A distinguished panel of judges names the best-designed hotels, restaurants, and more in this year’s design awards.
Billie Tsien: Cofounder of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects; the firm’s work includes the American Folk Art Museum, in New York, and the new home for the Barnes Foundation, in Philadelphia.
Paul Priestman: The founding director of Priestmangoode, a multidisciplinary design group whose clients include airlines, train companies, and hotels.
Derek Lam: Award-winning fashion designer who launched his own label in 2003; he has been the creative director for Tod’s since 2006.
Muriel Brandolini: An interior designer who has been widely published; her first book, The World of Muriel Brandolini: Interiors, was recently released by Rizzoli.
Michele Oka Doner: An artist widely recognized for her public installations; her work has been acquired by museums including New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Robert Hammond: Cofounder of Friends of the High Line, the nonprofit group that created and now maintains the groundbreaking public park on Manhattan’s west side.
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