TRADE & INVESTMENT [COMPLETED] 2020.11.24
The ASEAN-Korea Centre live streamed the “ASEAN-Korea Excellent Design Award Ceremony” on November 24th. The award ceremony took place to celebrate the winners of the “ASEAN-Korea Excellent Design Contest” which was held from May to November in cooperation with Korea Institute of Design Promotion (KIDP) and Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE).
As a result, 9 best packaging designs were selected among 46 entries from 29 design firms and freelance designers of 9 ASEAN Member States (Brunei, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam), by a panel of judges composed of 10 design experts in ASEAN and Korea. The Grand Prize went to TRIA, a Singaporean food packaging company that devised a convenient package for fast food products. A Filipino rice company, Kalinga Food Treat and Singaporean branding company, Creativeans received the First Prize for a kraft box for rice and a DIY Chinese tea preparation kit respectively. In addition, Together We Design (Philippines), Apaul (Thailand), and Real Beans Coffee (Vietnam) were also awarded for their creative designs.
At the Award Ceremony, Secretary General H.E. Lee Hyuk delivered opening remarks, followed by the President of KIDP, Ms. Eune Juhyun and Director General of VIETRADE, Mr. Vu Ba Phu. ASEAN Ambassadors in Korea and the ASEAN participants joined the ceremony online. After the award ceremony, one of the evaluation members. Mr. Kim Deuk-joo, CEO of a design firm called DITO delivered an overview of the contest.
The Award Ceremony is also available on ASEAN-Korea Centre’s Youtube account (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG-M20BLVgo&t=699s).