News & Updates

March 4, 2012

Announcing Our Next 5 Jury Teams

We are excited to announce our next five jury teams that will join the Core77 Design Awards! Our newly confirmed teams are for the Interaction (London), Service (New York), Social Impact (Pretoria), Soft Goods (San Francisco) and Furniture & Lighting (Chicago) categories.

Their Jury Captains have selected an inspiring group of local experts working in different areas of the field. These individuals will come together in their home city to judge their category and reconvene in July to participate in live jury announcements. So drumroll please: Check out our second group of distributed jury teams. They are ready and waiting for your projects.

INTERACTION

Judging Location: London, United Kingdom

Jury Co-Captains

» BERG: Matt Webb and Jack Schulze, Matt Jones
CEO and Principal, and Principals of BERG

Team Members

» Sara Öhrvall
Vice President of R&D at Bonnier

» Dan Hill
Strategic Design Lead at Sitra

» Eva Rucki
Founder and Partner at Troika

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

FURNITURE & LIGHTING

Judging Location: Chicago, IL, USA

Jury Captain

» Zoë Ryan
Chair and Curator of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago

Team Members

» Defne Koz
President and Co-Founder of Koz Susani Design Inc

» Helen Maria Nugent
Professor, Director of the Designed Objects Programs at School of the Art Institute

» Chris Force
Publisher and Editor-of-Chief at Design Bureau Magazine

» Sam Vinz
Co-Owner of Volume Gallery

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

SERVICE

Judging Location: New York, NY, USA

Jury Captain

» Panthea Lee
Co-Founder and Principal of Reboot

Team Members

» Lara Penin
Assistant Professor of Transdisciplinary Design at the School of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School for Design

» Ted Booth
Principal of Method

» Shrupti Shah
Director at Deloitte GovLab

» Helen Walters
Writer, Editor and Researcher at Doblin

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

SOCIAL IMPACT

Judging Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Jury Captain

» Tasos Calantzis
CEO of Terrestrial

Team Members

» Allon Raiz
CEO of Raizcorp

» McLean Sibanda
CEO of The Innovation Hub

» Seelan Naidoo
Group Strategy Consultant for Design SABS Design Institute

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

SOFT GOODS

Judging Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

Jury Captain

» Michael DiTullo
Creative Director at frog design

Team Members

» Greg McNamara
Principal of Formant Studios

» M Coleman Horn
Creative Director & Founder at PHYLA, Inc.

» Chris Gadway
Creative Director at The North Face

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

These jurors will be joining the following group of amazing individuals that we announced last week:

CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Judging Location: London, United Kingdom

Jury Captain

» Nicolas Roope
Founder and Owner of Hulger/Plumen, Founder and Owner of Poke

Team Members

» Daniel Charny
Director at From Now On, Senior Tutor at Royal College of Art

» Sofia Lagerkvist
Co-founder of Front

» Sebastien Noel
Co-founder of Troika

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

VISUAL COMMUNICATION

Judging Location: Seoul, Korea

Jury Captain

Sulki and Min Choi
Co-Directors of Sulki and Min

Team Members

» Eunkyung Jeon
Editor-in-Chief at Design Monthly

» Kim Hyungjin
Graphic Designer and Partner of Workroom

» Kyungsun Kymn
Assistant Professor and Faculty of Craft and Design at the College of Fine Arts at Seoul National University

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

WRITING & COMMENTARY

Judging Location: New York, NY, USA

Jury Captain

» Alice Twemlow
Chair of MFA in Design Criticism at School of the Visual Arts

Team Members
» Tom Vanderbilt
New York, NY, USA Writer

» Michael Sorkin
Principal, of Michael Sorkin Studio, President of Terreform, Distinguished Professor of Architecture and Director of the Graduate Program in Urban Design, CCNY

» Maria Popova
Founder and Editor-in-Chief at Brain Pickings

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

FOOD DESIGN

Judging Location: Paris, France

Jury Captain

» Marc Brétillot
Food Designer

Team Members

» Caroline Champion
Flavors Explorer and Food Consultant at Convergences Culinaires

» Alexandre Gauthier
Chef of Contemporary Cuisine at La Grenouillère – Hotel restaurant à Montreuil sur mer (France)

» Alok Nandi
Creative Director / Designer at Architempo

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

EDUCATIONAL INITIATIVES

Judging Location: Pasadena, CA, USA

Jury Captain

» Mariana Amatullo
Co-Founder and Vice President of Designmatters at Art Center College of Design

Team Members

» Alexandre Hennen
Director of Continuum Los Angeles

» Johanna Blakley
Ph.D, Managing Director & Director of Research at The Norman Lear Center at Annenburg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California

» Karen Hofmann
Director of Color, Materials and Trends Exploration Laboratory, Chair of Product Design at Art Center College of Design

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

 

DIY

Judging Location: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Jury Captain

» Becky Stern
Director of Wearable Electronics Group at Adafruit Industries

Team Members

» Hackett
Director of the Madagascar Institute

» Yury Gitman
Founder of Banana Design Lab

» Rob Faludi
Collaborative Strategy Leader at Digi International

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

Be sure to enter soon. Our Earlybird deadline is approaching fast. March 13 is the last day to submit your projects at our reduced earlybird discount rate. Start by registering today and we will send you one of our stunning limited edition posters for free.