News: festivals & contests


Effie Awards Russia results for Depot WPF clients: 9 nominations, 3 victories!


On April 26, Lotte Hotel Moscow hosted the Awards ceremony for the winners of the Effie Awards Russia, the Russian stage of the world's most prestigious marketing award. Since the launch of the award in Russia, for the seventeenth time already, where Alexey Andreev, managing partner of Depot WPF, is a member of the jury, and Depot WPF clients were presented in nine nominations this year and became the winners of the Effie award in three of them. We congratulate Nestle Russia (brand "Bonpari Jumbled VKontakte", bronze in the nominations "Food" and "Youth Marketing") and Gazpromneft (brand G-Energy, silver in the category "Campaigns with short-term effect"), and wish all the success!

Depot WPF on the first Moscow Biennale of Design


From 11 to 16 April 2017 the first Moscow Biennale of Design was held - a new large-scale project of the Central House of Artists, the School of Design, the Moscow Museum of Design and the Foundation for Support and Development of Graphic Design "Golden Bee". At Depot WPF we could not help but touch such an event and therefore we were among those who opened the Biennale, presented their works, received awards, and just walked and was inspired.

Red Apple: 2 winners


The Red Apple awarding ceremony is finished and now we know, who are the winners! Among them are Depot WPF projects: processed cheese «KARAT» and cider «FAMOUS» package designs.

Ad Black Sea: Depot WPF debuted at creative festival in Georgia


Ad Black Sea became a new meeting place for inspiration and new knowledge for professionals in advertising and communications. Last year the festival has a gorgeous debut in Georgia. This year we decided not to miss the opportunity to take part in it. Check Depot WPF’s results!

Red Dot 2016: 4/4


The international jury of one of the most important design awards of the world — Red Dot — appreciates the works of Depot WPF branding agency for a number of years. But in 2016 we got coveted "red dots" in Communication Design category for all our projects that we had submitted to the contest.

Depot WPF and KARAT got Silver Prize at The Dieline Awards


The Dieline Awards organizers announced the winners and trends of The Dieline Awards 2016. This year the jury recognized 77 winners across 12 categories. And KARAT packaging design by Depot WPF is among them.

EDA: awards, lectures and Viennese coffee


Last weekend Depot WPF art-director Tatiana Mikolaevskaya was on a European Design Awards & Conference. She traveled to Vienne to get our awards (Depot WPF has received from the jury gold and two silver) and impressions.

Depot WPF is THE ONE SHOW winner


This year our agency has participated in the prestigious international award THE ONE SHOW for the first time. The debut was successful: we were awarded Merit Award for Shopping List package design.

"White Square": what did we bring from Minsk?


The International Festival of Advertising and Marketing "White Square" has taken place in Minsk this Saturday. Depot WPF projects received one "Gold" and two "Silver" awards. Our art-director Vera Zvereva shared details of participation in the festival judging panel and impressions of the festival as a whole.

Russian creativity ranking got new identity


Depot WPF developed the brand identity for national creativity ranking, which helps clients understant who is who among advertising, branding and marketing agencies.

Vera Zvereva — how branding influences sales


"It’s all about branding effects on sales: not just pretty pictures" — the lecture of Depot WPF art director Vera Zvereva prepared for the Minsk advertising and marketing festival WHITE SQUARE. The festival will take place in Minsk on April 14-16.

Anna Lukanina is to estimate world's most innovative dairy brands


Depot WPF managing partner Anna Lukanina was invited to join the judging panel for the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2016. With leading experts and specialists from the United States, Russia, Britain, Italy and China she will choose the best dairy brands.

Depot WPF is invited to judge EFFIE AWARDS


The agency managing partners Alexey Andreev and Anna Lukanina will be among experts determining the best Russian advertising and marketing communication cases.

Anna Lukanina represents Russia in PENTAWARDS 2016 jury


PENTAWARDS has announced the members of the international jury in 2016. Our managing partner Anna Lukanina is among them for the second time in a row. Together with her colleagues from 10 countries she will judge the works applying for the competition.

Depot WPF has leading position in RACA Сreativity Ranking


Russian Association of Communication Agencies published Сreativity Ranking 2015. Depot WPF branding agency ones again proves its dominant position in «Branding» category.

EPICA AWARDS double winner!


EPICA international creative award ceremony took place in Berlin yesterday. Depot WPF's art director Irina Korotich was invited on stage twice: our agency's projects got two gold awards from the international journalists' jury.

#BERLIN_WPF: the key points about epda conference and red dot ceremony


Our managing partner and vice-president of the European packaging design association Anna Lukanina has just returned from Berlin where two important for the industry events took place at once on the 6th of November, and she shares her report about how it was.

Depot WPF's concept is among winners of the DIY international contest


Within the epda congress in Berlin the awarding ceremony of DIY contest took place, and it was this year organized by the association in partnership with Pierre Fabre company. A work by Depot WPF appeared to be among winners.

Anna Lukanina — on global packaging design trends (based on Pentawards 2015)


Depot WPF’s managing partner Anna Lukanina was in the jury of Pentawards this year. She made her own list of design projects she appreciated the most and analyzed global trends we can trace judging by Pentawards results and we should definitely pay attention to.

Red Dot 2015....


For the second year in a row Depot WPF’s works are highly appreciated at Red Dot International Design Award. This year four projects of our agency got the coveted award for Communication Design. Last year we gained the jury’s attention with 6 Red Dot Awards.

KIAF: awards, experience and Kiev in May


Kiev International Advertising Festival continues to experiment with its form, and we continue to share the news about Depot WPF's achievements, our impressions of the conference and competitive programs and of course the report from Kiev.

«Idea! » 2015: "Idea!" 2015: what have we brought from Ekaterinburg?


On Saturday, the ceremony of awarding of the national advertising festival "Idea!" took place. A pleasant result of the competition program of the festival is that absolutely all of our works submitted to the category of «Brand Design» received awards. All in all Depot WPF collected 11 prizes.

«White Square»: gold and five other awards


The International Festival of Advertising and Marketing «White Square» has taken place in Minsk on Saturday. Depot WPF got Gold, Silver, three Bronzes and a Short List.

Red Apple:case


We`d like to share a video case of the identity of the International Advertising Festival Red Apple, which Depot WPF developed in 2014.

Alexey Andreev and Anna Lukanina are the juries of the EFFIE RUSSIA!


Today is the first meeting of the jury of one of the most prestigious marketing award - EFFIE RUSSIA 2014. Among the experts determining the best Russian cases in the field of advertising and marketing communications are two representatives of Depot WPF: managing partners Alexey Andreev and Anna Lukanina.

Anna Lukanina is a member of PENTAWARDS 2015 jury!


PENTAWARDS contest has announced the members of the international jury in 2015. Our managing partner Anna Lukanina is among them. Together with her colleagues from 10 countries she will judge the works applying for the competition.

Epica Awards: two Depot WPF's works highly appreciated


Epica Awards 2014 was held in Amsterdam on November 20th. This is the world's only international advertising contest judged by journalists.

Berlin and the «dot»!


#WORLD_WPF round-the-world journey towards inspiration continues. In the latest series there's a report by our creative director Alexey Fadeev about his trip to Berlin to the awarding ceremony of red dot: communication design.

Pentawards: gold, silver and two bronzes!


The awarding ceremony of Pentawards, one of the world's major awards for packaging design, has taken place in Tokyo. The projects of Depot WPF were rewarded with prizes of all kinds.

Breathe London!


Depot WPF spends this autumn on the move: getting the energy from different cities and events. And the first stop of our round-the-world trip #WORLD_WPF is London!... DEPOT WORKS, DEPOT MOVES!

Red Dot: Depot WPF's Six-time Target Hit!


Depot WPF branding agency has become one of the front-runners at Red Dot international design award in Communication Design category. We received record number of prizes, including "Best of the Best"!

Anna Lukanina wins the title of Russian Media Manager of the year


Russian media industry main award is in our hands! Depot WPF's managing director & partner Anna Lukanina has won the title of "Russian Media Manager - 2014".

Cannes Lions are driving to Depot WPF!


The award ceremony of Design category at Cannes Lions ended up with our glory: a Bronze Lion for Myllyn Paras 1928! Soon it will take its place in our meeting room near its silver 'brother', who appeared in our office three years ago.

Vysoko-Vysoko (Sky-High) is among the best world dairy brands


Vysoko-Vysoko (Sky-High) is recognized as one of the best projects at World Dairy Innovation Awards. International jury highly appreciated this brand, created in Depot WPF, in two nominations — "Best Dairy Packaging Design" and "Best New Brand or Business".

Cannes Lions: two projects shortlisted!


Cannes Lions festival has just announced shortlists of Design category. The jury of the high-prestige international creative contest has selected two Depot WPF's projects into the finalists' list.

Anna Lukanina wins Kotler Award 2014


Kotler Marketing Award Ceremony was held in Moscow on March 14th. Our managing director and partner Anna Lukanina was awarded in branding category. She received the prize personally from Philip Kotler.

Marketing as a religion


Depot WPF developed creative concept for the Kotler Awards. It is going to be presented in Moscow for the first time ever in March 2014. They will be contested by leading experts in the communications business in Russia, who will be hand-picked and presented with their awards by Kotler himself.

Depot WPF declared a winner at the Pentawards 2013


On 21st September the winners of the Pentawards, the most prestigious international contest in the field of packaging design, were announced in Barcelona. The branding agency Depot WPF came away with more awards than any other Russian company.