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Early Bird entries for IDEA 2022 close this Sunday

Early Bird entries for IDEA 2022 close this Sunday


This Sunday 1 May is the last day you can enter IDEA 2021 at the discounted early entry rate, where you can save $90 on your entry fees!

Now in its 20th year, IDEA is Australia’s oldest independent interior designer and architecture award.

The 2021 IDEA awards attracted more than 500 entries from across the country, making it one of the oldest and largest independent awards programs in the Australian interior design industry.

So join the party and enter IDEA 2022 now!

Enter before 23:59 AEST on Sunday to make sure you still qualify for the reduced fee! There are 15 categories open for entry this year, ranging from the best use of colour to best hospitality project, best single residential to best institutional, international and public space. There are also categories for object and furniture design.

For a quick reminder the full list is as follows:

  • Community Service
  • Colour
  • Event
  • Hospitality
  • Institutional
  • International
  • Object – Furniture and Lighting (Professional)
  • Object – Furniture and Lighting (Rising)
  • Public Space
  • Residential – Interior Curation
  • Residential Multi
  • Residential Single
  • Retail
  • Workplace Over 1000sqm
  • Workplace Under 1000sqm

Be eligible for a special award

When you enter IDEA 2022, you are also eligible for one of our four special annual awards. These are the ultimate accolade for any practice or studio and boast a pretty impressive list of alum.

Up for grabs are the Designer of the Year, Overall Winner, Emerging Designer of the Year, and Sustainability award.


Any project completed between 1 January 2021 and 10 June 2022 is eligible for this year’s awards as long as it hasn’t been entered in IDEA previously.

Meet this year’s judges

Every year, a panel of seven superstars heads up our jury. We will be announcing very soon who will be joining the IDEA jury – so stay tuned!

Need help with your entry?

Drop us a line at idea@niche.com.au if you have any problems completing your entry.

To stay updated with all IDEA 2022 news, sign up to the newsletter at www.idea-awards.com.au/sign-up-to-the-idea-newsletter

Enter IDEA 2022 now!


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