Thirteen Wonderful Years

We’d like to thank the many volunteers who have made the Spark Awards possible. Over the years these folks have given freely of their time, wisdom, hope, enthusiasm and hard work to see Spark become a reality. Thanks to them, we’ve become the home of Sparks. Next up, the Spark 13th Annual International Awards!


Spark branding & design, Kit Hinrichs, Studio Hinrichs in San Francisco
Director & Senior Adviser, Clark Kellogg, UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business
Website technology & design, Jessie Canon, Pluo Consulting
AllSpark Platinum Awards Chair, Arnold Wasserman, Collective Invention, San Francisco
Our terrific Jury Wranglers, Mike Nuttall, John Guenther & Steven Umbach
Jury & Celebration Management Team: Lizzy Johnson & Justin Sisk
The Autodesk Gallery & Team: Jason Medal-Katz, Julia Papapietro, Janice Wong-Perez & Rick Jones
YUSI Group, Taipei
Shirley Feng & Team, Shenzhen Industrial Design Association
Heibei Design Week & Hebei Design Centre
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Gerard Furbershaw, Jeff Smith & Mike Derocher for help on Project T
Our friends at Core77
Nara Suh, KIDP & KwanMyung Kim, UNIST in South Korea
Special Advisors Hari Nair and Jan von Holstein
The Spark Executive Board & Advisory Councils
The fabulous Spark Jurors from around the world
–And All You Talented Spark Participants!


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