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The SBID International
Design Awards

The SBID International Design Awards has firmly established itself as the most prestigious interior design Award in the global design calendar. 

The awards recognise, reward and celebrate design excellence across a broad range of categories. Winning a SBID International Design Award is a high achievement – they are evaluated by leading industry experts for their technical content and aesthetic creativity while the design-conscious public also has a say in choosing the most inspiring projects.

This Award for design standards attracts entries from across the world, making it truly an honour and a sign of industry recognition that is second to none for the deserving winners.


The international judging panel comprises industry leaders, including Carlo Camillo, Executive Director, Global Experiential Design and Production at MAC Cosmetics; Sasha Kalter-Wasserman, Associate Curator and Associate Director, Curatorial Affairs, Abu Dhabi Project at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation; Stefan Sielaff, Director of Design and Mulliner Coachbuilding, Bentley Motors; Lynn White, Manager Interior Design at Universal Orlando Resort; Joe Ferry, Art and Design Director at Belmond; Phil Swern, Producer, BBC; Sir Michael Dixon, Director of The Natural History Museum; Kevin Mau, Senior Creative Director at The Boeing Company; Helen Brocklebank, CEO at Walpole; Andrew Katz, Partner at Prospect Hotel Advisors LLC; Carlo Castelli, Head of Cities Solutions at Jacobs; and Patrick Taylor, Managing Director of Taylist Media.

During the judging process, entries in 14 categories are rigorously scrutinised. This year’s categories include Hotel Bedroom & Suites Design; Residential Design Project Over £1 Million; Show Flats & Developments and Restaurant Design.

About the SBID awards

Exclusive Experiences for
Winners & Finalists

Winners and finalists enjoy numerous benefits, such as free entry to the House of Lords networking event*; access to 20:20 Meet the Buyer*; inclusion in the SBID Global Interior Design 2019 coffee table book; a winner/finalist certificate; extensive social media exposure throughout the year, and the right to use the ‘SBID Winner/Finalist 2019′ logo on their website.

Attendees of the prestigious SBID Awards ceremony network with top design professionals and potential clients. Attendance is also an opportunity to see the winners presented with the coveted SBID International Design Awards crystal trophies.

*Subject to availability

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The Awards

Awards Categories

There are 14 categories of design excellence ranging across commercial and residential interior spaces.

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The Judges

Our judging panel consists of highly respected, expert industry figures from some of the world's most innovative and exciting companies.

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Fellow of the Year

The SBID Fellow is a person whose actions have enhanced the creative world. Past Fellows include Nadja Swarovski; Sebastian Conran; Theo Fennell and Eve Pollard.

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Enter the Awards

Visit our Awards portal to enter the SBID International Design Awards 2019.

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