YOUNG PACKAGE 2008 COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

25 August 2008
Bratislava (Slovakia) - The Young Package 2008 competition winners have been announced. Now in its thirteenth year, this Icograda-endorsed competition received 393 works from 352 young designers and design students from 11 different countries
Bratislava (Slovakia) - The Young Package 2008 competition winners have been announced. Now in its thirteenth year, this Icograda-endorsed competition received 393 works from 352 young designers and design students from 11 different countries. The majority of submissions received and prizes awarded were from from Czech Republic, Slovakia and Canada.

Prizes were given under the following three categories: students of secondary schools, students of universities and young designers up to 30 years of age.

The competition was evaluated by an international jury, consisting of: Jan Činčera (CZ), Zbyněk Houška (CZ), Jiří Kočandrle (CZ), Zoltán Salamon (SK), Margita Michlíková (SK), Sylvia Jokelová (SK), Vratislav Kytnar (CZ) and the secretary of the jury, Milan Kabát (CZ).

The award-winning and selected works will be exhibited at the Satelit Gallery, from 4-28 September 2008, and at the Printing-Packing-Computing fair in Incheba, Bratislava from 30 September - 3 October 2008.

The competition was organised this year by Model Obaly and the
Slovak Design Center.

The final award winners are as follows:

Young Designers under 30 Category
  1. Volvo for Golf, by Junek Petr, Czech Republic.
  2. Variations on a Bowl, by Vlková Klára, Czech Republic.
  3. Hipo Hyfryd, by Siôn Dafydd and Alwyn Thomas, Great Britain.

Secondary Schools Category
  1. Magazine Rack, by Trdý Aleš, Higher Vocational School of Applied Arts and Secondary Applied Arts School, Prague, Czech Republic.
  2. Dvekopak, by Mihalčinová Miroslava, School of Applied Visual Arts, Košice, Slovakia.
  3. Special Award of Model Obaly Co.: Chocolate Candy – Sweet Secret, by Slezák Patrik, School of Applied Visual Arts, Košice, Slovakia.

Colleges and Universities Category
  1. 4+1=0, Pic-Nic-Kit, by Petigny Florian, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
  2. Packaging Magazine Special Award: Three-Tie Wrap, by Blais Jean-Guillaume, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.
  3. Quone, by Beauchamp Maud, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada.

Special Award of the UVU CR
Antistress Calendar, by Raspopčevová Ema, Czech Republic

Special Award of In-Store Marketing Magazine
Protective Trouser Band, by Matyášková Tereza, The University of J. E. Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic

Slovak Design Center Special Award
My Wool Hat, My Wool Scarf, My Wool Gloves, by Dumont-Mackay Elisabeth, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada


Download the final 2008 Catalogue for more details (PDF - 2.2MB)



For more information, contact:

RNDr. Margita Michlikova
Slovak Design Centre
Jakubovo nam. 12, 814 99 Bratislava
Slovakia
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Jaroslav Varaďa
Antipol
Maříkova 1, 621 00 Brno
Czech Republic
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