Daisy Bond Student Design Awards

AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • DB01 - Commercial Design Concept
  • DB02 - Residential Design Concept
  • DB03 - Product Design
  • DB04 - Computer Generated Rendering
  • DB05 - Hand-Drawn Rendering

PRIZES:

  • 1st Place - $500.00 + trophy
  • 2nd Place - Trophy
  • 3rd Place - Trophy
  • The highest scoring project in the entire competition will be awarded the Best in Competition honor and will receive an additional $1,500.00 and trophy. In case of a tie, the ASID Alabama Board of Directors will choose the winning entry.

DEADLINE:

  • All entries must be submitted no later than midnight June 12th

ONLINE ENTRY:

The online competition site has been enhanced and updated, providing a more user friendly experience. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Bryant Williams at administrator@al.asid.org.

To enter, you will need to setup an “account”; follow these steps:

  • Create a new account under "Sign In" at the top of the page.
  • Once logged in, your action panel may already be open. If not, open it under "Me" in the upper right corner.
  • From the action panel, edit your profile.
  • Under "Memberships & Affiliations", add a new membership. 
  • Add yourself as a member of ASID Alabama and include your member type (Student) and your member ID. (This will add new useful links to your action panel.)
  • The online platform and system is located at https://cpjam.com/asid/alabama/contests/Daisy-Bond-Student-Design-Awards-2020

RULES:

  • The competition is open to ASID Student members who are full or part-time students in an interior design program in the State of Alabama.
  • Students may enter one project per category. Any single project can be entered in a maximum of two categories.
  • Winning entries from previous years may not be entered again.
  • Entry forms that are missing information may be disqualified.
  • The student’s name is not to appear anywhere in the project submission. If anonymity is not preserved, the entry will be disqualified.
  • ASID Alabama reserves the right to disqualify any entries that do not comply with the rules.

PLACEMENT and AWARDS:

  • Entrants who place within the top three spots of each category will be notified via email; please make sure to use an email address you’ll be checking over the summer when entering the competition.
  • Final placement will be announced, and awards presented, at the annual IMPACT: ASID Alabama Interior Design Conference held in September (more information coming soon).
  • An entry must have a final average score of 11.00 out of 20.00 to place in the top three of that category.

EVALUATIONS:

  • A jury of 5 practitioner interior designers and architects will evaluate each entry.
  • Entries will be judged on:
    • Design objectives: Addresses project specifications and requirements as indicated in the project guidelines, parameters, challenges and objectives.
    • Functionality: Meets the project requirements and achieves functional objectives; special attention to universal design considerations and sustainability where applicable.
    • Impact: Effectiveness of the design solution and positive impact on life and the human experience.
    • Design Creativity: Originality. Creativity used in problem solving and design solutions. Creative use of materials, finishes, furnishings, and lighting.
    • Aesthetics: Overall visual results of the project. Design principles and elements.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:

  • All photos should be in .jpg, .jpeg, or .png format, and must be 300 dpi or higher.
  • A completed “Authorization and Consent Form A”.
  • A completed “Project Information Form B”
  • Design Concept Category: (both residential and commercial categories) MUST include:
    • A floorplan
    • Renderings of the completed project
    • No less than 2 photos, and no more than 4.
    • Any additional documentation needed to convey your design concept and solutions to the projects’ challenges; can include digital presentation boards.
  • Product Design Category:
    • Any documentation showing your creative process, such as inspiration photo or board.
    • No less than 2 photos, and no more than 4.
    • Initial sketches of your concept.
    • Photos or renderings of the finished product.
  • Rendering Categories: (hand-drawn and computer generated)
    • Submit only 1 project per entry.
    • At least 1 photo is required, and no more than 2.