SM and YG Entertainment win big for their album covers and designs for an international design award.
On January 27th, iF Design Award 2016 in Germany recognised the two agencies for their splendid designs and album covers. SM Entertainment won the “Interior and Architecture Award” for their design for SMTOWN Stardium and received respective recognition for their album packaging and design for f(x)’s 4 Walls and EXO’s This Is Love and Miracles in December.
In a separate award, SM Entertainment also won awards for Super Junior, Girls’ Generation, SHINee, f(x) and EXO’s album packaging at the Red Dot Design Awards.
Meanwhile, YG Entertainment also received their own design recognition from iF Design Award 2016 and won a total of nine medals for their design and album packaging for WINNER’s WWIC concert album and welcoming collection, iKON’s debut branding and Welcome Back album, Epik High’s Shoebox and FEAST, Taeyang’s RISE full package, YG Family’s Concert in Seoul live CD and YG’s collaboration with Woori Bank.
This is not the first time that both agencies were recognised for their design concepts as organisation awards those who consolidate prestigious and creative concepts to their music and artists.