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    2021

    Four PIDA winners make it to the Grand Finale in Monaco

    After this spring's thrilling semi-finals, four teams have qualified for the PIDA grand finale in Monaco. At the final in September an...
    2021

    Watch the film to hear former PIDA contestants

    Awaken the senses! That’s the brief for PIDA 2021, the Packaging Impact Design Award that engages hundreds of design students every year. The...
    2021

    Complete tea experience wins PIDA Sweden

    Winner of the PIDA Gold Award: a packaging concept that speaks to all senses, a golden standard for unboxing. Also, check out who won the awards...
    2021

    Innovative skincare packaging concept wins PIDA USA/UK

    The Golden Bee Skincare packaging project won both the PIDA Gold Award and the distinction Highest Level of Innovation. The whole event is...
    2019

    Bois Underwear – Winner of the first PIDA Grand Finale

    For the first time in the history of the PIDA competition, an all-European winner has been selected. The PIDA Grand Finale was held at Luxe Pack...
    2019

    PIDA 2019 - Grand finale in Monaco

    For the first time in PIDA history, there will be a total European winner of the competition. Four finalists from Sweden, the UK, Germany and...
    2019

    PIDA 2019 – The students are the future

    The value that PIDA brings to the world is young, fresh eyes into an historically old profession" Gareth Fisher, Business Development Director...
    2019

    PIDA 2019 - Future of packaging

    "PIDA for me is a great chance to meet the students, the young generations coming."
    2019

    Highlights from PIDA Sweden 2019

    The first PIDA event in 2019 at Färgfabriken in Stockholm. Guest speakers from ICA and H&M among others. Oops, it’s in Swedish!
    2019

    PIDA 2019 – get inspired!

    The PIDA-competition is a plattform where students and brand owners can meet. Where students have an opportunity to show their creativity. Watch...
    2019

    Highlights from PIDA UK 2019

    The first PIDA event in UK ever! Leeds, Manchester was the location and Packaging Expert Sarah Greenwood was guest speaker.
    2019

    PIDA 2019 – a step in to the future of packaging

    What will a sustainable and exciting packaging concept look like in 2030? This year, the finalists will be presented at Luxe Pack Monaco, one of...
    2019

    PIDA France & Germany 2019

    The first combined French and German event was held in Reims, France. Great to see so many students and visitors. A lot of difference guest...
    2019

    Check out the Grand Finale in Monaco 2019

    For every year, the competition has a new theme. This year’s brief was "Bring the Future" and the students’ challenge was to develop a...

    Baroque theme won PIDA Germany

    The PIDA Germany event offered a full dozen exciting unboxing projects, engaging presentations and thought-provoking keynotes. The...
    2018

    Innovative unboxing solutions were awarded at PIDA France 2018

    PIDA France in its 2018 edition offered prize ceremonies, keynotes, mingling, and not least: smart and inspiring unboxing solutions. Very fiting...
    2018

    The winners and the trends from PIDA Sweden and the UK

    The winners and the trends from PIDA Sweden and the UK At this year's PIDA event in Stockholm, creative design students treated us to exciting...
    2018

    "The key is the ability to understand the brand, its DNA and its objectives."

    Vincent Villeger, keynote speaker at PIDA 2018, is a specialist in the field of luxury packaging. As a creative director, his previous work...

    Creative, smart and inspirational unboxing

    Where does the unboxing trend come from? How can it have grown so big? And which are the most creative and inspiring unboxing solutions? Here, in...

    Unboxing has reached PIDA

    In this year's PIDA the assignment is to create a sustainable, innovative and functional packaging concept that offers a unique unboxing...

    Congrats Azucena, winner of the British edition of PIDA 2017!

    This year saw a new country enter the design competition PIDA. Three teams from a British school – Sheffield Hallam University – qualified for...

    Smart popup packaging wins PIDA Germany 2017

    This year’s winner of the BillerudKorsnäs PIDA Germany design competition is a team from Stuttgart Media University. The winning students...

    She turns cartonboard into art

    Fideli Sundqvist is an artist, writer and visual creative. She has worked with Louis Vuitton, designed public art, and most of all reached fame...

    The heavy impact of Lightweighting

    The use of less material to produce packaging means lighter packs. This is called lightweighting and it has an impact on the whole...

    Blogger Sofia Erixson’s view of design trends and tomorrow’s packaging

    Sofia Erixson has one of Sweden’s biggest packaging blogs. Here, she tells us about how it all started and treats us to some trendspotting, such...

    Team Lyxen won the French edition of PIDA 2017

    Solène Bouvrot, Alexia Bêche and Maïlys Rey from ESEPAC won the French edition of PIDA 2017. The competition entry is a smart and sustainable...