Winners of the 2018 Makers Empire Awards

Makers Empire is happy to announce the winners and runner-ups of the inaugural Makers Empire Awards for 2018.

Makers Empire’s 3D design software is used to create over 15,000 3D designs every day. To date, students around the world have used Makers Empire to create over 4.5 million 3D designs.

For these inaugural, annual awards, elementary, primary and middle school students, classes and schools were judged solely on their Makers Empire 3D app usage.

Highlights of these awards include:

  • Untitled by @Adi_357 from Mawson Lakes Primary School was viewed 2,227 times and received 267 comments.
  • Harry Potter by @SlothKlausLunaDobby from Mawson Lakes Primary School was liked 966 times.
  • The most played 3D maze, You Will Rage Quit, was designed by @JakeHall from St Michael’s College and attempted 15,841 times.
  • Students in room 14 at Belair Primary School created 5,703 designs.
  • Students in Room 4 – Technology Primary School in Australia completed 3,211 challenges.
  • Aberfoyle Park Primary School took out the award for Most Designs.

Here is the full list of 2018 winners and runner-ups. You can click on the winning designs/usernames where linked to see the winning designs and designers.



Most Viewed Design

Most Commented on Design

Most Liked Design

Greatest Number of Designs

Greatest Usage

Most Challenges Completed

Creator of the Most Played Maze

Creator of the Most Played Mission

Creator of the Most Mazes


Most Designs

Greatest Usage

Most challenges completed

Most missions created


Most Designs

Greatest Usage

Most Challenges Completed

Most Missions Created

Mandi Dimitriadis, Director of Learning at Makers Empire, said, “Congratulations to all the students, teachers, classes and schools who were part of the 2018 Makers Empire awards. You should be very proud of your efforts. Certificates will be sent out to your schools to honour your learning achievements.”

The awards are open to all Makers Empire customers. In 2019, the awards will expand to include skill-based categories that students, teachers, classes and schools can nominate themselves for. The new award categories will be announced in mid-2019 and the winners and runner-ups revealed in late 2019.

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