Meet the Jury

There are eight jury panels; one for each of the six Spatial Awards categories, one for the Executional Awards and one for the Societal Awards. Each panel is comprised of designers, manufacturers and clients representing a balance of diverse industry perspectives.

For more information, check out our jury process.

Spatial Awards

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Marsha Meredith

Aesop Creative Director

Marsha shapes and leads Aesop’s creative strategy globally, across all touchpoints and customer-facing communications. She leads a team of talented art directors, designers and writers in New York, alongside a studio in Melbourne concentrated on finished art, campaign roll out and regional projects.

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Hannah Carter Owers

Carter Owers Founder

Hannah is an interior designer with over 20 years’ experience of designing award winning hotels, shops, offices and homes for leading global brands and institutions. Her work is inspired by the desire to create immersive spaces that look distinct and feel profoundly human.

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Andreas Bozarth Fornell

Specific Generic Founder

Andreas is a Swedish architect and designer who has been active since 1999 in a number of different constellations, working within a broad spectrum of architecture and design.

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Natacha Prihnenko

Hermès Windows and Art Buying Director

Natacha joined Hermès in 1990, within the Exhibitions department. Her main role is to search for new designers and artists around the world to collaborate with the house and unveil unique windows display, showcasing the imagination and the creativity of the house.


Vincent Sturkenboom

De Bijenkorf Creative Director

Vincent is a Creative Director at de Bijenkorf, a luxury department store in the Netherlands. With his team of designers he is managing all store design and all the visual, graphic and art projects. Vincent started as an independent designer over 30 years ago and worked worldwide for Dutch brands such as G-star Raw and Marlies Dekkers.

Spatial Awards

Fa20 Caroline Cundall

Caroline Cundall

IHG Director Interior Design Europe

As Design Director at IHG, Caroline is responsible for overseeing the interior design of IHG luxury brand hotels throughout Europe, concentrating on InterContinental hotels. Her role covers new openings as well as refurbishments across the existing hotel estate and overseeing the design from concept to completion.

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Marcel Wanders

Designer of the New Age

Marcel Wanders is the founder of the leading product and interior design studio under the same name, located in the creative capital of Amsterdam. Regarded by many as an anomaly in the design world, Marcel has made it his mission to “create an environment of love, live with passion and make our most exciting dreams come true.”

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Irene Kronenberg & Alon Baranowitz

Baranowitz Kronenberg Architecture Founders

Irene and Alon are founders of award-winning international architecture practice, Baranowitz + Kronenberg, based in Amsterdam and Tel Aviv. The studio’s diverse international portfolio spans everything from hotels, nightclubs and restaurants to furniture design and private residences.

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Joe Cheng

Cheng Chung Design Chairman & Director

Joe has been called ‘Mr. Fashion’ in the capital market, and served as CTBUH’s first jury chair for the category of interior design. With his design concept of Eastern artistic conception in Western form’, which has become popular around the world, he has received myriad internaional design awards for his work.

Fa20 Space Copenhagen

Peter Bundgaard Rützou & Signe Bindslev Henriksen

Space Copenhagen Founders

Cofounders Peter and Signe have shaken up Copenhagen’s hospitality scene, with their studio Space Copenhagen they have worked for all the big names, and branched out globally.

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Howard Sullivan

Known for speaking on the 'what's next' within experience design, Howard is the Executive Creative Director and Cofounder of YourStudio. Based in London, Amsterdam & Melbourne; YourStudio create pioneering experiences across retail, hospitality and workspace for leading global brands.

Spatial Awards


Aura Luz Melis

Inside Outiside Architect and Partner

Aura has a well-established interdisciplinary approach, as visible in the wide range of projects she has worked on from architecture, to interior and landscape design with the likes of UN Studio and Benthem Crouwel Architects.

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Kees Kaan

KAAN Architecten Founder

Kees is an acclaimed architect. His research focuses on large complex projects that characterize rapid global urbanization. In 2019 Kaan was appointed Chairman of the Architecture Department. Moreover, he has been Principal Investigator at Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) since 2016.

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Patrik Schumacher

Zaha Hadid Architects Principal

Patrik is a company director and a senior designer at Zaha Hadid Architects. His completed projects include the MAXXI Centre of Contemporary Art and Architecture, Rome. Patrik is widely recognized as one of the most prominent thought leaders within the fields of architecture, urbanism and design.

Shireen Hamdan

Shireen Hamdan

Populous Senior Principal

Shireen oversees Populous’ work in the Middle East, currently leading the design team for the Qadsiya Stadium in Kuwait. She has become a role model for women in architecture, and an influential figure in the UAE region in the development of major sports venues, helping to raise awareness of the role architects play in creating a better quality built environment.

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Mels Crouwel

Benthem Crouwel Architects Founding Partner

Mels Crouwel aspires to contribute to a better world, with better buildings, through a combination of innovation and expertise. Applying his personal passion for art and culture, his designs can be seen in the restoration of the Anne Frank House, the Stedelijk Museum and the Bergbau Mining Museum.

Spatial Awards

Fa20 Ivy Ross

Ivy Ross

Google Hardware Design Vice President

Ivy and her team has launched a family of consumer hardware products ranging from smartphones to smart speakers, earning 56 different design awards. This collection of products established a design aesthetic for technology products that is tactile, bold, emotional, and undeniably Google.

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Laura Bielecki

Ellington Group Senior Manager Interior Design

Laura works for one of the prime real estate companies in Dubai crafting beautiful environments for exceptionally high-quality lifestyles. Having started her Blog “Luxury Interiors” in 2008 she has become an industry voice across social media on luxury industry trends in residences and hospitality.

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Alfredo Häberli

Alfredo Häberli Design Development Founder

Alfredo is an internationally established designer based in Zurich has worked for some of the leading companies of the international design industry such as Alias, BMW and Camper. The works of Alfredo Häberli are swiftly becoming icons of this age: objects and spaces that embody our particular living conditions, rather than those of the future or past.

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Kelsea Crawford and Antonin Yuji Maeno

Cutwork Founders

Cutwork is an architecture and design studio focused on new ways to live and work. The studio was among the top 30 "CleanTech" technology companies in Europe. Cutwork projects have included Station F, the largest startup campus in the world home to more than 1000 startups and the European hubs of Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft.

Spatial Awards

Fa20 Daria Jelonek

Daria Jelonek

Studio Above&Below Cofounder

An artist, designer and co-founder of Studio Above&Below, Daria is London based and focusing on interactive, digital and spatial experiences.

Fa20 Shogo Kawata

Shogo Kawata

teamLab Architects Ambassador

Shogo heads teamLab Architects, a Tokyo-based collective that explores new spatial experiences through a mix of digital technology, art and nature, working across both commercial and cultural sectors.

Fa20 Mafalda Rangel

Mafalda Rangel

Moncada Rangel Architect & Cofounder

Mafalda founded Monncada Rangel, a creative agency and architectural company based in Syracuse, Italy and Porto, Portugal. With an interdisciplinary vision, her professional work ranges from Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape, Design and Curatorship.

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Ramona Bronkar Bannayan

MoMA Senior Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Collections

The Museum of Modern Art seeks to create a dialogue between the established and the experimental, the past and the present, in an environment that is responsive to the issues of modern and contemporary art. Ramona is responsible for overseeing the entire spectrum of temporary exhibitions and performances.

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Maria Cristina Didero

Independent Curator

Based in Milan, Maria has contributed to several magazines and publications including Domus, Vogue Italia, Apartamento and collaborates with a number of institutions worldwide.

Spatial Awards

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Colin Macgadie

BDG Chief Creative Officer

Colin is the overall creative lead for BDG, responsible for creating world class environments for all BDG clients, regardless of size or sector. His belief that architecture is most successful when people feel a connection to space is reflected in BDG’s studio culture and evidence based design approach.

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Fabienne O'Neill

Cuckooz & Cuckooz Nest Cofounder & Director

Cuckooz Nest is London’s first co-working space with integrated flexible nursery for children 0-4 years old. With a background in media focussing on design & technology, Fabienne is passionate about creating forwarding thinking beautiful spaces for people to live and learn, focussing on innovative design within co-living/co-working sectors.

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Herbert Schilthuis

Heineken Global Director Health

Currently responsible for driving the global health agenda in HEINEKEN, Herbert Schilthuis continues to develop his expertise in infectious diseases, tropical medicine, health promotion and organization of health care.

Fa20 Alexander Rieck

Alexander Rieck

LAVA Laboratory for Visionary Architecture Founder & CEO

Alexander works as a senior researcher at the renowned Fraunhofer Institute in Stuttgart. He is a renowned expert on innovations in the fields of office, hotel, living and future construction, and an author of many publications about working environments and building processes of the future.

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Christian Dzieia

Adidas VP Corporate Real Estate

As Adidas Vice President Corporate Real Estate Christian leads the global portfolio management, transactions, design and construction for all offices, showrooms and distribution centers. His recent projects include the relocation of the Reebok HQ from Canton to Boston and the new APAC HQ in Shanghai.

Executional Awards

Fa20 Stefan Diez

Stefan Diez

Diez Office Founder

Stefan works intensively with materials, technology and is passionate in his quest to fathom out their limitations. Together with his office they develop products that are precise, yet simple and above all are meant to meet human needs. Stefan has worked with brands like Hay, Magis and Vibia.

Fa20 Pallavi Dean

Pallavi Dean

Roar Founder & Creative Director

Pallavi trained architect and sustainability specialist, she’s won multiple awards for work across a range of sectors including commercial, hospitality and residential. She was born in India, raised in Dubai and spent years working in London; her designs reflect these eclectic influences.

Fa20 Valentina Guidi Ottobri

Valentina Guidi Ottobri

Contemporary Design Curator

Valentina works as a Dealer and Creative mind across the world of Art, Collectible Design and Fashion. Founder of the Home division for LUISAVIAROMA. Her work has been published in various international magazines including Vogue, Wallpaper, NYTimes, BoF and more.

Fa20 Daniel Heckscher

Daniel Heckscher

Note Design Studio Interior Architect and Partner

With a background in both banking and marketing, Daniel entered the world of design quite late in life, and run his own architectural studio for three years before joining the team at Note in early 2012. Daniel works across categories with a keen eye for colour, material and finish.

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Apameh Ruckert

ZEITGEIST Head of Architecture & Human Interface Design

Drawing from a background in operatic Stage Design Apameh Ruckert’scurrent motivation is to develop iconic spaces at the cutting edge of retail and to create strong architectural identities for the global brands ZEITGEIST Group works for.

Societal Awards

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Natsai Audrey Chieza

Faber Futures Founder & Director

Natsai Audrey Chieza is a designer and change-maker working at the intersection of creative and biotechnology industries. Her London-based biodesign agency catalyses the alignment of DNA-scale engineering with the methods and principles of critical design thinking for the circular economy.

Fa20 Martha Thorne

Martha Thorne

Dean of IE School of Architecture & Design and the Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Martha's interests focus on the city of the future and innovation in architecture and design education to make it relevant for the challenges of the 21st century. She has written numerous articles on contemporary architecture and has served on the Board of Directors of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

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Adam Nathaniel Furman

Artist & Designer

Adam Nathaniel's intensely decorated and often outré products and furniture take inspiration from his passionate exploration of the themes of Queerness, colour and ornament as a political-aesthetic project, with his objects being the embodiment of the diasporic, roaming cultures that surrounded him as a child in a culturally mixed household.

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Kaave Pour

SPACE10 Cofounder & Managing Director

Kaave Pour is an award winning creative and cultural entrepreneur. He is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer, sharing his thoughts and experiences about innovation and design with global brands and universities. Kaave is also responsible of Trailerpark I/O, an event where thousands meet to explore the intersection between art, design and technology.

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Regine Leibinger

Barkow Leibinger Founder

Regine's work is realized over a wide range of scales and building types including building for workplace (industry, office, and master-planning), cultural, housing, event spaces, exhibitions and installations in the public realm internationally. Important milestones are amongst others the Biosphere in Potsdam, Germany and the Trutec Building in Seoul, Korea.

The visionaries driving spatial innovation

The Frame Awards recognizes the people driving the industry forward, conferring the awards for Designer of the Year, Emerging Designer of the Year, and Client of the Year, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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