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IIDA Global Excellence Awards

IIDA Global Excellence Awards

The 10th annual IIDA Global Excellence Awards honor and celebrate outstanding originality and excellence in the creation of international Interior Design/ Interior Architecture projects in 15 categories.

Entry Information

Review the official 2019 competition guidelines.

Important Dates

Competition Opens – Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019
Competition Closes – Friday, Nov. 8, 2019


Winning projects will be featured on the IIDA website, on social media, and in the official Winners Brochure. Winners will also be honored at an awards presentation and reception in Paris at Le Brand Store BMW George V on January 18, 2020.  

View the 2018 Global Excellence Awards winning projects.


For questions or more information, contact Clare Socker at



IIDA Designer Dialogue

The Designers Dialogue series delves into the interior design process of some of the most celebrated projects submitted to IIDA competitions.

Returning Hut, a residence in Xiamen, China designed by FM.X Interior Design, won the Best of Competition award in the 2016 IIDA Global Excellence Awards. Learn about the inspiration behind the home's design and more.


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