Entries are now open for the 2014 Australian Interior Design Awards. Australian-based design professionals and practices are now invited to enter their projects from anywhere in the world, completed between 1 September 2012 and 31 December 2013. Categories are listed below, and entries are open until 12 February 2014.
Established in 2004 to promote Australian interior design excellence, this highly-respected program now begins a second decade of recognising talent, launching careers and bringing to public attention some of the most innovative projects across the broad spectrum of interior design — from retail to residential, workplace to hospitality, public spaces to installations.
The awards bring together leading practitioners and innovators to consider the projects entered. On the 2014 panel are: Susanna Billardo director, Enoki (SA), Matthew Blain principal, Hassell (NSW), Hamish Guthrie director, Hecker Guthrie (Vic), Victoria Judge associate, Smart Design Studio (NSW), Paul Kelly director, Paul Kelly Design (NSW), Geraldine Maher principal, Jackson Architecture (Vic), Ryan Russell Director, Russell & George (Vic) and Christina Waterson principal, Christina Waterson Studio (Qld). Joanne Cys, associate professor in interior architecture at the University of SA, is Jury convenor with John Gertsakis Infoactiv Group (Vic) as jury sustainability advisor.
• Premier Award, Interior Design Excellence and Innovation
• Sustainability Advancement Award
• Residential Design
• Residential Decoration
• Retail Design
• Hospitality Design
• Workplace Design
• Public Design
• Installation Design
• Best of State Awards for Commercial Design
• Best of State Awards for Residential Design
• Best International Design Award
11 November 2013 — Entries open
12 February 2014 — Entries close
14 March 2014 — Shortlist published online
16 May 2014 — Winners announced
The Australian Interior Design Awards are co‐presented by the Design Institute of Australia (DIA), designEX and Artichoke magazine, with support from corporate partners: Forbo Flooring Systems, Dulux, Laminex, Smeg, Space Furniture and ISIS.