20 days to go until Dezeen Awards 2019 entries close

20 days left to enter Dezeen Awards 2019 and have your work seen by our star judges

With 20 days to go until entries close for Dezeen Awards 2019, there's still time to get your work seen by some of the biggest names in the industry.

Who are this year's judges?

This year's Dezeen Awards will be judged by an impressive line-up of 75 architects, designers, journalists and curators.

They have been chosen by Dezeen as experts in their field, specialising in the 36 categories that the awards cover.

The line-up has a 50 per cent gender split and a wide geographical spread.


Christian Benimana, Mass Design Group (Rwanda)
Jo Noero, Noero Architects (South Africa)
Kunlé Adeyemi, NLÉ (Nigeria)

Li Xiaodong (China)
Lyndon Neri, Neri&Hu (China)
Mark Dytham, Klein Dytham Architecture (Japan)
Sonali Rastogi, Morphogenesis (India)
Sou Fujimoto (Japan)
Vo Trong Nghia (Vietnam)
Zhang Ke, ZAO/standardarchitecture (China)

Alison Brooks (UK)
Doriana Fuksas, Studio Fuksas (Italy)
Ivan Harbour, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners (UK)
Julia Barfield, Marks Barfield Architects (UK)
Melkan Gürsel, Tabanlioglu Architects (Turkey)
Odile Decq (France)
Winy Maas, MVRDV (Netherlands)

North America
Fernando Romero, FR-EE (Mexico)
Frida Escobedo (Mexico)
Jim Olson, Olson Kundig Architects (USA)
Jing Liu, SO-IL (USA)
Matthew Mazzotta (USA)

John Denton, Denton Corker Marshall (Australia)

South America
Marcio Kogan, Studio MK27 (Brazil)
Sandra Barclay, Barclay & Crousse (Peru)


Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia, Rooms (Georgia)
Tamuna Gvaberidze, Window Project (Georgia)
Yoko Choy (China)

Ab Rogers (UK)
Cristina Celestino, Attico Design (Italy)
Danilo Mandelli, Delta Light (Belgium)
Eero Koivisto, Claesson Koivisto Rune (Sweden)
Eline Strijkers, Doepel Strijkers (Netherlands)
Eva Jiřičná, AI Design (Czech Republic)
Faye Toogood, Studio Toogood (UK)
Giulio Ridolfo (Italy)
Irina and Olga Sundukovy, Sundukovy Sisters (Russia)

Jaspar Jansen and Jeroen Dellensen, i29 (Netherlands)
Kelly Hoppen (UK)
Matali Crasset (France)
Nikoline Dyrup Carlsen, Spacon & X (Denmark)
Patricia Urquiola (Italy)
Pernilla Ohrstedt (UK)
Sarah Miller (UK)
Sevil Peach (UK)
Vincent Van Duysen (Belgium)
Werner Aisslinger, Studio Aisslinger (Germany)

North America
David Rockwell, Rockwell Group (USA)
Rachel and Nick Cope, Calico Wallpaper (USA)

John Wardle (Australia)


Atang Tshikare, Zabalazaa Designs (South Africa)

Aric Chen, DesignMiami (China)
Kenya Hara, Muji (Japan)

Anna Lindgren and Sofia Lagerkvist, Front (Sweden)
Azusa Murakami, Studio Swine (UK)
Bethan Laura Wood (UK)
Cecilie Manz (Denmark)
Yinka Ilori (UK)
Imogen Heap (USA)
Ini Archibong, Design By Ini (Switzerland)
Li Edelkoort, Trend Union (France)
Lonny and Nadine, Atelier NL (Netherlands)
Marc Newson (UK)
Marije Vogelzang (Netherlands)
Micha Weidmann (UK)
Nelly Ben Hayoun (UK)
Philippe Starck (France)
Ron Arad (UK)
Tom Dixon (UK)

North America
Bibi Seck, Birsel + Seck (USA)
Lucy McRae (USA)
Odile Hainaut and Claire Pijoulat, WantedDesign (USA)
Virgil Abloh, Off-white (USA)
Yves Behar, Fuseproject (USA)

What will the judges be looking for?

The 75 judges will be looking for projects that are beautiful, innovative and beneficial – the three Dezeen Awards criteria.

They will also be on the selecting architecture and design studios that show strong vision and achievement for the studio awards.

20 days left to enter

You can enter Dezeen Awards 2019 until 30 May at 23:59 UK time, so you still have plenty of time to complete your entry!

If you run into issues or have questions drop us a line at [email protected] or visit our how to enter page for more information.