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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 its 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 the benefits

Winners of the 2017 Best of Year Awards will receive the following:

  • Honored live at the Best of Year Awards ceremony, held on December 1 in NYC, with 1,000+ attendees
  • Projects and Products are featured in the December issue of Interior Design magazine, dedicated to Best of Year
  • Projects and Products are featured in an online gallery on InteriorDesign.net and promoted throughout Interior Design's digital channels
  • A coveted Best of Year Bulb Award, designed by icon Harry Allen
  • Official digital assets and seals for use on all marketing materials
  • Opportunities to be featured on Interior Design's social channels

 


about submissions

The deadline to enter the 2017 Best of Year awards is September 22. EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 29!
Every product submission receives huge exposure while voting is live on the Interior Design Best of Year voting site from October 5 - 16, 2017.

Finalists will be notified in mid-November.

Submission fee: $300 per entry
Enjoy a free 7th entry when you submit 6! No code 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, reserved for in-progress projects). Projects may be entered into one or more categories.

Products and Projects that have been previously awarded or published are not excluded from entry.

New categories have been announced for 2017!
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 City. Best of Year awards finalists will enjoy two complimentary tickets to the event. Additional tickets may be purchased for $150. To purchase tickets, click here.

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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