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A Pentawards story, created by Ning-Ning Li
A Pentawards story, created by Ning-Ning Li

Pentawards have collaborated with upcoming British illustrator, Ning-Ning Li, to create a beautiful story, depicting the journey of Olmo Garcia and Oliver Montiel, of The Bold Studio, on their way to becoming Platinum Pentaward winners in 2018.

A new initiative for 2019 - Pentawards Excellence Score
A new initiative for 2019 - Pentawards Excellence Score

For the first time ever, all entries, whether a winner or not, will receive individual feedback from the Pentawards’ International Jury. The score will be based on the jury’s verdict of the entry, in relation to the four aspects of the judging criteria - quality of design, brand expression, creativity & innovation and emotional connection.

An interview with Pentawards Designer of the Year: Sebastian Servaire
An interview with Pentawards Designer of the Year: Sebastian Servaire

Without any hesitation, Ingo Maurer would be my greatest source of influence. His work of reconciling design and technology through poetic objects always brings a lot of emotion to me, and I guess that I challenge my team every day to find that level of emotion an object can deliver in all the projects we are designing.

The 2019 Competition: What's new?
The 2019 Competition: What's new?

Life in packaging is non-stop. Whether you work in an agency, manage a brand, supply materials or create the finished article, time is precious. In 2019, Pentawards will offer many new initiatives that will make entering the competition easier, quicker and worth more value, than ever before.