About the 41st Interior Design Competition

This annual design competition was established to celebrate outstanding, innovative Interior Design/ Interior Architecture that encourages new ideas and techniques in the design and furnishing of interior spaces.

About the 22nd Will Ching Design Competition 

This annual design competition was established to celebrate originality and excellence in commercial design from firms with five (5) or fewer employees in the following areas of design: Corporate, Cultural/Education/Institutional, Government, Healthcare, Hospitality and Retail/Showroom.

Who Can Enter

Any licensed Interior Designer/ Interior Architect in their jurisdiction may submit design project(s). These competitions are open to participants worldwide. The design projects must have been completed after January 1, 2012. 

Important Dates

Competition Opens - Monday, December 9, 2013

Deadline to Enter Extended - Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 11:59:59 pm CST

Judging - Saturday, March 1, 2014

Awards Reception - Sunday, June 8, 2014


Entry fees are $225 for IIDA Members and $275 for IIDA Non-Members PER ENTRY for the first (3) three projects submitted. Each subsequent project will be $175 for IIDA Members and $225 for IIDA Non-Members. If you are submitting more than one (1) entry, please submit all entries before making a payment. Upon completion of your first entry, you will be redirected to a confirmation page with instructions for either submitting payment or entering another project. Entry fees are non-refundable. Payment is accepted online only in U.S. funds via MasterCard, Visa or American Express.

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Kierstin Snapp, Design Competitions Manager, at IIDA Headquarters.