-of-a-kind gathering place for creativity and forward-thinking businesses. For more information, please visit www.designcentercarolinas.com
Carolina Pad™ is a leading supplier of school, office, organizational, and arts and activity products. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., with offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, Carolina Pad is one of the fastest growing stationery companies in the world. The Carolina Pad portfolio of brands include Studio C™, Note2Self®, Ghostline®, Fundanoodle™, Notebound®, Sasquatch®, and u:create®. Learn more about Carolina Pad at www.carolinapad.com.