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A’ Packaging Design Award Call for Entries

February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

A’ Design Award & Competition has announced their call for submissions for the packaging category. Packaging designers are invited to submit their works before February 28, 2013.

The A’ Packaging Design Competition is a freestyle design competition open to both concept stage and realized works designed by professional and young designers, packaging design companies and other business in the package manufacturing industry worldwide.

The deadline for submission is February 28, 2013. Winners will get early communication on March 7, 2013, and results will be announced to the public on April 15, 2013 when the award winners’ exhibition starts. The winning work will also be showcased here on Lovely Package on April 15, 2013.

In addition to the award winners’ kit which includes the award trophy, the annual yearbook, printed certificate in metal frame, award winners manual, free gala-night invitation for two people to the award ceremony, free participation and space allocation in the winners’ exhibition in Italy, Poland and India, free sales listing at SaloneDelDesigner, free utilization of DesignMediator services, inclusion in BuySellDesign Network, proof of creation service, free subscription to listof.net, free listing at DesignMegaStore, guaranteed publication through IDNN and DXGN Networks to 100+ magazines including Design Interviews & DM Design Magazine, press release preparation and distribution through DesignPRWire, publicity and visibility through DesignMedia communications, feedbacks, judging and evaluation of entries by a respected jury panel, lifelong licensing of the award winners logo, A2 poster design and printing for exhibition, and many others such as inclusion in the World Design Rankings, all of which are provided with no further fees, winners of the A’ Design Award are provided extensive and exclusive marketing and communication services to promote the success of winning the A’ Award.

Register and Submit your work to A’ Design Award and Competition.

View previous A’ Design Award & Competition winners.

View the A’ Design Award Gala-Night or Exhibition Photos.

If you’re not a packaging designer, you may want to check other A’ Design Award & Competition categories here.

For further information please visit: whatisadesigncompetition.com

Check out some photos of the event and a selection of last years winners after the jump.

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Student Work – Morgan Sterns

February 7, 2013 | 1 Comment

Designed by Morgan Sterns | Country: United States

“Alchemy is defined as a form of chemistry and speculative philosophy practiced in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and it’s concerned principally with discovering methods for transmuting baser metals into gold and finding a universal solvent and an elixir of life.

In an attempt to bring a modernized design approach to the ancient practice of alchemy, I created a fictitious brand called Alchimia for my MFA graduate package design class. The prompt was to conceptualize and develop a survival kit and instead I opted to create a high-end kit for the modern day alchemist.

Embossed black and gold lettering on fine linen paper give each piece of the kit a luxurious feel while the black on black treatments keep the package design modern, simple, and elegant.”

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No7

February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Designed by Two Create | Country: United Kingdom

“Two Create were challenged to modernise the No7 aesthetic to appeal to their existing loyal followers whilst opening the doors to new. They were also asked to consider global appeal, as No7 is now sold in nineteen International markets worldwide. In addition, the designers were asked to add more coherence across sub-categories, to improve navigation at the point of sale, and in use, functionality and practicality where necessary.”

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Student Work – Milena Włodarczyk

February 6, 2013 | 4 Comments

Designed by Milena Włodarczyk | Country: Poland

“This packaging for flowers helps in a quick and convenient way to transport them without compromising their natural structure. The project is made from one piece of corrugated cardboard, which by proper bending becomes a stable structure able to transport various types of flowers. The packaging can also be used as outdoor advertising for florists.”

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Youth Labs

February 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

Designed by mousegraphics | Country: Greece

“Τhe brief: we want our high quality products to become the preferred choice for beauty concious women.

Τhe target audience: women who are well informed and prefer not to spend on highly advertised products.

The design: what we needed to convey through the identity and packaging design of this range of products was trust and intimacy. It targets women within the very environment of beauty care and we decided to make this environment part of the design concept. Youth Lab is, by language and symbol choice, a straightforward reference to a personal laboratory, a place where each individual is treated specially and with the proper, tested materials. The retro futuristic character of the lab tube and the thin, elongated type font speaks of scientific seriousness, while the choice of fluorescent colors on rough carton paper, suggests calculated boldness and personality. The result is a product that is familiar but not boring, trustworthy but also linked with research and experimentation.”

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Ouzo Thoukis

February 5, 2013 | 5 Comments

Designed by Marios Karystios & George Tzavaras | Country: Greece

“This Limited Edition Ouzo particularly reflects an old restorative formula with a proprietary blend of herbs and botanicals in high-proof alcohol and redistilled in a combination pot and column stills to deliver the original 1929 formula “true-to-botanicals experience” of Thoukis Kiprianou, founder and master distiller.

The label depicts the main ingredient , the anise plant (pimpinella anisum) of this unique aromatic spirit in an elegant way.”

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Hornstull Honey Amber

February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Designed by Abby Norm | Country: Sweden

“Hornstull Brewing Society is a dedicated group of people with small egos and big dreams. Together, they are united by their love of beer and Hornstull.

Hornstull Honey Amber is their bottled tribute to Hornstull, a neighbourhood in southern Stockholm, Sweden. The beer has a special character, unique blend and unpolished qualities. Just like the area itself.

It’s an amber ale with honey from a local beehive, brewed by Pangpang Brewery exclusively for Hornstull Brewing Society.”

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Verso Skincare

February 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

Designed by Today Creative | Country: Sweden | Fonts used: LL Brown, Carousel

“Verso is latin and means reverse, as in the backside of a painting or the back view of a dress. It is what is normally hidden underneath, the mirrored view. In a metaphorical sense, you could say it means going your own way, being different. And Verso is a very different kind of skincare. It has a unique and patented formula called Retinol 8 that helps the skin cells to mimic how young cells behave, effectively reversing the signs of aging.

The Verso Skincare brand identity & packaging design was developed for over a year by Today Creative: Susanna Barrett Creative Direction, Mattias Börjesson Brand Strategy, Tom Miller Senior Designer and Torbjörn Kihlberg Designer. Web development by Emil Olsson.”

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Air Aroma

January 28, 2013 | 5 Comments

Designed by The Graphic Order | Country: Australia

“Consisting of 38 different fragrances, this packing design is for scent branding company Air Aroma.

Each fragrance was given it’s own unique icon, combined with simple clean type this allows customers to easily identify each scent at a glance while standing out on the shelf from other brands.”

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Student Work – Lia McMillan

January 28, 2013 | 5 Comments

Designed by Lia McMillan | Country: Canada

“The project was to create an environmentally sensitive package for a box of chocolates.

Olmec Chocolates differentiate themselves by showcasing their raw, organic aesthetic. The box itself is made of 100% recyclable material. The chocolates are stacked on top one another and separated by a single strip of wax paper, eliminating the usual plastic mould and individual wax paper cups. The name of each chocolate is printed on the inside the box and coincides with the chocolate itself, as apposed to a more traditional legend that is typically printed on a separate piece of paper. The belly band is also made of recyclable material, and is held together by a wax seal.”

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