The honoree has been announced for this year's “Pratt Institute-Luxe Pack Art of Packaging Award Gala,” benefiting the “Marc Rosen Scholarship and Education Fund for Packaging by Design at Pratt Institute.” Shiseido has been selected for its "outstanding commitment to package design," and will be feted on Tuesday, April 17, at New York’s University Club (Fifth Avenue at 54th Street, New York City). Heidi Manheimer, CEO, Shiseido Cosmetics America, and Katsuhiko Shibuya, creative director, Shiseido Co., Ltd from the corporate headquarters in Tokyo, will accept the award. The event will begin with a 6:30pm cocktail reception and will be followed by an 8pm dinner.
Rosen, a seven-time FiFi award winner, is an internationally acclaimed designer, a Pratt trustee and alumnus, and at Pratt, teaches the only master’s course available on cosmetic and fragrance packaging design. Through this dinner and the sale of his newly released book, Glamour Icons, he has raised millions of dollars in scholarship funds for students desirous of entering the beauty packaging industry.
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