“Outstanding design brings a smile to your face”: that was the verdict of the jury of the iF communication design award 2011
Rupa Media has been awarded with an iF communication design award 2011 in the category print media, publishing for the entry WELTSTÜCKE – World Trip Goodies. The design has been made by inhouse design studio Rupa Design.
Out of 861 entries from 27 countries, 231 were chosen by the jury to receive the iF label for outstanding design in the field of communication
Since their introduction in the year 1953, the if design awards have been a reliable indicator of outstanding quality in design. The iF logo, awarded by international experts, is trusted the world over and denotes proven design quality. The iF logo is a guideline for finding the best products and creative services within the marketplace.
About the book WELTSTÜCKE – World Trip Goodies
Who did not ever bring home any nice or less nice souvenirs from his or her travels – authentic, valuable objects that can only be found aside those common inrushes of tourists? Things like culinary delights or the typical useless presents, which are nevertheless of a high personal value. It’s because the memorabilia gets its emotional importance from the connotation of unforgettable moments and experiences that have been made along the way, and in this way it’s able to revive those holiday pleasures during our daily routine – independent of its material value, aesthetic quality or exclusiveness of purchase.
Thomas Kalak as well is a dedicated and – regarding his global exhibits – systematic collector of memorabilia from all over the world. Now he presents his special passion for the first time in form of a personal selection. The “Weltstücke” are presenting in a diversified way that one can keep his and her precious travel memories in all sorts of things, and theyʼre delivering an amusing insight into the diversity and also the absurdity of our souvenir culture.