Liam Young

Dezeen Awards 2022 Judge Liam Young

Liam Young is a designer, director and BAFTA nominated producer who operates in the spaces between design, fiction and future. 

Described by the BBC as 'the man designing our futures', his visionary films and speculative worlds are both extraordinary images of tomorrow and urgent examinations of the environmental questions facing us today. 

As a world builder, he visualises the cities, spaces and props of our imaginary futures for the film and television industry. Young’s films have premiered on platforms ranging from Channel 4, Apple+, SXSW, Tribeca, the New York Metropolitan Museum, The Royal Academy, Venice Biennale and the BBC.

His films have been collected internationally by museums such as the New York Met, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Gallery of Victoria and M Plus Hong Kong. His work has been acclaimed in both mainstream and design media including features with TED, Wired, New Scientist, Arte, Canal+, Time magazine and many more.

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