Jury Objects Category

On May 10th 2016, the jury will judge the entries in the Objects Category of the Interieur Awards: a Grand Prize winner will be awarded 2500 euro and 20 winning objects will be selected and exhibited at the Biennale Interieur, from 14-23 October 2016.

Rossana Orlandi (IT)

Rossana Orlandi
© Giovanni Gastel
Owner Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Rossana Orlandi started her career in fashion working for the family business, where she advised big names such as Armani and Kenzo and where she ran her own knitwear brand. Besides her work in fashion, she has long been a private collector of design objects.
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Mirko van den Winkel (NL)

Mirko Van Den Winkel Executive Vice President Moroso USA

Mirko van den Winkel started with Moroso in 1994 as European export manager, and 15 years later moved to Belgium to become commercial director for Quinze & Milan.
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Inga Sempé (FR)

Inga Sempé
© Marion Leflour
Paris-based product designer

Parisian designer Inga Sempé graduated in 1993 from ENSCI-Les Ateliers (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, Paris). She opened her own studio in 2001., initially working with Italian companies such as Cappellini and Edra.
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Nils Holger Moormann (DE)

Nils Holger Moormann
© Julia Rotter
Owner Moormann, juror & lecturer

Nils Holger Moormann is ab international juror and lecturer who produces and markets design products, mainly from young designers. His one-man firm developed into a flourishing enterprise employing some 48 people.
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Dieter Van Den Storm (BE)

Dieter Van Den Storm
© Frederik Vercruysse
Freelance journalist & design critic

Dieter Van Den Storm is a Brussels-based freelance journalist and design critic. He graduated in communication and journalism, and specialised in design and architectural topics for De Standaard Magazine and other publications.
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Jury Spaces Category

On February 16th 2016, the jury will judge the entries in the Spaces Category of the Awards: cutting-edge bar and restaurant concepts that will be realised at the Biennale Interieur in Kortrijk, Belgium, from 14-23 October 2016.

Frederik De Wachter (BE/IT)

Frederik De Wachter
© Helenio Barbetta
Interior designer & co-founder DWA studio

Belgian-born interior designer Frederik De Wachter founded together with Alberto Artesani the studio DWA in Milan. Their collaboration is a dialogue between their different characters and common love for simple solutions, forms and materials, combining their shared background in interior, retail and exhibition design.
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Rossana Hu (CN)

Rossana Hu Founding Partner Neri&Hu Design and Research Office and Design Republic

Rossana Hu is a Founding Partner of Neri&Hu Design and Research Office, an inter-disciplinary international architectural design practice based in Shanghai and London. Aside from architecture and interiors, Ms. Hu and Mr. Neri are actively working on industrial design products for brands like Classicon, Fritz Hansen, Gandia Blasco,
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Aaron Taylor Harvey (US)

Aaron Taylor Harvey Environments Design Director Airbnb

Aaron functions as the Environments Design Director for Airbnb, primarily working to link culture and facilities into an ongoing meaningful and effective workspace experience. Environments combines design research with the core values of the company to produce a unique physical platform for the production of a non-physical product.
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An Michiels (BE)

An Michiels
© Piet Albert Goethals
Architect, curator & Biennale Interieur

An Michiels studied architecture in Brussels and worked 10 years as a project architect on residential schemes in London. In 2010, she shifted her focus to design and obtained an MA Curating Contemporary Design at Kingston University (UK). In 2012 she moved to Belgium and became part of the core team behind the Biennale Interieur.
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Costas Voyatzis (GR)

Costas Voyatzis
© Dimitra Spiropoulou
Founder of Yatzer.com

Costas Voyatzis, born in Piraeus, Greece, is an international at heart. In 2007 he created yatzer.com, thereby realising his vision of creating a single, high quality source of design information. In April 2011, Costas Voyatzis was named one of the 100 most influential people in the design industry by French heavyweight Architectural Digest.
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