Jane Withers

Dezeen Awards 2021 judge Jane Withers

Jane Withers is a leading design curator, writer, and consultant. Her London-based studio works with global brands and institutions on curation, programming, research, and design-led strategies.

The studio has a long record working with sustainability and recently led the Water Futures research programme at A/D/O New York, a year-long multi-disciplinary platform exploring the role of design in tackling the global water crisis.

Jane has curated critically acclaimed exhibitions and programmes at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Royal Academy of Arts, London Design Festival, Science Gallery Dublin and Z33 among many others. She teaches and speaks internationally and has served on numerous juries and advisory boards. Jane was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by the University of Westminster for services to the environment, and Milan’s Design Prize for Experimentation.



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  • Dezeen Awards 2021 sponsor Tom Dixon
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