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.

 

Luciano Pagani and Angelo Perversi

designers, lecturers, Italy

Luciano Pagani and Angelo Perversi met in the 80's and together they founded Pagani & Perversi Studio, uniting their common interests and rich experience in the field of architectural and light design. P & P Studio works together with a number of world-famous Italian and foreign companies, such as Molteni & C, FLOS, SKITSCH, Fontana Arte, SLAMP, Fr…
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Hasegawa Aoi

designer, lecturer, Japan

Hasegawa Aoi graduated in Architecture and construction from the University of Tokyo, Japan, and began her professional career at the Fuji Television Network in Tokyo. There she was developing the stage designs. Later, Hasegawa moved to Italy and got Master’s degree in Domus Academy in 2005. Since 2006 she has been living and working in Milan, coll…
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Fernando Cobelo

architect, lecturer, Venezuela

Fernando Cobelo is a Venezuelan architect and designer based in Turin, Italy. He graduated both Polytechnic University of Turin and Central University of Venezuela, developing international professional experience while working for several prestigious institutions and companies, including the CRD-PVS (Research and Documentation Centre in Technology…
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Yvonne Toader

Yvonne Toader was born in Bucharest, Romania, in a family of artists. She graduated the "Ion Mincu" Bucharest Faculty of Architecture in 1995. A year later she completed the Postgraduate course of „City Development and Urbanism” at the same Romanian university. She frequented courses at Amsterdam Summer University and graduate professional de…
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Vasil Zhivkov

lecturer, Bulgaria

Assoc. Dr Zhivkov is a lecturer in the Department of Interior and furniture design at the University of Forestry, Sofia, and in the Department of Interior and architecture design at the University of Architecture, Construction and Geodesy, Sofia. He is the author of more than 120 scientific and popular science publications, and has published a text…
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Orlin Davchev

architect, lecturer, Bulgaria

Lecturer at the Department of Interior and architecture design at the University of Architecture, Construction and Geodesy, Sofia, and since 2016, Deputy Dean of Educational Activities. In 2005, Assoc. Dr Arch. Orlin Davchev, together with Maria Davcheva, founded MIODESIGN Architectural Studio. He co-won seven awards and twelve nominations from nat…
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Regina Raycheva

architect, lecturer, Bulgaria

Prof. Dr Arch. Raycheva is a member of the Union of Architects in Bulgaria and Head of the “Erasmus +” Programme at the University of Forestry, Sofia, since 2000. She graduated as an architecture in the Higher Institute of Architecture and Construction, Sofia, in 1980, and worked as a designer at the Furniture and Furnishing Technology Institute un…
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Gyorgy Kovacs

President of FESPA (2010-2013), Hungary

As a FESPA (the global federation of 37 national associations for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community) board member, Gyorgy Kovacs is familiar firsthand with the latest materials and technologies in interior and architecture that are used by the leading advertising producers around the world. Mr. Kovacs represented …
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Vladislav Kostadinov

architect, Bulgaria

Graduated from the University of Architecture, Construction and Geodesy, Sofia, has Master’s degree in the Design of historic cities from the University of Naples Federico II. Jury member in numerous prestigious competitions, including A 'Design Competition and Awards, Como, Italy, 2017 and Sofia Architecture Week, 2013. Selected as expert in the A…
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Artem Zverev and Arthur Sharf

architects, Ukraine

After meeting in the National University of Kiev, where they both studied architecture, in 2010 Artem Zverev and Arthur Sharf founded YoDezeen Studio. The two young architects already have solid experience in designing solutions for a variety of residential and public projects, both in Kiev and far beyond their home country – restaurants, office sp…
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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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Penka Stancheva

architect, lecturer, Bulgaria

Arch. Stancheva is author of numerous architectural and interior design projects and articles. Over the years, she has won many awards, including "Building of the Year 2011" and several times "Interior of the Year", awarded by Nash Dom and Idealen Dom magazines. She holds a degree in architecture from the Higher Institute of Architecture and Constr…
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Georgi Katov

architect, lecturer, Bulgaria

Arch. Katov received a Master's degree in architecture from the University of Architecture, Construction and Geodesy, Sofia, in 1999. In 2002 he specialized in Tokyo Institute of Technology under Yoshiharu Tsukamoto (from Atelier Bow-Wow) and two years later together with Arch. Vyara Zhelyazkova created I/O Architects, which has become one of the m…
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Kaloyan Todorov

CEO of Sofia Event Center, Bulgaria

Co-owner and CEO of the Special Events Group (SEG), a leading provider of specialized services for the event industry in Bulgaria. SEG offers its clients the full package: from technical equipment, decoration, comprehensive concepts for events organizing, furniture rental to the most up-to-date event venue in Sofia – SEC. Mr. Todorov graduated in M…
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Yavor Stoykov

architect, Master V-Ray Licensed Trainer, Bulgaria

Yavor Stoykov is a 3D artist with 6 years of experience in 3D modelling. He is a graduate of the University of Architecture, Construction and Geodesy, Sofia. He worked for several years in an architectural studio and joined the Chaos Group team in 2010. As a 3D artist, he became one of Chaos Group’s leading experts in creating V-Ray training progra…
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Ivo Dimitrov

representative of Dibla, Bulgaria

Graduate of the National Cultural Studies Complex (Gorna Banya) later in Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" with a Master's degree in sinology. He has specialized at the Beijing Language and Culture University in China. He teaches China's history, history of Chinese literature and culture, ancient Chinese philosophy. Consultant and mediator in…
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