Houseology are delighted to reveal the judging panel for the 2016 Interior Design Travel Scholarship! The Travel Scholarship has been set up to highlight and reward outstanding interior design and encourage students in their final year of university to consider the benefits that travel could have on their personal design development, research and understanding of the interior profession. We’re giving interior design students the chance to win a £4,000 Travel Scholarship, enabling them to gain invaluable experience and an unrivalled network of contacts as they visit some of the world's top interior brands. and design houses.
We’ve brought together a distinguished panel of experts from several influential sectors of the interior design industry including; education, commerce, design and media to ensure that the entries are given an in-depth analysis from several key perspectives. The panel will be considering a number of important aspects when reviewing the submissions including creative excellence, innovation, spatial understanding, wellbeing and sustainability issues and demonstration of how the Travel Scholarship could benefit future work.
The Scholarship judging panel includes:
Specialising in large residential developments and luxury homes, Susie Rumbold is the Founder and Creative Director of Tessuto Design Studio as well as President Elect of the British Institute of Interior Design.
Director of Architecture & Design, UK&I at IHG, Christopher Ball is passionate about hotel design with particular interest in the flow and connection of spaces and how these areas are enlivened for hotel guests and residents.
As the Head of the Interior Design Department and Programme Leader at Glasgow School of Art, Patrick Macklin's key areas of interest focus on the nature, quality and value of place - specifically within urban contexts.
Kaye is the Head of Interiors at London Metropolitan University and has a wide breadth and depth of interior knowledge gained from her academic and professional career. Underpinning this wealth of experience is Kaye's particular interest in the field of spatial happiness and interior wellbeing.
Head of Interior Design at Tom Dixon’s Design Research Studio. The studio delivers high concept interiors, large scale installations and architectural design from Tom Dixon, expressing a strong narrative with a dose of Britishness and eccentricity.
As the Editor-at-Large of Wallpaper* magazine, Henrietta writes about architecture, art and design for a wide range of online and print magazines around the world. As well as this, Henrietta has written five books and is passionate about designs that have meaning, rather than being purely decorative.
Founder of award-winning design consultancy Occa-Design Studio, which specialises in hotel design and leisure projects for global hotel brands.