Chair Of Judges


James Mair worked for some years as an interior architect before becoming more and more interested in contemporary furniture. This interest led him to set up Viaduct Furniture Ltd in 1985. The original plan was to sell British designers work abroad, but the idea developed and led to the opening of Viaduct’s first showroom in 1989 displaying contemporary furniture from Europe and selling predominantly to architects and designers on projects. Viaduct has been in its current Clerkenwell...

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Lynda Relph-Knight is an independent design writer, curator and consultant. A journalist by background, she was editor of Design Week for more than 20 years and has an overview of design in the commercial and public sectors. She has worked with the British Council on its design policy for South Africa, with UKTI to identify architects and designers to promote overseas and with Future Publishing to set up the Brand Impact Awards. More recently, for Retail Expo, she set u...

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Meet The Judges

Anna Adebayo

Anna AdebayoSenior Interior Designer, Zaha Hadid Architects

Anna’s design portfolio reflects over 30 years of international experience leading projects across hospitality and residential sectors. As a qual...

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Carlos Virgile

Carlos VirgileDirector, Virgile + Partners/ Imagination

A qualified architect originally from Buenos Aires, Carlos worked extensively in Europe, joining Fitch PLC as a Creative Director of the Retai...

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Christophe Egret

Christophe EgretArchitect, Founding Director, Studio Egret West

Christophe is an Architect and Founding Director of Studio Egret West with over 30 years practice experience on local and international projects. H...

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Linda Morey-Burrows

Linda Morey-BurrowsFounder and Principal Director, MoreySmith,

Linda Morey-Burrows is the Founder and Principal Director of MoreySmith, a leading design and architecture practice based in London. Linda is ...

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Oliver Salway

Oliver SalwayDirector, Softroom

Oliver is a founding director of Softroom. He is currently director in charge of projects as far afield as Seoul and Istanbul as well as the UK. Over ...

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Paul Priestman

Paul PriestmanDesigner, co-founder and chairman, PriestmanGoode

Paul Priestman is a designer and Chairman of UK and China-based design consultancy PriestmanGoode, which has been leading innovation in transport&...

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Tim Greenhalgh

Tim GreenhalghChairman & Chief Creative Officer

Tim steers FITCH’s global creative output and culture, and our work is characterised by his belief that design is more than just an elegant comi...

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