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AIDA 2011 Judging Panel Announced

The 2011 Judging Panel for the Australian International Design Awards has been revealed.

AIDA 2011 Judging Panel Announced


March 28th, 2011

Good Design Australia is proud to announce the judging panel of the 2011 Australian International Design Awards.

“In the world of design this is a judging panel second to none,” said Managing Director of Good Design Australia, Brandon Gien.

“We’ve secured design gurus from iconic global brands such as BMW, Mercedes Benz, Samsung and Toyota. We’ve also got the privilege of home-grown talent from the likes of Burley Katon Halliday and key commentators such as Cars Guide and The New Inventors.”

Consumer Judging Panel

Chuck Pelly
Co-Founder, The Design Academy Inc.
Founder, Designworks
Past CEO, Designworks/BMW
Consumer Panel (International – USA)

Don Tae Lee
Co-President, Tangerine Direction and Design
Design Master, Samsung C&T
Professor, Hong Ik University
Consumer Panel (International – Korea)

Sally Dominguez*
Designer, Inventor, Commentator
Founder, Bug Design; HOG Works; beautifulusefulgreen.com
Panelist, ABC TV’s The New Inventors
Consumer Panel (Australia – NSW; International – USA)
* yet to confirm availability

Oliver Kratzer
Managing Director, Ideal Industrial
National President, Design Institute of Australia (DIA)
Consumer Panel (Australia – NSW)

Robert Pataki
Consumer Panel (Australia – VIC)

Professional / Technology / Heavy Machinery Judging Panel

Harald Leschke
Principal, Leschke Design
Former Head of Advanced Design, Mercedes Benz
Professional / Technology Panel (International – Germany)

Bruce Lee, IDSA
Principal, Re-Action Design Studios
Professional / Technology Panel (International – USA)

Paul Huxtable
Serial Product Developer
Managing Director and Co-Founder, Eye-Catcher Innovations
Professional / Technology Panel (Australia – SA)

David Pritchard
Manager, Industrial Design
Professional / Technology Panel (Australia – VIC)

Graham Paver
Design Expert
Professional / Technology Panel (Australia – NSW)

Transportation Panel

John Barratt
President and CEO
Transportation Panel (International – USA)

John Brown
CEO and Design Director, Design Resource
CEO and Design Director, Transport Design International
Transportation Panel (Australia – NSW)

Paul Beranger
Manager, Styling and Design
Transportation Panel (Australia – VIC)

Ged Bulmer
Managing Editor, Cars Guide
Former Editor, Wheels magazine
Transportation Panel (Australia – NSW)

Andrew Crick
Managing Director
Schremmer Crick Associates
Transportation Panel (Australia – NSW)

Architecture / Interior / Housing Judging Panel

Shashi Caan
Founding Principal, The Collective
President, International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI)
Architecture / Interior / Housing Panel (International – USA)

Madeline Lester
Madeline Lester + Associates (MLA)
Member of the Board, International Design Alliance (IDA)
Immediate Past President, International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI)
Architecture / Interior / Housing Panel (Australia – NSW)

Raj Nandan
Managing Director
Indesign Group
Architecture / Interior / Housing Panel (Australia – NSW)

Neil Burley
Managing Director, Anibou
Founder, Burley Katon Halliday
Architecture / Interior / Housing Panel (Australia – NSW)

Steven Pozel
Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design
Architecture / Interior / Housing Panel (Australia – NSW)

Of course, the judging panel is – in Gien’s words – “matched only by the quality and ingenuity of the entries coming in this year.”

The Australian International Design Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday 22 July 2011 in Melbourne.

Stay tuned as we bring you all the latest in the lead-up to this not-to-be-missed event.

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