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2024 Anna Hernandez/Luna Textiles Award
2024 Anna Hernandez/Luna Textiles Award
Recognizing a woman who has recently established an interior design or product design business and is making a difference in her profession with a $5,000 cash prize.
Competition Guidelines
Application Requirements

All applications must be completed electronically. No hard copy applications will be accepted. If any of the following items are missing, your application will not be reviewed. Any additional materials will be removed and not considered.

Written Component
  • Statement describing your firm or business, maximum 100 words
  • Statement of your overall contributions to the interior design profession, maximum 350 words
  • Description of what you would likely use the monetary award for, maximum 150 words
Video Component
  • A brief 3-5 minute video in which you, in your own words, describe your firm and your approach to success. Please include a description on the progress and growth of your firm since inception, your experience as an entrepreneur in the design industry, and details on how you approach mentoring aspiring designers and emerging professionals.
Letters of Recommendation

Three (3) separate letters of recommendation in PDF file format and saved individually must be included. We suggest that each of these letters represent a different peer or voice from your time in the industry. These could be previous employers, past business associates, current peers, a vendor or company you’ve worked closely with, educators, or mentors.


A select committee of design professionals will review the submissions and select one winner to be notified in spring of 2024.


The 2024 Anna Hernandez/Luna Textiles Award is one $5,000 cash prize to be presented to the selected recipient in spring of 2024. The winner will receive official digital assets, and recognition on IIDA.org, IIDA social media channels, and in an official press release distributed to leading industry outlets and media partners.

For questions or concerns, please contact foundation@iida.org