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Navigator Dreams Gives The Spotlight to Almost 600 Participants

Designers from the five continents took up Navigator’s challenge to step on stage and show their creative talent to the world. From January 22nd until March 31st, the premium office paper brand received 591 proposals for Navigator Students’ 2018 packaging layout, an impressive 32% more participation when compared to the previous edition.

Out of these, 30 design proposals were already shortlisted by Navigator and published on the contest’s official website. they will now be evaluated by a renowned jury and the three best design proposals will be announced on April 30th, as well as the best making-of video.

Under the claim “A Stage for your Talent”, this 4th edition of Navigator Dreams brought together designers spanning 49 different countries, with Portugal, Russia and Ukraine the three most represented countries in the contest, followed by Mexico, Italy and Finland.

Apart from having his/her layout showcased around the World in the form of a Navigator Students ream, a multifunctional office paper made for academic applications, the winner of the best proposal will be awarded an amazing iMac Pro®. The author of the second placed design will receive a Cintiq 27 QHD®, and third place will be awarded with an iPad Pro®, along with an Apple Pencil and Keyboard. For the most creative Making-Of producer, a Polaroid® One Step 2 is the reward.

“The hike in participations received throughout these four editions is very positive. But the overall quality of the designs received has proved that there is a lot of young talented designers out there and they are increasing their will to push that talent further.” explains Ricardo Ferreira, Navigator’s Global Brand Manager.

“This initiative is focused on reinforcing Navigator’s awareness within its younger audience. They were inspired to take the stage and boost their professional career start with Navigator. With more than 60% of the participants less than 24 years old, it makes us extremely proud to give them a voice and a platform to showcase their work.”