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Anthem Worldwide Wins Silver, Bronze & Award of Excellence Recognizing Creative Excellence In Packaging Design Pentawards Worldwide Packaging Design Competition 2011, Communications Arts Design Annual 52: 2011

October 04, 2011

Anthem Worldwide, the brand development division of Schawk (NYSE: SGK), whose integrated global network provides innovative solutions to articulate, unify and manage brand impact to create compelling and consistent brand experiences, announced that it has been recognized with three packaging design awards recognizing creative excellence. Anthem received a Silver Pentaward for its packaging design of Safeway brands’ The Snack Artist and a Bronze Pentaward for Safeway brands’ Refreshe, officially awarded September 29, 2011, in New York City. Additionally, The Snack Artist packaging received a Communications Arts (CA) Award of Excellence.

Tom Holownia, managing director of Anthem Worldwide’s San Francisco office commented, “We believe that our work for Safeway brands’ The Snack Artist and Refreshe, which were singled out for creative excellence in the prestigious global Pentawards and coveted Communication Arts Design Annual competitions, signify that, beyond creating great design, Anthem is helping its clients meet some of the greatest challenges that brands are facing today to win the battle at shelf.”

The Pentawards Worldwide Packaging Design Competition is the only annual major world competition devoted exclusively to package design. Winners are selected by a jury of 12 packaging design professionals from leading branding, marketing and design agencies around the world. Winning designs will be exhibited in Paris in the exclusive and renowned DesignPack Gallery and published by TASCHEN in a book that will be available in 2012.

Anthem Worldwide was awarded for its work:

In the Food category,

SILVER PENTAWARD
 The Snack Artist
 Design: Anthem Worldwide (San Francisco)
 Brand Owner: Safeway

In the Beverages category,

BRONZE PENTAWARD
 Refreshe
 Design: Anthem Worldwide (San Francisco)
 Brand Owner: Safeway

For more than five decades, CA has published the best in visual communications from around the world. The CA Design Annual is considered one of the most prestigious juried competitions, and CA’s Award of Excellence is one of the most envied awards in the industry. Winners are selected by a nationally representative panel of distinguished visual communicators. The 2011 panel of nine jurors selected 174 winning projects from 4,291 entries.

In the Packaging category, Anthem received an Award of Excellence for its work on:

The Snack Artist
 Design: Anthem Worldwide (San Francisco)
 Brand Owner: Safeway

Added Holownia, “During our five-year partnership with Safeway, we have helped one of the most progressive private label retailers in North America to create powerful brands that stand out on shelf and drive growth in the private brands business.”

To learn more about the 2011 Communication Arts Design Annual, please go to: http://www.commarts.com/annuals/2011-design.

To view all 2011 Pentawards winners, please go to: http://www.pentawards.org.

Anthem Worldwide is the brand development division of Schawk (NYSE: SGK). Anthem’s integrated global network provides innovative solutions to articulate, unify and manage brand impact to create compelling brand experiences. We do this by aligning our strategic, creative and executional talent worldwide with the business needs of companies seeking a competitive advantage. Anthem offers a full range of branding and design services. With our network of world-class design professionals in 10 cities, Anthem is presently located in Chicago, Cincinnati, Hilversum (The Netherlands), London, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto, and York (U.K.). For more information on Anthem, please visit http://www.anthemww.com. Follow Anthem on http://twitter.com/anthemworldwide.

Schawk, Inc. is a leading provider of brand development and deployment services, enabling companies of all sizes to connect their brands with consumers. With a global footprint of operations in 19 countries, Schawk helps companies create compelling and consistent brand experiences by providing integrated strategic, creative and executional services across brand touch points. Founded in 1953, Schawk is trusted by many of the world’s leading organizations to help them achieve global brand consistency. For more information about Schawk, visit www.schawk.com.