epda JUNIOR AWARD FUTURE PACKAGING 2020
Climate change is dominating the news, we all know that we have to consume less and different. However, packaging is needed to protect goods, to communicate product information and brand values. How to use natural resources more wisely in order to create packaging based on a minimum of material, which is re-or upcycable? There is a need for long(er)-lasting packaging …
DESIGN A PACKAGING WITH A SECONDARY LIFE!
Young Designers, create an innovative packaging concept for an existing pharma, non-food, food, cosmetics product with a FOCUS ON RE-USABILITY. You can use an existing brand or you can create a brand/product name/logo yourself. You are totally free to choose your preferred (re-or upcycable) packaging material. HERE is the briefing document for you. Please use the entry template to be downloaded from HERE.
This year’s run is targeted at students in the field of design.
Deadline for entries: 30 June 2020
Announcement of nominees/winners: September 2020
PLEASE SEND YOUR ENTRIES TO CLAUDIA@EPDA-DESIGN.COM
The jury will consist of different experts – covering the following professions: design, innovation and sustainability. –
Elisabetta Vedovato is a young Visual Designer and Illustrator, who has graduated from NABA Milan in 2018. She trusts in the impressive power of aesthetics, especially when combined with meanings and stories. And she is passionate about life: “If I didn’t have to sleep, I would spend my nights working, if I didn’t have to work, I would fill my nights with my desire to make projects and things.”
Rob Vermeulen’s perspective will be design and innovation – based on a long term experience as a designer, speaker on international events, juror and lecturer. As board member of epda, he is well connected in the world of brands, converters and materials. For him, there always has to be a focus on human needs and the aspect of co-creation in the supply chain is key to him. In the past, sustainability was an added value, today is has to be an attitude. Rob can’t wait to get inspired by new concepts and ideas of the sudents!
Mikko Koria will take a look at the entries from the perspective of innovation. He leads the Institute for Design Innovation at Loughborough University London. He works in creative enterprise, social and enterprise innovation, design and management. He has done research and lectured widely in the fields of design, culture, creativity, innovation and business studies at various universities in Finland, China, Japan, Brazil and the UK. He is also very interested in innovation in human development and ecosystem design, and can’t wait to see the submissions to the award.
Alessandro Spalletti is graduating from NABA Milan in 2020! In his spare time he likes to work on 3D projects. And he is passionate about packaging design. A very important topic for him is the environment: “I appreciate all the companies and designers who try to use environmentally sustainable materials andwho experiment with new production methods.”
Jan de Roeck will evaluate the entries’ level of technical implementation. Born between paper and ink, trained as a graphic designer, bred, and milled as a marketer he currently holds the position of Marketing Director at Esko – offering software, hardware and services for the packaging, labels, signage and display industries. His favorite quote: “Everything of value is defenseless” (Lucebert)!
Chris Sherwin will study the entries with regard to their level of sustainability. He is the founder and director of Reboot Innovation, a specialist sustainable innovation and design consultancy. Chris has worked in sustainability and design for over two decades, in corporate, non-profit and creative consulting roles and helped develop several world-first sustainable products and services like the multi-award winning Fairphone 2 and Winnow Vision.
(The examples are taken from the internet. Copyright remains with the designers/brands.)
Memories of the epda AWARD CEREMONY 2019 ….
Past epda awards