Designer of the Year Awards



    Submissions for the 2021 Designer of the Year Awards are now open!

    All entries must be submitted through our submissions portal. To access the portal, click the link below. If you have submitted in the past you may use your same login information. If you are new to the awards program, you will need to create an account. 

    Click here to enter


    ENtry information and guidelines:

    • Projects must have been completed between May 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020. 

    • All entries must be original to the designer submitting the project.

    • All entries must have taken place in a residential space. Commercial projects will be disqualified. 

    • Application questions should be answered fully. Failing to complete the application may result in disqualification or not meeting the minimum score required to be considered.

    • Applicants must be members in good standing of the Interior Design Society, or Sustainable Furnishings Council for the Sustainable Design Award. 

    • All submissions must be accompanied by a release form signed by the homeowner and photographer.



    Space Designs

    Kitchens $50,000 & Below 

    Baths $30,000 & Below

    Living Spaces $30,000 & Below

    Bedrooms $30,000 & Below  

    Kitchens $50,000 - $100,000

    Baths $30,000 - $60,000

    Living Spaces $30,000 - $60,000

    Bedrooms $30,000 - $50,000

    Kitchens $100,000 & Above

    Baths $60,000 & Above

    Living Spaces $60,000 & Above

    Bedrooms $50,000 & Above


    Children's Rooms & Nurseries

    Outdoor Spaces

    Dining Rooms

    Recreation Spaces & Wine Cellars

    Laundry, Craft, Closets & Pantries

    Window Treatments

    Home Offices

    Entry Way & Foyers

    Powder Rooms


    Sherwin-Williams Sponsor Award

    Sustainable Design Award

    Whole Home: 3,000 sqft & Below

    Student Design Award (click here to download prompt)

    New Construction

    Whole Home: 3,000 sqft & Above

    Universal Design/Aging in Place

    Holiday Design


    Individual Impact Award

    Sponsor Impact Award

    Group Impact Award

    Industry Partner Impact Award



    During the week of April 5-8, our team is available to help answer whatever questions you have related to the Designer of the Year Awards Program. Schedule a 15 minute private appointment to ask away and get help on how to submit your projects!

    click here to schedule an appointment

    Questions? Direct them to [email protected]


    See last year's winning designs