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Double win for Finnish Design!

Posted by Jonne Hellgren on Oct 19, 2017 8:45:00 AM
Jonne Hellgren

RePack gained great success at the biggest design competition in China and won the bronze prize! We are super happy about this significant achievement at the Design Intelligence Award. The prize is worth over 13 000 euros.

 

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Great recognition for Finnish design in high-level competition

We are also very proud that the main prize went to Hello Ruby from Finland. Main prize worth one million RMB! Great double win for Finnish design! Check out here what cool tools Linda Liukas offers to teach programming for kids. She has done amazing stuff, such as storybooks about coding.

Kari Korkman, CEO and founder of Helsinki Design Week, is happy about the success of Finnish design in this high-level competition. Korkman was also one of the jury members in the competition.

?It was great to notice that Finnish design still has notable position and almost legendary reputation among the professionals of the field.?



?This is the biggest industrial design award that a Finnish company has ever won in China. RePack's success is one-of-a-kind achievement?, Yrjö Sotamaa, Emeritus Professor from Aalto University, comments. Sotamaa has worked for a long time as an expert in developing the design industry in China.

Design Intelligence Award is an international award for industrial design. It aims to redefine the standards of contemporary design and promote the actualization of future innovation.

Altogether there were over 2,500 applicants from over thirty countries. The final and awards ceremony was held May 7th in Hangzhou, China. 

 

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RePack simply replaces single-use delivery packaging in e-commerce and the service has three elements

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  • Global returns platform

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