Over the seven days of Judging Week respected design professionals from New Zealand and Australia will judge entries entered into the Best Design Awards.

Judges will recognise and celebrate the amazing work from our community that can proudly be measured against the best in the world.

We called for your nominations for judges, we listened, and the convenors have put together their judges who reflect the following broad criteria:

• Respected in the industry
• Past winners
• Known for the high calibre of their work
• Able to be objective
• Those that have had a significant role to play in the industry
• Skill set to compliment across the disciplines categories
• From related organizations in the industry (eg. Better by Design) or from offshore (eg. AGDA, WDO & ico-D etc).

Judges for 2023 are: