Entries open, jury named for 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards

Entries are now open for the 2018 Australian Interior Design Awards, with submissions closing on 16 February.

Now in its 15th year, the awards are a collaboration between the Design Institute of Australia and Architecture Media’s Artichoke magazine that is supported by the Australian Institute of Architects. The 2017 program received a record-breaking 525 entries across the program’s eight categories.

The awards are split into two parts, evaluated by two juries. The jury that will decide the winners of the seven Awards for Australian Interior Design, convened by Geraldine Maher (principal, Geraldine Maher Design), comprises Dave Bickmore (director, Studio Gram), Elizabeth Carpenter (managing principal, FJMT Studio), Sonia Simpfendorfer (creative director, Nexus Designs), Hanna Richardson (principal, Zwei), Mark Simpson (director, Designoffice), Donna Wheatley (head of workplace and education strategy, WMK), Tracey Wiles (partner, Make) and Kieran Wong (director, Cox Architecture).

John Gertsakis (director of communications, Equilibrium Consultants), will act as the panel’s sustainability advisor.

Maher said, “The 2018 panel is comprised of highly regarded members of the Australian design community. Their stature mirrors the quality of the projects entered and recognized through the program, year-on-year.”

The Award for Interior Design Impact recognizes interior design projects that have led to positive business, social, environmental and/or cultural outcomes.

The jury for this award consists of Robert Backhouse (chairman, Hassell), Roger Poole (director, Roger Poole Architects) and Sue Wittenoom (founder, The Soft Build).

Projects completed from January to 31 December are eligible for consideration. The shortlist will be announced online on 22 March and winners will be announced in Sydney on 25 May 2018.

For more information, go here. The full list of 2017 winners can be accessed here.

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