Congratulations to Jonathan Marc Boden and Kayley Gibbons, the winners of the inaugural BNG x Goslings annual holiday wrapping paper design competition. Artists and designers were invited to submit designs for a Black Seal inspired wrapping paper which will be produced and sold at the Goslings Dundonald Street wine shop and Front Street store.
Over 60 applications were received, which were judged blind to ensure a fair selection process. The selection committee included Peter Lapsley, Executive Director of the Bermuda National Gallery, Malcolm Gosling, President and CEO of Goslings International Limited and Sami Lil, founder of award-winning creative studio Uber Super Duper.
Kayley Gibbons won the 18-25 age category for her striking black, white and red design. Jonathan Marc Boden won the 26 and over category for his playful candy cane design. The two winning designs will be featured in the windows of the Goslings Front Street store, to be unveiled at the end of the month.
In addition to a cash prize for both winners, Kayley Gibbons, who won the 18-25 category, will receive a Bermuda National Gallery Mentorship which includes meeting with local art and design professionals and the opportunity to be involved in upcoming BNG exhibition design as well as a Goslings Rum Mentorship in Brand Development, giving her an insight into how Goslings maintains and advances their brand identity.
We look forward to seeing the winning designs in print and under the Christmas tree!