Jane Dagmi, Editor in Chief, Designer’s Today Magazine
David Font, Landscape Architect and Interior Designer, winner of HGTV’s Brother vs Brother
Melissa Puppo, Florida Home and Garden
Bernadette Upton FASID, Interior Designer
Allison Paladino, Interior Designer
Gil Walsh, Interior Designer
Cynthia Spray Architect and Interior Designer
Lisa Nieves, Incoming ASID South Florida President,
Ida McCausland, National President of IFDA

Award Categories

Modern/Contemporary/Transitional whole house under 3,000 sq. ft.

Classic/Traditional whole house under 3,000 sq. ft.

Modern/Contemporary/Transitional whole house over 3,000 sq. ft.

Classic/Traditional whole house over 3,000 sq. ft.

Eclectic mix whole house (no size criteria)



Living rooms, Great rooms/ Family rooms

Outdoor living



Miscellaneous: Home Office/Study, Mancave/She Shed, Playroom/Hobby room etc.

Requirements for Project Submissions

  • Design category
  • All photography must be a minimum 300dpi
  • Image size 3000×2400 pixels at 300dpi
  • A minimum of 2 photographs per room per submission
  • Your name, client name, project name, photographer name or specific location will cause immediate disqualification.

You will be redirected to cpjam.com

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You will see “My Action Panel”

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Judging Guidelines

Judging in a blind review by a panel of distinguished judges will be based on the following:

Scale and proportion

Color composition

Creative use of space

Functional use of space

Appropriate design solutions

Attention to detail and design elements

Sustainable/Green category will need description of how that was achieved

Describe Your Project

A statement no longer than 250 words, detailing the important elements of the project, including aesthetics and the Scope of Work plus details of furniture placement, finishes, fabrics and other materials used, window and wall  treatment, flooring , custom designed built ins or other custom work, lighting, home automation and other components is required.  Describe how your design and the service you provided support the healthy living, wellbeing, lifestyle, comfort and functionality for your client?

PLEASE NOTE: If your project includes products or services from any of our Chapter or International Sponsors listed below please credit them in your application. (Separate box for this).   Gold Sponsor: MSI Surfaces, South Florida Design Park.   Silver Sponsors: Allied Kitchen and Bath, Action Supply, All Digital Home Automation, Benjamin Moore, Boca Kitchens and Bath, Capitol Lighting, California Closets, Clive Daniel Home, House of Appliances, Interiors by Brown, Inside Out, JL Closets, Marble of the World, ProSource of Pompano, The Grand Tour, TSquare Construction Services, Unique Wholesale.  International Sponsors: The Shade Store, Natuzzi Italia.

Submission Fees