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Announcing the 2021 DL Designer of the Year Competition

Enter by September 30th to be eligible for Designlines’ 2021 DL Designer of the Year Award

By Designlines

Designlines magazine is pleased to announce the launch of our third annual DL Designer of the Year competition, where we will celebrate the creative problem-solving and design prowess of one exceptional Torontonian (or studio) working in residential interior design. The winning designer will be profiled in the first issue of 2021, which is distributed in early January and showcased during DesignTO. The winning designer will also be recognized at a special winter celebration held during DesignTO’s offsite festival. Enter now!

Who is Eligible
Open to architects and designers working in the GTHA.

How to Enter
There are three easy steps to the submission process.

  1. Please submit using the form below by September 30th. After you submit your entry, a confirming email will be sent requesting the processing payment fee of $100 CAD. If a confirmation email does not arrive within two (2) business days, please contact [email protected]
  2. Follow the instructions in the entry confirmation email to complete the processing payment for your submission. You will be directed to a Shopify page with payment options. For consideration in the competition, payment must be received by September 30th. Once payment is made, an email confirming payment will be sent. If a confirmation email does not arrive within two (2) business days, please contact [email protected]
  3. Finalists will be notified by October 5, 2020.


2021 DL Designer of the Year Competition: Entry Form

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2020
If you have any questions about this form, please email [email protected] and a member of our team will be happy to assist.
  • Project submissions: submit up to five (5) projects. Note: the focus of the competition is residential interiors. Photos, plans and project descriptions (up to 500 words) must be submitted as pdfs, one (1) pdf per project, and no larger than 10mb total. Project descriptions should include a full explanation of the concept, including how it demonstrates creative use of space and responds to other challenges.
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    • Terms & Conditions
      By entering this competition, you are confirming that you consent to Designlines processing and sharing your data. We will use your data solely to allow you to enter this competition and to enable us to judge your entry. By entering the design competition you agree to allow your personal data, and any attachments, to be processed by Designlines magazine and shared solely with our judging panel for the purpose of judging competition entries. You also consent to Designlines magazine contacting you so that we can send you important information about the competition.