ASID Minnesota

Design Excellence Awards 2022

Awards Program Dates

Awards Program Open
From: July 6, 2022 12:00AM CDTTo: August 31, 2022 11:59PM CDT

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Rules & Regulations

FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2022 5:00 PM CST

THE PURPOSE OF THIS DESIGN COMPETITION IS TO RECOGNIZE SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS BY MEMBERS OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF INTERIOR DESIGNERS MINNESOTA CHAPTER. THESE PROJECTS REPRESENT EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN BY SUCCESSFULLY ADDRESSING CLIENT OBJECTIVES WHILE DEMONSTRATING CREATIVITY AND SKILLFUL PROBLEM SOLVING ACROSS VARIOUS CATEGORIES.

Eligibility, Fees, Dates & Requirements

Eligibility: 

  • All who enter must be active and in good standing with the ASID Minnesota Chapter at time of submission; No exceptions.

  • ASID Professional, Allied, Associate, or Student members or a design team headed by an ASID Professional, Allied, or Associate member are eligible to submit projects. 

  • Non ASID members may be listed as "Team Members.”

  • Appellations submitted at time of entry will remain. 

  • Non-winning projects submitted in a previous year's competition may be re-submitted, provided they fulfill the requirements.

  • Each entry must represent a permanent installation, except for model homes/showcase homes. 

  • Project must have been completed after January 1, 2019. 

  • Multiple entries may be submitted, and the same project may be submitted in no more than (2) categories. In addition, a separate entry form, fee, and different photographs are required for each category.

  • Emerging Professionals with proof of graduation on or after January 1, 2012 may check the “Emerging Professional” box on the entry form to be entered in the Emerging Professionals category. This is a separate category that recognizes design excellence for designers in the first 10 years of their careers. 

  • If all requirements are not met, the entry will be disqualified. 

 

Grounds for Disqualification:

  • Information identifying entrant’s name, design firm, architect or any other collaborating party appears in description, images or on drawings

  • Projects that have previously won an ASID MN Design Award

  • Incomplete submission of entry – examples: missing appellations, missing or incomplete forms

  • Projects that do not meet all necessary requirements

  • Any team member is not in good standing with ASID Minnesota Chapter at time of submission

 

Competition Period:

  • FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2022 5:00 PM CST. Late entries will NOT be accepted. No exceptions.

  • Early registration is from July 6, 2022 - August 13, 2022 4:00 PM CST - reduced entry rate of $125.   

  • Standard registration period is from August 13, 2022  -August 31, 2022 4:15 PM CST - entry rate of $150.  

  • For first time entrants, a discounted entry fee of $75 may be applied for the first entry. PROMO CODE first

 

Submission requirements

  • Registration/Entry Fee Payment

  • Permissions Form

  • Entry Form

  • Project Statement (Required) – 500 words or less. Provide a brief explanation of the project including client objectives, with emphasis on the design challenges and your solution(s). Include notes on unusual design criteria or restrictions, budgetary considerations, code requirements, space limitations, materials used, etc. Do not include specific project addresses.

  • Floor Plan (Required) – May include caption of 25 words or less

  • Additional Drawings (Optional) – Submit up to 4 additional drawings if applicable, may include captions of 25 words or less

  • Photos (Required)  – Two project photos are required, may include captions of 25 words or less. Images may include people and pets if they are blurred or anonymous. Designers and owners cannot appear in photos. Business names, signage or logos may be included if unavoidable. Do not include specific project addresses.

  • Additional Photos (Optional) –Up to an additional 8 photos may be included, may include caption of 25 words or less

  • Photo Requirements:

    • Image size: all photographs submitted must be at least 300 dpi

    • Image file size: Maximum of 2MB per image

    • Minimum of (2) project photographs, ideally (1) horizontal and (1) vertical for presentation format purposes. Maximum of 10 project photographs

    • First image uploaded is used as the preferred publicity image. This can be changed at any time within your entry portal.  After August 31, 2022 no changes may be made.

    • Multiple entry projects must use different images in additional categories.