Meanwhile, PVG'S Maharashtra Institute of Printing Technology clinched the People’s Choice Award for its entry titled ‘Screen Printing Graphics’ submitted in the Young Star category. The People’s Choice Award is voted online by Fespa’s global speciality print community.
Classic Stripes, a perennial winner at Fespa, won the golds in the application categories Glass, Ceramic, Metals and Wood Products and Decals and Printed Labels.
Spectrum Scan won the gold in the application category Display and Packaging on Plastic whereas Perfect Packaging got the award in the category Display and Packaging on Paper & Board.
During the award ceremony, The Young Star Award was presented to design student, Antonio Tsigonias, of TEI Athens, Department of Graphic Arts Technology in Greece for his entry titled ‘Garden Team’. The Young Star Award is marked across all print related categories and is open to entrants aged between 16 and 25, working as a junior employee, trainee or student.
The Best in Show Award is judged across all categories on the work that the judges felt represented the most outstanding example of print. This year the award was presented to two companies, Atelier fuer Siebdruck from Switzerland, for its screen-printed entry ‘Creativ Verpacken’ in the Serigraphies and Fine Art category and VGL from the United Kingdom for its digitally printed entry ‘Beefeater Gin Underground Poster Campaign’ in the Posters category.