Panel of Judges
Our awards jury consists of a group of internationally renowned design experts and industry pioneers. Check out the current list below.
Karr Yip is the founder and director of ADO ltd, as well as a consultant of HK culture museum and co-chairman of culture innovation subcom of Smart City Consortium. With a background in Architecture and Fine Art, Karr has a wealth of experience in delivering an impressive array of cultural projects – from infrastructure design to public art curation, with over a hundred successfully completed projects under his belt. His exceptional design works have earned him numerous accolades, including the New York Interior Design Award, A' Design Award, and the JCD Design Space Design Award. Moreover, Karr combines over 15 years of enterprise management and branding expertise with exceptional vision. His ultimate goal is to leverage Hong Kong's robust design and technological industry to create an international brand focused on cultural innovation.
As the CEO, Managing Director of the Bosch Home Appliances Group Hong Kong, Chloe is responsible for driving the strategic vision, growth, and development plans for both Bosch Home Appliances and Siemens Home Appliances. Her focus is on mapping core growth drivers and operations to enable success. With over 15 years of experience in large multinational corporations, Chloe has a solid background in top management, sales, and marketing.
Mr. Philip Liao graduated from Cornell University (U.S.A) and Eton College (U.K) and has more than 26 years of experience in the field of architecture, planning and interior design. Mr. Liao has participated in award winning commercial, residential, hotel, heritage and community projects and has practiced in North America, Europe and Asia. Mr Liao worked with SOM, Moffat Kinoshita (where he was Vice President) and Wong Tung International (where he was Associate Director – Design) prior to establishing Philip Liao and Partners in 2002.
Jennifer is the Managing Editor of Home Journal Limited, overseeing the content creation on all Home Journal platforms spanning print, digital and social media. She recently spearheaded the rebrand of the 40-year-old publication, which involved a multitude of changes in content direction across all touch-points with a reinforced focus on Asia-based interior designs to bring readers closer to home. With an educational background in visual art and design, she has lived and worked in Hong Kong, London and Macau and has travelled to more than 30 countries.