DI: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
PT : I often say that design is not just visual.
DI: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
PT : I wanted to underline the tactile essence of nature that is associated with Carpos olive oil.
DI: What are your future plans for this award winning design?
PT : The company and I feel like the sky is the limit.
DI: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?
PT : Around six months.
DI: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?
PT : I was commissioned by Carpos to design a system of solutions including the packaging and the identity.
DI: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?
PT : Carpos and I have solely the rights for this project.
DI: What made you design this particular type of work?
PT : Organic forms, textures and human senses.
DI: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?
PT : Captain Organic.
DI: Who is the target customer for his design?
PT : Swiss middle aged well educated women (and men). The main market is Switzerland where the company is also based.
DI: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?
PT : Its uniqueness.
DI: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
PT : Carpos means 'fruit' of the tree in a broad sense.
DI: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
PT : Adobe cloud, Printing techniques, Moulding.
DI: What is the most unique aspect of your design?
PT : The choice of papers and materials.
DI: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
PT : dt.Shoot, gramma, foldings.
DI: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
PT : More prototypes than anticipated.
DI: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?
PT : I believed in it.
DI: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?
PT : I loved my craft even more and that makes me more patient and passionate.