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.
Interior designer, lecturer & consultant
Simon Hamilton - UK

Simon is a London-based Interior Designer, Careers Mentor and Diversity advisor. He is an Associate Lecturer at the Royal College of Art on the MA Interior Design course and a Patron of the Design Museum, London.

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.

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.

Design journalist & Chief 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 .

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.

Architect, Set designer and Digital artist
Riccardo Fornoni - Italy

Riccardo is an italian architect, set designer and digital artist. He started his career by founding Creamatelier in 2019, a playground for his ideas and designs. His works have been published in magazines like Design boom, Elle Decor, AD magazine, Ignant and more.

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.

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.

CEO at Lexon
Boris Brault - France

Boris is the CEO of the worldly-known French design brand Lexon. With 30 years of existence, fruitful collaborations with the most prestigious designers worldwide, a presence in 90 countries and more than 9000 points of sale, Lexon creates collections of timeless products designed for the home, office, travel or urban nomadism, bringing aesthetic pleasure to everyday life.

Art Director
Jiaru Lin - Taiwan

Jiaru is a Taiwanese Art Director based in New York. She collaborates with iconic brands such as Tom Ford, GUCCI, Louis Vuitton, Coach, ZARA, Balmain, Comme des Garçons, Maison Margiela, and NARS. Her boundless curiosity and passion for life are integral to her creative approach.

Founder of Dcontract & Records Collection
Rod Reynolds - France

Rod is the founder and creative director of Dcontract agency, well known for its work for brands such as Rick Owens, adidas, Lacoste, Etudes or Ruinart. Since 2020, Rod has developed Records Collection, dedicated to sourcing show space for fashion houses and international fashion show producers.

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.

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.

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

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.

Founder & Creative Directress at Hey
Verònica Fuerte - Espana

Verònica is a designer, illustrator, international speaker and creative director from Barcelona. She believes in a multidisciplinary and broad approach to design; she enjoys limitless creativity, bold language, and a forward-thinking perspective on what they do and how they create.

Architect & Founder of Mold Architects
Iliana Kerestetzi - Greece

Iliana founded MOLD Architects in 2011. The practice integrates research, architecture, landscape design, advanced computational design, parametric design, graphic design, interior design, construction management. The work of the practice has been widely promoted in group exhibitions and received numerous awards.

Industrial Designer & Founder of Younes Duret Design Studio
Younes Duret - Morocco

Younes is a versatile industrial designer who combines product design, graphics and interior architecture, while respecting the requirements of mass production. His work extends from industry to luxury and art, with a strong commitment to promoting Arab design, mixing Eastern and Western influences.

Architect & product designer at Nicholas Préaud
Nicholas Préaud - France

Nicholas’ work converges into a vast and unclassifiable contemporary discipline. He connects several practices such as architecture, furniture or product design on a smaller scale, and research and development in construction, to more abstract and digital design works intended to exist only digitally.