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London International Awards Announces the 2018 Design and Package Design Jury

Head of Experience and Creative Director at GROW Sweden is jury president

London International Awards Announces the 2018 Design and Package Design Jury

London International Awards announces that Isabelle Dahlborg Lidström, Head of Experience and Creative Director at GROW Sweden will preside over the 2018 Design and Package Design jury.

With over 25 years of international experience within the design industry and with a specialty in packaging design, Isabelle is a sought-after jury member for prestigious award competitions. Constantly in tune with what is happening today and where it’s going tomorrow, Isabelle has dedicated her career to using design for innovation as a way to solve business challenges.  

“I am thrilled and honoured to be elected Jury President this year. I have great respect and admiration for the competition and the contributions, which always hold a very high level of creativity and craftsmanship. The days of assessing the 2018 LIA submissions with the rest of the jury in Las Vegas will be a memory for lifetime!” stated Isabelle.

"Good design transcends language. It draws us to a product on a shelf and holds our attention, inviting us to take it home with us. In short, good design and packaging breaks down the last barrier between the consumer and the purchase. That’s why we are so passionate about it. LIA has always had very strong entries for both Design and Package Design. So it’s no wonder that we have the best jurors to judge the work. If you were a fly on the wall in the judging room, you would definitely appreciate the intense deliberations that go on over the work.  This ensures that deserving pieces of work are honoured,” commented Barbara Levy, President of LIA.

2018 Design and Package Design jury:


Isabelle Dahlborg Lidström, Head of Experience / Creative Director at GROW

Claude Auchu, Partner / Executive Chairman / Head of Design at lg2, Montreal 

Daniela Garza, Creative Partner at Anagrama, Mexico City 

Pum Lefebure, Co-Founder / CCO of Design Army, Washington D.C.  

Alasdair Lennox, Executive Creative Director of the Americas at FITCH, New York 

Tony Liu, Chairman / CCO of M&C Saatchi aeiou, Shanghai  

Bobby C. Martin Jr., Founding Partner of OCD | The Original Champions of Design, New York 

Manabu Mizuno, Creative Consultant / CEO / CD at good design company, Tokyo 

Katie Taylor, Executive Creative Director at Superunion Germany, Berlin 

Mike Wasilewski, Co-Founder / CCO of Frank Collective, Brooklyn 

The Design and Package Design judging will take place at Encore Las Vegas from October 1st through October 5th.

The Entry System is open for entries. The entry deadline is the July 31st.

For more information on submissions and eligibility, please visit the LIA website at www.liaawards.com.

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