Spark is delighted to reveal a very grand jury for the 2023 Awards. We are convening the Bench in July and December. As always, it’s an international crew with lots of opinions and cultural touchpoints—and design savvy!

All Best!

Mike Nuttall, Jury Mentor, Co-Founder, IDEO, San Jose
Fernd van Engelen, Principal, lessmore design, Seattle
KyungHo Lee, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Design, UNIST, Ulsan
Kritika Kushwaha, Senior Product Designer, Asana, San Francisco
Juan Noguera, Assistant Professor, School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology
Roman Gebhard, Managing Partner, FLUID, Munich
Matthew Rhoades, Program Director, BFA and MDes Product Design , University of the Arts, Philadelphia
David Schwartz, Founder/Creative Director, HUSH Experience Design, NYC
Ryan Kovalak, Executive Director, Environments and Experience, Monigle Brand Experience Agency, Denver
John Kock & Marcel Schreuder, Co-Founders, Springtime Design, Amsterdam
Stella Papadopoulos, Executive Director, Eight Inc., NYC
Earl Tai, Ph.D, Former Acting Chair Art & Design, Parsons New School, Honolulu
Steve Prastka, Design Director & Co-Founder, Capsule Urn LLC, Portland