Schools Starpack Awards 2015 design briefs

A short description of each brief is available below. The full briefs - judging criteria, prize details and other essential information - can be downloaded individually or as a full document at the bottom of this page.

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Brief A - Mother’s Day Pamper Pack

Sponsor: Benson Group

The brief in brief: The challenge is to design a pack that combines a range of pampering gifts for a mother. Products you may want to consider are toiletries, candles, chocolates, but please feel free to be creative in your gift ideas. Consider the visual gift appeal of the pack and the experience for the mother opening the pack.

The prize: Benson Group will award £500 to the school which has provided the best overall cartonboard entries.

The Packaging Society will award £50 for the best supporting portfolio.

See 2015 Award Winners for this brief

Brief B - 'Ocean' Shampoo / Conditioner bottle

Sponsor: Logoplaste UK Ltd

The brief in brief: Design an ‘Ocean’ themed shampoo/conditioner bottle. The challenge is to create a bottle, pouch or other suitable container that can be used for a shampoo or conditioner product or maybe two bottles that form a shampoo and conditioner pair.

The prize: An all expenses paid visit to a Logoplaste manufacturing site, for up to 30 students.
This exciting opportunity is a tour of a Hole in the Wall plant supplying bottles for Proctor & Gamble - the original home of Fairy Liquid! Students will get to ‘walk' through the entire manufacturing process from incoming raw materials to filled bottle
All expenses paid trip for approx 25-30 students to visit the Closed Loop London plastic recycling plant in Dagenham.

£100 to the the individual winner and £400 to the winning school.

The Packaging Society will award £50 for the best supporting portfolio.

See 2015 Award Winners for this brief

Brief C - New Children's Toy Pack/Product

Sponsor: BPI - British Polythene Industries plc

The brief in brief:

1. Using Plaswood design a new and innovative toy container/package that holds fun and play products but that also has a secondary function for example in the garden, the park or the home.
2. Design a new play product for children out of Plaswood, whereby the product is also the package. Consider a new or an up-date of an old concept in play that would best suit this material. You may include an exterior label for retail use on your final solution which provides information to the consumer.
The prize: BPI Award £500 to the school which, in the opinion of the judges, has had the greatest success with its pupils' entries. The sponsor has the right to award £100 of the £400 to an individual student should an outstanding pack be entered. £100 will be awarded to the runner up school.

The Packaging Society will award £50 for the best supporting portfolio.

See 2015 Award Winners for this brief

Documents for download: 
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PDF icon Starpack School 2015 WEB version complete.pdf479.8 KB
PDF icon Brief A.pdf52.57 KB
PDF icon Brief B.pdf93.88 KB
PDF icon Brief C.pdf66.79 KB