The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is one of Europe’s leading young talent competitions for packaging design. For 15 years now, the Award has given young designers both professional recognition as well as a networking platform with industry – a first step towards a professional career.
Entries can be submitted in two categories:
- Creative Cartonboard Packaging: Cartonboard is the most sustainable packaging material and, of course, fully recyclable.
- Creative Cartonboard Ideas: Here’s a chance for you to put forward your cartonboard ideas outside of the packaging market. Last year’s winner was a cartonboard bowtie!
Ideally you should submit physical 3D samples but illustrations or two dimensional layouts are also welcome.
Start on your project now; the deadline is
25th May 2017!
The main prize is one-week practical training at an international packaging company. Furthermore, all finalists and their lecturers will be invited to the Gala Awards dinner and award ceremony on 21st September 2017 in Salzburg – the city of Mozart and Red Bull! And of course, there will also be trophies, certificates and comprehensive marketing activities (>> Look at the images from the Gala 2016).
Every year from now on!
As a result of its overwhelming success in 2016, in future the Pro Carton Young Designers Award will be held every year. This means that all design schools and universities can now include the Award as a regular element in their curriculum, offering students the huge opportunity to demonstrate their creative skills in a competitive environment!
Support for educational facilities
Pro Carton offers lecturers a unique service: this includes >> Publications on cartonboard, information material and, above all, cartonboard for the design work. On request and timely registration, Pro Carton members will come to your school or university and hold workshops on the numerous options that cartonboard and cartons offer (design, technology, production, marketing …)