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T-Splines Design Contest 2011 Judges Print E-mail


Meet the judges

There will be a total of 12 judges for the T-Splines Make the world a better place Design Contest. Each judge is a professional in the area they are judging and will bring their expertise and professional experience to the judging panel to select the best 3D designs submitted to the contest. Each submission will be presented to the judges without the name of the designer to ensure unbiased judging.

Architecture

Ajmal Aqtash

Ajmal Aqtash co-founded form-ula, an award winning multidisciplinary design practice that draws inspiration from the collaboration of design and engineering. Ajmal also co-founded core.form-ula, the research wing of form-ula, which seeks to expose innovation in design, architecture, engineering and art.

Florin Isvoranu

Florin Isvoranu, architect at Evolute GmbH, specializes in modern architecture and yacht design. Florin is also a keen environmentalist and a builder of boats and cnc machines; all of which can be seen blended into his architectural designs.

Jonathan Rabagliati

Jonathan Rabagliati is an Associate at Foster+Partners and a member of the Specialist Modeling Group there. As a sculptor working with computation and geometry, he consistently pursues work that crosses the fault lines of media and disciplines.

Consumer Products

Frank Nuovo

Frank Nuovo has served as Design Director of BMW/Designworks, Chief of Design at Nokia, and Founder of Vertu.

Janne Kyttanen

Janne Kyttanen specializes in interior, product, and lighting design projects for clients in the banking, public transport, aviation, consumer electronics and cosmetics industries. He is also founder of Freedom of Creation.

Matt Lombard

Matt Lombard is a mechanical engineer who specializes in product design, plastic parts, and surfacing in SolidWorks. Matt is also the author the SolidWorks Bible and writes the popular Dezignstuff blog.

Jewelry

Kent West

Kent West specializes in jewelry design and training. He is currently at Gemvision where he serves as the manager of customer support.

Travis Serio

Travis Serio worked for Rhudys Jewelry Manufacturing (RJM) for 14 years as a jewelry product developer and manger. He joined Gemvision in December 2010, where he is currently a software developer. Travis was the first place overall winner of the 2010 T-Splines Design Contest.

Transit

Andreas Krause

Andreas Krause is a specialist in modeling and visualization at the BMW Group Munich. He is currently working on assignment at the new BMW Designworks Studio in Shanghai, China. Andreas is also a trainer in polygonal modeling, and is the owner of Funktionalform Produkt Design.

Kyle Houchens

Kyle Houchens specializes in 3d automotive modeling and currently designs toy cars. He is also the owner of The Outside Digital Art and Design.

Miscellaneous

Bathsheba Grossman

Bathsheba Grossman is a specialist in digital sculpting; her designs are made into geometrical sculpture by machining, casting, carving, hand modeling, laser etching, and 3D printing. She is also owner of bathsheba.com.

Janne Kyttanen

Janne Kyttanen specializes in interior, product, and lighting design projects for clients in the banking, public transport, aviation, consumer electronics and cosmetics industries. He is also founder of Freedom of Creation.

Juan Santocono

Juan Santocono is head of technical support at T-Splines, Inc. He is a co-author of the T-Splines user manual and T-Splines training guide, and has modeled many of the models on our website.
 

Prizes donated by:

3D Connexion

3DSystems

Chaos Group

Envisiontec

Z Corp