About The 2023 RED Awards

 
Luxe Interiors + Design’s annual RED Awards recognizes and honors excellence & innovation for the best-designed new product introductions and the best residential architecture, interior design, built environment and landscape architecture projects across the country.

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

Luxe Interiors + Design’s annual RED Awards recognizes and honors excellence, innovation and the best residential architecture, interior design, built environment and landscape architecture projects across the country.
 
Important Dates:

OCT. 3, 2022 Submissions open.

DEC. 2, 2022 Submissions close.

JAN. 23, 2023 Readers’ Choice voting begins.

FEB. 10, 2023 Readers’ Choice voting ends.

APRIL 2023 Regional Winners, Best of the Rest Winners, and Readers’ Choice Winners notified.

JUNE 2023 National Winners notified and all winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony.

JULY/AUGUST 2023 All Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design July/August RED Awards issue on newsstands July 2023.

Guidelines:

  • All times are expressed in U.S. Eastern time. If a date is the beginning or opening of a period, the deadline occurs at 12:00 a.m. on that day. If a date is the ending or closing of a period, the deadline occurs at 11:59 p.m. on that day.
  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 p.m. on December 2, 2022.
  • Only residential projects are accepted.
  • Awards will only be made to the individual lead firm, not to design teams. 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.
  • All images must be jpg 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: Greater New York, Florida (Palm Beach + Broward, Miami and Naples + Sarasota), Houston, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Arizona, Colorado, San Francisco, Southeast, Los Angeles-Southern California, Pacific Northwest (“Regional Category Winners”).
  • Regional Category Winners will compete on a National level. National Category Winners and Readers’ Choice Winners will be selected for each of the 10 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.

Residential Project Categories:

  1. INTERIOR DESIGN
    Single room or full project
  2. INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
    Single room or full project
  3. EXTERIOR ARCHITECTURE
    Single room or full project
  4. RESTORATION OR RENOVATION
    Full project
  5. OUTDOOR SPACES
    Single area
  6. KITCHEN
    Single room
  7. BATHROOM
    Single room
  8. COLORFUL OR WOW-FACTOR ROOM
    Single room
  9. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
    Full project
  10. JEWEL BOX SPACES (e.g. pantry, mudroom, closet)
    Single room

Eligibility:

  • Design, building, architecture and landscaping professionals within the United States who have completed work on a project are eligible to make a submission of that project.
  • Project submissions may be located anywhere in the United States and must have been completed between 2021 and 2022. We will accept submissions that have been previously published.
  • Regional winners are determined by where the firm is located; not where the project is located.
  • Entries must be of a completed space or project. 

Judging Criteria:

  • In conjunction with Luxe Interiors + Design’s Editor in Chief, a multidisciplinary panel of notable industry experts will review submissions and select 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 based on its location? How appropriate is it in context?
    • Creativity: Does it incorporate a forward-thinking or original approach, use a new medium or materials?

Readers’ Choice:

Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award, which will be based on results of online voting from the general public, for each Category. Voting will take place online January 23 – February 10, 2023 via luxeredawards.com.

Submission Specs:

Images

  • Submit up to 5 images in jpg or tiff format.
  • Professionally shot high-resolution images strongly recommended. Low-resolution images will still be accepted.
  • Winners will be contacted for high-resolution photography.
  • Restoration or Renovation submissions: Before-and-after images (up to 10 images) are required.
  • Images submitted may not contain watermarks and/or logos.
  • Image descriptions must include a caption and photographer credit.

Description

  • Submit project/room description of up to 200 words, which should include:
    • Inspiration behind the project/room.
    • Notes on architectural features.
    • Notes on style and/or color palette.
    • Notes on distinctive materials.

Fees:

  • 1st Submission – Early Bird Pricing- $250 Oct. 3 – Oct. 21, 2022.
  • 1st Submission – Regular Pricing – $275 Oct. 22-Dec. 2, 2022.
  • $95 for additional submissions.
  • $35 for each Readers’ Choice submission.
  • Early bird entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 p.m (U.S. Eastern time) on October 21, 2022.
  • All material required for a submission must be provided by the date and time when submissions close. Submissions that do not follow specifications will be disqualified without notice or refund.

Winners Receive:

  • National promotion in the July/August 2023 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design.
  • Promotion on luxeredawards.com, Luxe’s social media platforms and on luxesource.com.
  • Prestigious Display Award.
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards events held in June 2023.
  • Social media assets to promote their win.

General Terms & Conditions:

Works are excluded from the competition if their presentation would infringe a right. The entrant authorizes Luxe Interiors + Design to publish the submission in the print edition of the magazine, on luxesource.com, luxeredawards.com, DesignTV by SANDOW 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 Interiors + Design and SANDOW Design Group 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.

 

RESIDENTIAL PRODUCTS 

Luxe Interiors + Design’s annual RED Awards honors excellence and innovation for the best-designed new product introductions across 12 key home categories.

Important Dates:

OCT. 3, 2022 Submissions open.

DEC. 2, 2022 Submissions close. 

JAN. 23, 2023 Readers’ Choice voting begins.

FEB. 10, 2023 Readers’ Choice voting ends.

APRIL 2023 Product Category finalists and Readers’ Choice finalists are notified.

JUNE 2023 All Winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony.

JULY/AUGUST 2023 All Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design July/August RED Awards issue on newsstands July 2023.

Guidelines:

  • All times are expressed in U.S. Eastern time. If a date is the beginning or opening of a period, the deadline occurs at 12:00 a.m. on that day. If a date is the ending or closing of a period, the deadline occurs at 11:59 p.m. on that day.
  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 p.m. on December 2, 2022.
  • Only residential products are accepted.
  • Submissions can be made either by the product designer or the manufacturer.
  • Categories may be renamed, consolidated, or eliminated and entries may be reassigned at the editors’ discretion.
  • All images must be jpg or tiff format. Low-resolution images can be submitted. If you have a winning product, you will be contacted for high-resolution photography.
  • Images must include a product silhouette photo and a photo in a design environment.
  • A product description is required.
  • One winner will be awarded for each Product Category.
  • Additional Readers’ Choice awards will be based on results of online voting.

Residential Product Categories:

  1. BATH ACCENTS/ACCESSORIES
  2. CLOSETS/STORAGE SYSTEMS
  3. FLOORING/FLOOR COVERINGS
  4. FURNITURE DESIGN
  5. HOME APPLIANCES
  6. LIGHTING
  7. KITCHEN ACCENTS/ACCESSORIES
  8. OUTDOOR DESIGN: FURNITURE, FABRICS, LIGHTING, ACCESSORIES
  9. STONE, TILE, SURFACES
  10. TEXTILES & BESPOKE FABRICS
  11. DOORS AND WINDOWS
  12. WALLCOVERINGS

Finalists/Winners:

  • FINALISTS: Finalists are selected by the judging panel and via online voting from the general public, and will go on to compete to be the winner of a given category.
  • WINNERS: Winners will be determined from the list of finalists in a given category and will be announced live at the RED Awards ceremony.

Eligibility:

  • Product designers and manufacturers of a product used for residential purposes are eligible to submit that residential product for consideration in the Awards.
  • Entries must be of a residential product introduced or redesigned between 2022 and 2023.
  • Submitted products may be designed and manufactured domestically or internationally but must be available for purchase in the United States.

Judging Criteria:

  • In conjunction with Luxe Interiors + Design’s Editor in Chief, a multidisciplinary panel of notable industry experts will review submissions and select finalists and winners.
  • Each product is evaluated on its own merits according to the following criteria:
    • Aesthetics: Is the product design engaging, compelling, visually stimulating? Does it provoke interest, have the capacity to be captivating? 
    • Creativity: Does it incorporate a forward-thinking or original approach, use new materials or manufacturing technique? 
    • Innovation: Does the product offer new or enhanced functionality or capabilities?

Readers’ Choice:

Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award, which will be based on results of online voting from the general public, for each Category. Voting will take place online January 23-February 10, 2023 via luxeredawards.com.

Submission Specs:

Images

  • Submit up to 5 images in jpg or tiff format.
  • Images must include one product silhouette and one product image in a design environment.
  • Professionally shot low-resolution images recommended.
  • Finalists will be contacted for high-resolution photography.
  • Images may not contain watermarks and/or logos.
  • Image descriptions must include a caption and photographer credit.

Description

  • Submit product description of up to 200 words, which should include:
    • Notes on design influence.
    • Notes on distinctive materials.
    • Notes on improved functionality or enhancements.

Fees:

  • 1st Submission – Early Bird Pricing – $300 Oct. 3 – Oct. 21, 2022
  • 1st Submission – Regular Pricing – $325 Oct. 22-Dec. 2, 2022.
  • $95 for additional submissions. 
  • $35 for each Readers’ Choice submission.
  • Early bird entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 p.m (U.S. Eastern time) on October 21, 2022.
  • All material required for a submission must be provided by the date and time when submissions close. Submissions that do not follow specifications will be disqualified without notice or refund.

Winners Receive:

  • National promotion in the July/August 2023 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design.
  • Promotion on luxeredawards.com, Luxe’s social media platforms and on luxesource.com.
  • Prestigious Display Award.
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards events held in June 2023.
  • Social media assets to promote their win.

General Terms & Conditions:

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

Entrants acknowledge that they have read the Official Rules of the 2023 RED Awards, and in particular the sections on entrant’s representations, warranties and covenants regarding their Submission Content. Submission Content becomes the property of Luxe Interiors + Design and Luxe Media Group, LLC and their Affiliates, 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.