About The 2019 Luxe RED Awards

Important Dates:

OCT. 15, 2018 Competition opens

NOV. 16, 2018 Competition closes

JAN. 14, 2019 Readers’ Choice voting begins

JAN. 25, 2019 Readers’ Choice voting ends

FEB. 28, 2019 Regional Winners, Best of the Rest Winner(s), and Readers’ Choice Winners notified

APRIL 2019 National and Regional Winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony held in Napa Valley

MAY/JUNE 2019 National and Regional Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design May/June RED Awards issue on newsstands in May 2019

Regional Winners celebrated locally throughout May/June 2019

Important Dates:

OCT. 15, 2018 Competition opens

NOV. 16, 2018 Competition closes

JAN. 14, 2019 Readers’ Choice voting begins

JAN. 25, 2019 Readers’ Choice voting ends

FEB. 28, 2019 Regional Winners, Best of the Rest Winner(s), and Readers’ Choice Winners notified

APRIL 2019 National and Regional Winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony held in Napa Valley

MAY/JUNE 2019 National and Regional Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design May/June RED Awards issue on newsstands in May 2019

Regional Winners celebrated locally throughout May/June 2019

Guidelines:

  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 12 midnight (ET) on November 16, 2018.
  • All images must be jpg, zip or tiff format. Low-resolution images can be submitted. If you have a winning project, you will be contacted for high-resolution photography.
  • A project description is required.
  • Entries for each Category are voted on regionally (New York, Miami, Palm Beach, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Arizona, Colorado, San Francisco, Southern California, Los Angeles, Pacific Northwest) (“Regional Category Winners”)
  • Regional Category Winners compete on a National level. National Category Winners and Readers’ Choice will be selected for each of the 8 categories.
  • Entries from areas outside of these primary regions will be voted on for a “Best of the Rest” award. If Luxe does not receive at least 10 qualifying submissions per category, Luxe will award one overall “Best of the Rest” award that is not category specific. The Best of the Rest award winner(s) will not compete on a National Level.
  • Only residential projects are accepted.
  • Submissions can be made either by an individual or a firm. Submissions will only be considered for awards in the category for which they were submitted, and awards will only be made to the submitting person/firm.

Guidelines:

  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 12 midnight (ET) on November 16, 2018.
  • All images must be jpg, zip or tiff format. Low-resolution images can be submitted. If you have a winning project, you will be contacted for high-resolution photography.
  • A project description is required.
  • Entries for each Category are voted on regionally (New York, Miami, Palm Beach, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Arizona, Colorado, San Francisco, Southern California, Los Angeles, Pacific Northwest) (“Regional Category Winners”)
  • Regional Category Winners compete on a National level. National Category Winners and Readers’ Choice will be selected for each of the 8 categories.
  • Entries from areas outside of these primary regions will be voted on for a “Best of the Rest” award. If Luxe does not receive at least 10 qualifying submissions per category, Luxe will award one overall “Best of the Rest” award that is not category specific. The Best of the Rest award winner(s) will not compete on a National Level.
  • Only residential projects are accepted.
  • Submissions can be made either by an individual or a firm. Submissions will only be considered for awards in the category for which they were submitted, and awards will only be made to the submitting person/firm.

Categories:

1 CONTEMPORARY INTERIOR DESIGN
2 CLASSIC INTERIOR DESIGN
3 CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE
4 CLASSIC ARCHITECTURE
5 KITCHEN
6 BATHROOM
7 LANDSCAPE DESIGN/OUTDOOR LIVING
8 MAJOR RESTORATION OR RENOVATION

READERS’ CHOICE:
Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award, decided by the general public, for each category. Voting will take place online from January 14, 2019 – January 25, 2019 via luxeredawards.com.

Categories:

1 CONTEMPORARY INTERIOR DESIGN
2 CLASSIC INTERIOR DESIGN
3 CONTEMPORARY ARCHITECTURE
4 CLASSIC ARCHITECTURE
5 KITCHEN
6 BATHROOM
7 LANDSCAPE DESIGN/OUTDOOR LIVING
8 MAJOR RESTORATION OR RENOVATION

READERS’ CHOICE:
Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award, decided by the general public, for each category. Voting will take place online from January 14, 2019 – January 25, 2019 via luxeredawards.com.

Eligibility:

  • Design, building, architecture and landscaping professionals from within the United States.
  • Project submissions may be located anywhere and must have been completed between 2017 and 2018. We will accept submissions that have been previously published.

Eligibility:

  • Design, building, architecture and landscaping professionals from within the United States.
  • Project submissions may be located anywhere and must have been completed between 2017 and 2018. We will accept submissions that have been previously published.

Judging Criteria:

  • In conjunction with Luxe Interiors + Design’s Editor-in-Chief, a multidisciplinary panel of notable industry experts will review submissions and select the winners.
  • Each project is evaluated on its own merits according to the following criteria:
    • Aesthetics: Is the design engaging, compelling, visually stimulating? Does it provoke interest, have the capacity to be captivating?
    • Regionally Relevant: How well does the project fit into its regional landscape and environment? How appropriate is it in context?
    • Creativity: Does it incorporate a forward-thinking or original approach, use a new medium or materials?

Judging Criteria:

  • In conjunction with Luxe Interiors + Design’s Editor-in-Chief, a multidisciplinary panel of notable industry experts will review submissions and select the winners.
  • Each project is evaluated on its own merits according to the following criteria:
    • Aesthetics: Is the design engaging, compelling, visually stimulating? Does it provoke interest, have the capacity to be captivating?
    • Regionally Relevant: How well does the project fit into its regional landscape and environment? How appropriate is it in context?
    • Creativity: Does it incorporate a forward-thinking or original approach, use a new medium or materials?

Submission Specs:

Images: You may submit up to 5 images per project in jpg, zip or tiff format. Professionally shot images are recommended. Low-resolution images can be submitted. If you have a winning project, you will be contacted for high-resolution photography. Images may not contain any watermarks and/or the name or logo of the design professional, firm, company, client. Before-and-after images (up to 10 images) are required for Major Restoration or Renovation submissions only.

Project Description: No more than 200 words, including inspiration behind the project; goals and how they were met; solutions to design challenges; setting/physical locale; type of floor plan; size (e.g., square footage, number of rooms, acres); notable architectural, physical features (interior or exterior); color palette; materials used. Each description must include a caption and photographer credit to coordinate with the supplied image.

Submission Specs:

Images: You may submit up to 5 images per project in jpg, zip or tiff format. Professionally shot images are recommended. Low-resolution images can be submitted. If you have a winning project, you will be contacted for high-resolution photography. Images may not contain any watermarks and/or the name or logo of the design professional, firm, company, client. Before-and-after images (up to 10 images) are required for Major Restoration or Renovation submissions only.

Project Description: No more than 200 words, including inspiration behind the project; goals and how they were met; solutions to design challenges; setting/physical locale; type of floor plan; size (e.g., square footage, number of rooms, acres); notable architectural, physical features (interior or exterior); color palette; materials used. Each description must include a caption and photographer credit to coordinate with the supplied image.

Fees:

  • $250 for the first submission
  • $95 for additional submissions
  • $25 for the Readers’ Choice submission
  • All material required for a submission must be provided by the deadline. Submissions that do not follow specifications will be disqualified without notice or refund.

 

Fees:

  • $250 for the first submission
  • $95 for additional submissions
  • $25 for the Readers’ Choice submission
  • All material required for a submission must be provided by the deadline. Submissions that do not follow specifications will be disqualified without notice or refund.

 

Winners Receive:

  • Prestigious Display Award
  • National promotion in the May/June 2019 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Promotion on luxeredawards.com and Luxe’s social media platforms
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards event held in April 2019

Winners Receive:

  • Prestigious Display Award
  • National promotion in the May/June 2019 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Promotion on luxeredawards.com and Luxe’s social media platforms
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards event held in April 2019

General Terms & Conditions:

Works are excluded from the competition if their presentation would infringe a right. The entrant authorizes Luxe Media Group to publish the submission in the print edition of Luxe Interiors + Design, on luxesource.com, luxeredawards.com, luxedaily.com and any affiliated websites and social media platforms. The submission may be reproduced, in whole or in part, for editorial and promotional purposes.

Submissions become the property of Luxe Media Group and SANDOW, and will not be returned.

Refunds are not available for submissions once they have been formally entered. Submissions made that do not follow specifications are disqualified, and we will unfortunately not be able to provide a refund.

General Terms & Conditions:

Works are excluded from the competition if their presentation would infringe a right. The entrant authorizes Luxe Media Group to publish the submission in the print edition of Luxe Interiors + Design, on luxesource.com, luxeredawards.com, luxedaily.com and any affiliated websites and social media platforms. The submission may be reproduced, in whole or in part, for editorial and promotional purposes.

Submissions become the property of Luxe Media Group and SANDOW, and will not be returned.

Refunds are not available for submissions once they have been formally entered. Submissions made that do not follow specifications are disqualified, and we will unfortunately not be able to provide a refund.