Film Award in prize-winning packaging

The Swiss agency Kreativagentur AG, based in Mauren and Basle, created the design for the packaging of the Swiss Film Award, the „Quartz“, and received the Red Dot Award 2019 for this.

A substantial weight – packaged simply. The „Quartz“ trophy is presented annually at the Swiss Film Awards. The design of the Quartz Case was created on behalf of the Federal Office of Culture (BAK) out of the need for a protective, handy, but still aesthetically pleasing packaging for the trophy. The material is simple, but the design and workmanship are sophisticated. The packaging consists of a single piece, comprising several layers of cardboard precisely matched to the trophy. It can be opened like a case into which the glass trophy fits snugly. Most of the „Quartz“ remains visible even in its packed condition. The integrated handle makes it easy to carry and transport the trophy.


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The agency AG, based in Basle and Liechtenstein, won the internationally recognized Red Dot Award for its well thought-out and harmonious design. Kurt Schuwey is responsible for the product design at, while the Art Director is Martin J. Matt, CEO of The award presentation ceremony will take place in Berlin in November 2019.

About the award: The Red Dot was presented to 696 projects this year. With the Red Dot, Best of the Best, the jurors also recognized the very high design quality and creative performance of 72 submissions. Accordingly, only 0.8 percent of all entries received this award. In the „Brands“ category, the highest award „Red Dot: Brand of the Year“ was awarded to three candidates – to Grohe, Deutsche Telekom and HappyGoal.  All prizewinners who have been awarded the Red Dot: Best of the Best in the Communication Design category can hope to receive the Red Dot: Grand Prix in addition. It is the highest award in the field of communication design and can, but does not have to, be awarded in each of the 17 categories. In 2019, the Red Dot: Grand Prix will be awarded to only seven pieces of work – the best in their respective fields.