JURY

The assessment approach for the Dibla Design Awards is unmatched in the country. The prizes are awarded to projects and designers from all over the country by a prestigious international jury. It consists of prominent Bulgarian and foreign designers, architects, lecturers from the most prestigious institutes in Europe, emblematic representatives of the business circles, people with proven taste, authority and public reputation. The members are recognized and highly appreciated experienced experts from three continents, coming from Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Ukraine and Venezuela. This guarantees the high level of the competition and the prestige of the awards, making the Dibla Design Awards the most significant awards in Bulgaria in the field of interior design.

 

Isabel Pintado

Designer, architect, businesswoman, Dubai

Isabel Pintado is a seasoned interior architecture professional, recognized in the industry for her excellence in design. Among numerous awards, in 2017 Isabel received the No. 1 position on the Top 50 Power list by Commercial Interior Design Magazine among Middle East’s most influential designers. Index Architecture & Design Awards called Isabel D…
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Federico Delrosso

architect and designer, Italy

Federico Delrosso, architect and designer from Biella, operates at an international level since 2001, when he established his studio Federico Delrosso Architects in Milan, dedicated towards architecture, interior and product design. Respecting the natural surroundings, urban context and the spirit of the spaces, intense like the energy and consc…
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Simone Bonanni

product designer, educator, Italy

Simone Bonanni Studio (SBS) is a multidisciplinary design studio established in 2015 in Milan by designer Simone Bonanni. Simone Bonanni was born in Pordenone (Italy), August 1989. He graduated from IED Istituto Europeo di Design (Milan) in 2011 with a project awarded with Honourable Mention at the 23rd ADI Compasso D’oro Award (Targa Giovani). …
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Anna Lottersberger

Academic Development & Industry Relations at RUFA, Italy

She holds a Ph.D. in Design (Textile) from Politecnico di Milano, where she completed her bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design and a master’s degree in Fashion Design.  She has designed, executed and supervised more than fifty workshops in collaboration with large enterprises, SMEs and non-profits, during her career she has produced exhibitions a…
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Christian Duyckaerts

President of FESPA, Belgium

Mr. Duyckaerts is FESPA's 17th President. He joined the Board of FESPA in 2002, representing the Belgian printing trade association Febelgra, where he presides over the screen and digital workgroup. He is also Managing Director and founder of Retail Communicators, a visual communications specialist delivering brand retail solutions from concept and…
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Meggie Ilieva

Designer of 2017

Meggie Ilieva is the founder of "R & Minteriordesign" LTD. She graduated the University of Forestry in Sofia, majoring in engineering design, then specialized in "Architecture" at the Higher Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering (VIAS) in Sofia. In 2005 she won first place in two categories - "Residential" and "Public Interior" - in a nat…
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Radina Gesheva

architect, Bulgaria

Graduated from the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy – Sofia, specialty Architecture. Founder of one of the first private architectural bureaus in Bulgaria. Works in areas such as: Architecture, Spatial Design, Scenography, Product Design and Interior Design. Has numerous projects implemented in different cities in Bulgaria …
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Ilian Milinov

designer, Bulgaria

Ilian Milinov graduated with a degree in Interior and furniture design from the University of Forestry in 1996. In the late 1990s he worked as a chief designer at Interservice Uzunov and in 2000 joined ORT Jsc. His model Seattable won the TOP TEN Award and Chair of the Year Award at Promosedia in Italy, First prize for innovation at The Best of Neo…
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Simonа Zarkova

interior designer, Creative Director and Event Organizer at Dibla, Bulgaria

Simona Zarkova graduated in Landscape Architecture at the Hristo Botev Sofia High School of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Geodesy; Bachelor of Engineering and Furniture Design at the University of Forestry, Sofia; holding Master’s degree in Spatial Design from NBU, Sofia. Her career began in 2011 as an interior and furniture designer at one …
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Prof. Dr. Vasil Zhivkov

lecturer, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Zhivkov is Head of Interior and Furniture Design Department at the University of Forestry, Sofia, and lecturer at Interior and Design for Architecture Department at UACEG, Sofia. He is author of over 150 scientific and popular-science publications; published a textbook, a monograph and study guides. Prof. Zhivkov co-authored one patent fo…
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Prof. Dr. Arch. Orlin Davchev

architect, lecturer, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr. Arch. Orlin Davchev is Dean of the Faculty of Architecture at UACEG, Sofia, and a lecturer in the Department of Interior and Design for Architecture. Together with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Maria Davcheva he is founder of MIODESIGN Architectural Studio and VIDEA interior projects online platform. Davchev is the author of a numerous projects and re…
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Arch. Vasil Vasilev

architect, Bulgaria

Arch. Vasil Vassilev is Chairman of the Council of RC Sofia-City of the Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria, a member of UBA. Licensed architect with full design qualification since 2008. From 2005 to 2010 he was a designer and project manager at Architectural Bureau Dimitrov, where he participated in the design of a number of sites – office build…
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