A Plastic Free Future: How Creative Brands Can Save the Planet & Create New Innovative Consumer Experiences
We know plastic is killing our planet—and while the future may seem bleak, it doesn’t have to be. Package designers, brands, and manufacturers have the power to design the packaging of tomorrow, today. Dieline, the world’s premiere resource for packaging design, can show what the future of sustainable brands can be from companies that already make it a priority and have flourished with loyal customers as a result. There’s no doubt about it: the end of single-use plastic packaging is coming. Not only is sustainable packaging a responsibility for every manufacturer and brand, but we will show you how it’s also an incredible business opportunity, and a smart way to create innovative and proprietary brand experiences never before possible.
About Andrew Gibbs
Andrew Gibbs has been called an “innovator in the world of design” as the founder, CEO, and Editor-in-Chief of Dieline, founded in 2007.
Andrew started Dieline Awards in 2009 to formally recognize the world’s best consumer product packaging design. The awards competition was recognized as a “global phenomenon” in its first year.
In 2010, he founded Dieline Conference, an annual conference for creative professionals in the packaging design and branding industry.
He now serves as Creative Director and Programming Partner for HOW Design Live, one of the largest annual gatherings of creatives in the world.
In 2014, he became a faculty member at ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, CA teaching Packaging Design. Andrew was previously named the Editor-in-Chief of HOW Design Magazine in 2015, making him the youngest editor of a design magazine ever.
In 2018, Andrew became a Climate Reality Leader after training under Al Gore at the 2018 Climate Reality Corps. He joined A Plastic Planet, a U.K. based non-profit that is dedicated to dramatically reducing the amount of single use plastic used in the packaging industry. Andrew speaks and consults worldwide on the topics of packaging design and sustainable packaging.