Meet our jury!
The Dieline Awards 2016 Jury includes 18 highly esteemed international panel of structural packaging, design, branding, and consumer product experts.
SAM O'DONAHUE (left)
Owner and Creative Director of New York design studio Established.
Established specializes in packaging, graphic and identity design for the premium retail market.
Sam gained his degree in Industrial Design from Central Saint Martins and has spent the last 20 years in the world of luxury design with a client list that includes Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, H&M, Sephora, Svedka, Evian, Estee Lauder, Black Fleece, MCM and Brooks Brothers. The winner of numerous design awards including the prestigious 2015 Diamond Pentaward, Sam runs his studio with a policy of creating great design, whilst having a lot of fun. Sam lives in New York City with his wife and three boys.
ISABELA RODRIGUES (center)
Founder & Creative Director, Sweety & Co.
Isabela Rodrigues was born in São Lourenço do Sul, in southern Brazil and from an early age immersed in design and its fields. At 15 she studied industrial design and since then has never stopped.
After 10 years in digital design, decided to devote her efforts to what she was always passionate, packaging design. Today at 31 years old, owner of the studio Sweety & Co, located in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Isabela dedicates her time and energy doing things that make a more pleasant and colorful world.
JONATHAN CLARK (right)
Partner and Global Creative Director Boldinc Brand Innovation
Jon Clark leads the design and strategy arm of Boldinc Brand Innovation. With its creative hub based in Sydney - Australia, Boldinc has built a strong presence across the Asia Pacific region, helping brands in premium lifestyle categories.
Jon now focuses on driving the creative vision and culture of Boldinc.
He is responsible for building its global strategic offer and nurturing relationships to offer simpler, clear and effective ways of working for his team and clients to thrive together.
With a pinch of common sense and a simple cup of Yorkshire tea Boldinc and its clients chat to solve some of most complex of problems. This humble approach to solving design problems has been with Jon through out his career.
In previous years Jon worked at the highly regarded brand agency Holmes & Marchant International in the United Kingdom. With clients that included Inbev, Unilever, Smith & Nephew, Johnson & Johnson, Nestle and William Grant & sons. He had a change in scene relocating to Australia to work for Landor Associates Sydney, as Design Director for six years where he cemented his creative reputation and developed key client relationships within Diageo, Southcorp Wines, Carlton & United Breweries, Nestle, Philip Morris and George Weston Foods.
Already with a few design awards ‘under the belt’, Boldinc are establishing themselves as a global creative force for branding and premium packaging of lifestyle products. Their most recent work includes Absolut Botanik and Jacobs Creek Pip & Seed for Pernod Ricard.
With nearly 20 years experience Jon is giving back to the industry with recent publications and industry talks. As well as an initiative called BoldTV, a video blog to shed light and gain further insights from the other side of the fence around the practice and art of brand design from a brand owner perspective.
All that's left is the ultimate quest to some how import his Mum’s Sunday dinners into Australia. His life will then be complete.
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