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We interview the founder and creative director, Erika Barbieri, from independent creative studio OlssønBarbieri to share with us how they're planning on reshaping the future of design, and the story behind some of their recent projects.
Jo Barnard, industrial designer and Founder of Morrama, gives us a bit of insight into projects from her award-winning design and innovation studio.
We caught up with Laura Miller, Founder and Creative Chief of full service design and creative studio YUNGBLD, to learn more about her unique style and to discuss one of her latest branding and packaging design projects.
Marc Morillas, CEO of branding design agency Morillas, takes us through the motivations behind the family built agency as well as some of his favourite and latest projects, including a recent collaboration to produce protective masks.
Chen Yu, the first ever NXT-GEN winner of Pentawards, is a young designer from China who is studying Product Design. In the past few years, his work has been recognised by the global community and won more than 20 international design awards.
Last month, Pentawards launched the first in a series of Instagram Takeovers hosted by top creatives and designers to help share some positivity, inspiration, and tips for those working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic.
We caught up with Mark Paton, one of the founders and the Creative Partner at independent design agency Here Design, to hear about some of his favourite design projects and what makes them tick.
As the most prestigious packaging design award in the world, Pentawards not only recognise the best packaging design via the competition but also promote the importance of packaging design through live events and social media. We are committed to being the bridge between excellent design organisation and brands that are always looking for the best packaging design solutions.
Pentawards, the world’s most prestigious packaging design competition, is thrilled to reveal a Top 10 Student League Table of universities and colleges that have accumulated the most Pentawards points between 2017-2019.
A case study about CNY limited edition design.
Calling all designers, agencies, brands, students and global packaging professionals alike. Prepare your entries for the 14th edition of the world’s leading competition for packaging design. Year on year, Pentawards recognises the best of the best in global packaging design across 57 product categories.
Submit your work and join the thousands of entries competing each year for a place on the prestigious winner's list.
In 2020 the International Jury will grow to 30 members. This diverse and eclectic group of design gurus, packaging moguls and internationally renowned thought-leaders, devote their time and energy in to recognising global excellence in packaging design and promoting this underrated art form.
Pentawards have collaborated with upcoming British illustrator, Ning-Ning Li, to create a beautiful story, depicting the journey of Olmo Garcia and Oliver Montiel, of The Bold Studio, on their way to becoming Platinum Pentaward winners in 2018.
For the first time ever, all entries, whether a winner or not, will receive individual feedback from the Pentawards’ International Jury. The score will be based on the jury’s verdict of the entry, in relation to the four aspects of the judging criteria - quality of design, brand expression, creativity & innovation and emotional connection.
Without any hesitation, Ingo Maurer would be my greatest source of influence. His work of reconciling design and technology through poetic objects always brings a lot of emotion to me, and I guess that I challenge my team every day to find that level of emotion an object can deliver in all the projects we are designing.
Life in packaging is non-stop. Whether you work in an agency, manage a brand, supply materials or create the finished article, time is precious. In 2019, Pentawards will offer many new initiatives that will make entering the competition easier, quicker and worth more value, than ever before.