News & Updates

March 12, 2012

Five More Jury Teams!

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for: our final Jury Teams are in for the Core77 Design Awards! We are proud to count these design superstars as part of our jury constellation in the most inclusive and celebratory design awards program of the digital age. These illustrious Jury Teams represent five more categories: Equipment (Changsha City), Speculative (multi-country), Packaging (Paris), Interiors & Exhibitions (Brasilia) and Strategy & Research (Rochester). So prepare your projects; they are excited to see your work!


Judging Location: Changsha City, Hunan Province, China

Jury Captain

» Renke He
Dean and Professor at School of Design at Hunan University

Team Members

» Cathy Huang
President of CBi China Bridge

» Jianghong Zhao
Professor at State Key Laboratory of Advanced Design and Manufacturing for Vehicle Body & School of Design, Hunan University

» William Wu
General Manger of Innovation Design Center at Haier Group

» Jing Ping Liu
Dr. and Professor at College of Mechanical Engineering and Transportation, Hunan University

Check out their bios and mugshots here.


Judging Location: Multi-country

Jury Captain

» Bruce Sterling
Author of “Beyond the Beyond” at Wired

Team Members

» Maria Bezaitis
Director of People and Practices Research Group at Intel Research and Senior Research Scientist of Interactions and Experience Research at Intel Labs

» Irina Kharseeva
PR Manager at AR Door

» Bernardo Fernandez
Science Fiction Writer, Professor of Graphic Design, CENTRO

Check out their bios and mugshots here.


Judging Location: Paris, France

Jury Captain

» Laurent Hainaut
Co-Founder and Partner of Raison Pure Design Group
Founder, President and CEO of Raison Pure NYC

Team Members

» Joel Caussimon
Art Director of Pixelis

» Patricia Tranvouëz
Managing Director KENZO Parfums

» Francois Brument

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

Interiors & Exhibitions

Judging Location: Brasilia, Brazil

Jury Captain

» Nicola Goretti
Director of Grupo AG

Team Members

» Fernanda Bocorny Messias
Manager of the Programa Brasileiro de Design – PBD (Brazilian Design Program)

» Lígia de Medeiros

» Daniel Mangabeira da Vinha
Architect and urbanist / DOMO Architects Partner

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

Strategy & Research

Judging Location: Rochester, NY, USA

Jury Captain

» Lorraine Justice
Dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology

Team Members

» Tim Fletcher
Business Development Manager, Daedalus

» Donald Carr
Professor and Senior COLAB Fellow at Syracuse University Department of Design

» Katherine Bennett
Associate Professor of Industrial Design, Humanities and Design Science at Art Center College of Design

Check out their bios and mugshots here.

These jurors will be joining our group of amazing individuals that we announced last week. To see the previously announced Jury, click here. Stay tuned for the announcement of our final jury team (for Transportation).

Our Earlybird deadline ends tomorrow, March 13 at 11.59pm Pacific Time. But don’t fret. You still have until our regular deadline on April 10. Register today and we will send you a limited-edition 2012 awards poster. If you have already registered then log in to complete and pay for your entry.

Visit How to Enter for details.