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Will Ching Design Competition


Will Ching Design Competition

The 27th annual Will Ching Design Competition celebrates originality and excellence in commercial design from firms with (5) five or fewer employees. IIDA is grateful to publishing partner Interior Design magazine. 

Important Dates

Competition Opens – Monday, December 10, 2018
Deadline to Enter – Extended to Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. CST

Entry Information

Review the official competition guidelines.


The winner will be honored at the annual IIDA black-tie gala in June 2019. The winning project will appear in an issue of Interior Design magazine. In the event that a previously published entry is selected as the winner, Interior Design reserves the right not to republish that project.

View the 2019 winning project

View the 2019 finalist projects

Contact Information

For questions or more information, contact Clare Socker at


2019 Jury


Verda Alexander, IIDA 
Studio O+A

Verda Alexander

Gary Lee, IIDA
Gary Lee Partners

Gary Lee
Krista Ninivaggi, IIDA, Allied ASID
Krista Ninivaggi