SBID International Design Awards 2015 Now Open for Submissions!

Calling all architects, interior designers, and manufacturers...

by Angelica Marino
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The SBID International Design Awards 2015 are now open for submissions. Since its inception in 2011, the SBID Awards has recognised, rewarded and celebrated design excellence: from luxury projects to innovative design and new talent on limited budgets. Architects, interior designers and manufacturers are invited to submit their projects and products by Thursday July 30th 2015.



(Aee Interior Design win Residential Product award in SBID International Design Awards)


This year’s edition will include the new categories Office Design and Healthcare Design which will be added to existing popular categories like: Best Hotel Design, Best Retail Design, Best Intelligent Design, Best KBB Project, Best Public Space and Visualisation (3D renderings), for a total of 14 categories. Each category will undergo an exclusive two-tier judging process by panels of leading industry experts for both technical content and aesthetic creativity. Elements such as brief compliance, budget, health & safety, and fit-for-purpose design will be evaluated. Entrants will also get the opportunity to promote their submission once finalists have been announced, as the public will be invited to vote for their favourite projects online.



(Bagno Sasso Mobili Contract Product winner in SBID International Design Awards 2014)


The esteemed panel of judges this year will include new additions Lewis Carnie, Head of Programmes at BBC Radio 2 & 6; Sir Michael Dixon, Director at the National History Museum, London and Robert Hudson, Chief Executive of the National Association of Shopfitters to our revered selection of international industry leaders:

Kevin Mau, Senior Creative Director at The Boeing Company; Ben McOwen Wilson, Director of Content Partnerships at YouTube; Jane Preston, Facilities Manager UK, Real Estate & Workplace Services at Google; David Lewis, Managing Director of Sunseeker London; Mathew Dalby, Creative Director at The Studio at Harrods; Carolina Calzada, Managing Director at Global Color Research; Patrick Taylor, Managing Director of Taylist Media; Theresa Dowling, Editor and Group Editorial Director for Progressive Market Intelligence (FX, Blueprint) .



(SBID Awards 2014)


Finalists will be announced in September 2015, while sponsors and VIPs will be invited to our annual afternoon tea at the House of Lords in November 2015. The winners will be announced at the SBID International Design Awards ceremony at The Dorchester hotel in London on Friday 27 November 2015. Entry is free of charge for SBID members. Fee applies for non-members.