Interesting morning on TDB’s email. - Crowdsourcing website wanted to host several giveaways on the blog, offering $249 worth logo or design of your choice. I don’t even have to mention what was the answer.
Hmm. I’ve done it once or twice - in University we were encouraged to enter as practice - and since then, I haven’t officially entered anything, but I do look them up as personal practice - looking at the specs as ideas, real designer’s work as examples of how to do it, etc. I think that yes, the above is right, I agree on most levels, but.. I would feel sad if it disappeared entirely, as it does help some people start themselves out, and it’s an interesting resource for getting “real” projects to look at.
I guess I’m not 100% sure where I stand on this.