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The Designer of the Year Awards recognize outstanding achievement in residential interior design among Interior Design Society members. The competition includes these predetermined categories:  


Space Designs

Kitchens               $50,000 & under              $50,000 & above

Baths                    $30,000 & under              $30,000 & above

Bedrooms             $30,000 & under              $30,000 & above

Living Spaces       $30,000 & under              $30,000 & above


Singular Areas

Children’s Rooms & Nurseries

Recreation Spaces

Home Offices

Outdoor Spaces

Laundry & Craft Rooms


Wine Cellars

Entry Walls & Foyers

Dining Rooms


Window Treatments


Specialty Awards

Sherwin-Williams Sponsor Award

Student Design Award

Universal Design / Aging in Place

Sustainable Design

Whole Home Design

Original Design



Individual IMPACT Award

Group / Chapter IMPACT Award

Industry Partner IMPACT Award

Sponsor IMPACT Award