Jury President

Katherina Tudball
Creative Director, Superunion London

 
Katherina is a Creative Director with over 15 years’ experience creating brands for some of the world’s most prominent organisations. With a passion for design that delivers a positive social impact, she has worked on many projects in the arts, culture, education and non-profit sectors. She began her career at johnson banks, later joined The Partners, and now leads a creative team at Superunion London.
 
She is a regular design judge and speaker, and has been widely recognised and awarded by numerous international organisations. Her recent work for Shakespeare’s Globe received two Silver Cannes Lions. In 2018/19 she worked in collaboration with BBC Creative and a host of animation talent to create television channel BBC Two’s first rebrand for over 20 years. The project picked up a silver Cannes Lion as well as a D&AD Yellow Pencil.
 
Katherina’s passionate advocacy for diversity in creativity has been recognised by D&AD's members,who elected her to the Board of Trustees in 2016. A graduate of Central Saint Martins, Katherina has a keen interest in design education, leading Superunion’s partnership with D&AD New Blood Academy that promotes emerging creative talent. She is a regular visiting lecturer and has served as
an external examiner and advisory board member for UK arts universities.

 

Nisha van der Hoven
Architect and design curator
Hoven Design

 
Nisha van der Hoven is an architect working as a consultant to Workshop 17 and the curator of FuturePart on behalf of Boogertman + Partners. She worked for 12 years at Boogertman + Partners before starting her own consultancy, Hoven Design.
Her interest in practice is shaped by a keen understanding of shared workspace design and a mutli - disciplinary approach that extends from fashion design to furniture design.


Nisha has a strong belief in learning by experimenting and finding inspiration through the process of making. This approach has manifested itself in her rol e as curator for FuturePart, an agency for rigorous research and experimental trans-disciplinary design thinking within practice. It is a place for new ideas, youthful input and innovation beyond the realm of architecture. Her passion for workplace design has fostered a relationship with Workshop17, a co-working brand focused on people, innovation and collaboration. As their lead architect, Nisha is responsible for the design of their new locations along with their in - house design team. Some of Workshop17’s recent
projects include Firestation, Rosebank Tabakhuis, Paarl and
32 Kloof Street, Cape Town.