Live talk with Dezeen Awards judges Gary Hustwit and Katie Treggiden

In this live talk, filmmaker Gary Hustwit and environmental design writer Katie Treggiden discussed the new media and sustainability Dezeen Awards categories for which they are overseeing judging.

Moderated by Dezeen's founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs, the talk introduced the judges and the new categories they are judging ahead of Dezeen Awards' standard entry deadline on 2 June.

Treggiden and Hustwit spoke to Fairs about how media and sustainability are shaping changes in the design industry, and also discussed their work and their roles as Dezeen Awards judges.

Dezeen Awards talk with Gary Hustwit and Katie Treggiden
Filmmaker Gary Hustwit is heading up the judging panel for the Dezeen Awards' new media categories

Hustwit is leading the judging of five new Dezeen Awards media categories, which will recognise video, photography visualisations and websites across the industry.

He has produced 13 feature-length documentaries, including films about German industrial designer Dieter Rams and the Helvetica typeface.

In addition, Hustwit has had film and photographic work featured in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art New York, the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, the Design Museum in London and Storefront for Art and Architecture in New York, among others.

Dezeen Awards talk with Gary Hustwit and Katie Treggiden
Environmental design writer Katie Treggiden will lead the judging panel for the new Dezeen Awards sustainability categories

Treggiden, an author and consultant who champions circular design principles, will oversee the judging of three categories which reward buildings, interiors and products that strive to reduce their impact on the planet.

She has more than 20 years of experience in the creative industries and regularly contributes to publications such as Design Milk, The Guardian and Crafts Magazine.

Last year, Treggiden published her fifth book Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure, which explores the question: can craft save the world?

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Besides the sustainability categories, there are five new media categories, 33 project categories as well as six categories for the best studios. See all the categories here.

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