Studio Kluif is nominated for 2 awards at the Art Directors Club Netherlands (ADCN) 2014. These are the most prestigious Dutch awards within our field. We are nominated for our Jheronimus packaging range by both the professional jury and the jury members. We are very proud! On monday, March 31, the award ceremony will take place in Paradiso in Amsterdam.
Two nominations ADCN!
Studio Kluif joins the ADCN jury!
The online judging, where both the members of the jury and the professional jury wil judge, is from January 31 till February 11 2014. The jury's will meet afterwards for a second round on tuesday February 18th. Nominations will be announced during an evening at Club ADCN on tuesday February 25.
The Awardshow of the Bronze, Silver and Gold Lamps and Grandprix takes place on March 31 in the Amsterdam pop temple Paradiso. Ticket sales for this event starts within weeks.
Artpower will publish work from Kluif, again!
After 'Package Design 1' and 'Package Design 2' we will also be featured in the new Artpower book 'Package Design 3'. Artpower International Pubishing Co. Ltd is based in Hong Kong. The company, which is founded in 2004, is specialized in editing and publishing books related to art&design. They have honored us with several publications in different books since 2010. For this new book Artpower has chosen some of our best projects of the last year, for example the award winning Jheronimus packaging range. We are really looking forward to it and can't wait till the books will be shipped, to be continued...
Kluif in Japanese press
Nikkei Design, the largest Japanese magazine dedicated to design, is a monthly design magazine for designers, corporate managers and businesspeople engaged in product development. Through abundant case studies, the magazine studies in depth and uncovers what is required of a design that sells and how to achieve it. Nikkei Design is a suitable vehicle to promote universal design, CG/CAD software, printers, design schools, graphics related products and services as well as materials. For their next issue Nikkei Design is going to publish Kluifs winning designs of the Pentawards 2013.
Kluif got Xenos!
After a comprehensive agency selection, Xenos chose Studio Kluif as their new design agency. Studio Kluif started working on the Xenos Private Label packaging range. We'll keep you informed!
Xenos was established in 1973 within the grocery formula P. de Gruyter & zn., the concept came from a shop in the east of the United States. Imported articles from countries like China and India that nobody else sells in the Netherlands. Xenos is Greek for 'strange', the name was perfect for the unknown assortiment in the Netherlands. You could buy anything fun, tasty and different.
In the 80s, Xenos became part of the Blokker Holding, which enlarged the range and the number of stores expanded. From the first three offices in Eindhoven, Amsterdam and Utrecht Xenos grew into an international chain of living, household and gift shops, where trendy, decorative, surprising and practical products and accessories are sold at low prices. At this moment Xenos has more than 200 shops in the Netherlands and Germany.
Kluif VIP Member Hiiibrand!
Studio Kluif is proud to be invited as VIP Member of Hiiibrand! Kluif will have many benefits to be VIP Member. Such as to upload works in Hiiibrand Awards, publish works on professional publications, take part in the Hiiibrand exhibitions, and so on.
Celebrating its fourth year, Hiiibrand Awards 2013 is the international awards honouring brand design. Open to world-wide enterprises, design institutes, design companies, designers and students in design, Hiiibrand Awards assembles their best identity, logo and package design works. Based on the www.hiiibrand.com website, the competitions aims to improve the development of brand design while awarding those who apply themselves to the excellent works around the world.
The award has two levels: Professional Level and Student Level, setting respectively up three categories, identity, logo and package. Any participants only upload their works to Hiiibrand.com, can be treated as taking part in the award. All the works will be exhibited in this site page. Several international well-known judges will selected out of the winners, which are Grand Prix, Jury Awards, Gold Awards, Silver Awards, Bronze Awards and Merit Awards respectively. The award-winning works will be published by New Graphic Magazine and be complied into Hiiibrand Awards 2013 APP (iPad) on Mac Apple Store.
Kluif work will be published in the upcoming issue of Lürzer's Archive, Vol. 1-2014. The Nomobese ads campaign is selected. Lürzer's Archive is a bi-monthly magazine for the advertising industry which features advertising campaigns for print and TV from around the world. It was founded in 1984 and has a global circulation of 38,000, and has been described as 'one of the foremost advertising magazines in the world.' In an interview with Editor-in-Chief Michael Weinzettl, Romanian magazine Sapte Seri said, 'Whether you enter the offices of a big advertising agency or a small creative boutique, invariably you will see somewhere on the white shelves a collection of Lürzer's Archive. You don’t find these magazines in press kiosks, but those who work in advertising know them by heart. They are their tools for inspiration and small 'innocent thefts''. Since 1998 the magazine has also published Lürzer's Archive Specials; volumes on photography, illustration, packaging, product/music design and other creative fields. In 2011 they began to publish the 200 Best series, along with apps for iPhone and iPad.
Kluif jury for 3D-Plaza
3D-Plaza wrote a design-competition for 3D-designers. The winner of this competition is awarded with an Ultimaker 3D-printer. 3D-Plaza is an online marketplace for 3D-designs. At 3D-Plaza you can buy 3D-printed designs or you can print your own design. In collaboration with 3D-Plaza, Studio Kluif and Michiel Cornelissen (one of the first 3D-designers in the Netherlands) were the judges in this 3D design-competition. The designs were judged according to the following criteria: innovation, creativity, design and merchantability. The winner of this competition is Daniel ter Braak with a DIY headphone. The awardceremony will be held on December 16th in The Hague.
Loads of fresh Kluif work will be published in the upcoming Computer Arts magazine. It will be a special edition about Dutch Design written by Rick Poynor. He's chosen Kluif's Jheronimus products and packaging as a case study, representing one of the pioneering examples of modern Dutch design work! Computer Arts, the world's best-selling magazine for digital artists and designers, boasts a strong line-up of tutorials every issue, covering everything from manipulating photographs with Photoshop to creating amazing vector illustrations with Illustrator. You'll also find tonnes of tips and tricks for web design, typography, 3D, animation, motion graphics and multimedia. It's the one-stop shop for professional advice.
Loads of Pentawards-Kluif news in the press! On saturday September the 21th, in front of an international crowd in Barcelona, Studio Kluif saw no less than three of the four nominations materialise into actual Pentawards. While the design for the Fatboy packaging range remained a nomination, other projects received silver (HEMA toothpaste packaging range), gold (Nomobose starters kit) and even a platinum award (Jheronimus packaging range), the last being for the best of show in a specific category. Pentawards is the first and only, worldwide competition exclusively devoted to packaging design in all its forms. The three awards received made Studio Kluif one of the grand winners of the evening.