Contract will begin accepting entries for the Inspirations Awards on March 17th
The entry deadline is April 18th
More and more, the commercial design community plays a leadership role in furthering global efforts for social responsibility. In response to these accomplishments, and true to our mission of inspiring commercial design solutions, Contract magazine, in partnership with Tandus Centiva, presents the fifth annual Inspirations Awards. Through a holistic view, the Inspirations Awards recognize a commitment to social responsibility in commercial interior architecture: Implementing design and/or design skills to improve the quality of life for those in need.
There are two categories for entries, one for completed built projects in commercial interiors (any project type other than residential), and one for practice-based initiatives. Both paid/commissioned work and pro bono work is eligible for entry.
A $5,000 grant will be awarded to the cause supported by the work in the built project category.
A $1,000 grant will be awarded to the cause supported by the work in the practice-based initiative category.
Additional $1,000 grants and honorable mentions may be awarded at the jury's discretion.
Inspirations Awards ceremony will take place in Chicago during the
NeoCon. Honored work will be featured in Contract magazine print and digital editions, and on contractdesign.com.
The 2014 jurors are:
|Katherine Darnstadt, AIA
||Kim Hong, IIDA
||Paul LaBrant, IIDA
|Founder and Principal of Latent Design, Chicago
||Interior Design Director at granum a/i, Philadelphia
||Director of Interior Design at GSC Architect, Austin, Texas
HOW TO ENTER
Contract will begin accepting entries on March 17.
There is an entry fee of $100 per entry (no limit to number of submissions). Entrants must provide photography and address the questions below. Projects must have been completed on or after January 1, 2012. Professional architectural photography is preferred in the initial submission and is required for publication.
For questions: Contact Ellen Cook at email@example.com.