Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2014 judges announced

Followed and entered by thousands of interior designers, architects, lighting designers, developers and operators involved in UK and global hospitality and architecture; the UK-based Restaurant & Bar Design Awards, now in its sixth year, is one of the most influential concepts in the world.

The Restaurant & Bar Design Awards will culminate in a grand and innovative Awards ceremony in London, Autumn 2014.

The judges for 2014 are:

  • Andy McLoughlin / VP Global Innovation & Design / Intercontinental Hotels Group
  • Andy Sturgeon / Landscape & Garden designer
  • Blues To / Editor in Chief / GQ Taiwan
  • Chris Baldock / Choreographer & Artistic director
  • Claus Sendlinger / CEO & Founder / Design Hotels
  • David Partridge / Managing Partner / Argent
  • Divia Thani / Editor in Chief / Condé Nast Traveller India
  • Gerry Judah / Artist
  • Gillian de Bono / Editor / How To Spend It / Financial Times
  • Julia Peshkova / Editor / Architectural Digest Russia
  • Julia Peyton-Jones / Director / Serpentine Galleries
  • Kaffe Fassett / Artist
  • Kim Walker / Creative Director and Senior Vice President of Brand and Marketing / Morgans Hotel Group
  • Lik Peng Loh / Director / Unlisted Collection
  • Livia Peraldo Matton / Editor in Chief / Elle Decor Italia
  • Mark Hix / Chef
  • Michael Corsar / DesignerMCVI
  • Michael Tiedy / SVP, Global Brand Design & Innovation / Starwood Hotels & Resorts
  • Niko von Saurma / Vice President Design / Swarovski
  • Peter Wetherell / Founder & Chairman / Wetherell
  • Sandra Del Rio / Editor in Chief / Condé Nast Traveler Spain
  • Sharon Stammers / Director / Light Collective
  • Simon Farr / Deputy Chairman / Bibendum
  • Susan Ward Davies / Travel & Lifestyle Director / ELLE magazine & elleuk.com
  • Tariq Shaukat / Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer / Caesars Entertainment
  • Thomas Heatherwick / Founder / Heatherwick Studio
  • Yotam Ottolenghi / Chef