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2021 Interior Design Competition
Closed
12 Winners Announced winner
Honoring achievement in outstanding interior architecture and design that encourages and uses innovative interior design ideas, techniques, and furnishings. A special thank you to our media partner, Interior Design magazine.
Project Title
401 Park Repositioning
Photography: © Connie Zhou (Images 1,3,5) & © Robert Benson (Images 2,4,6)
Boston, United States
Location
Elkus Manfredi Architects
Firm
Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Orthodontics Only
Photography by: Andrea Calo
Miami, United States
Location
IA Interior Architects
Firm
Healthcare
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
High Desert Retreat
Photography: Joe Fletcher (1-4), and Adam Rouse Photography(5)
Palm Desert, United States
Location
Aidlin Darling Design
Firm
Residences Large
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Back Bay Townhouse
Photography by: Michael Stavaridis
Boston, United States
Location
Hacin + Associates
Firm
Residence Large
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Netsch Residence
Photography by: Dave Burk | SOM
Chicago, United States
Location
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
Firm
Residences Large
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Google Code Next
Photography by: Mike Van Tassell
New York, United States
Location
HLW International LLP
Firm
Education
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Everbon Gaoqiao Town Sales Center
Photos by: Yanming Photography
Leshan, China
Location
MOD Service Design, Shanghai
Firm
Sales Centers & Show Flats
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Capital One Café in Georgetown
Photos by: Garrett Rowland Photography
Washington DC, United States
Location
LEO A DALY Callison/RTKL Capital One
Firm
Retail
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
University of Virginia, University Hospital Expansion
Photos by: Todd Mason ©, and Halkin Mason
Charlottesville, VA, United States
Location
Perkins&Will
Firm
Healthcare
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Daley College Manufacturing Technology & Engineering Center
Photos by: Tom Rossiter
Chicago, United States
Location
GMA, Architect of Record: Cannon Design
Firm
Education
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Canopy Grand Rapids
Photos by: Jim Haefner
Grand Rapids, MI, United States
Location
Anderson/Miller, Ltd. & Valerio Dewalt Train
Firm
Hotels
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Project Title
Kirkkonummi Library ‘Fyyri’
Photography: © Pauliina Salonen(3-6), and © Tuomas Uusheimo (1,2)
Kirkkonummi, Finland
Location
JKMM Architects
Firm
Institutional
Category
winner Finalist
Award
Competition Guidelines
Guidelines
Submission Requirements

All submissions must be completed electronically. No hard copy submissions will be accepted. There is no limit to the number of eligible projects a firm may submit; however, each project may only be submitted once. To enter a project into this competition, you will need to prepare and submit the following:

Written Component

Your firm's contact information including name, address, phone number, and email

Your design project's information including name and location
Project description: a brief project summary (50-word maximum)
Challenge statement: a description of your design challenge (250-word maximum)
Solution statement: a description of specific solutions to project challenges (250-word maximum)

Images

Please submit color images of your completed project, in JPG or JPEG format with a maximum file size of 1MB. You may submit captions to your images, not to exceed 50 words. Take note of the following additional guidelines:

Submit 7-10 color images total - of these images, only one (1) exterior image is permitted and a maximum of three (3) floorplans

No composite images allowed - only one photograph per image upload
Use numbers to name your image files, in order of uploads (01, 02, 03, etc). Please use the following format for floor plans: "floorplan1, floorplan2, floorplan3"
Do not reference or include your design/architectural firm name/logo in the images
Images may be edited to improve contrast ratio, color balance, and composition through cropping only.
Images may not be edited to add, remove, or alter any aspect or element of the project including its context. Images should represent the project as it exists in the built environment
Conceptual renderings will not be accepted

Judging

The winning design projects will be selected by a jury of design professionals. Submissions are judged on excellence in aesthetics, design, creativity, and function as well as the suitability of the design solution to the project challenge and the successful integration of the elements of design. The jury reserves the right not to select a winner from the entries submitted.

Prize

Winners will be honored and the best of competition announced at the winners celebration. Winners will be featured on IIDA.org, and published in Interior Design magazine. Winners will also receive official digital assets, including competition winner logos for self-promotion, coverage and mention on IIDA’s social media accounts, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.

For questions or more information, contact Yeari Han at yhan@iida.org.

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