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Render Competition

March 14, 2022
Render Competition

Calling all creative minds

#CBSFlocus Render Competition is a challenge of creativity, innovation, and absolute fun! Flo is full of possibilities, now it is your turn to re-imagine the monitor arm and show your very own vision of Flo by giving it another purpose.

Follow the below steps to be eligible to enter the contest:

A chance to win amazing designer gadgets. Scroll down for details.

1. Follow CBS Instagram account
2. Tag 3 friends on the comment section under this post.
3. Download #Flocus Design Template from bio link.
4. Submit your Design by posting it on your Instagram account, tag @cbs_ergonomics & hashtag #CBSFlocus (Please screen cap your post & DM us for our record if your account is private).

Our final top three winners will win the below prizes:

Winner – Ultimate ergonomic setup for a designer (Apple iPad Pro 11 and an Apple pencil + CBS Ollin monitor arm & Ollin Laptop & Tablet mount)
Honourable Mentions – CBS Flo monitor arm (2)

Social Media Terms and Conditions
• Social Media Terms and Conditions
• The promoter is: Colebrook Bosson Saunders (CBS) company number: 2516754 whose registered office is at 35 Union Street SE1 1SD, England.
• The competition is a global competition, and you must be 18 years old as a minimum.
• There is no cost to enter this competition.
• By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
• Maximum of one entry can be made by the same person.
• Start date for entry: 14th March 2022 and closing date for entry will be 14th April 2022. After this date no further entries to the competition will be permitted. The winner’s will be announced within 10 days after the closing date.
• No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

How to enter the competition
1. Follow CBS Instagram account
2. Tag 3 friends on the comment section on our main Instagram announcement posted on the 14th March 2022 (original post).
3.  Download #Flocus Design Template from our Instagram account @cbs_ergonomics (
4.  Submit your Design by posting it on your Instagram account, tag @cbs_ergonomics & hashtag #CBSFlocus (Please screen cap your post & DM us for our record if your account is private).

The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

The prize is as follows:
The 1st prize will be a CBS Ollin monitor arm, Ollin Laptop & Tablet mount, iPad Pro 11 and an Apple pencil. Two honourable mentions will receive a CBS Flo monitor arm. The first five submissions will receive an Oripura laptop stand. The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.

Winners will be chosen:
The design will be judged by our leadership team and all entries will be anonymous to them. The design criteria’s will be based on creativity, innovation, and aesthetics.
The winner will be notified by email and/or DM on Instagram and/or email within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or do not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.
The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.
The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered.
By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
The winner agrees to the use of his/her name in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address:

Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to CBS and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at
• CBS shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage.
• CBS also reserves the right to cancel the competition if circumstances arise outside of its control.

By entering, each entrant warrants and represents the following with respect to entrant’s Submission: (a) entrant is the sole and exclusive owner of the Submission and entrant has all appropriate rights, powers and authority to grant Sponsor all licenses to the Submission as set forth herein; (b) entrant is not subject to any prior contractual, employment or third party commitments that would restrict entrant’s ability to create and enter the Submission; (c) the Submission will not infringe on any rights of any third parties, and entrant has all appropriate rights to use, and to grant Sponsor the right to use, any third party content or technology used to develop or contained in the Submission; (d) to the extent possible under applicable law, no party can invoke any moral rights in relation to the Submissions that have not been duly waived; (e) the Submission and entrant’s participation does not violate any local, state, provincial, national or foreign law; (f) the Submission does not contain the confidential information of any third party, and to the extent it contains entrant’s confidential information, such information immediately becomes non-confidential the moment entrant submits the Submission to Sponsor and (g) the Submission is not being submitted on behalf of any education institution or any other third party.

Subject to the exceptions set forth herein, entrants shall retain ownership in and to their Submission, including all intellectual property rights relating thereto. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor and its designees or successors shall have an irrevocable, unrestricted, fully sublicensable, transferable, perpetual (or for the duration of protection of the rights where perpetuity is void), exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, manufacture, sell, create derivative works from, and display Submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, with or without identification of the entrant or any authors of the Submission, in whatever form and in whatever circumstances they see fit, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form or in any manner and in any and all distribution channels, media or technology now known or later developed in any medium known at the time when such rights were granted, for any purpose whatsoever, without prior review, payment, compensation, or additional consent by entrant, including for promotional or marketing purposes, administration of the Contest, and in advertising and publicity related to the Contest, and entrants consent to Sponsor and Partner doing (or omitting to do) any acts in respect of the entry which may otherwise constitute an infringement of the entrant’s moral rights, to the fullest extent permitted by law. In granting this license, Entrant understands and agrees that Sponsor or Partner is under no obligation to exercise any of its rights, licenses and privileges herein granted. Entrants hereby agree to do such other things and execute such other documents as may be reasonably requested in order to allow the Sponsor and Partner to make such use of, and exercise such rights over, their Submission.

For the avoidance of doubt, entrant expressly grants Sponsor and Partner the right to review entrant’s Submission and to have the Judges (as defined herein) review the Submission. Entrant also expressly acknowledges that Sponsor and Partner may post entrant’s Submission (even if not selected for progression in the Contest), and any Renderings or descriptions therein, on the Site and/or on Sponsor’s or Partner’s digital and social media channels, with or without entrant’s name, picture, photograph or biographical information.

Entrants agree that entering the Contest may affect his/her legal rights, including, but not limited to, each entrant’s ability to obtain patent rights, copyright registration, trade secret protection, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights with respect to the information disclosed in the Submission. Entrants agree that Sponsor has not induced any entrant to enter the Contest, and is not responsible or liable to any entrant for any loss of right suffered by any entrant for entering the Contest.

Use and Rights to Model. Use of the Model for any purpose other than for the Contest is strictly prohibited. Entrants agree not to modify or alter the Model in any way whatsoever, except for the express purpose of entering the Contest. The entrants’ use of the Model must be consistent with the overall guidelines set forth in these Official Rules. Further, entrants acknowledge Sponsor’s ownership of the Model and agree not to contest or assist others to contest the ownership and validity of the same, and agree that it will not use the Model or confusingly similar intellectual property as part of any other current or future work. It is agreed and understood that Sponsor retains all right, title, and interest in and to the Model, all of which shall remain the exclusive property of Sponsor.
Except for use of the Model for the express purpose of entering the Contest, no other license or right to use Sponsor’s Intellectual Property is granted herein. For the purpose of these Official Rules, the term “Intellectual Property” means all intellectual property under laws of the relevant jurisdiction, such as by way of example and not limitation, names, trademarks, logos, symbols, emblems, designs, colors, identifications, and designations, service marks, images, text, copyrights, trade colors and the goodwill associated therewith.
Limit One (1) Submission Per Person. Entrants are not permitted to submit a Submission more than once during the Contest Period. Duplicate Submissions by the same person will be subject to disqualification. All terms and conditions of any Contest website apply. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email account. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email account used to download the Model or the social media account used to post the Rendering (as applicable) will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.

Receipt of entries will not be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, postage-due, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified, or for problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Entrants must comply with the applicable laws, decrees, regulations and guidelines of their Eligible Jurisdiction, and Sponsor will have no obligation to change or modify any of these Official Rules or take any further action as a result of such laws, decrees, regulations or guidelines of any Eligible Jurisdiction, except as is otherwise provided in these Official Rules.

Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of (i.e., entrants who have a registered address in) the Eligible Jurisdictions, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age and who have a valid email address and Instagram account. Employees, officers, directors and agents of Sponsor, Design Within Reach, Inc., Geiger International, Inc., Nemschoff, Inc., Colebrook Bosson Saunders, naughtone, and Maharam Fabric Corporation jointly referred to as “the Herman Miller Group Companies” and Partner as well as their respective promotion agencies, and the immediate family members (meaning spouses, parents, siblings, children and their respective spouses) and members of the households of such employees, officers, directors and agents are not eligible. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Use of a profane social media username or the submission of false or misleading personal information will result in disqualification.  All Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify from this Contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. You are not authorized to participate in the Contest if you are not located within the Eligible Jurisdictions. All applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.

Content Restrictions: By entering the Contest, each entrant agrees that entrant’s Submission conforms to the Content Restrictions as defined below and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove any Submission and disqualify an entrant from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that the entrant’s Submission fails to conform to the Content Restrictions.

The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes any rights of any other party, including but not limited to copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or any other intellectual property rights;
• The Submission must not have been previously displayed or exhibited publicly;
• The Submission must not disparage Sponsor, Partner or any other person or party;
• The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libellous;
• The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
• The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of the Eligible Jurisdiction or of any jurisdiction where Submission is created or submitted;
• The Submission must not include any material including malware, spyware, viruses, worms, malicious code and any and all other code, instructions or components that are deceptive, malicious, harmful or designed to interfere with, breach, harm or limit the functionality or security of any product, service, network or other system or technology of Sponsor or any other third party; and
• The Submission must be consistent with the image and values of Sponsor and be consistent with and satisfy the purpose of the Contest.
By making a Submission, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor and its designees (i) are continually and independently of the Contest and entrant’s Submission working on creating, developing, improving upon and expanding Sponsor’s product and service offerings, and may already be developing or may develop in the future products or services that are similar or identical to the Submission, and (ii) may receive Submissions from other entrants that may be similar or identical to the Submission entrants submit. By entering this Contest, entrant hereby releases Sponsor for use of entrant’s intellectual property rights related to the Submission, and hereby agrees not to sue Sponsor, its employees, directors, affiliates, subsidiaries, parents, agents, successors and assigns for any actual or alleged infringement or misappropriation by any Sponsor product or service of entrant’s intellectual property rights related to the Submission. Furthermore, entrant hereby waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may currently have, and/or may have in the future related to Sponsor’s review, acceptance, and/or use of the Submission, and agrees that Sponsor is under no obligation to review, use, or in any way process entrant’s Submission, regardless of any status indicated on the Site. Further, Sponsor is not and shall not be restricted in any way from pursuing, developing, or commercializing, in any way that Sponsor sees fit, independent of entrant and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, any technology or innovation that is created independent of entrant’s Submission. Participating in this Contest does not create an obligation on either entrant’s part or Sponsor’s part to enter into any business relationship or sign any commercial agreement. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest, including, but not limited to, interpretation and application of these Official Rules. By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Unless explicitly requested by Sponsor and the Judges, once the initial Submission is submitted, entrant may not make any alterations.

Winners understand and agree that Sponsor shall have exclusive third-party commercial marketing rights with respect to all Submissions and any commercial development thereof.

Stephen Packwood
Stephen Packwood

Human centred design,is at the heart of everything we do.

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