With over 30 years of practice in interior design, he has been awarded the Outstanding Interior Designer of the Year by the Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC)and recognized by the Philippine School of Interior Design (PSID) as a Prestigious Alumnus. He has done noted projects in the Philippines, as well as international projects in Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai and USA.
DR. MICHAEL PIZARRO (CO-HEAD JUDGE) | FOUNDER OF MICHAEL PIZARRO INTERIOR DESIGN (MPID)
IDR. Michael Pizarro, has achieved his degree at Philippine School of Interior Design and became the Topnotcher of the 1995 Interior Design Board Exam.
IDR. BELEN MOREY, FPIID FOIFI | FELLOW PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS, FELLOW INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF INTERIOR ARCHITECTS/DESIGNERS
IDr. Belen is one of the most respected Interior Designers in the country. She previously served as President of PIID for 2 terms; has been a board member of the PRC SPECIALTY BRD of Interior Design for Licensure. A lifetime Awardee Architects & Designers, PIID ( Philippine Institute of Interior Design and Fellow-IFI (International Federation of Interior Designers) Award of Recognition of Commitment to the Interior Design Profession at global level. At present, an active member of the PRC CPD Council for Interior Design.
IDR. CYNTHIA ALMARIO | CO-FOUNDER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF ATELIER ALMARIO.
IDr. Cynthia Almario worked as a Design Director for Dennis Reedy Design in California for 10 years prior to her practice in Manila. As a Design Director for Dennis Reedy, she did several projects the United States as well as in Asia. She also designed high end residences in Beverly Hills and Bel Air, California. Her love for color, love for furniture in all their permutation and her impeccable attention to the smallest detail paved her way to become one of the most sought after interior designers in the Philippines today.
IDR. IVY ALMARIO | CO-FOUNDER AND PRINCIPAL DESIGNER OF ATELIER ALMARIO
With 13 years under her belt of hand drawing, IDr. Almario has done interior renderings for top tier interior designers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, Atlanta, New York, Hawaii, London and Hong Kong, Together with her sister Cynthia, she has successfully built a practice that has earned her the respect and loyalty of very satisfied clients in the country and abroad. Recently, she was honored with the distinguished award of being Philippine Regulation Commission’s Most Outstanding Interior Designer of the Year.
IDR. DAVID I TAY | PRINCIPAL, ETHOSpace
Recognized internationally from publications, editorials to Awards, David Tay’s projects stretch from Asia to India, the Middle East to Europe. David I Tay was also recognized by The National Design Center of Singapore as one of the visionary Pioneers of Design in the Country over the last 50 years and was in fact, named by the Prestige Magazine as one of the 4 creative heroes of Singapore on the international design scene in 2008. David I Tay is AYDA – PH’s first regional judge for the Interior Design Category.
IDR. CARA MARIE MARCELO | INTERIOR DESIGN AND CONSULTANCY
IDr Marcelo is an Interior Design board 1st Placer, an award winning kitchen designer and home magazine columnist. She is a creative and detail-oriented Interior Designer known for purposeful designs that are functional, design forward and aligned to the clients’ project vision.
IDR. RACHELLE MEDINA | EDITOR-IN-CHIEF, REAL LIVING MAGAZINE AND WEBSITE
Rachelle Medina is a licensed interior designer, and has been working for the past 17 years in design-related publishing and shelter category websites.
MS. IMELDA REYES (BUSINESS ADVISOR) | SENIOR PARTNER, DIRECTOR OF DESIGN - LBCANCIO ARCHITECTS INTERIOR DESIGN AND BUILDERS CO.
A UST Alumni and an Environmental Design graduate of Parsons School of Design. Upon her professor’s invitation, Imelda joined Gensler and Associates in New York, became an associate, and earned respect as one of its most well-rounded designers.