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Eligibility and Guidelines.

The LOOP Design Awards are open to all designers, creatives, photographers and individuals involved in architecture, interior design, landscape design, product design, architecture photography and architecture video. The LOOP Design Awards is an international awards program and participants of all nationalities are welcome.

All the Architecture, Interior and Product entries submitted to LOOP must be projects completed in the past five years. The only exception is the category ‘Concept and Unbuild’ for projects that are still in the concept phase or were never built.
Landscape Design entries must be projects finished in the past ten years.
Architecture Photography and Video are not time limited.

LOOP Design Awards 2022 accepts Professional entries for all categories. Student entries are only accepted in the Concept & Unbuilt categories. 

1. UNACCEPTABLE MATERIAL.

Entries that contain unacceptable material, propagate “hate” messages, make defamatory statements or which are otherwise extraordinarily offensive are not eligible and will be disqualified without any refund.

2. DISQUALIFICATION.

Ineligible entries may be disqualified at any phase of the competition without notification or refund.

3. CHILDREN’S ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT COMPLIANCE.

We never collect or maintain information at our website from those we actually know are under 13, and no part of our website is structured to attract anyone under 13.

4. ACCEPTANCE OF ENTRIES.

All entries will be reviewed by our team and prepared for Jury voting. All participants can check the status of their entries in the User Account in LOOP Website.
LOOP Awards team will only email the participants in case of missing information or necessary review.

5. ENTRY FEES AND DEADLINES.

LOOP Design Awards mission is to become one of the most prestigious and renowned prize, celebrating diversity and creativity.

We created the NOMINATION PACKS to simplify all the process and give all the entrants the opportunity to benefit a discount of up to 25% if they decide to submit 5 or more works.

The Nomination Pack fees are the only fees you will pay. Unlike other Awards, there are no extra or hidden fees to pay if your project Wins.
At LOOP Design Awards, it is all included in the entry fee and we do not charge for certificates or main trophies.

No hidden fees
No extra ‘Winners’ costs
No ‘enhanced’ advertisement costs
No expensive gala tickets and flight costs.

 

Super Early Bird Entry – January 2022
80€ per entry
Discounts up to 25% on multiple entries Nomination Pack.

Early Bird Entry – February and March 2022
100€ per entry
Discounts up to 25% on multiple entries Nomination Pack.

Regular Entry – April, May and June 2022
150€ per entry
Discounts up to 25% on multiple entries Nomination Pack.

Late Entry – July 2022
200€ per entry
Discounts up to 25% on multiple entries Nomination Pack.

Check all detailed information about NOMINATION PACKS entry fees

6. LOOP DESIGN AWARDS 2022 TIMELINE.

Super Early Bird Registration
January 2022

Early Bird Registration
February and March 2022

Regular Entry Registration
April, May and June 2022

Late Entry Registration
July 2022

Jury Voting
August and September 2022

Winners Announced
September / October 2022

7. SUBMIT ONLINE.

To submit your entries to LOOP Design Awards 2022 you will go through an easy and simple three steps process:

  1. Register online – Create your user account, registering with your personal information: Name, email address, username and other useful information. We take your privacy very seriously and your personal information will never be shared.
  2. Nomination Pack – Select the nomination pack that best fit your interest. You may submit one or several entries. With the ‘10 entries Nomination Pack’, you are able to save up to 25% when compared to a single entry. Please check our Nominations Pack page for detailed information about entry fees.
  3. Submit your entries – Enter all your entry details – All entries should include at least one image that best illustrate your work, along with a clear and short description. Winners are selected by our Honorable and prestigious Jury of Architects, Designers, Landscape Architects, Product Designers, Professors, Editors and Photographers.

8. DETAILED ENTRY PROCESS INSTRUCTIONS.

After you register with your personal information, you will have to select a Nomination Pack.

The nominations pack are organised by the number of entries you want to submit to LOOP Design Awards:

One entry Nomination Pack
You are able to submit a single entry to one of the 65 categories of LOOP Design Awards 2021, either Architecture, Interior design, Landscape design, Product design and Architecture photography.

Two to Ten entries Nomination Pack
You are able to submit two to five entries to the 110 categories of LOOP Design Awards 2022, either Architecture, Interior design, Landscape design, Product design, Architecture photography, Architecture Video, Special Themed Categories and Best Firm Categories.

Each entry can be assigned to one single category. If you want to submit one entry to multiple categories, you will have to submit it multiple times.

After selecting the Nomination Pack you will be forwarded to payment platform. Nomination Packs are considered valid and available for submissions only after payment has been successfully confirmed.

All the Nomination Packs are valid throughout all the submissions period until the end of July 2022. After you buy the nomination pack you may submit your entries online whenever it is best for you until the end of the deadline.

You are able to buy the Nomination Packs during Super Early Bird Registration and submit your entries later when it is best for you and your company.

All the entrants that have valid Nomination Packs will be notified via email in case they have not submitted their entries online within the submission deadlines. We will notify two weeks and one week before the final deadline.

After the final deadline, you will not be able to submit new entries even if you have entries left in your Nomination Pack.

If you miss the final deadline to submit your entries left in your Nomination Pack, we will not refund the remaining amount. Nomination Pack entries that were not submitted in 2022, are not valid for LOOP Design Awards 2023.

Exceptions apply in cases of technical difficulties to apply the entries at LOOP Design Awards platform. In these cases of technical problem, the entrants should report the technical problems within the valid deadline and we will accept a special submission by email.

9. ENTRY SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS.

Entry submissions must be entered exclusively online using our online submission form. An entry is considered processed after a completed submission form is successfully received by LOOP Design Awards and reviewed by our team.

After you have registered, and selected a Nomination Pack, uploading an entry is very easy:

ARCHITECTURE – Project Submission Information

– Project Title (required)
– Project city (required)
– Project country (required)
– Company / Studio Name (required)
– Lead designer (required)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Project full description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Video URL (optional)
– Project credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

 

INTERIOR DESIGN – Project Submission Information

– Project Title (required)
– Project city (required)
– Project country (required)
– Company / Studio Name (required)
– Lead designer (required)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Project full description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Video URL (optional)
– Project credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

 

LANDSCAPE DESIGN – Project Submission Information

– Project Title (required)
– Project city (required)
– Project country (required)
– Company / Studio Name (required)
– Lead designer (required)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Project full description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Video URL (optional)
– Project credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

 

PRODUCT DESIGN – Product Submission Information

– Product Title (required)
– Author/s city (required)
– Author/s country (required)
– Company / Studio Name (required)
– Lead designer (required)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Product full description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Video URL (optional)
– Product design credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

 

ARCHITECTURE PHOTOGRAPHY – Photography Submission Information

– Entry Title (required)
– Author city (required)
– Author country (required)
– Photographer Name (required)
– Company name (optional)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Photography description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Projects credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

 

ARCHITECTURE VIDEO – Video Submission Information

– Entry Title (required)
– Author city (required)
– Author country (required)
– Author Name (required)
– Company name (optional)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Video description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images) – Cover image
– Project credits (optional)
– Author credits (required)

 

SPECIAL THEMED CATEGORIES – Entry Submission Information

– Entry Title (required)
– Entry city (required)
– Author country (required)
– Company / Studio Name (required)
– Lead designer (required)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Application to New Talent Award (optional)
– Entry full description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Video URL (optional)
– Project credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

 

BEST FIRM – Entry Submission Information

– Entry Title (required)
– Firm city (required)
– Firm country (required)
– Company / Studio Name (required)
– Lead designer (required)
– Team Members (optional)
– Award Category (required)
– Entry full description (up to 300 words)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images) – all different projects
– Video URL (optional)
– Projects credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

10. IMAGES GUIDELINES.

Each entry submission may upload up to 8 images. We only accept single images and no collages. This option is because the layout is small and for voting purposes, it is much better to have full sized images. Make sure you have the photography rights and permission to submit to LOOP Design Awards.

Submitted images must not exceed 3MB per file and be no more than 3000 pixels on the longest side. Images must be saved as JPEGs (.jpg, .jpeg) or PNGs (.png).

11. EMAIL CONFIRMATIONS.

All entries will be reviewed by our team and prepared for Jury voting. All participants can check the status of their entries in the User Account in LOOP Website.
LOOP Awards team will only email the participants in case of missing information or necessary review.

LOOP Design Awards reserves the right to move entries to other categories if it is clearly appropriate to do so. If this is the case, you will be notified by email.