Pascal Glissmann
Co-Director, Jury Member

Pascal is Associate Professor of Communication Design at Parsons School of Design New York, co-director of the Observational Practices Lab Parsons, and founder of the design studio subcologne.


Olivier Arcioli
Co-Director, Jury Member

Olivier is founder of ateliergruen, Program Director and Associate Professor of Graphic and Informationsdesign at New Design University in Austria.


Andreas Henrich
Co-Director, Jury Member

Andreas is Professor Emeritus of the Academy of Media Arts Cologne and founder of henrich design studio.


Founding Collaborators

Randa Abdel Baki
Founding Collaborator
Jury Member

Randa is Associate Professor of Communication Design
Lebanese American University Beirut.


Annelie Franke
Founding Collaborator
Jury Member

Annelie is Associate Professor of MediaDesign at International University Campus Mainz and founder of AF Photography.


Mariko Takagi
Founding Collaborator
Jury Member

Mariko is Associate Professor at Doshisha Women’s College of Liberal Arts, Department of Information and Media, Kyoto, Japan and founder of
mikan design studio.



Brianna Corley
2023: Editor and Special Features Contributor

Brianna Corley is a writer and editor from the Deep South currently reading and creating in Jersey City.

Nicole D’alessio
2020: Editor and Special Features Contributor

Nicole D’Alessio currently teaches at Parsons School of Design. She is a writer and researcher at The New School’s MFA Creative Writing Program. Her work can be found at

Eric Lish
2019: Communication Designer

Eric Lish is New York City based communication designer exploring expression through type design and print media.

Pune Dracker
2019: Editor and Special Features Contributor

Pune writes, edits, runs and dances in New York City.

Thomas Nghia Nguyen
2017/18: Communication Designer

Thomas Nghia Nguyen, New York City based communication designer, straddles the line between branding, interaction design, and media art.

Paula Volchok
2016/17: Communication Designer

Paula Volchok is a New York based Experiential Graphic Designer working on events at Refinery29.

Sachi Chandiramani
2016/17: Communication Designer

Sachi Chandiramani is a New York-based graphic designer working at Pentagram.

Evelyn Zhang
2015/16: Communication Designer

Evelyn spends her days designing and animating @ Refinery29, and nights looking at cat pics.

Daniel Bogre Udell
2014/15: Communication Designer

Daniel Bogre Udell is a co-founder at Wikitongues, a non-profit platform for every language in the world.