NYCxDESIGN Awards presented by Interior Design and ICFF

Interior Design and ICFF present the second annual NYCxDESIGN Awards, a global design competition celebrating outstanding achievement across major areas of design. This open and inclusive awards program recognizes excellence in design from the over five hundred events that comprise NYCxDESIGN 2017. The winner and honorees, reviewed by a panel of thirty design luminaries, will be recognized live in a ceremony at MoMA, published in Interior Design magazine, and promoted on Interior Design’s digital channels.

New categories this year will include Best of the Boroughs, Graphics & Branding, NYCxDESIGN Project of the Year, as well as a special student opportunity.

Submit your product or project by Friday, April 7.

Click here for important details on how to enter the NYCxDESIGN Awards competition.

Awards Timeline

Submissions Open: Wednesday, February 1

Submissions Close: Friday, April 7

Jury Deliberation: Monday, April 17 – Friday, April 21

Finalists Announced: Saturday, May 6

Award Ceremony: Saturday, May 20

Product Eligibility

Eligible products must be exhibited or launched at NYCxDESIGN affiliated shows and events, including product shown at NYCxDESIGN affiliated shows (ICFF, WantedDesign, Collective Design, BKLYN Designs, Site Unseen, etc.) and New York City-based showrooms, design centers, design districts, or temporary installations.

Entry Guidelines

There is no limit to the number of products or projects that may be entered into the competition. Categories may be renamed, consolidated, or eliminated and entries may be reassigned at the editors’ discretion. Fee: $200 per entry.


Product and Project entries will be judged by a panel of design luminaries from all areas of the design industry. Winners will be revealed live at MoMA prior to ICFF’s Opening Night Gala on Saturday, May 20.