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.


Dorota Koziara

Designer, artist, interior designer, art director, curator, Italy

She studied in Poland and Italy. She collaborated with Alessandro Mendini and Atelier Mendini in Milan for 10 years. Since 2005 her studio has been located in Milan. She has designed for leading brands, such as Alessi or Swatch, and is the author of the interior design of Byblos Art Hotel Villa Amista. She has been collaborating with many prominent…
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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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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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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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Marin Keremidski

Architect, Bulgaria/China

Architect Marin Keremidski founded his architectural studio in 2002 in the city of Sofia, implementing projects around the country and winning a number of architectural awards, and in 2013 opened an office in Shanghai, China, through the "Studio Keremidski Shanghai" branch, where many large-scale architectural projects have been implemented, includ…
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Dr. Sybs Bauer MA(RCA)

Diplom Designer, Germany

After training as a craftsman at Mercedes-Benz, Sybs Bauer studied industrial design at the Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung in Stuttgart and the Royal College of Art in London. She completed her doctorate at the Technical University of Munich. After holding various positions in England, Austria and Germany, she founded her own creative stud…
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Yovo Bozhinovski

Founder and Chief Designer, Bulgaria/United Kingdom

With over 15 years of experience and over 80 completed projects worldwide, the company deals with interior and product design. BOZHINOVSKI DESIGN is a company based in London and has implemented projects both in Bulgaria and in other places in the world, Los Angeles, Moscow, London, Munich, etc. Their main philosophy is to work entirely in th…
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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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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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Prof. Dr. Arch. Orlin Davchev

Аrchitect, 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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Tzvetana Shipkova

Еditor in chief, Bulgaria

Tzvetana Shipkova is one of the most prominent Bulgarian journalists in the field of interior and product design and architecture. Long-time editor-in-chief of "Nash dom" magazine, then editorial director of the Bulgarian edition of the emblematic architectural magazine Abitare, today he is the editor-in-chief of MD magazine - the only specialized …
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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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