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International Competition of Packaging Design



Last year Matěj Činčera and Jan Kloss designed a multipurpose catalog for the Young Package competition. The catalog interested the jury of the Fénix content marketing competition so much that he had…


Designer duo of Coufal & Hermann will create a new exhibition of the Young Package 2017. Designers Matěj Coufal and Edward Herrmann have several awards and they had cooperated with Czech…


The jury has compared more than 700 packages from 57 countries. Jury members choose the 42 best packaging on the topic Open & Play. Look at the photo report.


We are introducing the members of the Young Package jury 2017. The members are Jan Činčera, Radek Kupčík, Martin Vlk, Miroslav Dočkal a Tomáš Chludil.

Read more about the jury members.


Jan Činčera

Chairman of the jury, leading packaging designer & founder of Studio Činčera

The most striking packaging designer in the Czech Republic. He graduated from the School of Graphic Arts, majoring in processing of paper and packaging. Significant to him was meeting J. H. Kocman in 1983. He showed Činčera that paper is not only an industry, but also a poetic material. From 1984 to 1989 he worked at the center of engineering and paper packaging at Prague’s paper mill. After 1989 he taught at the Academy of Fine Arts as assistant to Professor Miloše Šejna in the studio of conceptual art. At that time, he was especially interested in book paper. In 1994 he founded Studio Činčera with his wife Zora, which they run together.

Radek Kupčík

Project Manager, Innovation Center Model Obaly

Model Obaly is the founding company of the Young Package competition and a leading European packaging manufacturer specializing in innovative solutions. The portfolio of the company includes packaging from plain and corrugated cardboard; from affordable transport boxes to premium packaging with top finishes. The company supports young talented creators and since 1996 provides not only opportunities in the Young Package competition, but in recent years it has also supported these talented creative designers in its Innovation Center. Radek Kupčík is in charge of the Incubator of new ideas and packaging designers. He graduated from the Technical University in Ostrava. Previously he worked as a design engineer and technology expert.

¨Miroslav Dočkal

editor for Packaging World magazine

Packaging World is a professional magazine focusing on packaging and packaging technologies. This magazine has been in publication since 1999. Every two months, technologists, designers, manufacturers and suppliers can learn about the latest news in the field of packaging. Dočkal is a significant contributor to the industry, and has been part of the project for several years.

Martin Vlk

Brand Strategy & Business Director ve společnosti Fiala&Šebek

Nejúspěšnější česká firma specializující se na vývoj značek a obalový design pro komerční trh má v týmu už 7 let brand specialistu, který významným způsobem přispěl k úspěchům této společnosti. Ve Fiala&Šebek se specializují na vizuální komunikaci nejen obalů, ale také značek jako takových. Za práci pro známé značky získala firma několik ocenění. Svými zkušenostmi a pohledem na obalový design obohatí letošní porotu Young Package Martin Vlk.

Tomáš Chludil

Winner Young Package 2011 & the Lars Wallentin Award

Student of Academy of Arts Architecture & Design in Prague. He has proved his talent twice; in 2011 he won the competition with his paper packaging for the Czech Merkur building kit, and in 2015 he designed a special gift box for rum, with a map and instructions to extend the packaging into an adventure.