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Australian Interior Design Awards

Entries for the 2013 Australian Interior Design Awards are now open, with the 2013 program marking an exciting milestone – the tenth anniversary of the Australian Interior Design Awards.

Co-presented by the Design Institute of Australia, designEX and Artichoke magazine, the awards have helped establish the careers of many prominent Australian designers over the last decade, recognizing some of the most relevant and innovative projects across public, retail, workplace, hospitality, residential and installation design categories.

“It is an opportunity for the profession to acknowledge and celebrate the best projects from both established practitioners and emerging talents,” says event manager Jacinta Reedy.

Entries for the 2013 program are now open for projects completed between 1 September 2011 and 31 December 2012. Entries can be submitted online until 1 March 2013.

Award categories are:

  • Premier Award, Interior Design Excellence and Innovation
  • Sustainability Advancement
  • Emerging Interior Design Practice
  • 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

The awards are supported by leading product suppliers Forbo Flooring Systems, Dulux Australia, The Laminex Group, Smeg, Space and Barrisol Stretch Ceilings. ISIS is jury host and The Hatton is accommodation partner.

A shortlist will be published on 28 March 2013, and the winners will be announced at a special ten-year anniversary presentation on Friday 31 May 2013. To register online or for further information go to