The judges list for the 2014 edition of the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards has been announced. Followed and entered by thousands of interior designers, architects, lighting designers, developers and operators across the globe, the independent UK-based awards is now in its sixth year. The 2014 edition will culminate in a grand awards ceremony in London next autumn.

The judges for 2014 are:

Andy McLoughlin, VP of global innovation and design at Intercontinental Hotels Group
Andy Sturgeon, landscape and garden designer
Blues To, editor in chief at GQ Taiwan
Chris Baldock, choreographer and artistic director
Claus Sendlinger, CEO and founder at Design Hotels
David Partridge, managing partner at Argent
Divia Thani, editor in chief at Condé Nast Traveller India
Gerry Judah, artist
Gillian de Bono, editor at How To Spend It and Financial Times
Julia Peshkova, editor at Architectural Digest Russia
Julia Peyton-Jones, director at Serpentine Galleries
Kaffe Fassett, artist
Kim Walker, creative director and senior vice president of brand and marketing at Morgans Hotel Group
Lik Peng Loh, director at Unlisted Collection
Livia Peraldo Matton, editor in chief at Elle Decor Italia
Mark Hix, chef
Michael Corsar, designer at MCVI
Michael Tiedy, SVP of global brand design and innovation at Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Niko von Saurma, vice president of design at Swarovski
Peter Wetherell, founder and chairman at Wetherell
Sandra Del Rio, editor in chief at Condé Nast Traveler Spain
Sharon Stammers, director at Light Collective
Simon Farr, deputy chairman at Bibendum
Susan Ward Davies, travel and lifestyle director at Elle magazine and
Tariq Shaukat, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Caesars Entertainment
Thomas Heatherwick, founder at Heatherwick Studio
Yotam Ottolenghi, chef