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2022 Interior Design Competition
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2022 Interior Design Competition
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
Wilshire Boulevard Temple’s Audrey Irmas Pavilion
Photos: Jason O'Rear
Los Angeles
Location
OMA & Gruen Associates
Firm
Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
Category
winner Best of Competition
Award
Project Title
Paul Hastings Offices
Photos: Eric Laignel
Washington
Location
LSM
Firm
Corporate Space Large (1,000 square meters and above)
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Prefix Design Office
Photos: Wang Yingzhou
Chengdu, China
Location
Prefix Design
Firm
Corporate Space Small (under 1,000 square meters)
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
CINESKY Cinema Phase 3
Photos: Jonathan Leijonhufvud Architectural Photography
Shenzhen, China
Location
One Plus Partnership Limited
Firm
Entertainment (casinos, performing arts centers, sports arenas, theaters)
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Three Gables
Photos: Matthew Millman
Napa, California
Location
Aidlin Darling Design
Firm
Residences Large (125 square meters and above) - Interior Design Competition Only
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
Genesis House
Photos: Frank Oudeman
New York
Location
SUH Architects in collaboration with HLW
Firm
Showrooms & Exhibition Spaces
Category
winner Category Winner
Award
Project Title
UTA Nashville
Photos: Eric Laignel
Nashville, Tennessee
Location
HASTINGS
Firm
Corporate Space Large (1,000 square meters and above)
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Deutsche Bank Americas Headquarters
Photots: Rafael Gamo, courtesy of Deutsche Bank
New York
Location
Gensler
Firm
Corporate Space Large (1,000 square meters and above)
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Kering Mexico
Photos: Camila Cossio
Mexico City
Location
FR-EE Fernando Romero Enterprise
Firm
Corporate Space Small (under 1,000 square meters)
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Billerica Memorial High School
Photos: Chuck Choi
Billerica, Massachusetts
Location
Perkins&Will
Firm
Education (elementary/secondary educational facilities, colleges/universities)
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Banyan Tree Nanjing Garden Expo
Photos: SensoryDesign-WangTing
Nanjing, China
Location
Cheng Chung Design (HK) Ltd.
Firm
Hotels
Category
winner Category Finalist
Award
Project Title
Casa Rancho Avándaro
Photos: Rafael Gamo
Valle de Bravo, Mexico
Location
Chain + Siman, in collaboration with Modo Manera
Firm
Residences Large (125 square meters and above) - Interior Design Competition Only
Category
winner Category 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)

Please use the following list of categories as a guide regarding the projects we accept. We neither judge nor award based on categories, but we do allow designs to be submitted into a category:

  • Corporate Space Large (1,000 square meters and above)
  • Corporate Space Small (under 1,000 square meters)
  • Education (elementary/secondary educational facilities, colleges/universities)
  • Entertainment (casinos, performing arts centers, sports arenas, theatres)
  • Healthcare (hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical facilities)
  • Institutional (cultural, government/municipal spaces, libraries, religious spaces)
  • Public Spaces & Commercial Lobbies
  • Residences Large (125 square meters and above)
  • Residences Small (under 125 square meters)
  • Restaurants, Lounges, & Bars
  • Retail (stores, boutiques)
  • Sales Centers & Show Flats
  • Showrooms & Exhibition Spaces
  • Spas, Fitness Centers, & Gymnasiums
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 Veronica Whitaker at vwhitaker@iida.org.

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