Entries are open for the 2017 Australian Interior Design Awards (AIDA).
The awards recognize and celebrate Australian interior design excellence via a credible, industry-based program, which is backed by the Design Institute of Australia.
Any Australian-based design professional is eligible to enter and projects may be located anywhere in the world.
Projects can be entered in the categories of Retail Design, Hospitality Design, Workplace Design, Public Design, Installation Design, Residential Design and Residential Decoration.
Eligible entrants can also nominate to be considered for the Emerging Interior Design Practice Award.
Entrants will automatically be considered for Best of State Awards for Commercial Design, Best of State Awards for Residential Design, Best International Design Award, Award for Sustainability Advancement and Premier Award for Australian Interior Design.
There is also an award for Interior Design Impact, which recognizes the significant influence of interior design on the business, social human resource, environmental and/or cultural outcomes of a project.
The 2017 jury includes Sonda Banney (head of interior design, Architectus), Elizabeth Carpenter (managing principal, FJMT), Amanda Stanway (principal, Woods Bagot), Mark Simpson (director, DesignOffice), Nick Travers (director, Techne Architecture and Interior Design), Tony Chenchow (director, Chenchow Little), Sophia Leopardi (director, Williams Burton Leopardi) and Fiona Lynch (director, Fiona Lynch).
The jury for Interior Design Impact is Madeline Lester (director, Madeline Lester and Associates), Roger Poole (director, Roger Poole Architects) and Sue Wittenoom (founder, The Soft Build).
John Gertsakis of Infoactiv Group is the sustainability advisor and Joanna Cys, associate professor in interior architecture at University of SA, is the jury convenor.
Entries close on 17 February 2017 and shortlisted entries will be revealed on 31 March 2017.
For further information and entry details visit the Australian Interior Design Awards website.