Introducing: This Year’s 50 Finest Judging Panel

By Sofia Tindall

2 years ago

Meet the 2022 panel

Meet the judging panel for Country & Town House’s 2022 50 Finest Interior Designers list – bringing together four pioneers from the worlds of  eco design and sustainability, fashion, tech and architecture. 

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Edeline Lee

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Canadian-British fashion designer Edeline Lee founded her eponymous, London-based label in 2014 after graduating from Central Saint Martins. She has since become known for her performative, immersive shows at London Fashion Week, and has been worn by the likes of Olivia Colman, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Helen Mirren, Taylor Swift and Solange Knowles. All of her pieces are designed with emphasis on tailoring and form and made in the UK.

Harriet Wetton

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Harriet Wetton is the founder and CEO of Narchie, coined the ‘Depop of homewares’ and launched in 2021. Uplifting small and independent designers, as well as a promoting a more circular life for homewares, Narchie’s app reflects Harriet’s passion for slow, sustainable interiors and commitment to a more eco friendly future for homeware.

Jay Blades MBE

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Jay Blades MBE is a modern furniture restorer and eco designer devoted to sustainability, social enterprise and inclusion. Best known as an award-winning TV presenter, his enthusiasm for reinvention and regeneration shines through on many programmes, most notably The Repair Shop. He is also the founder and director of Jay & Co, and was awarded an MBE for services to craft in 2021.

Richard Parr

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Richard Parr is the founder and director of award-winning architectural firm, Richard Parr Associates. Over his career as an architect he has worked on acclaimed projects including The Newt in Somerset and People’s Space in Notting Hill, in addition to a bevy of historical revivals and groundbreaking contemporary designs.


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