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

  • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Ini Archibong

    Ini Archibong

    Designer Ini Archibong is founder of Switzerland studio Design by Ini. 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

  • Portrait of Dezeen Awards 2019 judge Marije Vogelzang

    Marije Vogelzang

    Eating designer Marije Vogelzang is founder of her eponymous Dutch design studio. 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