Managing Partner; President
Depot Branding Agency; Russian Brand Consultancies Association
[Design & Creation] 10 Myths into Russian Branding & Packaging Design
Russia is often referred to as the "nation of fighters”, but Russian designers have pretty lovely and soft hearts. How do they make those cute designs of bright and fresh style, round appearance with little animals, fruits and vegetables?
Anna Lukanina, managing partner Depot branding agency, board member glba Moscow, President of Russian Brand Consultancies Association
Working in the packaging and branding industry for 20 years. In 2002 Anna joined the team of Depot – the leading international branding agency based in Moscow, recognized as the most creative in Russia, the proud winner of many awards including Cannes Lions, Eurobest, Red Dot, Pentawards, EPICA, EDA, Dieline and others.
In 2008 Anna joined the executive board of the European Brand and Packaging Design Association (epda) and was its President from 2011 to 2013.
Anna is the winner of Kotler Awards for achievements in the field of branding and design.
She is а member of design jury of Cannes Lions 2019, Pentawards 2015, 2016, jury member of Silver Mercury 2017-2019, White Square 2020, the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2016, 2014, Effie Awards 2015.
In 2018 Anna took part in the double European survey launched by ALL4PACK Paris and was selected to represent Russian design community among 23 international designers based in 16 different countries.
Since 2014 Anna is managing glba Moscow, representing Global Local Branding Alliance (glba) in Russia and Eastern Europe.
In 2019 Anna Lukanina became the President of the Russian Brand Consultancies Association.
Anna is a bright and talented person who inspires the team and drives the creativity not only within the agency but also in her private life. She believes that curiosity leads to inspiration and always keeps her eyes wide open.