Nikolo Kerimov 26
Currently: Studying at Lahti Institute of Design, Package and Graphic design
2008, Easy To Open Competition, Finland — 1st prize.
The aim of the competition was to find new easy-to-open packaging solutions for consumer goods. Prize included funding for the protection of industrial property rights, development and commercialisation.
2009, Packaging Mid Sweden Award, Sweden — 1st prize. The aim of the competition was to stimulate the development of packaging concepts for the future, with respect to functionality, usability and communication and new creative ideas within these areas.
2009, Vuoden Huiput, Best of Graphic Design in Finland — Young Creatives Special Award
2010, The Packaging Arena Awards, Sweden — 1st prize.
2010, Vuoden Huiput, Best of Graphic Design in Finland — Honorable mention
2011, LVQR/Designboom — 2nd prize. Work 'Leines' was chosen for the upcoming collection alongside seven internationally renowned artists such as Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, François Chalet, Lisa Paclet and others.
2012, StoraEnso – Recreate Packaging Contest — 1st prize. Work 'OneEighty' chosen for the winner of the category: Primary package for a cream.
2012, Valio, Butter But Butter packaging design competition — honorable mention.
2013, Vuoden Huiput, Best of Graphic Design in Finland — hopeahuippu, silver prize
ICHY 2009, Innovation and Creativity in the Hands of the Young, Iceland. Invited as a designer and a representative of Finland, at the joint Nordic conference in Reykjavik, in the European Year of Innovation and Creativity 2009.
2009, EIGE (European Institute of Gender Equality) logo design contest — shortlisted
2010, Showcase for the Royal Swedish Couple — representative as a 'Young Finnish Designer'.
2011, LVQR/Designboom — shortlisted with 'Say Cheese' design.
2012, StoraEnso Recreate Packaging Contest — Finalist with work 'Leroux'.
2013, Wallpaper*, Graduate Directory — "Listed for the annual recce of the young guns who are hitting the creative bullseye"