2014-applied-arts-design-award-packaging

05.05.14

Exhibit A: Design Group honoured with 2014 Applied Arts Design Award for Left Field Cider Co. brand packaging design in Wine/Beer/Spirits category.

Exhibit A: Design Group is proud to announce that its packaging design for Left Field Cider Co. has received a 2014 Applied Arts Design Award. The award is one of the creative industry’s most prestigious recognitions of design excellence.

For more than two decades, the Applied Arts Design Awards have celebrated the very best work produced throughout North America and abroad. Entries are judged based on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use by an independent panel of highly regarded industry professionals and experts.

“Winning an Applied Arts Design Award is a tremendous honour,” says Cory Ripley, Principal and Creative Director of Exhibit A: Design Group. “The award provides further acknowledgment of our commitment and dedication to applying design that’s both aesthetically pleasing and effective to our client’s business.”

Since the launch of Left Field Cider Co.’s brand platform, created by Exhibit A: Design Group, the packaging series has been repeatedly honoured in multiple well-respected design industry award competitions.

Left Field Cider Co’s packaging has received the following recognition:
• 2014 Applied Arts Design Awards: Winner, Packaging Series, Left Field Cider Co.
• 2014 Design Edge Canada Regional Awards: Finalist, Left Field Cider Co. Brand Design
• 2014 GDUSA American Package Design Awards: Winner, Left Field Cider Co. Packaging Series
• 2013 GDUSA American Graphic Design Awards: Packaging – Winner, Left Field Cider Co.

“This industry recognition reaffirms our strategic goal to position our client’s product as both accessible and premium while visually communicating the company’s unique story,” adds Ripley. “Since its launch, this project has been a tremendous success in terms of brand exposure, with sales repeatedly exceeding projections.”

Left Field Cider Co. Case Study ~ images

Exhibit A: Design Group’s Applied Arts Design Award-winning project Left Field Cider Co. will be featured in the highly anticipated annual July/August Design Awards publication, complete with full credits, which is read by the Applied Arts readership of 46,000. Additionally, the project will displayed on Applied Arts’ very popular online Design Winners gallery, which attracts more than 300,000 visitors annually, as well as the Applied Arts Awards Archive, which features more than 10 years of award-winning work.

For information and image requests contact the studio by email or call 604.873.1583.

About Applied Arts
Applied Arts is Canada’s leading visual communications magazine. Since 1986, influential members of the creative community including art directors, creative directors, graphic designers, interactive designers, photographers, illustrators, printers and production/studio managers have relied on Applied Arts for inspiring insights and instructive expertise. Applied Arts is the Official Trade Media for Canada’s largest graphic design association, the Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC). The publication has the highest readership of any publication in the visual communications sector, with an average of 46,000 readers per issue. www.appliedartsmag.com

About Exhibit A: Design Group
Exhibit A: Design Group is a brand-building agency specializing in strategy, development and design for consumer brands and retail. The small, highly focused studio empowers clients to position physical, intellectual and emotional experiences, brands and products by way of solid strategy while achieving design at the highest level. Exhibit A: Design Group’s combination of marketing and creativity results in award-winning name creation, brand and identity design, point-of purchase, packaging design, retail environment design, and web & interactive design. www.exhibitadesigngroup.com

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