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Enter your firm’s best work in the industry’s only awards program that recognizes design achievement by category and is juried by industry design leaders!

Eligible Projects

Any interior design project that was occupied or first open for business no earlier than January 1, 2017. Older projects will be disqualified. Previous publication is acceptable.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Midnight Eastern, September 21.

Award Categories

Adaptive Reuse
Historic Restoration
Large Office (25,000 square feet and larger)
Lobby Repositioning
Small Office (up to 25,000 square feet)
Sustainable (Green) Design



You and your client will be honored at the 40th Annual Interiors Awards Breakfast in New York on January 25, 2019. 

Winners are expected to attend.
Your project will also be published in the January 2019 issue of Contract magazine.
Note: Winners will be notified by October 31, 2018. All winners will be required to provide professional-quality, high-resolution electronic project photographs, drawings, renderings, and floor plans. If your project is selected as a winner, you will provide photographs to Contract without fee for use in print, on contractdesign.com, and for use at the 40th Annual Interiors Awards Breakfast.  A completed project source list of products also will be required.

40th Annual Interiors Awards Jury 

A jury will be named shortly. The winners will be selected by four jurors who are outstanding architects and designers from across the U.S. with a range of expertise.

How to Enter

The entry will include:

·         Minimum 6 and maximum 12 color photographs. Students can submit renderings.

·         At least one floor plan for professional projects.

·         A brief description of your project (no more than 300 words), including client objectives, design program, square footage, budget, and date of occupancy.

·         Do not reveal your firm's identity in this description. Students will indicate the name of their school.

All entries will be submitted online here. No hard copy entries will be accepted. For built professional projects, entry fees are $275 for the first project submitted, and $225 for each subsequent project. There is no limit to the number of submissions from a given firm.

For students entering work—either current design school students or class of 2018 graduates—the fee is $75 per project.

For questions, email Managing Editor Lauren Volker at lvolker@contractdesign.com. Please include the category and the name of the project you are entering.

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