2019 Dulux Colour Awards judges revealed

The judges for the 2019 Dulux Colour Awards, an annual program celebrating inventive colour application in built environments, have been announced. They include architects, designers and editors from both Australia and New Zealand.

The judging panel for the 33rd edition of the awards comprises Rosa Coy, (director of Coy Yiontis Architects); Mardi Doherty (director of Doherty Design Studio); Simon Farrell-Green, (editor of Home magazine in New Zealand); Matt Gibson, (director of Matt Gibson Architecture and Design); and Carole Whiting, (director of Carole Whiting Interiors and Design).

Dulux colour planning and communications manager Andrea Lucena-Orr said the judges were design authorities and skilled at identifying inventive use of colour in built environments.

“The calibre and background of the judges will make for some robust conversations around the use of colour,” she said. “Dulux is looking forward to hearing the judges’ insights and appraisals of all the bold project submissions by the talented Australian and New Zealand architects and designers.”

Entries are open to architects, designers, interior decorators, colour consultants, stylists and students of architecture and interior design.

The judges will review the shortlisted entries across the following categories: Commercial Interior –Workplace and Retaill; Commercial Interior – Public and Hospitality;Commercial and Multi-Residential Exterior; Residential Interior; Single Residential Exterior; Student (Years 1 – 6); Grand Prix: New Zealand Entrants; Grand Prix: Australian Entrants.

Each category winner will receive AUD $1,000 in prize money, with $500 for winners of the Student category. All category winners, excluding the Student category and New Zealand entrants, will have the chance of taking home the Australian Grand Prix title and AUD $5,000. New Zealand entrants will have the chance of taking home the New Zealand Grand Prix title and NZD $5,000.

The 33rd Dulux Colour Awards are open now, with submissions closing on 28 February 2019.

For further information, head here.

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