SBID Awards deadline extended

The Society of British and International Interior Design (SBID) is extending the entry deadline for its International Design Awards 2020. Interior designers and architects now have until Friday, August 14 to submit their projects for the chance to win.

Committed to supporting the profession and uplifting the design community, the SBID Awards showcase the latest innovations in interior design, from technological advancements and new sustainability processes, to sector specific skillsets and future-proofing design; attracting talent which drives standards and pushes the boundaries of interior design year on year.

Representing design talent from almost 50 countries, the SBID Awards brings together top interior design projects across 17 categories within the residential and commercial sectors. From hospitality and healthcare to residential and retail, the awards continue to invite and champion diversity across the industry on its inclusive and international stage, offering a platform for designers and design practices alike to shine – regardless of scale, size, budget or background.

As the first interior design award scheme to be accredited to GOLD standard by The Independent Awards Standards Council, the SBID International Design Awards programme is recognised as ‘exemplar’ for its ethical standards and transparency, from its step-by-step entry process to its exhaustive three-tier judging procedure.

Awarded purely on the quality of the design, innovation, aesthetic and value-added, each entry is assessed by panels of leading industry experts for both technical content and aesthetic creativity. Evaluating essential elements such as compliance with the brief, budget, health & safety and fit-for-purpose design.

The finalists will be announced on September 1 when the public will be invited to vote for their favourite projects online. With previous years receiving an astounding 225,000 unique public votes, the results contribute 30% to the overall scores, which will determine the winners to be announced at the ceremony at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane in London on Friday October 23.

Entries will close at 5pm on Friday, August 14. As an exclusive benefit of SBID membership, SBID Accredited designers can enter one project into the SBID International Design Awards 2020 for free (admin fee applies).

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Please note: The ceremony is planned to take place as scheduled. In the event that it is not safe to so, the SBID Awards winners for 2020 will be announced online.

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