Dezeen Awards 2019 judges
    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Virgil Abloh

      Virgil Abloh

      Designer Virgil Abloh is founder of fashion brand Off-White and creative director at Louis Vuitton. More

    • Kunlé Adeyemi, architect and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Kunlé Adeyemi

      Nigerian architect Kunlé Adeyemi is founder of architecture, design and urbanism practice NLÉ. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Ron Arad. Photo is by Michael Castellana

      Ron Arad

      London-based architect and designer Ron Arad is founder of Ron Arad Associates and Ron Arad Architects. More

    • Sandra Barclay, architect and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Sandra Barclay

      Sandra Barclay is co-founder of Lima architecture studio Barclay & Crousse. More

    • Portrait of British architect Julia Barfield

      Julia Barfield

      Julia Barfield is co-founder of London architecture practice Marks Barfield Architects. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Yves Behar

      Yves Béhar

      San Francisco-based Yves Béhar is the founder and chief designer of Fuseproject. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Christian Benimana

      Christian Benimana

      Christian Benimana is principal and managing director for MASS Design Group and leader of the African Design Centre. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Alison Brooks

      Alison Brooks

      British architect Alison Brooks is principal and creative director of Alison Brooks Architects. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Cristina Celestino. Photo is by Fornace Brioni

      Cristina Celestino

      Milan-based architect and designer Cristina Celestino is founder of furniture brand Attico Design. More

    • Aric Chen curator of Design Miami and Dezeen Swards 2019 judge

      Aric Chen

      Shanghai-based Aric Chen is a curator, critic, consultant and Design Miami's first curatorial director. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Yoko Choy

      Yoko Choy

      Design journalist and communication consultant Yoko Choy is the China editor of Wallpaper*. More

    • Matali Crasset, industrial designer and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Matali Crasset

      French designer Matali Crasset is founder of her studio Matali Crasset Productions. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Odile Decq

      Odile Decq

      French architect Odile Decq is founder of Studio Odile Decq and Lyon-based architecture school Confluence Institute. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge John Denton

      John Denton

      John Denton is founding director of Australian architecture and design firm Denton Corker Marshall. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Tom Dixon

      Tom Dixon

      British furniture and product designer Tom Dixon is founder and creative director of his eponymous design company. More

    • Mark Dytham, co-founder of Tokyo-based Klein Dytham Architecture and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Mark Dytham

      Tokyo-based Mark Dytham is co-founder of multidisciplinary architecture studio Klein Dytham Architecture. More

    • Lidewij Edlekoort, design and trends researcher and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Li Edelkoort

      Li Edelkoort is founder of forecasting agency Trend Union, based in Paris. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Frida Escobedo

      Frida Escobedo

      Mexican architect Frida Escobedo is founder of Frida Escobedo, Taller de Arquitectura. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Sou Fujimoto

      Sou Fujimoto

      Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is founder of Sou Fujimoto Architects. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Tamuna Gvaberidze

      Tamuna Gvaberidze

      Georgian architecture and design consultant Tamuna Gvaberidze is the founder of art gallery Window Project. More

    • Melkan Gürsel, architect, lecturer and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Melkan Gürsel

      Melkan Gürsel is a partner at Istanbul architecture practice Tabanlioglu Architects. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Kenya Hara

      Kenya Hara

      Japanese designer Kenya Hara has been art director at Muji for over 15 years. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Ivan Harbour

      Ivan Harbour

      Architect Ivan Harbour is a senior partner at London-based practice Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. More

    • Nelly Ben Hayoun, experienced designer and photographer and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Nelly Ben Hayoun

      French designer Nelly Ben Hayoun is founder of her eponymous studio Nelly Ben Hayoun Studio. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Imogen Heap

      Imogen Heap

      London-based Imogen Heap is a recording artist and creative entrepreneur. More

    • Dezeen Awards judge Kelly Hoppen

      Kelly Hoppen

      Kelly Hoppen is a world-renowned interior designer based in London. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Eva Jiricna

      Eva Jiricna

      Czech architect Eva Jiricna is founder of her eponymous studio Eva Jiricna Architects and co-founder of AI Design. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Zhang Ke

      Zhang Ke

      Architect Zhang Ke is founder of Beijing-based design firm ZAO/standardarchitecture. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Marcio Kogan

      Marcio Kogan

      Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan is founder of architecture studio MK27. More

    • Eero Koivisto

      Eero Koivisto is co-founder of Stockholm design and architecture studio Claesson Koivisto Rune. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Jing Liu

      Jing Liu

      Architect Jing Liu is co-founder of Brooklyn-based architecture SO-IL. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards judge Winy Maas

      Winy Maas

      Winy Maas is co-founder of Dutch architectural firm MVRDV. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Cecilie Manz

      Cecilie Manz

      Danish designer Cecilie Manz is founder of her eponymous studio based in Copenhagen. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Matthew Mazzotta

      Matthew Mazzotta

      American artist Matthew Mazzotta combines art, activism and urbanism to create experiences within our built environment. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Lucy McRae

      Lucy McRae

      Creative Lucy McRae is a science fiction artist, filmmaker and inventor. More

    • Sarah Miller, brand and content strategist and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Sarah Miller

      Sarah Miller is founder of London-based brand strategy and content agency Sarah Miller and Partners. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Azusa Kurakami

      Azusa Murakami

      Japanese architect Azusa Murakami is co-founder of London-based, multi-disciplinary design collective Studio Swine. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Lyndon Neri

      Lyndon Neri

      Architect Lyndon Neri is founding partner of interdisciplinary architectural design and research office Neri&Hu. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Marc Newson

      Marc Newson

      London-based industrial designer Marc Newson is founder of the eponymous design studio. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Vo Trong Nghia

      Vo Trong Nghia

      Vietnamese architect Vo Trong Nghia is principal and a founding partner of Vo Trong Nghia Architects. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Jo Noero

      Jo Noero

      South African architect Jo Noero is founder and principal of Cape Town architecture practice Noero Architects. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Jim Olson

      Jim Olson

      Jim Olson is a founding partner, principal and owner of Seattle-based architecture practice Olson Kundig. More

    • Sevil Peach, interior designer and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      Sevil Peach

      Designer Sevil Peach is co-founder of London studio SevilPeach. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Safia Qureshi

      Safia Qureshi

      London-based Safia Qureshi is founder and CEO of circular-economy service CupClub. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Giulio Ridolfo

      Giulio Ridolfo

      Textile designer Giulio Ridolfo is a colour advisor for multiple furniture, clothing and interior companies. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge David Rockwell

      David Rockwell

      American architect and designer David Rockwell is founder and president of Rockwell Group. More

    • Ab Rogers

      Ab Rogers is founder of eponymous London studio Ab Rogers Design. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Bibi Seck

      Bibi Seck

      Paris-born designer Bibi Seck founded design and innovation studio Birsel + Seck and Senegal studio Dakar Next. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Eline Strijkers

      Eline Strijkers

      Eline Strijkers is co-founder of Rotterdam interior design and architecture studio DoepelStrijkers. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Faye Toogood

      Faye Toogood

      Faye Toogood is a British fashion and furniture designer and founder of her eponymous design studio. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Atang Tshikare

      Atang Tshikare

      South African multidisciplinary creative Atang Tshikare is founder of design studio Zabalazaa Design. More

    • Patricia Urquiola, architect and designer and Dezeen Awards judge 2019

      Patricia Urquiola

      Patricia Urquiola is the founder of eponymous Milan architecture and design studio Patricia Urquiola. More

    • John Wardle, architect and Dezeen Awards 2019 judge

      John Wardle

      Australian architect John Wardle is founder of John Wardle Architects. More

    • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Micha Weidmann

      Micha Weidmann

      London-based Micha Weidmann is founder of his eponymous art direction and design studio. More

    • Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Li Xiaodong

      Li Xiaodong

      Beijing-based architect Li Xiaodong is also a professor at Tsinghua University’s School of Architecture. More