The jury sessions will take place from August 6 to 8 at the GD Goenka University in Gurgaon. This year, the Kyoorius Design Awards received a total of 488 entries
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | August 4, 2015
Kyoorius unveils its jury for the third edition of Kyoorius Design Awards. The jury sessions will take place from August 6 to 8, 2015 at the GD Goenka University in Gurgaon.
This year, the Kyoorius Design Awards received a total of 488 entries across all categories from independent studios, freelance designers, brand consultancies and agencies all over India, including Alok Nanda and Company, Codesign, Umbrella Design, NH1 Design, Locopopo, Kahani Designworks, Rocketscience Lab, FITCH, DDB Mudra, JWT, Ogilvy, Star TV, and many more.
The Kyoorius Design awards offer a diverse range of categories that recognise both comprehensive design projects as well as individual components. A specialist jury – selected together with D&AD and composed of the top creatives from across the world – will judge all submitted entries according to the Kyoorius and D&AD awards criteria. The jury members will gather to review, discuss and elect the best of the best over three intensive days. All the voting is done in private and never by a show of hands.
2015 Kyoorius Design Awards Jury:
Jury Foreman: Mark Bonner, Founder/Co-Creative Director, GBH and President, D&AD
Emilia Bergmans, Founder, The Brewhouse
Gigi Lee, Executive Creative Director, Y&R Malaysia
Joshua Breidenbach, Founding Partner / Creative Director, Rice Creative
Rajesh Dahiya, Founding Director, Creative Lead, Designer, Codesign
Tim Greenhalgh, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, FITCH
Shanoo Bhatia, Founder Director, Eureka Moment Design Company, Chairperson, National Design Committee – ASSOCHAM ’10-’11 and President, Mumbai Chapter – Association of Designers of India
Additionally, in their continued effort towards providing a truly neutral and ethical platform, the jury sessions will remain open for professionals, media and the community on August 6 and 7, along with three jury tours conducted per day.
Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder CEO of Kyoorius, said, “With the third edition of the Kyoorius Design Awards, we’re thrilled with the response as well as the range and quality of work submitted. The dynamic mix of international and Indian jury members balance global standards with local context and I’m sure they will have some tough decisions to make next week.”
He further said, “Continuing the trend from last year, we’re hosting the jury session at GD Goenka University School of Design so that our young, creative minds-in-the-making can be inspired by the best creative work produced in the country and interact with our esteemed jury members.”