2019 judges

Ab Rogers

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

Rogers, a former cabinet maker and sailor, graduated from the Royal College of Art with a masters in design. In 1997 he co-founded Kitchen Rogers Design with Shona Kitchen. The studio's projects include the Michel Guillon flagship store and the Comme des Garçons store in Paris. Rogers then founded Ab Rogers Designs in 2004.

The studio uses colour and material to create fun interiors and projects. Examples include projects for private homes with slides and multi-coloured stairs, to roadside restaurant Little Chef and Scape student housing. The studio’s wide portfolio includes commercial, retail, exhibition, and hotel interior projects for a range of international clients including Conde Nast, Tate Modern, Selfridges and the Royal Academy of Arts.

Rogers has taught at multiple universities worldwide including Leeds Metropolitan University, Parsons School of Design, Moscow’s Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design, and Design Academy Eindhoven. He was the programme head for the interior design masters course at the Royal College of Art from 2012 to 2015.

www.abrogers.com

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