Advertisment

The jury members introduce themselves

They decide on the winners of the INHORGENTA AWARD: Top-class with industry experts and prominent faces, the jury selects the best jewelery, watches and designers of the year.

Gisbert is a journalist and author from Munich and has been writing about watches since 1981. The 71-year-old has published around 30 books on timepieces, including Rolex – The Watch Book. He is also co-founder and owner of the website uhrenkosmos.com.

André Hamann worked as one of the most successful German male models for Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein and GQ. In 2014, the internationally known influencer founded the independent, unconventional jewelry label Haze & Glory and was inspired by old sailor tattoos, alchemy and traditional symbolism.

As a member of the Wempe management board, Anja is a well-known major figure in the jewelry and watch industry. No other woman is quite as synonymous with retailing success as the native of Hamburg.

The Berlin-based founder of Claudia Hofmann Studio works as a creative strategist, fashion consultant and fashion stylist for national and international brands, campaigns and fashion shows. Claudia Hofmann is co-founder and member of the board of the Fashion Council Germany, which is committed to strengthening the German fashion and design landscape for a visionary, technological and sustainable future on the world market. The FCG supports and promotes young and aspiring designers based in Germany and is involved in politics and business. Claudia Hofmann is responsible for the area of ​​education, which includes promoting talent by expanding networks and strengthening brands.

Jörn Frederic Kengelbach is the editor-in-chief of the international luxury magazine Robb Report German Edition and the renowned Architektur & Wohnen. He spent ten years writing for the men's magazine GQ until 2012, most recently as head of the department for technology, design, motors, architecture and watches and was responsible for the renowned annual `GQ watch special ́. Kengelbach then worked for three years as a watch expert for WELT, WamS and the associated luxury supplement ICON.

Professor Lüdeke is a Swiss industrial designer. She was born in Los Angeles and educated in California and Milan. Since 1994 she has run the Studio for Industrial Design in Zurich. The professor has worked at the School of Design in Pforzheim since 2001, where she is head of the jewelry faculty.

Patrik is a Munich-based designer who combines traditional craftsmanship and high-quality materials to create jewelry with intricate and opulent forms. The native of Switzerland has a special link with the INHORGENTA AWARD: In 2017, he designed the 3.5-kilogram diamond-shaped trophy, which will also be presented to the winners in 2019.

Dr. Heide Rezepa-Zabel studied art history and business administration at the University of Hamburg, and received his PhD with honors from the Humboldt University in Berlin. She went through the trainee and "Education Department" at Christie's in London and has been focusing on the applied arts for 20 years in the art trade as well as project-related in science and research. She works as an independent consultant and advises on buying and selling, offers appraisal rounds and seminars on selected topics and material areas in her Berlin offices and in the Werkbundarchiv - Museum der Dinge Berlin.
Heide Rezepa-Zabel has been an expert on the ZDF program "Bares für Rares" since 2013 (moderated by Horst Lichter). Here she rates art and antiques and, as a trained diamond appraiser and gemologist, primarily historical and modern jewelry.

Christoph Stelzer studied architecture from 1996 to 2001 at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. From 1994 onwards and throughout his studies, he worked as a freelancer for various architectural offices, from 1998 to 2004 as a freelancer for the DB - Deutsche Bauzeitung. This was followed by lectures as a lecturer in architecture and design at the Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences. After working as a key account manager and project manager for the brand retail agency Liganova from 2004 to 2008, Christoph Stelzer founded the owner-managed Stuttgart agency Dfrost Retail Identity in 2008 together with Nadine Frommer and his brother Fabian Stelzer.

The trained fashion journalist initially worked for several years for publications such as ICON, Die Welt and Welt am Sonntag and various magazines in the luxury segment. The jewelry expert now runs the Daily Diamonds blog and recently wrote the comprehensive compendium "We love jewelry", which was published in September 2019.

Advertisment

Presentation of the INHORGENTA AWARD 2020

The actress and presenter Nina Eichinger has been in front of the camera for numerous productions. In addition to roles in "The Three Musketeers" and "Baader Meinhof Complex", she is best known for her moderation of the Bavarian Film Award.

The jury evaluates submissions from eight categories
Advertisment
Advertisment
Advertisment
Advertisment
Advertisment