The Interior Designers Institute of British Columbia’s (IDIBC) Awards of Excellence showcase the talent, skills and innovation of the Province’s Professional Interior Designers.

The submission site for the 2021 Awards of Excellence is now closed.

The SHINE Awards Gala will be presented online – Friday November 5, 2021.

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Awards are considered in 11 main project categories, which cover the complete range of work of an Interior Designer:

• Residential
• Residential Partial
• Multi Residential and Sales (Marketing) Centre
• Workplace Total
• Workplace Partial
• Retail & Kiosks
• Healthcare & Personal Service Facilities
• Public & Institutional
• Hospitality
• Food and Beverage
• Specialty Design

Award of Merit: bestowed on submissions deemed to have a high level of design quality.

Award of Excellence: bestowed on those submissions deemed to have an exceptional level of design quality.

Note: Since submissions are judged on their own merit, there is no prescribed number of Awards of Merit or Excellence that can be given in a category.

Interior Designer of the Year Award: this award is bestowed on the Lead Designer(s) whose submission is deemed by the Judges to display the most outstanding interior design among all submitted.

The Robert Ledingham Award: at the discretion of the Judges, one submission may be chosen to receive IDIBC’s highest honour. This special award is bestowed on a submission that illustrates an extraordinary level of design excellence and creativity.


See the 2021 submission requirements: click here.  Please note that there may be changes for future submissions.

Sponsorship opportunities for 2021: to see the package, click here.

2021 Sponsors