Entries are now open for the 2015 Australian Interior Design Awards, with Australia’s leading design professionals invited to share their most inspiring interior projects.
Recognising innovative thinking and visionary solutions in interior design since their establishment in 2004, the awards are co-presented by the Design Institute of Australia, designEX and Artichoke magazine. Online registrations are now open and entries can be submitted online until Friday 12 February 2015.
This year, the Australian Interior Design Awards welcomes an exciting new category – the Award for Interior Design Impact. This award will recognise the significant influence of interior design on the business, social, human resource, environmental and/or cultural outcomes of a project. In addition to this award, the program recognises achievement across the whole spectrum of interior design practice.
Categories include the Premier Award for Australian Interior Design, Sustainability Advancement, Emerging Interior Design Practice, Residential Design, Residential Decoration, Retail Design, Hospitality Design, Workplace Design, Public Design, Installation Design, Best of State for Commercial Design, Best of State for Residential Design and Best International Design.
Once again, the awards will be judged by experienced practitioners. This year’s jury comprises of Dan Cox, Carr Design Group (Vic); Hamish Guthrie, Hecker Guthrie (Vic); Genevieve Lilley, Genevieve Lilley Architects (Tas); Robyn Lindsey, Geyer (Vic); Geraldine Maher, Jackson Interiors (Vic); Sarah-Jane Pyke, Arent & Pyke (NSW); Brenton Smith, Bates Smart (NSW); and Hamilton Wilson, Wilson Architects (Qld). John Gersakis, InfoActiv (Vic), is the sustainability advisor, and Joanne Cys, associate professor in interior architecture at the University of South Australia is the jury convenor.