ANNOUNCEMENT: Depot WPF welcomes designer from Stratcom - South Africa's best packaging design agency


Within the framework of our GLBA alliance, we invited intern designers quite often from from worldwide renowned agencies and sent out art directors to work in partner agencies. This time we host a designer from Stratcom - the most famous agency in South Africa, specializing in packaging design. Hurry up - and maybe in these two weeks, from 7 to 19 August, you can work with him!

GLBA: the outputs of the meeting in Istanbul


The regural GLBA global alliance meeting was held on the 7th of April.

Myths and Reality: Сhinese branding through the eyes of a European


Depot WPF managing partner and European Packaging Design Association board member Anna Lukanina has just returned from Taiwan. Under the impression of Asia and communication with foreign colleagues Anna shares the experience of the epda congress 2016. Check her personal memos.

WCF Istanbul: Ekaterina Lavrova on Depot WPF's instruments and lifehacks


World Communication Forum regional session is taking place in Istanbul on November, 3-4. It's main theme sounds as "Crises VS Chances: Country, Company, Personal Reputation". Depot WPF's PR director Ekaterina Lavrova is invited to the forum as a speaker. She is participating in the session dedicated to convertible instruments for corporate reputation.

Europe VS Asia: epda compares differing approaches to branding


European packaging design association (epda) has decided to cross European borders and invites designers from all over the world to attend its 2-day conference in Taipei on 27/28 October 2016. Depot WPF managing partner, presenting GLBA in Russia, and epda board member Anna Lukanina joined the meeting. Follow its developments through her live report.

Depot WPF discovers South America


This summer Brazil is in the limelight in connection with the Olympic Games. But this is not the only key international event. At the begining of September Brazil will have a global branding conference, promoted by the Global Local Branding Alliance (GLBA), which is formed by strategic branding companies focused on eliciting consumer’s emotional reactions throughout the world.

Zoom Room: Jia Jia soy sauce’s concept


The mix of traditional Chinese culture and modern technology in one package of soy sauce? Why not!

Designer from South Africa in Russia? Yes!


The senior designer of Stratcom (GLBA agency in Johannesburg) Carina Hartman is currently working in Depot WPF. Carina has become a part of our team in terms of GLBA's international exchange program for strategists, designers and managers.

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.

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.

GLBA at China Food and Drinks Fair: live from China


These days the meeting of GLBA international branding alliance is being held in Chinese city of Chengdu. Yesterday we arranged the first conference on branding in China. Now we share the details.

GLBA is arranging a conference on branding at the world's biggest product exhibit


On 20 March the GLBA international branding alliance, which is represented in Russia by Depot WPF, will be arranging a large-scale event as a part of China Food and Drinks Fair. Managing partner of Depot WPF Anna Lukanina is among the key speakers.

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.

GLBA internship program started at Depot WPF


A new international professional exchange program for strategists, designers and managers started in GLBA. The first internship is taking place right now in Depot WPF in terms of the alliance semiannual meeting in Moscow.

New identity for Moscow by Depot WPF


Depot WPF presents a new visual style for Moscow as a part of GLBA meeting identity. The GLBA Design Conference takes part in Moscow on September 17-18.

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.

#TOULOUSE_WPF: key ideas of EPDA congress — 2015


Depot WPF Managing Partner, EPDA Vice-president Anna Lukanina shares her experience of the EPDA congress that took place last week in France.

#NEWYORK_WPF: work of the USA branding agency


We are filling you in on the structure of the USA agency of GLBA, on what has the greatest impact on branding in the region and on what projects our colleagues are working in the Brookline office.

#TOULOUSE_WPF: what to expect from the 41st epda congress


Regular congress of European Packaging design association will take place in Toulouse, France on June 12th. Vice-president of epda and our managing partner Anna Lukanina has told us what you should pay attention to in its program

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.

Anna Lukanina participates in EFKO seminar


Executives of EFKO group of companies invited the managing partner of Depot WPF to become a contributor at the seminar on trends in fat-and-oil products market. The subject of Anna's lecture is «The key to successful brand strategy: how to conquer the heart of a new consumer?»

«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.

#JOHANNESBURG_WPF: how we work in South Africa


We resume the story about the agencies of GLBA branding alliance. The new report comes from Johannesburg – location of the office of our African representative - Stratcom.

#ISTANBUL_WPF: Depot WPF`s office in Turkey


The regular issue of #WORLD_WPF is about our agency in Istanbul - Orhan Irmak Tasarım. We will share some up to date cases, tell you about how our colleagues work and ask them what influence branding in Turkey the most.

«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.

#SHANGHAI_WPF: the Asian office of Depot WPF


The Flamesun agency is presenting our international branding alliance GLBA in China. In the latest issue of #WORLD_WPF we are telling more about it.

SÃOPAULO_WPF: Depot WPF office in Brazil


We continue to tell about the agencies that form our GLBA alliance. The second report is from Sao Paolo. This is the city where the office of our Brazilian agency A10 is situated.

#BERLIN_WPF: German office of GLBA


We've decided to tell you more about the agencies that are united in our alliance. We will give you virtual tours of all of the offices of 7 agencies based in different parts of the globe. The first coverage comes from Berlin (including video!)

Depot WPF represents GLBA in Russia


Global Local Branding Alliance (GLBA) is a new international branding alliance uniting major branding companies representing North America, Europe, South Africa, China, Brazil, Turkey and Russia, each with specialists across all design disciplines and with over 20 years of experience.

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.

News from New York


This autumn Depot WPF is on the move: 3 continents, 7 countries, whole lot of impressions... The latest issue of #WORLD_WPF is about America: we immerse into New York's atmosphere and find out something new about Depot WPF (in teaser format) from Anna Lukanina.

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!