Karen Millen, Alfredo Häberli and Francine Houben named Dezeen Awards 2024 Judges

Dezeen Awards 2024 announced the industry professionals who will be judging the entries this year. Architects Francine Houben and Sumaya Dabbagh, designers Alfredo Häberli and Bethan Laura Wood and fashion designer Karen Millen have been announced to join to the panels. The Dezeen Awards is open for submissions through June 6, with discounted entry fees in effect through March 27. The NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) proudly supports the awards again this year as a media partner.


Now in its seventh year, the programme has become the ultimate accolade for architects and designers everywhere, with winners selected by a prestigious panel of international judges. The 90 professionals who will judge this year's entries will be announced in due course.

Judges Announced so far


Fashion designer Karen Millen is one of this year's interior judges


London-based designer and artist Bethan Laura Wood will be an interiors judge

  • Karen Millen:The co-founder and former creative director of fashion brand Karen Millen.
  • Bethan Laura Wood:The founder of multidisciplinary studio Bethan Laura Wood.
  • Justina Blakeney:The founder and creative director of home decor brand Jungalow.
  • Claudia Afshar:The principal and founder of studio Claudia Afshar Design.
  • Patricia Urquiola:The founder of Milan-based architecture and design studio Studio Urquiola.
  • Amechi Mandi:London-based product designer Amechi Mandi is the founder of home decor brand Amechi.
  • Bobby Berk: The founder of eponymous Los Angeles-based design firm Bobby Berk.

Saudi-based Sumaya Dabbagh is the founder of Dabbagh Architects


Francine Houben is the founding partner of architecture studio Mecanoo

  • Sumaya Dabbagh:Saudi-based architect Sumaya Dabbagh is the founder of studio Dabbagh Architects.
  • Francine Houben:The founding partner and creative director of Dutch architecture firm Mecanoo.
  • Arjun Malik:A principal architect at the Mumbai-based studio Malik Architecture.
  • Keiji Ashizawa:Japan-based architect Keiji Ashizawa is the founder of Keiji Ashizawa Design.
  • Shawn Adams:Architect Shawn Adams is the co-founder of London-based design practice POoR Collective.
  • Odile Decq:French architect and urban planner Odile Decq is the founder of Paris-based firm Studio Odile.
  • Suchi Reddy:Indian-American architect Suchi Reddy is the founder of New York-based practice Reddymade.
  • Gaetano Pesce:Italian architect Gaetano Pesce's career spans over six decades, working in architecture, city planning, interior design, art, industrial and exhibition design.

Joining Giles Nartey on the design judging panel will be Swiss-Argentinian designer Alfredo Häberli

  • Alfredo Häberli:The founder and principal of studio Alfredo Häberli Design.
  • Ian Cartlidge:A co-founder of London-based design studio Cartlidge Levene.
  • Lee Broom:London-based Lee Broom is the co-founder of design brand Lee Broom.
  • Faye Toogood:British artist and designer Faye Toogood's practice encompasses interior design, homewares, fine art and fashion.
  • Giles Tettey Nartey:A British-Ghanaian designer, researcher, and architect.