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about best of year


about the program

Interior Design's Best of Year is the design industry's premiere design awards program, honoring the most significant work of the year as well as recognizing designers, architects and manufacturers from around the globe.


Now celebrating it's 12th year, Interior Design's Best of Year (affectionately known as BoY) has become the ultimate measure of excellence, showcasing what's happening today in every category of design while simultaneously setting the bar even higher for the future.


The BoY awards ceremony, held in December, draws 1,000+ world-wide attendees. Winners are announced LIVE by hosts Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief, and Carol Cisco, Publisher of Interior Design and take home the coveted Best of Year bulb award, designed by Harry Allen.

View the 2016 Best of Year winners and honorees.

 


about submissions

The deadline to enter the 2017 Best of Year awards is September 22.
Voting will be live from October 5 - 16, 2017 and finalists will be notified in mid-November.

Submission fee: $300 per entry
Limited time only: enjoy a complimentary seventh entry when you submit six. Promotion ends August 31. No coupon necessary.

each entrant will receive a 1-year complimentary subscription to Interior Design magazine

Product submissions must have been introduced between September 2016 and September 2017. Products/collections may be entered into one or more categories.

Project submissions must have been completed between September 2016 and September 2017 (with the exception of the "on the boards" category. Projects may be entered into one or more categories.

View the complete list of 2017 categories.


Winners and honorees will be featured in the December issue of Interior Design and on InteriorDesign.net and will receive digital creative assets to use in marketing efforts.

 


 

about the event

The Best of Year awards ceremony, held in December, draws 1,000+ world-wide attendees from the design industry. Winners are announced LIVE at the event by hosts Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief, and Carol Cisco, Publisher of Interior Design.

This year, the event will take place on December 1 in New York. Tickets and additional information regarding the event will be available beginning in October. Best of Year awards finalists will enjoy two complimentary tickets to the event.

View photos from Best of Year 2016.

 

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Best of Year, please contact your regional director, 917.934.2882 or idsales@interiordesign.net.

 


timeline

Entry deadline - September 22, 2017

Public voting - October 5 - 16, 2017

Finalists announced - mid-November, 2017

Best of Year awards ceremony - December 1, 2017


about Interior Design

Interior Design is the global, industry-leading design publication, website and events company serving the interior design, architectural and facility management audiences. For over 80 years, Interior Design magazine—published by SANDOW, which builds smart businesses driven by innovation and design—has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process.

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