The winners of FESPA’s 2018 Awards were announced at its annual Gala Dinner, which took place at the Classic Remise in Berlin on Wednesday 16 May, during FESPA Global Print Expo 2018.
The winners of the application categories are:
Point of Purchase Products – Paper and Board Ocyan Portugal
Point of Purchase Products – Plastic MIDI PRINT LLC Russia
Posters Digital Print Center Qatar
Serigraphies and Fine Art Harwood King Printmakers UK
Decals, Printed Labels, Fleet Marking and Window decals Signbox Limited UK
Special Effect Printing Kendu In-store Visual Solutions Spain
Special Effect T-Shirt and Garment Printing A-Design Ink Russia
T-shirts and Other Garments IMaika LTD Russia
Roll-to-Roll Printed Textile X-Treme Creations Belgium
Glass, Ceramic, Metal and Wood Products Kroma SA France
Non-Printed Signage HNS Signs UK
Functional Printing Protolab Electrotechnologies PVT.LTD India
Also announced at the Gala Dinner were the winners of the three following categories:
• The 2018 Young Star Award, which is marked across all categories and is open to those aged 15-25, went to Steph Bourazanis from the UK for her entry, of a digitally printed photograph using both abstract and macro photography, titled The Unknown.
• This year’s People’s Choice winner, voted for online by FESPA’s global print community from the shortlisted entries, was presented to Sac Serigrafia SRL of Italy for its Naïve colors entry in the Glass, Ceramic, Metal and Wood Products category.
• The Best in Show Award, selected by the judges from all of the gold Award winners as the piece of work that they felt represented the most outstanding example of print, went to Harwood King Printmakers, UK, for its entry titled Flower Girl in the Serigraphies and Fine Art category.
For a full list of Award winners and runners up, visit www.fespaawards.com
The shortlisted entries to the FESPA Awards are currently on display at FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 and can be viewed until Friday 18 May.