Designers, pack health and beauty in a packaging that will improve people’s day and heal the ailments of today’s world. The Model Young Package 2020 competition announces the theme
The packaging design competition brings an attractive theme – Personal Care and invites designers from all around the world to create a modern packaging that is sustainable and contributes to improving the quality of life at the same time. The contest is organized by Czechdesign for Model Obaly, a.s.
The Model Young Package competition is unique because designers submit real packaging prototypes.
It is also the largest contest of its type in the world and gives participants a unique opportunity to compare their designs in international competition. Prizes totalling EUR 6,200 await the winners selected by a panel of distinguished industry experts.
CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
The Model Young Package contest has two categories. Students of secondary and tertiary professional schools can apply for the High Schools category. The second category is for university students and designers of any age.
Participants register using the online registration form at young-package.com and then send their work by post to the address of the organizer Czechdesign.
Deadline for submitting works is to June 15
The material used for the artwork must be a polygraphically processible material. This includes a whole range of corrugated cardboards, smooth and laminated cardboard. Additional materials can be used as supplementary material.
The competitor registers for the competition via an online form, which is placed on the website of the competition (young-package.com). The competitor will fill in the contact details and a description of the work submitted which will be available to the jury for the evaluation. After the registration, competitors will receive a code by e-mail which must be written directly onto the work (in the most elegant way) and on the envelope or packaging in which the work will be sent! In the case of multiple authors, the work is registered only once; there is space reserved for all authors in the registration form. In the case of multiple entries from one author, each entry must be registered separately
SENDING THE ARTWORK:
The artwork is sent by a delivery service packed in such manner that it will not suffer any damage, therefore in a reasonably large box or envelope where it is secured.
The competitor must write the code of their work on the envelope or package as well! The artwork must be submitted at the post office no later than the deadline of the competition (it is decided by the date of the stamp from the post office).
The artwork is sent to the organizer of the competition:
CZECHDESIGN, Vojtěšská 3, 110 00, Prague 1, Czech Republic
The artwork may also be handed in person, but only on the closing date between 14:00 and 18:00 at the same address.
Notification for customs office: There must be a declaration for the customs office written on the parcel: This is an item sent to the international competition Model Young Package and its value for customs purposes is a maximum of EUR 10.
The packaging should bring new solution and suggest a visionary concept. The jury of the competition will evaluate primarily:
• innovation and creativity
• original construction
• ergonomic design and easy manipulation(the packaging should work perfectly so that even an older person or child can easily open it)
• ecological aspect
• quality of the prototype
AWARDS FOR WINNING ARTWORKS
The professional jury decides about the order of winners according to the evaluation criteria described in these competition rules.
• 1st place: 2000 EUR
• 2nd place: 1200 EUR
• 3rd place: 800 EURHigh Schools Category
• 1st place: 1200 EUR
• 2nd place: 600 EUR
• 3rd place: 400 EUR
Special prizes will also be awarded:
• Model Obaly Innovation Centre Prize
• Marketing Jury Prize One winner will receive a 3-week paid internship at the Model Obaly Innovation Centre.