Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards

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Now celebrating its 15th year, Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards is the ultimate measure of design excellence, honoring the most significant projects and products of the year from around the globe.New to the Best of Year Awards are 15 categories recognizing the most innovative and forward-thinking design professionals of 2020. Other new categories for products include Environmental Impact and Student Product Design. Entries from around the world are accepted for all categories. Product submissions are open to products and collections introduced to the market between September 2019 and September 2020. Project submissions are open to projects completed between September 2019 and September 2020, with the exception of the "On the Boards" category, reserved for in-progress projects. People submissions are open to all active designers, architects and manufacturers.
Student product design submissions are open to graduate or undergraduate students enrolled in accredited design programs. Student submissions will open on August 3, 2020.
Submissions will close on September 10, 2020. A public voting period for product entries will take place from September 29 – October 9, 2020. Finalists will be announced on on November 6, 2020.
Winners will be announced in a virtual ceremony hosted by Cindy Allen that will air on Interior Design’s Facebook and Twitter accounts, and on This year’s winning products, projects, and inspiring people will receive extensive coverage across Interior Design’s global digital network of over 9 million. Winners will be published in an issue of Interior Design magazine and featured on Additionally, this year’s winners will be celebrated via digital coverage, including Instagram, a Facebook photo gallery, and a Pinterest board.
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