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Jury members of Interium award:
Simone Micheli (Italy), Sotirios Popadopoluos (Greece), Luca Valle (Italy), Carlo Bimbi (Italy), Didier Margueritte (France), Cees Donkers (Netherlands), Nicola R.Ticozzi (Italy), Herman Volha, Vitalii Ivakhov, Viacheslav Morskoi, Iryna Pryma.
|Carlo Bimbi is an Italian designer, architect and a prominent figure in design of early 70s. He studied art in l’Istituto d’Arte, studied in l’Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche (I.S.I.A.) in Florence. At that time he collaborated with the studio of the architect Renzo Falciani. At the end of 60s he joined the studio Nizzoli Associati in Milan, where he worked with Alessandro Mendini and G. Mario Oliveri. (It was the time when he gained his first experience in the sphere of industrial design (sanitary design, car bodies, machine tools etc.) In 1970-1983 he founded the studio Internotredici Associati together with Gianni Ferrara and Nilo Gioacchini. The three of them designed a model Tutunno (United) which was included to the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Arts (M.О.M. A) in New York. Since 1985 he has been working on his own in the studio Carlo Bimbi Design and teaching in Istituto d’Arte in Florence, I.S.I.A., at courses in industrial design.
Carlo Bimbi cooperated with such brands as Annibale Colombo, Arketipo, B & B Italia, Bontempi, Borzalino, Dema, Falegnameria 1946, Falegnami Italia, Grilli Worldesign, Guzzini, Metalmobil, Segis.
|Luca Valle is an editor and executive director of an Italian specialized magazine Home Italia. HOME Italia is an exclusive club organized specifically for Italian manufacturers, as well as foreign architects and designers to develop their cooperation in searching for new solutions that can satisfy demands of picky end consumers. Initially the main aim was to make HOME Italia a network that will unite professionals, architects and manufacturers in their craving for the best Italian product. That is why Luca Valle created HOME Italia Magazine solely to bring together world architects and Italian furniture factories that produce furniture under the brand “Made in Italy”. Starting from the very first edition the distinct feature of HOME Italia has been publishing of professional projects where Italian furniture has been used according to demands of consumers. HOME Italia Magazine can be found in newsstands in 15 countries. Annually the website is visited 480,000 times, there are 20,000 contacts and the major advertising campaigns that facilitate magazine circulation. In particular advertising campaign of the magazine is held at important global fairs in Milan, Miami, Paris, Moscow, Dubai and Singapore.|
|Cees Donkers is an urban designer, the leading architect. Cees graduated from the Technical University in Eindhoven (Architecture and Urban Design Department), participated in general designing of Katendreht in Rotterdam as a group head of Rotterdam. His projects included general plan on revitalization of De Witte Dame (White Lady), a former Philips LED lamps factory, as well as buildings and public spaces on the city council square. He is the founder of Eindhoven’s Architecture Development Centre. He initiated a series of open debates on Eindhoven’s infrastructure development, founded City as a Lab, a research project on urban development. Together with Technical University and Eindhoven Design Academy Cees founded Brabant Academy, an online-platform to solve tasks of urban designing. He was awarded with National award of Urban Design Department. He is the chief urban designer of Eindhoven. He created and realized the general city plan. He is the organizer of Dutch Design Week – world’s largest forum in the sphere of design and innovations.|
|Sotirios Papadopulos, an architect, designer, chair and coordinator of Design School at ABAV (Verona, Italy). In 1989 he graduated from I.U.A.V. (Venice, Italy) majoring in Architecture. He got his Master degree in architecture and technological design in South California University (Los-Angeles, USA). He works in the sphere of public and private construction, interiors, industrial design, decoration, outdoor and indoor lighting and is the founder of a new art direction called “Fragilism” which originated in Italy, France and Portugal. He got awards in numerous contests and his works were published in various magazines all around the world. He is a substitute professor at the University of Florida.|
|Nicola Ticozzi is a journalist, project manager and director of courses for architects, organizer of international contests. He cooperated with a famous Milan-based studio Memphis of Ettore Sottsass. He is the founder of SIB Atmosfair exhibition – Design Interior Technology for New Entertainment in Rimini (2004-2006), the director of courses for specialists at POLI.design — Politecnico di Milano in Milan (2001-2015). He is the organizer of the International contest in designing innovative pizza houses Premio Le 5 Stagioni. Since 2011 he has been the director of the only international courses in Russian in Europe, since 2015 he has been the director of HoReCa Workshop – Project Design & Marketing.|
|Simone Micheli is a famous Italian architect and designer, one of the most sought after designers in Europe, head of design studio Simone Micheli Architect. He is said to be so forward-thinking that in order for him to see the future he needs to stop and look back with binoculars. In 1990 Simone Micheli founded the like-named Studio, in 2003 he started a design company Simone Micheli Architectural Hero Company with offices in Florence, Milan, Dubai and Rabat. He is an Associate Professor in Politecnico di Milano. His professional activity covers various directions: from architecture to interior design, from visual design to communications; eco-friendly designs created by him look peculiar and unique. Many of his works are municipal objects and projects realized for VIP clients related to interiors of residential and public spaces. His works were presented at the leading international exhibitions, he held conferences and lectures in universities and cultural institutes of many cities. As a prominent architect Simone received many national and international awards.|
|Didier Margueritte is a French interior designer, president of FEDAI (Fédération Européenne des Décorateurs et architectes d’intérieur).|
|Vyacheslav Morskoy is a famous Ukrainian modern architect.
Education: Department of Architecture, Kyiv National Academy of Arts and Architecture. Department of Architecture of Moscow Architecture Institute. State Academy. Member of National Union of Architects of Ukraine. Academician of Academy of Architecture of Ukraine. Director of the Architectural firm “Architect Vyacheslav Morskoy”. GLOBAL WORLD, GRAND-PRIX VOLUTA, VOLUTA, INTER’YEAR awards etc.
|Iryna Pryma is a founder of a creative agency Studia Primа, publisher and editor-in-chief of the only interior and architecture magazine in Ukraine dedicated to trends of Ukrainian design PRIMA INTERIOR. Cofounder and partner of Prostoneba, Ukrainian Architecture Festival, dedicated to achievements and innovations of Ukrainian companies and designers in the sphere of architecture. She is an influencer and creator of topical lectures, intellectual meetings with famous representatives of the sphere around the world.|
|Yurii Raskot is a publisher of the leading and well-known publications in Ukraine and Europe, magazines le Classique and HOME Interior, director of a publishing home L&R MEDIA. He is an engineer and builder; in 1997 he graduated from Donbas Academy of Building and Architecture. Since early 2000s, he has been participating in creation and launch of a few mass media projects dedicated to design and architecture. In 2011 he started a magazine about luxurious classical interiors le Classique, and in 2013 – HOME Interior, a magazine about modern design, both having gained popularity with readers and professional audience in no time. He is a representative of Singapore furniture exhibition IFFS in Ukraine.|
|Herman Volha is a top Ukrainian and European architect, correspondent member of Academy of Architecture of Ukraine, academician in architecture, member of European Union of Architects, one of the best specialists in classical architecture.|