Benchmarks judging panel unveiled

The judges for the 2010 Design Week Benchmarks awards have been announced.

The campaigns section will be judged by Mark Elwood, head of art and partner at Fallon; Dilys Maltby, senior partner at Circus; Paul Porral, head of creative services at John Lewis; and Nik Roope, creative director at Poke.

The branding section will be judged by Kate Blandford of Kate Blandford Consulting; Glenn Tutssel, executive creative director of The Brand Union; Michael Walton, retail manager at the London Transport Museum, and consultant Michael Wolff.

The judging panels will be chaired by Design Week editor Lynda Relph-Knight.

The Benchmarks awards recognise excellence in brand communications, with categories representing market sectors rather than design applications.

This year’s ceremony will take place on 30 November at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The deadline for entries is 30 June. For more information and to enter, visit

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