Challenge Information

We challenge you to design something that can help people navigate the world without having to touch contaminated surfaces. Perhaps you need to open a door, press the buttons on an elevator or turn on a tap. You can design your model using any software you have access to at home (for example, Paint, Word, Tinkercad.com), or you can use a good old pen and paper.

Your design, and who or what it will help, is totally up to you. At the end of the challenge, the designs will be judged and we will assist the winner to make a prototype (size limiting). Happy designing!

How to Enter

Create your design at home using any available means (if it is not digital, you’ll need to take a clear photo or scan of the design).

Write a description of your design and how it works.

Upload your design and description on Instagram and tag @ilmakerspaces!

Don’t have Instagram? Email your design and description to us at

Stay tuned to see if you have won!

Entries close 30th of June 2020

Tinkercad

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!

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