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Entry Deadline: September 17, 2014

Enter your firm’s best work in the industry’s only awards program that recognizes design achievement by category and is juried by industry design leaders. Any interior design project that was occupied or first open for business no earlier than January 1, 2013. Older projects will be disqualified. Previous publication is acceptable.


  • You and your client will be honored at the 36th Annual Interiors Awards Breakfast in New York on January 30, 2015
  • Winners are expected to attend
  • Your project will also be published in the January 2015 issue of Contract magazine

Note: Winners will be notified by October 31, 2014. All winners will be required to provide professional-quality, high-resolution electronic project photographs, drawings, renderings, and floor plans.   If your project is selected as a winner, you will provide photographs to Contract without fee for use in print, on, and for use at the 36th Annual Interiors Awards Breakfast.  A completed project source list of products also will be required.


A jury comprised of leading industry professionals will review each entry and select one winner in each category. They are: Brian Graham, IIDA, creative director at Graham Design LLC; Marc Herndon, IIDA, associate principal at RNL; Andre Kikoski, AIA, principal at Andre Kikoski Architect; E.B. Min, AIA, partner at Min | Day; and Krista Ninivaggi, 2014 Designer of the Year, founder of K&CO.

Judging Criteria

The entry will include:

  • Up to 10 color photographs. Students can submit renderings.
  • At least one floor plan for professional projects.
  • A brief description of your project (no more than 500 words), including client objectives, design program, square footage, budget, and date of occupancy.
  • Do not reveal your firm’s identity in this description. Students will indicate the name of their school

How to Enter

All entries will be submitted online here. No hard copy entries will be accepted. Entry fees are $235 for the first project submitted, and $195 for each subsequent project. For design school students or class of 2014 graduates who submit student work in category 15, the fee is $75 per project. Students, please upload an image of a school letter certifying enrollment.

For questions, email Murrye Bernard at   Please include the category and the name of the project you are entering.

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