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Interior Design Competition Guidelines


Who Should Enter

Any Interior Designer/ Interior Architect may submit design project(s). This competition is open to participants worldwide. The design project(s) must have been completed in or after December 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 max description of the project challenges, and a 250-word max 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 3 floor plans plans (entry form will contain additional image guidelines)
  • Payment processed through

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


The winning design projects are chosen by a jury of design professionals. Submissions are judged for suitability of design to the project challenge, originality of the design solution, and the successful integration of interior finishes and furnishings. The jury reserves the right not to select a winner from the entries submitted.


The cost to enter is $300 USD per entry for IIDA Members, and $400 USD per entry for non-IIDA members. 

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Clare Socker at