Beazley Designs of the Year 2018 | The Judges

Find out more about this year's judging panel for Beazley Designs of the Year.

Paul Priestman

Paul Priestman is Chairman of PriestmanGoode where he leads a wide range of projects, from product design to transport including for Transport for London and Iconic Radiators. He has built a reputation for his award-winning future concepts – visionary ideas to improve our everyday and encourage sustainable, long-term thinking.

Ian Callum

Ian Callum has led Jaguar’s design team since 1999, creating a design language that is synonymous with luxury and performance and transforming the range with award-winning new saloons, sports cars and SUVs, including Jaguar’s first electric vehicle – the I-PACE.

Roksanda Ilinčić

In over a decade since launching her label, Roksanda has evolved an unmistakable woman-centred design aesthetic. Stand out colour blocking, sculptural shapes, modern, distinctive cuts and her innovative use of fabrics and unerring attention to detail make up what are now Roksanda’s signature ready-to-wear and accessories.

Tord Boontje

Tord Boontje is known for his expression of romanticism in contemporary design. Originally from the Netherlands, Boontje’s education at the Eindhoven Design Academy and the Royal College of Art in London set the foundations for Studio Tord Boontje.

Melodie Leung

Melodie Leung is a Senior Associate at Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and Architecture Editor-at-Large at Ala Champ Magazine. She has been a leading designer within the practice for over a decade, working with Zaha Hadid on many architectural, interior, product and furniture designs.

Robert Devereux

Robert was a founding partner of The Virgin Group. He chaired inter alia, The Conduit, Seymour Powell, Rapido TV, Soho House, Frieze Events, The Portobello Trust. He is a trustee of Workplace Foundation, The ICA and The Cambridge Conservation Initiative. He founded the African Arts Trust.

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Beazley Designs of the Year 2018

The annual Beazley Designs of the Year exhibition returns, providing a snapshot of the very best in innovative design from the past year.