Jury Team from L to R: Julie Lasky, Harry Allen, Zoe Coombes, Rama Chorpash, Maria PopovaJury Team from L to R: Julie Lasky, Harry Allen, Zoe Coombes, Rama Chorpash, Maria Popova
Over the next week we'll be giving you a reminder to set your clocks for the live broadcast of this year's inaugural Core77 Design Awards winners. Please note, all broadcast times and dates are Eastern Standard Time.
CORE77 DESIGN AWARDS LIVE BROADCAST
July 12-22, 2011
10 Days. 15 Categories. Eight Countries. Live!!
Special thanks to the incredible jury team who worked on judging this year's Products/Equipment category!
Tuesday, July 19th
Judging location: NEW YORK CITY, USA
Editor of Change Observer
Julie Lasky contributes to Design Observer, a website about design and visual culture and is Editor of its Change Observer channel devoted to design and social innovation. Prior to that she was Editor-in-Chief of the magazines I.D. and Interiors, and Managing Editor of the graphic design bimonthly Print. She has written for The New York Times, Metropolis, Dwell, Architecture, Slate, Surface, The National Scholar, and NPR, and is the author of Borrowed Design: Use and Abuse of Historical Form (written with Steven Heller), Some People Can't Surf: The Graphic Design of Art Chantry and Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle. She is a member of the exhibitions committee of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York and an instructor in the MFA Design Criticism program at New York's School of Visual Arts.
Principle of Harry Allen Design
Harry Allen is an award-winning, multidisciplinary designer. He has created innovative, brand-specific work for a wide variety of clients including the New York design gallery Moss, MAC cosmetics, Kidrobot, and La Mer. His most recent project, the DuPont CorianÃ¢ Design Studio in Philadelphia, quite literally stretches the boundaries of design. His unique vision also extends to product design, with clients including, IKEA, Johnson & Johnson, Magis, Steuben, and Umbra. His high-concept Reality line of home goods for Areaware has proven to be great commercial success and his fragrance bottle design for Marc Jacobs' BANG has received wide attention.
Industrial Designer and Director of Product Design at Parsons the New School for Design
Rama Chorpash Design focuses on the exchange between people and everyday things. Embedded in each design is an exploration of social use and the interactions they cause. His work has been widely published, from The New York Times Style Magazine to Metropolis, and his projects have been exhibited coast to coast, from the Museum of Modern Art to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and internationally, from Portugal's Bienal da Prata to Switzerland's Design Miami/Basel Art Fair. As Associate Professor and Director of Product Design at Parsons the New School for Design, Chorpash's design discourse extends from this academic setting to confront ostensibly contradictory issues such as manufacturing and sustainability, materialism and equity, consumerism and need, as well as globalism and localism.
Co-Founder and Principal of Cmmnwlth
Zoe Coombes is the co-founder of Cmmnwlth, the studio name under which her and her partner David Boira, produce furniture, art, and that which lands between. She received her Masters degree in Architecture from Columbia University and shortly thereafter began working at the smaller, more detailed scale of furniture. Dedicated to an investigation of contemporary tools and their intersection with craft-based processes of production, the studio has been commissioned by culture-driven clients such as Issey Miyake, Warp Records, and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and currently produces designs for the new American furniture label MatterMade.
Editor-in-Chief of Brain Pickings
Maria Popova is the founder and editor in chief of Brain Pickings, a curated cabinet of cross-disciplinary interestingness. She writes for Wired UK, Design Observer, GOOD and The Atlantic, among others, and is an MIT Futures of Entertainment fellow. She daylights as Insights Curator at TBWA Worldwide, where she works with brands like Apple, Visa and Pepsi, and moonlights as @brainpicker