Director of his own practice, Judah is a multi award winning designer operating in the world of social impact, focusing on the phenomena of homelessness and the criminal justice system.
Judah Armani is the head of the social impact studio within the MA Service Design programme.
Judah has launched multiple award winning social enterprises, including InHouse Records, the worlds first record label for change founded in prison, Aux Magazine and Lucky13’s neurodiverse learning cards.
By embedding within a phenomena for a decade, Judah is able to approach research as prototyping. His interests focus on all aspects of social innovation, with a specific interest in the areas of homelessness and the criminal justice system.
Applied design for social change, spanning two decades. Judah has been working with the Ministry of Justice to develop place-based probation.
D&AD Finalist 2017
British Entrepreneur of Year 2018
London Design Awards 2018
iF Social Impact Award 2018
NatWest Social Impact Award 2019
Big Issue Social Entrepreneur 2019
iF Global Impact Award 2019
London Spotlight Award 2020
Sir Mish Black Award 2022
Connecticut Certificate of Recognition 2023 USA
Current and recent projects
Ecological Citizen – Design of the Saturday Job 2024
Publications, exhibitions, other outcomes
Service Design in Ten Artefacts, Bloomsbury, 2025
Society Driven Design, BiS, 2024
Nicholas de Leon, Birgit Mager and Judah Armani, IRISH PROBATION JOURNAL Volume 15, October 2018
Featured in Rama Gheerawo (ed) Creative Leadership: Born from Design, Lund Humphries Publishers Ltd, 1 Mar. 2022
Publications & Articles
The Creative Bloom
Centre for Public Impact
Trustee for Brighton Dome and Festival