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Maria Briganti Nominated As D+AD Awards Judge

February 14th 2019

Urbanite’s own Maria Briganti Invited to Judge the 2019 Design & Art Direction Awards in London.

Urbanite Environment Design Director Maria Briganti will travel to London this May to judge the 2019 Design & Art Direction Awards (D&ADs) in London.

Since 1962, D&AD has been inspiring a community of creative thinkers by celebrating and stimulating the finest in design and advertising. The D&AD Professional Awards are recognised globally as the ultimate creative accolade, entered and attended by the best from around the world.

Maria is a first-class honors graduate of the University of Technology, Sydney, Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) Degree and is currently Environments Design Director of Urbanite. She has had extensive experience in the Design industry for the past 15 years, specialising in Immersive Environments, exhibition and museum design and Retail and Hospitality design.

Maria has also been a casual academic at UTS in the Interior and Spatial Design Faculty from 1998 to 2014, during which time she has been called upon to share her extensive knowledge in hospitality design, detailing and building systems.

Impressive professional credentials not-withstanding, Maria is Frost*collective’s Frostie of the Year for 2018! Her vivacious attitude coupled with her baking skills, lunchtime meditation classes and her reputation as Frost’s best-dressed stylista makes Maria one of the design industry’s most significant powerhouses.

We congratulate Maria and look forward to seeing the results of her impact on this year's program.

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