About The 2021 Luxe RED Awards

Important Dates:

NOV. 9, 2020 Submissions open

DEC. 18, 2020 Submissions close

JAN. 25, 2021 Readers’ Choice voting begins

FEB. 5, 2021 Readers’ Choice voting ends

MARCH 2021 Regional Winners, Best of the Rest Winner(s), and Readers’ Choice Winners notified

APRIL 2021 National Winners notified and all winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony.

MAY/JUNE 2021 All Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design May/June RED Awards issue on newsstands May 2021.

Important Dates:

NOV. 9, 2020 Submissions open

DEC. 18, 2020 Submissions close

JAN. 25, 2021 Readers’ Choice voting begins

FEB. 5, 2021 Readers’ Choice voting ends

MARCH 2021 Regional Winners, Best of the Rest Winner(s), and Readers’ Choice Winners notified

APRIL 2021 National Winners notified and all winners recognized at Luxe RED Awards ceremony.

MAY/JUNE 2021 All Winners featured in Luxe Interiors + Design May/June RED Awards issue on newsstands May 2021.

Guidelines:

  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on December 18, 2020.
  • 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, Miami, Palm Beach, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Arizona, Colorado, San Francisco, Southeast, Southern California, Los Angeles, 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.

Guidelines:

  • Entries must be submitted and received via the online entry system by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on December 18, 2020.
  • 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, Miami, Palm Beach, Houston, Dallas, Austin, Chicago, Arizona, Colorado, San Francisco, Southeast, Southern California, Los Angeles, 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.

Categories:

  1. CONTEMPORARY/MODERN INTERIOR DESIGN
    Single room or full project
  2. CLASSIC/TRADITIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN
    Single room or full project
  3. CONTEMPORARY/MODERN ARCHITECTURE*
    Single room or full project
  4. CLASSIC/TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE*
    Single room or full project
  5. WOW-FACTOR ROOM
    (e.g. wine cellar, game room, artist studio, home gym, barn/stables) Single room
  6. BEST USE OF COLOR
    Single room
  7. LANDSCAPE DESIGN/OUTDOOR ROOMS
    Single room or full project
  8. RESTORATION OR RENOVATION
    Full project
  9. KITCHEN
    Single room
  10. BATHROOM
    Single room

*FOR ARCHITECTURE CATEGORIES: Front/Rear Façades, Interior Architecture

 

 

READERS’ CHOICE:
Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award, decided by the general public, for each Category. Voting will take place online January 25 – February 5, 2021 via luxeredawards.com

Categories:

  1. CONTEMPORARY/MODERN INTERIOR DESIGN
    Single room or full project
  2. CLASSIC/TRADITIONAL INTERIOR DESIGN
    Single room or full project
  3. CONTEMPORARY/MODERN ARCHITECTURE*
    Single room or full project
  4. CLASSIC/TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE*
    Single room or full project
  5. WOW-FACTOR ROOM
    (e.g. wine cellar, game room, artist studio, home gym, barn/stables) Single room
  6. BEST USE OF COLOR
    Single room
  7. LANDSCAPE DESIGN/OUTDOOR ROOMS
    Single room or full project
  8. RESTORATION OR RENOVATION
    Full project
  9. KITCHEN
    Single room
  10. BATHROOM
    Single room

*FOR ARCHITECTURE CATEGORIES: Front/Rear Façades, Interior Architecture

 

READERS’ CHOICE:
Entrants may opt into the Readers’ Choice Award, decided by the general public, for each Category. Voting will take place online January 25 – February 5, 2021 via luxeredawards.com

Eligibility:

  • Design, building, architecture and landscaping professionals within the United States who have completed work on the submitted project.
  • Project submissions may be located anywhere in the United States and must have been completed between 2019 and 2020. We will accept submissions that have been previously published. 
  • Entries must be of a completed space or project. 

Eligibility:

  • Design, building, architecture and landscaping professionals within the United States who have completed work on the submitted project.
  • Project submissions may be located anywhere in the United States and must have been completed between 2019 and 2020. 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?
    Entrants may also opt into the Readers Choice Award.

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?
    Entrants may also opt into the Readers Choice Award.

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

Submission Specs:

Images

  • Submit up to 5 images in jpg, zip 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.

 

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:

  • Prestigious Display Award
  • National promotion in the May/June 2021 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Promotion on luxeredawards.com, Luxe’s social media platforms and on luxesource.com
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards event held in April 2021

Winners Receive:

  • Prestigious Display Award
  • National promotion in the May/June 2021 issue of Luxe Interiors + Design
  • Promotion on luxeredawards.com, Luxe’s social media platforms and on luxesource.com
  • Recognition at Luxe RED Awards event held in April 2021

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 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.

official rules

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 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.

official rules