Yupo Corporation America, a leading global manufacturer of synthetic paper, has announced the winners of the 2016 Wally Awards, the company’s annual design competition. This paper gives beautiful print reproduction -- it's water-proof and tear-resistant -- plus tree-free recyclability!
- Best entry – Toyota Financial Services for “2016 National F&I World Tour” pocket folder
- 2nd Place – JAWNS, LLC, for its thin and light pocket utility wallet and notebook (Dan Mills, designer)
- 3rd Place – Structural Graphics, for a lamp design with branded icons (Isabel Uria, Alex Bates, designers)
Daniel Ko, Brand and Design director, Toyota Financial Services, Torrance, Calif., won this year’s competition for a dealer sales incentive promotion. Ko’s project was a poster using YUPO® Original 78 lb. text that doubled as a pocket folder designed in a style reminiscent of old-time travel brochures. Vehicle sales consultants were encouraged to win adventure vacations to various exotic travel destinations. Ko had used YUPO Synthetic Paper on previous projects and specified it for its texture, strength and ability to accept intricate custom cuts. B&G House of Printing of Gardena, Calif., produced the winning project.
Second Place, (above right) JAWNS seamlessly integrates the functionality of a notebook with the utility of a wallet. A JAWNS carries your cards, cash, an integrated (and replaceable) notebook, and can even accommodate your passport. Printed on 58 lb. cover, JAWNS is water and tear resistant.
Third Place, (at left) Structural Graphics, for a lamp design with branded icons , paper airplanes and dotted lines. The design incorporated both 57 lb. text and 78 lb. text. The piece is made up of a wooden structure and base that holds the tension, and light source inside. (Isabel Uria, Alex Bates, designers)
As first place winner, TFS will receive $1,000 and the “F&I World Tour” piece will be featured in a full page article in the September/October issue of GD USA; JAWNS came in second place and will receive $500; Structural Graphics, placed third and will earn $250.
Bill Hewitt, marketing manager for Yupo said
Submissions for this year’s Wally Awards spanned the spectrum of uses, ranging from the practical to the exotic ... It’s evident that designers and printers truly understand YUPO’s unique attributes and are inspired by the possibilities YUPO can deliver.
To be inspired by all things Yupo, don’t forget to order your YUPO swatchbook. Demonstrating all the famous qualities of YUPO Synthetic Paper – beautiful print reproduction, water-proof and tear-resistant qualities, and tree-free recyclability – the book also holds many different examples of innovative print techniques and applications possible using the unique synthetic paper.
This latest swatchbook also features convenient at-a-glance comparison charts for easy identification and specifying appropriate YUPO papers. For more, contact Yupo Customer Care, 1-888-873-9876, or visit www.yupousa.com.
CHESAPEAKE, VA -- Yupo Corporation was established 47 years ago, and are known as the premier synthetic paper in the world. From the beginning, they recognized the responsibilities that would come with being the best.
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