Kyoorius unveils its jury and announces jury sessions for the 2017 Awards

Kyoorius unveils its jury for the fifth edition of the Kyoorius Design Awards. The jury sessions will take place on September 15 and 16, 2017 at the Ecole Intuit Lab in Mumbai. The Kyoorius Design Awards is the foremost awards for design and visual communication in India. All design work commercially released between 1st January 2016 and 31st March 2017 are eligible to be entered.

The Kyoorius Design Awards have a wide-ranging list of categories, planned to identify individual components as well as entire projects/campaigns that exist on various platforms and channels and aims to highlight, advertise and advocate good design, designers and design oriented companies in India. Kyoorius Design Awards receives entries from design studios, advertising agencies, freelance designers, brand consultancies as well as corporates from across India.

A specialist jury has been carefully selected comprising of the top designers from India and across the world. They will gather to review, debate and elect the best of the best over two intensive days. The jury will be chaired by award winning graphic designer and founding creative partner at Pearlfisher (London), Karen Welman along with some of the leading names in the advertising and design space.

 The other jury members for Kyoorius Design Awards 2017 are:

  • Leanne Kitchen, Designer - Johnson Banks
  • Darshan Gandhi, Head Design - Godrej Consumer Products   Limited
  • Scott Lambert, Design Director - The Partners | Founder - The Typefaces
  • Ambrish Arora, Founding Principal – Studio Lotus
  • Jay Dutta, SVP of UX Design - MMYT | Advisor - SAIF Partners
  • Neha Tulsia, Founder & Creative Director - NH1 Design

 Rajesh Kejriwal, Founder and CEO of Kyoorius said “These awards are an initiative to acknowledge and reward the true talent in the field of creativity, innovation and design. It’s an honour to have such highly acclaimed jury on board this year. Our jury members represent the best talent in the industry, across a range of creative disciplines to recognize exceptional work in the design industry.”

The Kyoorius Design Awards night will be the culmination of Kyoorius Designyatra and will be held on October 14, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt, Goa, India. The Awards night will have a gathering of over 1500 people from the design, advertising and marketing community.

Important dates

Submission deadline:  August 30th, 2017

Deadline for postal entries: September 4th, 2017

Judging: September 15th & 16th in Mumbai

Awards Night: October 14th at Grand Hyatt, Goa

 For more information on entering, eligibility and the list of categories and prices, visit or write to us at



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