The International Interior Design Association
(IIDA) is seeking entries for the 2013 Best Interiors of Latin America & the Caribbean Competition. The program recognizes interior design and architecture projects in the region that showcase creativity, originality, and design excellence.
Projects must be located in Latin America or the Caribbean, though design firms may be located anywhere. Submitted projects must have been completed between January 1, 2011, and June 30, 2013. Eligible countries for the competition include Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Bolivia; Bonaire; Brazil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Curacao; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Ecuador; El Salvador; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaica; Martinique; Mexico; Montserrat; Nicaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Saba; St. Barthelemy; St. Eustatius; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Maarten; St. Martin; St. Vincent and the Grenadines; Suriname; Trinidad and Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States Virgin Islands; Uruguay; and Venezuela.
Deadline for submissions is September 16, 2013. To submit entries, visit the competition page
on the IIDA website. The jury comprises Jaime Velez, FIIDA, director of interior design at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, Chicago; Diego Burdi, creative partner at BURDIFILEK, Toronto; and Conrad Bonet, IIDA, president of Bonet & Associates International LLC, Miami. Competition judging will take place September 25.
The competition is partnering with Italian product manufacturer Alessi. Winning projects will appear in Contract
magazine, the publishing partner for the competition, and on the IIDA website. An awards reception will take place on December 9 at the Conrad Miami Hotel.