About The 2022 RED Awards

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

This year, we are proud to present the RED Awards for Products, honoring the best-designed residential products for excellence and innovation across 12 key classifications.

RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

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

OCT. 4, 2021 Submissions open.

DEC. 2, 2021 Submissions close.

JAN. 24, 2022 Readers’ Choice voting begins.

FEB. 4, 2022 Readers’ Choice voting ends.

APRIL 2022 Regional Winners, Best of the Rest Winner(s), and Readers’ Choice Winners notified.

JUNE 2022 National Winners notified and all winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony.

JULY/AUGUST 2022 All Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design July/August RED Awards issue on newsstands July 2022.

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, 2021.
  • Only residential projects are accepted.
  • Awards will only be made to the submitting individual or 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 11 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. BEST USE OF COLOR
    Single Room
  9. WOW-FACTOR ROOM (e.g. wine cellar, game room, artist studio, home gym, barn/stables)
    Single Room
  10. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
    Full Project
  11. JEWEL BOX SPACES (e.g. pantry, mudroom, closet)
    Single Room

Readers’ Choice:

Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award for each category, which will based on results of online voting from the general public. Voting will take place online January 24 – February 4, 2022 via luxeredawards.com.

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 2020 and 2021. We will accept submissions that have been previously published.
  • 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? 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

  • Submit up to 5 images in jpg or tiff format
  • Professionally shot low-resolution images recommended
  • 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:

  • $250 for the first submission
  • $95 for additional submissions
  • $25 for each 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:

  • Promotion on luxeredawards.comLuxe’s social media platforms and on luxesource.com.
  • National promotion in the July/August 2021 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design.
  • Prestigious Display Award.
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards events (virtual and/or live) held in June 2022.
  • Social 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 

NEW for 2022! Luxe Interiors + Design’s annual RED Awards is launching a new category: The RED Awards for Products. Beginning this year, Luxe will honor the best-designed residential products for excellence and innovation across 12 key classifications.

Important Dates:

OCT. 4, 2021 Submissions open.

DEC. 2, 2021 Submissions close.

JAN. 24, 2022 Readers’ Choice voting begins.

FEB. 4, 2022 Readers’ Choice voting ends.

APRIL 2022 Product Category Winners and Readers’ Choice Winners are notified.

JUNE 2022 All Winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony.

JULY/AUGUST 2022 All Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design July/August RED Awards issue on newsstands July 2022.

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, 2021.
  • Submissions can be made either by the 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 project, 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
  9. STONE/TILE/HIGH PERFORMANCE SURFACES
  10. TEXTILES
  11. WINDOW TREATMENTS/DOORS AND WINDOWS
  12. WALLCOVERINGS

Readers’ Choice:

Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award for each category, which will based on results of online voting from the general public. Voting will take place online January 24 – February 4, 2022 via luxeredawards.com.

Eligibility:

  • Designers and manufacturers of a product used for residential purposes are eligible to submit that residential product for consideration in the Awards
  • The manufacturer of a product used for residential purposes is eligible to submit that product.
  • Entries must be of a residential product introduced or redesigned between 2020 and 2021
  • 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 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? 
    • 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?

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
  • Winners will be contacted for high-resolution photography
  • Images submitted 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:

  • $300 for the first submission
  • $95 for additional submissions
  • $25 for each Readers’ Choice submission
  • 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:

  • Promotion on luxeredawards.comLuxe’s social media platforms and on luxesource.com.
  • Product Category Winners and Readers’ Choice winners will be featured on luxeredawards.com
  • Prestigious Display Award.
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards events (virtual and/or live) held in June 2022.
  • Social 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 2022 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