Submissions to be entered through the online entry form below.
The online entry form allows you to upload content and save your entry for submission at a later date if you wish. Please note this doesn’t include images. These should be uploaded just prior to submission.
All entries must be submitted by 5pm on Monday 12 April 2021. No requests for additional information will be made after entries close. Please ensure you enter early and submit all relevant documentation at the time of entry.
Cost per entry is $350.
Entries are final once entry fee payment is processed and the “submit entry” button is clicked.
NB: Please ensure all files are labelled with the project name and the file description e.g. Coastal View, Floorplan or Coastal View, Hero Image Portrait.
NKBA takes no responsibility for files not being included in judging packs due to insufficient naming of files.
Great photography is the secret to the success of your entry. Winning projects have the opportunity to be featured in NKBA’s preferred magazine and other NKBA marketing and promotional activity. Please make sure to style and dress your entry.
Please supply up to 12 high resolution photographs of your entry. Allocation will be made for designers to specify hero shots, portrait and landscape.
1 x portrait/head shot photo of designer/member, to be no smaller than 300dpi at 50mm x 65mm.
Please supply the best quality version of your logo possible.
If you require help finding a suitable photographer in your area, please contact the NKBA at email@example.com
A 250 word brief is required to be used for all awards marketing. There is a further option for a 500 word brief that allows entrants to provide greater detail about their entry to the judges.
Condensed version (mandatory) – up to 250 word brief will be used for all awards marketing, this version will be used verbatim so please ensure accuracy at the time of submission.
Judges version (optional) – up to 500 words will be accepted. This is your opportunity to provide more details about your entry to the judges.
Product specifications must be listed under the following categories:
Please supply in either doc, docx or PDF formats.
(NB, no codes required – brand and product description only)
This is the written summary of the client’s needs, requirements and problems.
The functional and practical success of the design, and the overall concept.
Does this entry meet with all aspects of design practices and standards?
Official processing and acceptance of entry submission is only undertaken once the online entry form is completed, payment processed and the “submit entry” button clicked.
If you require clarification on any of these conditions, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
An entry can be submitted for more than one category.
All kitchen entries will be eligible for awards in the following categories:
All bathroom entries will be eligible for awards in the following categories:
The following categories need to be specified upon entry (maximum of four categories may be selected per entry):
The conditions of this entry form the rules of the competition and failure to follow these will mean disqualification – no entry fees will be refunded for disqualified entries.
If any NKBA member considers that a design entered may be in breach of Awards Entry Terms and Conditions, this must be notified to an NKBA Board member in writing no later than two weeks prior to the awards being announced. Any decision to include or exclude the entry will be assessed, including whether the judging process was unduly influenced, and ruled on by the Executive Committee. All decisions will be final, and no further correspondence entered into.
Entries to the 2021 Excellence in Design Awards are now closed.
Good luck to all of the entrants.