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IIDA Best Interiors of Latin America and the Caribbean Competition Guidelines

Who Should Enter

Any interior designer, interior architect or architect may submit a design project(s). The design project(s) must be located in Latin America or the Caribbean (view eligible countries here), however the design firm may be located anywhere (including the USA). The design project(s) must have been completed no earlier than Feb. 1, 2016.


To enter, prepare and submit:

  • Your design firm's contact information including name, address, phone number, and email
  • Your design project's information including name and location
  • A 250-word description of the project challenges and a 250-word description of specific solutions to project challenges
  • 7 – 10 color images (JPG or JPEG under 1MB each) of your project - only one (1) exterior image permitted - and a maximum of three (3) floor plans
  • Payment processed through

All submissions must be sent in electronic format. No hard copy submissions are accepted. There is no limit to the number of eligible projects a firm may submit; however, each project may only be submitted once. 


  • 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)
  • Hospitality (lounges, bars)
  • Hotels 
  • Institutional (cultural, government/municipal spaces, libraries, religious spaces)
  • Residences - Multi-Family (condominiums and apartments, including models)
  • Residences - Single family (inhabited free-standing homes)
  • Restaurants
  • Retail (stores, boutiques)
  • Showrooms/Exhibition Spaces/Sales Centers
  • Spas/Fitness Centers/Gymnasiums


The cost to enter is $200 USD per entry for IIDA Members, and $250 USD per entry for non-IIDA members. Contact Liz Moran at for more information on applying for IIDA Membership to take advantage of the member rate.


The winning design projects will be selected by a jury of design professionals. Entry submissions will be judged on the appropriateness of the design solution and the successful integration of the elements of design.

It is at the jurors' discretion to not select a winner in each category.  A "Best of Competition" winner will be selected from the category winners.

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Liz Moran, Design Competitions Director, at