All submissions are evaluated by an expert jury of design luminaries.

The jury committee is comprised of designers, editors and creatives who are devoted to true excellence in design.

The evaluation of entries is based on a range of criteria that are constantly adapted to current standards.
Architect, Interior & Product Designer
Fernanda Marques - Brazil

Fernanda’s career is marked by the same conceptual thread that characterized her formative years: integrated exercise of the various disciplines encompassed in a project: Architecture, Interiors and Product Design.

Founders & Designers at Hou de Sousa
Nancy Hou & Josh de Sousa - USA

Hou de Sousa is a New York based studio that promotes innovative, culturally progressive and environmentally responsible design solutions. They designed and built art installations, public sculptures, restaurants and private residences both domestically and abroad.

Romain Colin
Founder & Creative Director at Fubiz
Romain Colin - France

From the world of the arts and digital design, Romain Colin has been the founder & creative director of the website Fubiz Media for 10 years. Based in Paris since 2005, curating creative content and playlists for a large worldwide community of enthusiasts creators and artists.

Founders & Designers at Studio Briand Berthereau
Joran Briand & Arnaud Berthereau - France

Joran and Arnaud created their studio in 2011 and operates in the fields of design and interior. Its philosophy is very simple: make the most possible out of the least possible.

Interior designer, lecturer & consultant
Simon Hamilton - UK

Simon is highly active in the London design community, working closely with United In Design, Design Dialogue and the BIID, to help designers collaborate, communicate and address the lack of diversity in the design industry .

China Editor at Wallpaper* magazine
Yoko Choy - Hong Kong

Yoko is a multilingual writer and editor, who specialises in lifestyle and design publications. She is currently the China editor of Wallpaper* magazine.

Founder & architect at COLLECTIVE Studio
Betty Ng - Hong-Kong

Betty founded COLLECTIVE in 2015, prior, she was Design Director at OMA Rotterdam with Rem Koolhaas. COLLECTIVE creates multi-disciplinary projects on towers, landscapes, arts & culture, retail, offices, hospitality, curatorial and exhibition design. Betty is also Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Design journalist & Editor of DAMN° magazine
Gabrielle Kennedy - Netherlands

Gabrielle has written about design for The Australian, The Japan Times, Singapore Straits Times, The Economist, POL Oxygen, Dezeen, Wallpaper, and Icon Magazine among others. Now she is the Editor of DAMN° magazine.

Founder of Room for Magic & Deem Journal
Nu Goteh - USA

Nu is a multi-disciplinary creative, designer, and entrepreneur who works at the intersection of culture, social impact, and design. He is the co-founder of the strategy and design studio, Room for Magic, and co-founder and creative director of its partner publication, Deem Journal.

Curator, Writer & Instagramer
Louisa Falkenberg - Sweden

With a background working in fashion, interior design and high-end real estate, Louisa Falkenberg has experience building homes, curating spaces and beautifying your way of living. Besides her popular Instagram account ”whylessisnotmore”, she is also a regular contributor to ELLE Sweden.

Artists & Co-founders of Playtronica studio
Sasha Pas & Aglaya Demidenko - Russia

Alexander and Aglaya are artists and co-founders of Playtronica studio. They works with interdisciplinary practices exploring new types of interaction between man and technology with the help of sound as a medium.

Founders of Studio Safar & Journal Safar
Maya Moumne & Hatem Imam - Lebanon

Maya and Hatem are behind Studio Safar, a Beirut-based design agency and publisher (est 2012). Most of their work services the extended cultural sector, and is engaged in social and political discourse.

Zetafonts / TypeCampus / Kmzero Design
Debora Manetti - Italy

Debora is co-partner of the award-winning type foundry Zetafonts and Program Director for the TypeCampus project for typographic culture in the design community. She is also a co-partner and strategic designer of Kmzero, a visual identity studio based in Florence.

Furniture designer
Robert Sukrachand - Thailand

Robert Sukrachand is a New York City and Chiang Mai based furniture designer. In 2020, he was named as “one of the 20 names to know now in American design” by the editors of Sight Unseen.

Designer, Creative Director, Founder of DESIGN FOR INDUSTRY INC.
Daisuke Kitagawa - Japan

After working for a Japanese consumer electronics manufacturer, Daisuke established DESIGN FOR INDUSTRY INC. in 2015. He has been involved in a variety of fields, both domestic and international, from furniture and daily necessities to traditional crafts, home appliances, robotics, advanced technology R&D, new material development, business development, and city branding .

Editor-in-Chief and founder of The London List
Benjamin Weaver - UK

Benjamin Weaver is Editor-in-Chief and founder of The London List, a digital publication exploring art, architecture and interiors, from carefully researched and thought-provoking articles to interviews with artists, makers and industry insiders.

Architectural scientist, designer and educator
Mae-Ling J Lokko - Ghana

Mae-ling is an architectural scientist, designer and educator from Ghana and the Philippines whose work focuses on the upcycling of agrowaste and biopolymer materials. She is also an Assistant Professor at Yale University’s School of Architecture and Yale’s Center for Ecosystems in Architecture.

Founder & design director of OUTIN. DESIGN
Chen Wang - China

Wang Chen works mostly in fields of architecture, exhibitions, public interaction, visual identity and lifestyle products. His projects were seen in showrooms for brands like Ligne Roset, Poltrona Frau, B&B Italia, Molteni&C, Cassina, Rimadesio.

Partner & Landscape designer at Devillers & Associés
Sébastien Roussel - France

Sébastien Roussel is landscape designer d.p.l.g. at Devillers & Associés (D&A). He has designed numerous projects, mixing the living fabric with the urban fabric, combining natural and cultural heritage. He is also educator at Atelier 7 at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure du Paysage.

Design leader, educator and ethicist
Lara Mendonça - Brazil

Lara is a design leader, educator and ethicist, currently based in London. In the last 11 years, she has designed across many disciplines, including interaction, brand identity, motion, editorial, advertising and illustration. These days, she’s a Senior Manager of Product Design at Twitter

Interior Designer & Founder of Maison Malapert
Michael Malapert - France

Michael is an interior architect of our times. Before founding his Design Studio, he joined the team of Philippe Starck and manaege large-scale projects in Shanghai, Bangkok, London and Marrakech.

Founder, Editor-in-Chief STIR
Amit Gupta - India

Amit is a designer, thinker and conceptualizer for things creative, provocative and challenging. He traversed into promoting design and architecture by establishing the first Indian design management company – vis a vis, in 1997.

Architect & Founder of AHA Design Studio
Hitoshi Abe - Japan

Hitoshi is the founder of AHA Design. His studio is guided by a fundamental belief in architecture as a platform for cultural, social and formal innovation. Hitoshi is also professor at the School of Arts and Architecture, UCLA.

Design & Creative Director, lecturer and Founder of Arce Studio
Rebeka Arce - Spain

Rebeka is a multidisciplinary designer and lecturer based in Madrid. She has worked throughout a variety of design fields, placing special focus on brand identity and narrative visual strategies for brands such as Sony Pictures, RedBull, Columbia Records, Shiseido and Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, among others.