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THE BEST OF YEAR AWARDS

The Best of Year is an awards program that honors the year’s BEST products and projects.


BEST OF YEAR TIMELINE

ENTER: Deadline September 28, 2016
VOTE: Voting is live from October 3rd to 14th, 2016

FINAL: Finalists will be revealed in early November
JOIN: Winners and Honorees will be revealed at a live ceremony on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 in New York City

 


CATEGORIES

PRODUCT categories 
PROJECT categories 


Products:  Manufacturers and product designers can enter products/collections in one or more categories. Products must have been introduced between September 2015 and September 2016. We accept products that have been previously published or have been awarded and/or part of other competitions.
Projects:  Design firms and architects can enter projects in one or more categories. Projects must have been completed between September 2015 and September 2016.  We accept projects that have been previously published or have been awarded and/or part of other competitions.  

Disclaimer: Product or project, categories may be renamed, consolidated, or eliminated and reassigned at the editor's discretion. All information and images entered should appear exactly how you want it to be shown both digitally and in print.

 


ENTRANT FAQ
Entrants will receive an email acknowledgment when an entry has been received.


CAN I CHANGE/EDIT MY SUBMITTED ENTRIES?
If you need to make a vital change to a submitted entry, please email awards@interiordesign.net

WHO WILL JUDGE THE PRODUCT ENTRIES?
All Product entries will go into a public product gallery and will be voted on by the A&D community from October 3 - 14, 2016. 

WHO WILL JUDGE THE PROJECT ENTRIES? Project entries will be judged by an Interior Design editorial panel.

HOW DO I VOTE ON PRODUCT ENTRIES?
All Product entries will go into a public product gallery and will be voted on by the A&D community from October 3 - 14, 2016.
You can click on each category name in the sidebar and vote for one product per category. You can vote in one, some, or all categories. Click the category names on the right hand side to move from category to category.

DO YOU HOLD AN EVENT TO PRESENT THE AWARDS?
Yes! There will be an awards ceremony at the IAC Building in NYC on Thursday, December 1, 2016. Ticket and event information will be posted on this site, under the "Event" tab prior to the event, so make sure to check back! All finalists will receive two complimentary tickets to the awards ceremony. To get a sense of the event, review images from the 2015 Best of Year Awards ceremony.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY PRODUCT OR PROJECT IS A FINALIST?
You will receive an email if your Product or Project is chosen as a finalist, in late October/Early November 2016. This email will be sent to the contact email address used on the entry form. The winners will be announced live at the awards ceremony on December 1, 2016.

HOW DO I KNOW IF MY PROUCT OR PROJECT IS A WINNER OR HONOREE? Winners and Honorees will be announced live at the Best of Year ceremony and on FacebookLive, which will stream on Interior Design’s Facebook page during the event. If you are a Winner or Honoree, you will also receive a notification email after the event. Winners and Honorees will also receive the official Best of Year digital seal to be used to on all your print and digital marketing materials.
 


SAMPLES & DOWNLOADS

Review a sample application for PRODUCT entries.
Review a sample application for PROJECT entries.

 

ENTRANT ASSETS

PRODUCT ENTRIES: Encourage your followers to vote for your product. Use your website, emails & newsletters, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Snapchat to activate your community. You can learn more about promoting your product on our voting resource page.

PROJECT ENTRIES: While projects are not voted on by the public, we encourage project entrants to share their participation in the Best of Year awards with their community. 

Entrants may download and use these digital creative assets.

Creative assets will be provided to finalists once they are announced in early November. 

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Contact Us

If you still have any questions or run into any issues, pleas feel free to email us at awards@interiordesign.net