Kelly Wearstler, Jonathan Adler and Simon Jacobsen among the star-studded judging panel for this year’s Designers of the Year.

The top names in international design have joined the judging panels at this year’s Western Living Designers of the Year awards.Kelly WearstlerDesigner Kelly Wearstler heads up her eponymous global luxury lifestyle brand, with designs that have attracted a long list of star clientele. Her accolades include Architectural Digest‘s Top 100 Architecture and Interior Design List, and projects include the Viceroy hotels in Palm Springs, Miami, Santa Monica and Anguilla.Jonathan AdlerJonathan Adler will be joining the panel of our brand new Maker category. Adler, now in his third year as a judge, launched his first ceramic collection in 1994. Now, his empire encompasses myriad product lines, each dedicated to bringing style, craft and joy to life.Simon JacobsenSimon Jacobsen is an award-winning designer and managing design partner of Jacobsen Architecture, where he has worked for 23 years, though he’s been with them since he was 13. Jacobsen often works in partnership with his father, the legendary Hugh Newell Jacobsen.

Western Living Designers of the Year awards

Now in it’s 9th year, Western Living‘s Designers of Year awards celebrates the designers who are shaping the scene in Western Canada. Enter now! Deadline for entries is April 1. For more details, take a peek here.DOTY-Web-centred2