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Frequently Asked Questions.

Want to find out more about LOOP Design Awards? These are the most common questions our team receives in the email box.

If you have any other question about LOOP Design Awards, please do not hesitate to contact our Team: support@loopdesignawards.com

GENERAL INFORMATION

Who's eligible to enter?

The LOOP Design Awards are open to all designers, creatives, photographers and individuals involved in architecture, interior design, landscape design, product design and architecture photography. The LOOP is an international awards program and participants of all nationalities are welcome. Press companies and clients may also enter on behalf of design firms. When submitting an entry, you will need to provide details of the submitted work.

Entries Eligibility

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.

2021 Entry Deadlines

Early bird entry deadline – 31st of March 2021
Regular entry deadline – 30th of June 2021
Late entry deadline – 31st of July 2021

Entry Fees

Early entry fees – 99$USD per entry
Discounts up to 20% on multiple entries Nomination Pack

Regular entry fees – 150$USD per entry
Discounts up to 20% on multiple entries Nomination Pack

Late entry fees – 200$USD per entry
Discounts up to 20% on multiple entries Nomination Pack

How to Enter

The LOOP Design Award is designed as a complete online platform for the convenience of the participants by entering and uploading all the entries online in a simple and easy process. All the entries are made through our online entry system.

1. Register online or sign-in with your account.
2. Select and pay for your Nomination Pack
3. Submit your entries – provide the required entry details

Entry Information

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.

Entry Submission Information

– Entry Title (required)
– City (required)
– 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 800 characters)
– Upload images to gallery (up to 8 images)
– Video URL (optional)
– Project credits (required)
– Photography credits (required)

Each entry submission may upload up to 8 images. We only accept single images and no collages. 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).

2021 Categories

Architecture Categories
Commercial  –  Cultural  –  Educational Buildings – Healthcare Architecture – Hospitality & Hotels  – Industrial Buildings  –   Multi-Unit Housing  –  Offices Buildings  –  Public Buildings & Institutional  –  Religious & Spiritual  –  Renovations  –  Residential & Houses  –  Small Architecture – Sports & Recreation  –  Sustainable & Green  –  Transportation  –  Urban Design  –  Concept & Unbuilt

Interior Design Categories
Apartments Interior  – Commercial  –  Concept & Unbuilt –  Exhibition & Museums  –  Healthcare  – Hotels & Resorts   –  Public Buildings & Institutional  Offices  –  Other Interior Design – Religious & Spiritual   –  Residential & Houses  –  Renovations  –  Restaurants & Bars  –  Retail, Shops & Stores  –  Spa & Fitness

Landscape Design Categories
Parks and Open Space Landscape  –  Health and Education Landscape –  Public Space Landscape  –  Playspace Landscape  –  Hotel & Resort Landscape  –  Small projects  –  Garden Landscape  –  Cultural Heritage Design  –  Urban Design  –  Residential Landscape  –  Rooftop Design  –  Other Landscape Design  –  Concept Landscape Design

Product Design Categories
Bathroom and Wellness Design  –  Building and Construction Fixtures –  Furniture Design  –  Kitchen and Household Design –  Lighting Design –  Office and Workplace Design –  Outdoor Products Design –  Textile Design –  Lifestyle Product Design –  Concept Product Design

Architecture Photography Categories
Architecture Portfolio –  Exteriors –  Interiors –  Fine Art Architecture –  Aerial Architecture Photography –  Abstract Architecture Photography –  Mobile Architecture Photography

Who is the Jury

Our international panel of jurors consists of a diverse and multicultural professionals from different areas, involving Architects, Designers, Professors, Editors, Photographers and Researchers.

For a complete list of the jury panel please check the Jury Page

Winner's Benefits

The winners of the LOOP Design Awards are all eligible to receive the Winners Package, with their entries highlighted and feature on LOOP Design Awards Winners directory throughout the coming year and a lifetime customised winner page.

2021 Trophy list

  • Architecture Design of the Year Award Trophy
  • Interior Design of the Year Award Trophy
  • Landscape Design of the Year Award Trophy
  • Product Design of the Year Award Trophy
  • Architecture Photography of the Year Award Trophy
  • House of the Year Award Trophy
  • Renovation of the Year Award Trophy
  • Hotel of the Year Award Trophy
  • Restaurant of the Year Award Trophy
  • Office of the Year Award Trophy
  • New Talent Award Architecture Design Trophy
  • New Talent Award Interior Design Trophy
  • New Talent Award Landscape Design Trophy
  • New Talent Award Product Design Trophy
  • New Talent Award Architecture Photography Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Architecture Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Interior Design Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Landscape Design Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Product Design Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Architecture Photography Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best House Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Renovation Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Hotel Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Restaurant Trophy
  • People’s Choice Award Best Office Trophy

Every category will have at least one winner and two honorable mentions.
You can find more information about the winners benefits on this page.

Winner's Package

Winners Package – The winners of the LOOP Design Awards are all eligible to receive the Winners Package.

– Winner Certificate – Customised digital certificate with participant name / studio name, entry name and winner category
– Winner badges for online promotion – Customised with Winner category
– Entry featured online in LOOP Design Awards Winners directory
– Entry featured in LOOP Design Awards social networks
– Entry promotion – Shared through LOOP editorial network and partners

AWARD QUESTIONS

Will you organize a winning ceremony?

We decided not to organize a winning ceremony or an award gala. We believe that all the galas and events are incredibly nice but they make the awards extremely expensive for all the participants. Our team decided to focus on what is more important: the submitted entries. So we decided to create a more affordable and accessible award that many participants may enter in and share their works worldwide.

How are the winners announced?

All the winners are going to be announced online in LOOP Design Awards website – www.loopdesignawards.com – and also through all our social platforms and media partners. Also, all the voting process is going to happen online in a dedicated platform and it will be an easy and simple process.

Winners announcement timeline:

  • Shortlist announcement
  • People’s Choice Winners announcement
  • New Talent Award Winners announcement
  • Main winners awards announcement

Can we submit more than 5 entries?

Yes of course! You can submit as many entries as you want and find suitable. Although our Nomination Packs are limited to five entries, we can easily customize if you want to add more than five entries. Please contact our support team to help you with this request: support@loopdesignawards.com

Do I get a discount if I submit more than one entry?

Yes of course! You will get discounts up to 20% on multiple entries Nomination Pack. Discounts for multiple entries Nomination Pack:

2 entries Nomination Pack – Total discount of 5%
3 entries Nomination Pack – Total discount of 10%
4 entries Nomination Pack – Total discount of 15%
5 entries Nomination Pack – Total discount of 20%

If you decide to buy individual single entry Nomination packs you won’t be able to take advantage of the discounts.

Can i change or edit the Nomination Pack?

Unfortunately, we cannot edit or change between Nomination Packs automatically. If you want to add more entries, please contact our support team for any issue or information: support@loopdesignawards.com

Can I edit my entry after submit?

YES! You are able to review and edit your entry until it has been reviewed and approved for jury. If you still want to edit after it has been approved for jury, please contact our support team. It is always possible to make changes until the final deadline. Contact: support@loopdesignawards.com

Are Student projects accepted?

LOOP only accepts Professional entries. Student entries are still not accepted for submission for LOOP Design Awards 2021. 

ABOUT LOOP DESIGN AWARDS

Who is LOOP Design Awards Team?

LOOP Design Awards Team was created by a small group of low-profile architects, designer and a photographer spread all across the globe.  Together, we decided to create a new design award mainly focused on the works and designs and not on profit or commercial purposes only. All our team members are based in different countries such as USA, Portugal, and Japan and because of this, we had very different background experiences while creating the platform.

In 2021, we established LOOP company registration in Portugal for the ease of coordination between all the team involved.

Where is this new award from?

All our team is based in different countries and we collaborate online – USA, Portugal and Japan – Let’s say we are global.

In 2021, we established LOOP company registration in Portugal for the ease of coordination between all the team involved.

When was LOOP Design Awards created?

LOOP Design Awards team started to plan and work together back in 2019.

The first edition of LOOP Design Awards was officially created in March 2020

In 2021, we established LOOP company registration in Portugal for the ease of coordination between all the team involved.