Interior Design’s Best of Year Awards Entry Deadline Is Sep. 20

Interior Design, a SANDOW company and the industry authority for professional interior designers and architects, is pleased to announce that entries are currently being accepted for the 2019 Best of Year Awards.

Now celebrating its 14th year, Interior Design’s Best of Year continues to honor the best in product and project design globally. The categories comprise a carefully curated list built from core sectors, industry favorites and current trends. A full list of categories can be found on

“Every year, we have the oh so difficult task of picking out the most inspiring projects and products to anoint as our ‘Best of Year’ award winners,” says Interior Design’s Editor in Chief, Cindy Allen. “By reviewing the literally thousands of submissions from designers and manufacturers all over the world, we get to see just how intrepid and creative this industry really is. Celebrating the winners and honorees annually at our fabulous Best of Year gala is such a privilege and one that I look forward to year after year.”

Notable project winners in 2018 included Bulgari by Peter Marino Architect, China Railway Qingdao World Expo City Conference Center by Tengyuan Design, Four Season Hotel Kuwait, Burj Alshaya by Yabu Pushelberg, Gateway Arch Museum by Cooper Robertson, James Carpenter Design Associates and Trivers Associates, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center by EwingCole, Mercedes-Benz USA by Gensler, and Olea All Suite Hotel by BLOCK722 Architects+. Product winners were comprised of designs by Carnegie, Fräsch, Herman Miller, Kohler, Phillip Jeffries, and Volvo Cars USA.

Submissions close on September 20th and a public voting period for products begins on October 7th. Finalists will be announced on November 15th, and winners will be announced live at an awards ceremony and party on December 6th.

This year, the Best of Year Awards ceremony will once again be held at the River Pavilion, located inside I.M. Pei’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on Manhattan’s West Side, following Interior Design’s Hall of Fame gala the previous evening.

For more information on the Best of Year Awards, visit

About Interior Design

Interior Design is the global, industry-leading design publication, website, and events company serving the interior design, architectural, and facility management audiences. For over 85 years, Interior Design magazine–published by SANDOW, a leader in multichannel brands that meet at the intersection of luxury and design–has been the essential design authority for every professional, on all projects, throughout the design process. Interior Design Events connects the industry, promoting creative leadership, innovation, and collaboration across a wide range of practice areas and platforms. Interior Design’s digital companion,, is the go-to site for relevant and real-time content for the industry’s largest and most engaged design audience.


SANDOW was founded by visionary entrepreneur Adam Sandow in 2003 with the goal of building a truly innovative media company that would reinvent the traditional publishing model. Today, SANDOW is a fully integrated solutions platform that includes leading content, tools, and services, powering innovation for the design and luxury industries. Its diverse portfolio of media assets includes Interior Design, Luxe Interiors + Design, Galerie, and NewBeauty. Materials Innovation brands include global materials consultancy, Material Connexion, game-changing material sampling and logistics platform, Material Bank, and materials reclamation program, Sample Loop.  SANDOW brands also include research and strategy firm, ThinkLab. In 2019, SANDOW was selected by the New York Economic Development Council of New York to become the official operator or NYCxDESIGN Week, beginning in 2020.