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Launch Pad Judging Panel Announced

The Launch Pad program is heating up, with the announcement of the 2011 Judging Panel.


April 28th, 2011

Each year a panel of esteemed judges, comprised of local and international design professionals, comes together to review the Launch Pad entries.

Representing a broad spectrum of design specialties and areas of expertise, these judges apply their industry experience and professional know-how to select a list of Finalists, who will show their work in the Launch Pad Finalists’ Exhibition as part of Saturday in Design Sydney (19 – 20 August 2011).

With the wealth of talent and quality of work entered into Launch Pad every year, making the final selection is not always the easiest of jobs.

And so we would like to extend a warm welcome, and special thanks (in advance!), to our Launch Pad Judging Panel for 2011.

Local Judges

Kirsten Stanisich – Director, SJB Sydney


Brandon Gien – Managing Director, Good Design Australia
                        Chair, Australian International Design Awards
                        Executive Board Member and Treasurer, ICSID


Norman Johnson – Co-founder, How We Create


Louise Olsen – Co-founder & Director, Dinosaur Designs


Aidan Mawhinney – Director, Living Edge


International Judges

Ken Koo – President, Asia, Red Dot Design Award


Nathan Yong – (hero image) Nathan Yong Design


Benjamin Hubert – Benjamin Hubert design studio


It’s not too late to enter your prototype into Launch Pad – enter here.

To read all about Launch Pad and the 2011 program click here.

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