Over the 16 editions, BGDA has proposed about 300 models, of which over 60 have been manufactured at an industrial level and have generated over 200 different items in terms of capacity, colour and openings. The company has sold more than 10,000,000 pieces created or developed by the competition and young designers have been granted copyright.
For the last edition of the BGDA, the students of Polytechnic University of Milan for Italy, the Münster School of Design for Germany, the FS Pack Cognac for France, the UCSF Catholic University of Santa Fe for Argentina and the IUC University of Illinois Chicago for the USA were involved and during the awards evening the prototypes of the 20 finalists who were voted by an exceptional jury made up of managers, customers and important partners of Berlin Packaging who evaluated the originality and creativity of the proposals. The finalists’ projects will be registered and filed by Berlin Packaging as usual, so that they can be marketed if requested.
The first prize went to MESH, by Davide Intravaia, a student at Polytechnic University of Milan, while the second place was awarded to the project by Daisy Ruiz, RELIC, an IUC student.
OIL AND VINEGAR CATEGORY:
For this category, the winner of first place was Mercedes Luhaces of UCSF, with HELEN. In second place came CARMEN, by the student of Polytechnic University of Milan Alessandro Ceriani.
HARMONY won the first prize, another entry by Mercedes Luhaces. DECOLTE’ is the name of the project by Giulia Macchini from Polytechnic University of Milan that won the second place in the category.
HOME FRAGRANCES CATEGORY:
FUJI was awarded first place, created by Pham Minh Phuc of the Münster School of Design, while second place went to Maria Cecilia Buonocunto, a student of Polytechnic University of Milan, with GRAMMY.
Finally, two honourable engineering mentions were awarded, an honourable mention for sustainability and an award for the Best Graphic Panel.
The first Engineering mention went to NEFERTITI, a project made in Italy by Giulia Pietracaprina, a student of Polytechnic University of Milan; the second was awarded the French Victor Renaud, who for the FS Pack Cognac is the creator of HAYIM for the Wine section.
Agustina Massei of UCSF deserved the special mention for sustainability with DRIKO ECO, an entry in the Home Fragrances category.
The aforementioned MESH by Davide Intravaia was also awarded the Best Graphic Panel.
The overall winner of the competition is FUJI by Pham Minh Phuc.