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International Competition of Packaging Design

2016: Don't let packages end up in the trash, find their additional function!

21st year of the Young Package International package design competition

The best packaging on the topic PACKAGE UNLIMITED is package for pizza

Matěj Peca from University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, who created a paper package for pizza which could be used as a trash, won 1st place in the category of University students and young designers of up to 30 years of age. He received a financial reward of 1100 € and other valuable prizes.

The award ceremony of the 21st international packaging design competition Mladý obal / Young Package happened on Friday May 27, in the Aero cinema in Prague.  More than 700 students and young designers from 46 countries competed this year. They presented their original ideas of PACKAGE UNLIMITED - packages with an additional functions.

Selection of the best 40 packaing:
Results of the Young Package 2016 in one minute video: http://bit.ly/winners-YP16

Packaging design has a special position not only in design, marketing and transport, but also in how it affects the environment. Paper waste makes up about 25% of household waste and it cannot be recycled indefinitely. Therefore, we have chosen a topic that can help reduce the amount of packaging waste and at the same time provide an additional use for consumers - PACKAGE UNLIMITED. Let's cut down the proportion of non-recyclable packaging waste, and let's think about how to create a package with multiple uses.

PACKAGE UNLIMITED // Awards // Jury // Terms and conditions // Inspiration



The Young Package competition announces an enormous increase of international applications. A huge number of designers from the USA, India and China have applied for this 21st year of the competition…


The members of jury for the 21st year of the international Young Package competition will be Zdenka Peckova, press agent at IKEA, and Lukas Brza, packaging designer at LEGO. As usual, the chairman…