Graduated in Product Design Engineering from EAFIT University / Medellín, Colombia.
Master's degree in Packaging Design - ELISAVA / Barcelona, Spain.
Working in the packaging & branding industry for 12 years.
Carolina developed Business Design Thinking which aims to create and renovate new and existing businesses through strategies, research processes, services and products.
11 recognitions nationally and internationally including 4 Pentawards: Paris 2012, Tokyo 2014, London 2015 and Barcelona 2017.
Skills include Design Thinking, Creative Techniques, 3D Prototyping, Deep User-Centered Research, Business Strategies, Branding Perception, Benchmark and trends in different categories through “Coolhunting” techniques.
Current clients include companies such as Grupo Nutresa, Sanofi Aventis, Grupo Gloria, Postobon, SAB MILLER.
Matthieu Aquino is a recognized expert in the field of Design and Innovation, particularly in the context of corporate transformation. Through the implementation of holistic design-thinking systems and multidisciplinary design tools, Matthieu leads a team that crafts curated storytelling across touchpoints.
Matthieu is one of the co-founders of PepsiCo’s Design function. He currently serves as the Vice President of Global Beverages & Brand Experience, where he is responsible for developing design strategy, systems and experiences across the entire beverage portfolio globally, as well as leading new growth initiatives. Over the course of the last five years, Matthieu has partnered closely with the senior leadership team to build a brand new performance-driven function, adding new talents and strategic capabilities across the organization, both in North America and internationally.
Over the past fourteen years, Matthieu has contributed to the creation and implementation of two design organizations in two multilayered international corporations. He has ensured that design thinking is at the core of the business, impacting the internal culture and significantly growing these respective businesses. Matthieu has held different roles within PepsiCo, with the last one focused on building PepsiCo’s Design capabilities internationally by opening and managing Design & Innovation offices in Russia, Mexico, China and London.
Prior to this, for over nine years at the 3M Company, Matthieu led the global design activities of several divisions such as Consumer and Professional electronics, Automotive, Medical, Office products, and Safety & Security, as well as leading design and innovation within R&D. Matthieu holds an MA in Product Design and a BA in Industrial Design from the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, Italy, and a technical degree in Industrial Design from the ENSAAMA in Paris.
Matthieu was born in Paris and grew up close to Versailles. He lived for twelve years in Milan, Italy, the country of his paternal grandparents, which helped him to discover his roots, enjoy the Italian lifestyle and explore Italian creativity. He moved to New York five years ago and lives in Manhattan.
Education: Master degree in Functional Design
Past activity: Design Architect of Art Books
Current activity: Founder and Creative Farmer at Quatre Mains ; Brand & Packaging Design
Associate and Brand Builder in 4Tops ; A Connection of 4
Founder and Creator of Opportinities for Packman Packaging ; Artworkers
Member of the Advisery Board and Guest lecturer Branding and Packaging Design at Luca, School of Art
Active member of the epda ; European Packaging Design Association
Proud winner of many Packaging design awards, including Gold, Silver and Bronze Pentawards.
Clem Halpin is a Creative Director at Bulletproof, an independent global brand design agency.
Throughout his award-winning career, Clem has worked on some the world’s most iconic brands, including Burger King, Toblerone and Glenlivet, as well as many entrepreneurial brands such as Tick Tock Teas and Kettle Chips. A regular on the design awards judging circuit, Clem has won many of the world’s top brand identity and packaging design awards including D&AD, Clio and Pentawards.
Clem joined the Bulletproof tribe in March 2018 and brings with him a huge wealth of experience at the ‘great and the good’ of well-respected agencies including most recently 9 years at Turner Duckworth, where he worked as Creative Director.
Steve works as Design visual identity within Diageo Europe & Africa and led the creation of new brands, brand identities and packaging of some of the biggest global spirit and beer brands that exist today, such as Guinness, Hop House 13, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Roe & Co, Haig Club and many more.
Living in a world of great choice means that consumers are more brand and design conscious than ever. To this end, Steve believes design is in such a pivotal and exciting time right now and going forward. Consumers fully grasp the power of great design and expect it. Great design will have to deliver more than ever before to be valued and trusted, and brands will win or lose on their ability to connect with consumers through design.
"Creativity & design, at its core, can lead to positive changes within culture and behaviours and should be further embraced, encouraged, expressed and taught, by both brands and cultures alike"
Ryuta Ishikawa is an esteemed Japanese packaging design expert with a wealth of experience, working on projects across multiple disciplines in both domestic and international markets. In total, his Tokyo based design agency has been given recognition from the global design community four times, two of which from Pentawards with consecutive Platinum distinctions in 2017 and 2018.
As a Design & Art Director, Ryuta is always thinking about new mechanisms to create communication that creates new values. Specialising in product and brand development, advertisement production, and visual identity development. He also works with many world-renown beverage brands such as Kirin Beer and Lotte Sawa.
Chen Lu is the design director of Xiaomi and is responsible for packaging, product and VI design.
She graduated from Art Center College of Design, USA, with a bachelor's degree in Graphic Design. She has over 14 years of experience in packaging & graphic design.
Lu joined Xiaomi in 2011. According to the needs of different projects, she led Xiaomi's cross-department team and worked together to complete the Mi & Redmi mobile phone packaging series, Ecosystem packaging series, Mi, Mijia and Mitu brand designs, and Mi Home flagship store, CES and MWC Xiaomi exhibition area, and Mi branding products. She designed the Mi phone packaging which breaks the traditional thinking of the mobile phone packaging. The minimalist, practical and environmental friendly became the packaging style of Mi phone. Led the team to create a packaging form suitable for Mi e-commerce platform so that the package not only serves the product but also suits the needs of platform development.
Since 2016 Davide Mosconi has been a Partner and Creative Director of Auge Design, a creative studio with a focus on branding and packaging design, based in Florence, Italy.
Davide has more than 15 years experience in the world of communication and design, working with global clients such as Vodafone, Disney, Diesel, Nescafé, Wall’s, Martini as well as curating projects for various exhibitions within international museums.
He has received national and international awards such as Cannes Lions, ADCI, The Dieline and Clio. His special edition project of Mutti won the Best of Show - Diamond Award in the 2018 Pentawards.
Angelina is an award-winning graphic designer from Minsk, Belarus with international experience in branding & packaging design.
In the last 2 years, Angelina has participated in international festivals, winning several outstanding distinctions including a Platinum Pentaward, Silver Cannes Lion, Graphite Pencil D&AD Awards, Bronze Epica Awards, Gold The Dieline Awards, Gran Prix and Gold White Square International Advertising Festival.
Angelina joined Pearlfisher London design team in June 2018.
"I am so proud to be a part of the International Pentawards jury, to support young creative minds, inspire them to create great and clever projects and show that everything you can only imagine is possible"