We announce the 28 judges for the 2021 FX Awards
Vice-president of design, GlaxoSmithKline
Barraclough has been at GSK for over ten years, and has set up design teams across the globe. He has 30 years’ experience working across all aspects of design and innovation, across many fast-moving consumer goods sectors.
Annelie Kvick Thompson
A highly skilled member of Grimshaw’s international design team, Thompson’s role involves the direction and leadership of large and complex projects, often incorporating transport with mixed-use regeneration.
Creative director, Sparcstudio Design
Sparcstudio is an award-winning spa, wellness and hotel designer, based in London. The team has a reputation for delivering superlative atmospheric and theatrical spaces with real warmth, light and ‘heart and soul’.
Design and branding consultant
Having founded, in 1990, design agency Virgile + Partners, Virgile has worked for many global luxury retail and hospitality brands, and is now an independent consultant on design and branding.
Catherine van der Heide
Associate, interior design, Hassell Studio
Van der Heide is a workplace specialist and leading light in delivering award-winning, complex, agile projects. As a designer at Hassell, she has worked in the UK, Australia and Asia, and thrives in the creation of great workplace experiences.
Co-creative director, Harris Bugg Studio
Harris Bugg Studio is an energetic, multi-award-winning landscape design practice with a range of residential, public, commercial, botanic and show gardens across the UK and Europe.
Partner, Sonnemann Toon Architects
Toon is a founding partner of Sonnemann Toon Architects, and a champion for design quality – particularly in the healthcare sector.
Director, Manea Kella
Manea Kella’s projects are international, operating across hospitality, residential and service industries. The studio delivers the highest standard of architecture. Kella’s ambition is to maintain a rigorous attention to detail, regardless of project scale.
Creative director and founder, Georgia Burt Architecture
Burt is an award-winning architect and specialist healthcare interior designer, with over 24 years of experience. In 2020, she established her own design studio where she continues to follow her passion for designing buildings that positively impact well-being within the healing environment.
Associate director, Barr Gazetas
Barr Gazetas is an award-winning architecture practice in London with experience in a variety of sectors. Chalmers-Stevens joined the team in 2007, and became an associate director in 2019. She has notable interiors experience, and is currently leading the fit-out sector of Barr Gazetas.
James Owen Webster
Director, Alexander Owen Architecture
As an award-winning design studio and creative agency, AO has a simple passion: to enhance everyday experience through design.
Head of interiors, Knight Dragon Developments
Design is at the heart of Knight Dragon’s Greenwich Peninsula transformation. It is also developing and creating over 17,000 new homes in the coming years.
Executive editor, Lighting – Illumination in Architecture
Entwistle is the executive editor of Lighting – Illumination in Architecture, and the author of three books on lighting, including Detail in Contemporary Lighting Design (Laurence King), and the editor of the first BCO Guide to Lighting.
Architect, Jon Tollit Architects
Tollit has a wide experience in project types, size and location, and has a focus on how new design processes can unlock opportunity.
Associate, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
Gaulter works across all sectors at FCBStudios. The practice promotes a collaborative approach to all projects, and has an international reputation for design quality and for pioneering environmental expertise.
Chief ergonomist, FIRA International
Çaglar is the key UK expert in the design evaluation of furniture. He works with designers, architects and specifiers to create eff icient work environments for the wellbeing of people.
Luis F Rueda
Director, LFR Design Studio
LFR helps brands bring experiences and ideas to life in spaces that promote human interaction – in special environments, retail and the workplace. From strategy to architectural design, it collaborates with clients to inform and delight, capturing a brand’s essence.
Director and head of interior design, Squire and Partners
Cheung is a director and head of interior design at award-winning architecture and design practice Squire and Partners.
Joint managing partner, Argent LLP
Searl is managing partner for Argent, the developer behind King’s Cross, and partner of Argent Related, the company that is delivering Brent Cross Town and the regeneration of Tottenham Hale.
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Principal director, Light Bureau UK
Paul loves, lives, breathes and occasionally teaches lighting design. Purpose and joy are mantras in his and Light Bureau’s design approach.
Creative director, MET Studio
As global creative director of experiential design agency MET Studio, Karn creates highly innovative, interactive and immersive projects that connect audiences with stories.
Richard Alexander Bridges
Director, Alexander Owen Architecture
As an award-winning design studio and creative agency, AO has a simple passion: to enhance everyday experience by design.
Founder, Richard Parr Associates
Richard Parr Associates is a leading architecture practice, specialising in the reinvention and creation of luxury, often historically significant, residential and hospitality buildings – in the country and in the city. It believes that sustainability, longevity and locality are all important elements in the creation of the ultimate family home.
Director, Turner & Townsend
Quesnel is the occupier sector lead for Turner & Townsend, a global programme, project and cost management consultancy that makes the difference for its clients in property.
Principal director, tp bennett
Kelly is expert at translating client aspirations and business objectives into inspiring interior concepts, from boutique hospitality projects to international headquarters.
EMEA interior design practice leader, AECOM
Jackson is a respected and award-winning interior designer who champions best practice in design. He has over 25 years of professional experience in the interior design industry, and is passionate about how design improves productivity and encourages creativity in workplace, hospitality and retail environments.
Senior project architect, SHH
Kirmelidou is an esteemed member of the commercial team of award-winning architecture and interior design practice SHH. The practice is vastly experienced at working globally across sectors – residential, hospitality and commercial – and across disciplines – architecture, interior design and FF&E.
Managing director, Will + Partners
Will + Partners specialises in workplace design and consultancy. Founded by Poole-Wilson, the studio is recognised for its progressive research on wellness and the impact it has on people, well-being and workplace performance.