From chairs, stools and tables, to sofas, cabinets, desks and everything in between, we are looking to award realised furniture pieces by talented designers, furniture manufacturers and producers worldwide. For public, domestic or commercial use, both indoors and outdoors. Entries into this category should be original, sustainable, and marketable and above all else, demonstrate quality craftsmanship and attention to detail.


Interiors Accessories

This category includes everything from ceramics and glass, fittings, fixtures, sanitary ware, objet d'art, kitchen and bathroom accessories and even crockery. We are looking for innovative and durable accessories that accentuate interior spaces both public and private.


Lighting Products

Interior luminaires, lamps and exterior lighting products. This category includes all lighting products from desk lamps to multipurpose lighting systems. We are searching for unique products and collections that display an innovative approach to this competitive industry with a consideration for energy efficiency.



From wall and floor coverings to work surfaces and textiles, we are looking for innovative, durable surfaces that accentuate interior spaces both public and private.

This category includes everything from ceramic and glass, decorative rugs, contract carpeting, kitchen and bathroom surfaces and wallpapers. 


Emerging Interior Practice of the Year

This international award is open to any interior practice that has been established for less than 5 years.

For the Emerging Interior Practice of the Year we invite up-and-coming interior teams to submit a cross section of their work including conceptual, in-progress or completed projects across all disciplines. 


Emerging Product Designer of the Year

This international award is open to product designers, interior design and architecture practices operating for less than 5 years


We invite up-and-coming industrial and product designers to submit a cross section of their work including conceptual, in-progress, completed products or collections across all disciplines. Your submission may include products ranging from decorative or functional interior accessories to furniture pieces as well as lighting solutions. We're looking for inspired product designers who will shape the future the designer products industry.


Interior Practice of the Year

This international award is open to any interior practice that has been established for more than 5 years.

The Interior Practice of the Year will be awarded to a design practice that demonstrates devotion to elevating the art of interior design. Our distinguished panel of industry experts will be looking for evidence of all-round design excellence, regardless of the size of the practice.



Standalone or multiple bars or clubs, public houses, cocktails lounges, wine bars, speakeasies, brew pubs, sports bars and private members’ clubs. Including bars found in hotel, retail, transport or other spaces. Identity and ambience created through considered interiors are key in this category.



This category acknowledges originality and a fresh approach to small-scale eateries worldwide, including cafés, canteens, coffee shops, and pop-ups. Café's can be standalone or multiple, or found within hotel, retail, transport or other spaces.



The Hotels category celebrates exceptional hotel design from leading designers and the projects they create with hotel developers, owners and operators. From hostels, bed and breakfasts, villas and suite hotels to boutiques, chalets, safari lodges and luxury hotels, this category includes chain or independent establishments and both new build, conversion, restoration and refurbishment projects.


Leisure or Entertainment Venues

Including theatres, concert halls, casinos, spas, health clubs, gyms, salons, cinemas, stadiums and sports centres. We are looking for unique venues designed to enhance the experience of all who visit. This category acknowledges interior spaces designed with an understanding of their clientele, offering the highest levels of quality and convenience to enhance the user experience.


Lighting Projects

Including architectural and aesthetic lighting projects for single buildings, facades, sport facilities, small cafés, restaurants, retail environments, canopies, museums, monuments, exhibition halls, interior and exterior installations of urban illumination such as squares, roundabouts, avenues, streets, parks and bridges through to major architectural developments, public buildings, residential projects, hotels, workplace and natural lighting projects.

This category acknowledges inventive lighting solutions that enhance and emphasise the unique character of a particular space.


Museum or Exhibition Spaces

Be it for a specific subject or a versatile gallery, this category features the very best in museum and exhibition spaces incorporating custom lighting solutions with superior display design for temporary or permanent installations from around the world.


Public Sector

This category showcases interior schemes for civic, transport, education or healthcare projects, hospitals, schools, colleges and universities, spiritual centres, libraries, parliamentary buildings and embassies.

Projects that demonstrate carefully considered spatial planning for ease of public use combined with a universal appeal will fare well in this category.


Residential Development Interiors

Now in it's fourth year, this category celebrates new developments and intelligent, enduring interiors that respond to their unique context and surroundings, whilst maintaining high levels of quality throughout, from the initial space planning of apartments and condos to their furnishing and styling.

This category includes the interior architecture of apartments, penthouses, residents’ facilities, common areas and marketing suites.


Residential Interiors

From one-off family homes and apartments to country houses and chateaux, both new builds, conversions and renovations.

This category awards interior space design, product installation and interior decoration to improve aesthetics and functionality.



This category acknowledges ingenuity, innovation and finesse in restaurant interior design projects worldwide, including fine dining establishments, fast food outlets and family eateries. Restaurants can be standalone or multiple, or found within hotel, retail, transport or other spaces.


Retail Interiors

Including ateliers, showrooms, retail outlets, shopping centres, stores and pop-ups. This increasingly popular category awards the best in cutting-edge retail interior design and ingenious product display solutions.

This category will be judged in two sub categories: Retail Interiors Less than 200 square metres and Retail Interiors Greater than 200 square metres. (sq. m)


Workspace Interiors

Including corporate headquarters, offices, creative studios, home workspaces, call centres, factories and banks.

This highly competitive category will be judged in two sub categories: Workspace Interior Projects Less than 10,000 square metres will be judged separately to Workspace Interior Projects Greater than 10,000 square metres. (sq. m)


Commercial Branding Concept

Including commercial logo design, packaging, signage, business card, supporting app and website concepts as well as way-finding design.

This category will award successful interpretations of branding or re-branding concepts that firmly establish an emerging enterprise or breathe new life to existing identities whilst maintaining key features of brand guidelines and values.


Branding Display & Visual Merchandising

Introducing an all new category to our WIN Awards line-up, focusing on commercial installations, seasonal window displays, shop-front and entrance design across retail, workspace and hospitality environments.

This category will seek to award creative and enticing design that establishes a brand and generates foot fall whilst seamlessly conveying solid brand identity to clients, customers and visitors. Our jury will be searching for innovative approaches to visual branding and display installations that drive the future identity of the client.


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