Designer: Andrew Lesko
Location: Port Ludlow, WA
Design: Ultimate Cat Scratcher/Lounger
Materials: Sustainable Cedar/Recycled Cardboard
Price Point: $189
My 25 lb. cat loved to lounge on her cardboard cat scratcher. It was just her natural spot to hang out on. Her own scent, left by her scratching activity gave her a sense of ownership and comfort. Not that it was comfortable. It was flat and small (for her). She needed something larger that would also give her more comfort.
• Andrew's original entry with comments
THE VIDEO PITCH
We work out of our Barn-Style Shop. It looks peaceful and relaxing on the outside but sometimes it get's pretty busy inside fulfilling orders and they come in.
This is where we complete the finishing touches of all the Scratch'n Slumber Comfort Loungers and prepare them for shipment to some very lucky cats.
Up the road is where we mill, kiln dry, plane and handcraft the different components of the Scratch'n Slumbers.
Raymond Loewy - Credited with originating a design technique called streamlining, Loewy spent over 50 years streamlining everything from postage stamps to spacecrafts. Of his many famous creations - the Studebaker Avanti was renowned for it's toughness, strength and durability with the lines of their bodies displaying an air-curve symmetry.
Not unlike "The Ultimate Cat Scratcher Lounge" or commonly known as the Scratch'n Slumber® Comfort Lounge.
The Studebaker Avanti and the S1 Locomotive each designed by Raymond Loewy.
They are my favorite because the designs show a sleek, smooth, and streamline creativeness with a solid toughness, strength and durability to there appearance.
3 finalist entries will be posted on Monday, 10/33 more finalist entries will be posted on Tuesday, 10/4VOTING CLOSES on Friday, 10/7 at 5:00 pm ESTTwo winners will be chosen: 1 judge favorite and 1 crowd favoriteWINNERS ANNOUNCED on Friday