Become the next winner

The Frame Awards honours the best interiors and spatial designs around the world, as well as the people behind them. Be in the running of the interior design competition of the year.


Early bird submissions


Regular submissions


Before You Start

Find all the information you need to guide you through our submission process in one helpful document.

If you you need further guidance with your submission, you can reach out to our friendly Frame Awards team at

Submission Guide

Submission guidelines

  1. An interior or spatial design project must have been completed and opened to its intended audience between 1 January 2019 until December 2020. to be eligible for submission.
  2. Designers, architects, creative studios and companies may enter themselves for the Designer of the Year, Emerging Designer of the Year, and Client of the Year award categories. Submissions are not open for the Lifetime Achievement Award.
  3. Projects that were nominated in the Frame Awards 2020 are not eligible for re-submission in the same Awards category. However, a project previously nominated in an Awards category may be submitted in a different category.
  4. Payment is required to confirm submission of your entry. Submission entries may not be changed, edited, retracted, or reassigned to another award category once payment has been made.
  5. If you are submitting one project in multiple award categories, each additional entry incurs an additional submission fee, even though the inputted text and images can be duplicated for ease of submission. Multiple entries may be submitted with a single payment transaction.
  6. Payment can only be made via credit card. Once payment has been made, you will receive an invoice and confirmation email that your submission has been successful. This may take a few minutes.

View our Terms & Conditions for more information.

Key dates

22 October - 5 December 2019
Judging the Submissions

Our world-class jury will select five nominations for each award. The jury will consider the following criteria: functionality, innovation, use of materials and products, artistic merit, concept and inspiration.

15 August - 1 September 2020
Early-Bird Submission

Submit your best interiors and spatial work at a reduced entry fee.

15 August - 1 September 2020
3-for-2 Submission for Early Birds

For a limited time only, make three or more submissions and enter one for free!

1 September 2020 - 1 April 2021
Regular Submission

Submit your best interiors and spatial work before the deadline!

1 - 15 April 2021
Last-Chance Submission

Submissions may still be made after the deadline, for up to two weeks.

1 May 2021
Nominees Announced

The public is invited to vote upon the announcement of the nominees. The online voting will decide the People's Choice Award in each category, except the Lifetime Achievement Award.

16 - 17 June 2021
Live Judging

Nominees are invited to present their work before the jury using video materials. The jury will address questions to the nominees and decide the winners.

17 June 2021
Awards Show

The Frame Awards culminates with the awards dinner and prize-giving ceremony in Amsterdam. See you there!

Are you sure?

Remember that you can only vote once per award category.