2019 TIDA International Judging Panel members

Thanks to Philip Olmesdahl, Mick De Giulio, KIrsty Davis and Craig Steere

Philip Olmesdahl, SAOTA, Capetown
Philip Olmesdahl, SAOTA, Capetown

Architect Philip Olmesdahl is a director of South African based firm, SAOTA.

With its innovative and dedicated approach to the design, documentation and execution of projects globally, SAOTA has become an internationally sought-after brand, with commissioned projects on six continents.

This success is driven by a design philosophy that connects function and form, and the pursuit of true architectural design to create appropriate solutions.

SAOTA projects have featured in Trends, and Philip's Double Bay project in Sydney was awarded the 2018 TIDA International Home of the Year.


Mick De Giulio, de Giulio Kitchen Design, Chicago
Mick De Giulio, de Giulio Kitchen Design, Chicago

Mick De Giulio of de Giulio Kitchen Design has been at the forefront of kitchen design throughout the United States and internationally for over 45 years.

In addition to residential kitchen design, his body of work includes commercial projects and product design for companies such as Abt Electronics, Kallista, SieMatic, and Sub-Zero/Wolf.

de Giulio Kitchen design projects have featured prominently in Trends over many years.


KIrsty Davis, Kirsty Davis Kitchen Design, Christchurch
KIrsty Davis, Kirsty Davis Kitchen Design, Christchurch

Kirsty Davis of Kirsty Davis Kitchen Design is a fully qualified, multi award winning kitchen designer with 15 years experience. She is at the forefront of current interior trends, hardware, technology and materials.

Designing kitchens in New Zealand and internationally, Kirsty has a strong reputation for delivering distinctive, highly functional kitchen designs that far exceed her clients' expectations.

She is a previous winner of the TIDA International Kitchen of the Year.


Craig Steere, CSA Craig Steere Architects, Perth
Craig Steere, CSA Craig Steere Architects, Perth

Craig Steere established his architectural and interior design practice, Craig Steere Architects, in 1994.

The practice is comprised of a small professional team offering a personalised architecture and interior design service.

The multi award winning practice is frequently nominated for the Australian Institute of Architects design awards, with works regularly featured in industry magazines, journals and hardcopy books, both nationally and worldwide.

Craig was the inaugural winner of the TIDA International Home of the Year in 2015 and has subsequently been a valued member of the TIDA International judging panel.

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25 May, 2020

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