2019, February 27
Doriana Fuksas joins Dezeen Award 2019 judges panel
Studio Fuksas’ co-founder Doriana Fuksas has joined the Dezeen Awards 2019 judges lineup Dezeen Awards identifies the world’s best architecture, interiors and design, as well as the studios and the individual architects and designers producing the most outstanding work.
Organised by Dezeen, the world’s most popular and influential architecture and design website, Dezeen Awards is the benchmark for international design excellence and the ultimate accolade for architects and designers everywhere. celebrates the world’s best architecture, interiors and design. The awards will be judged by a panel of 75 leading figures from across the creative industries.
Doriana Fuksas has received a degree in architecture from École Spéciale d’Architecture (ESA) in Paris and she graduated from the University of Rome in History of Modern and Contemporary Architecture in 1979. She has done didactic activities at the Institute of History of Art at the Faculty of Letters and Arts and at Industrial Design Department ITACA at “La Sapienza” University in Rome. She has curated four “Special Projects” at the “VII Mostra Internazionale di Architettura di Venezia”, Less Aesthetics, More Ethics in 2000. Since 1985 she works with Massimiliano Fuksas and she has been director in charge of “Fuksas Design” since 1997.
Together with her with partner Massimiliano Fuksas, she has designed over 600 projects worldwide, including a terminal at Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, the New Rome EUR Convention Center “The Cloud” and Hotel, the National Archives of France in Paris, the New Milan Trade Fair, Ferrari Headquarters and Research Centre in Maranello and a concert and exhibition venue in Tbilisi. The Studio also installed a 4-storey sculptural steel staircase at the Armani 5th Avenue store in New York in 2009. Studio Fuksas now has over 170 employees and offices in Rome, Paris, Shenzhen and Dubai.
Studio Fuksas has designed collections with various design brands including seats and armchairs for Poltrona Frau, the Colombina Collection and vases for Alessi, lamps for Venini, iGuzzini and Slamp. From 2014 to 2015 she was the author of the Design column in the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica”.
From January 1st, 2020, Doriana Fuksas was awarded the title of “Chevalier de l’Ordre de la Légion d’Honneur Française”.