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IIDA Booth Design Competition Guidelines


Who Should Enter

This competition is open to students worldwide who are currently enrolled in an Interior Design/Architecture program or university. Participants can enter individually or as a team (maximum of 3 people).

Submission Requirements

Your project must be submitted digitally through the competition website by March 1, 2016, 11:59 p.m. Central time. Each submission must include the following:

  1. Project/Contact Info (entry form)
    1. Participant name(s)
    2. Member ID (if a current member)
    3. Project title
    4. Contact info
    5. 500-word project description outlining your concept 
  2. (1) 24”x36” digital presentation board in PDF format not to exceed 20MB,  containing:
    1. (3) Dimensional floor plan for each floor drawn to scale and/or furniture plan (these may be combined)
    2. (2) Reflected wall plan
    3. (1) to (3) Renderings
    4. Additional drawings (elevation, perspective, isometric, axonometric, orthographic)
    5. Additional elements to convey the overall concept including, but not limited to furniture and fixture specifications, color palettes, wall sections, electrical plans, schedules, additional renderings, etc.
    6. File name: BDC + initials_board (BDCATW_board.pdf)
    7. NOTE: Do not place your name or other identifying information on your images or you may be disqualified.

  3. Individual JPEG digital submissions of the (5) to (8) required drawings/renderings outlined above saved as:
    1. RGB color mode
    2. Maximum size of 10MB per image not to exceed 11”x17”
    3. File name: BDC + initials_number (BDCATW_1.jpg)
    4. Document dimensions: not to exceed 11”x17”

      NOTE: Do not place your name or other identifying information on your images or you may be disqualified.

      **IIDA reserves the right to alter the final design, in working with the winning student(s), to fit the needs of the booth, space, and overall mission of IIDA.**

Entry Fees

  1. IIDA Student Members: $30.00
  2. Non-Members: $70.00 (includes IIDA Student membership through
    Dec. 31, 2016).
    1. Non-members are required to submit a membership application and supporting documents by March 1, 2016, in order to receive membership under the above promotion. A membership application will be available to download on the competition entry form and is also below. Do not apply online separately. 
    2. No refunds allowed if you do not take advantage of the promotion and submit required documentation by March 1, 2016.
    3. Membership offer not valid for team entries.
  3. Team Entries: IIDA Student Member: $30 (at least one student on the team must be an IIDA Student Member)
  4. Team Entries: Non-Members: $70 (does not include membership offer)

Contact Information

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

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