Packaging is a highly underrated art form. As the first thing a consumer sees when looking at a product, the packaging can make or break a sale. Every year, thePentawards celebrate the art of the package by presenting awards to designs from around the world. Designers compete in five main categories—beverages, food, body, luxury, and other markets—and no fewer than 50 sub-categories.
Featuring a selection of over 400 works from 30 countries, this book brings together all the Pentawards winners from 2013 and 2014, providing a vivid demonstration of creativity in every form of packaging. Readers will discover, through introductory essays, product descriptions and plenty of images, what drives design industry leaders and agencies behind these creations which are so much part of our everyday lives. This well of inspiration is not just aimed at design and marketing professionals but anyone with an interest in the creative process of packaging.
is the first and only worldwide competition dedicated to packaging design in all its forms, and is open to anyone associated with its creation and/or marketing. Aside from prize-giving, Pentawards
' mission is the worldwide promotion of packaging design among companies, media, economic and political authorities, and the general public. Further information: http://www.Pentawards
studied graphic design and marketing, and was an art editor for digital and design magazines in Tokyo. His many TASCHEN titles includeIllustration Now!
, Logo Design
, Jazz Covers
and Information Graphics