Congratulations on being a 2021 HiP Awards finalist! Please join as we celebrate at NeoCon.


HiP Awards Ceremony

Marshall's Landing at The Merchandise Mart

Sunday, October 3, 2021

6:00PM Doors / 6:30PM Ceremony


We are so excited to be back in person! We are taking every effort to make safety a priority. In order to maintain social distancing measures, only one ticket will be issued for each category finalist.


REQUIRED SURVEY TO BE COMPLETED BY ALL VISITORS TO ANY SANDOW DESIGN GROUP EVENT

The safety of our members and their families, customers, suppliers, and visitors is always a key priority at SANDOW Design Group. As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to spread globally, we are constantly monitoring the ever-changing situation and updating our guidance based on current recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization.

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, and to reduce potential risk and exposure to SANDOW Design Group members and visitors, we are using a screening questionnaire for all who attend our events.

Your participation is crucial to helping SANDOW Design Group protect you and everyone at the building or event you are planning to attend. Thank you for your time.

CALLING ALL STUDENT PRODUCT DESIGNERS!
Complete this form to enter the student category of the Best of Year Awards.

The student product category is FREE for students to enter.
Eligible product designs include but are not limited to: accessories, architectural products, fabric, furniture, kitchen & bath, lighting, and wall covering.

Student Eligibility:

  • Graduate or undergraduate students (domestic and international)
  • Entrant must be currently enrolled in an accredited graduate or undergraduate program 
  • Student must be launching or exhibiting a product in 2021 (January 2021 - December 2021)
  • Product must be a built prototype or sample with supporting photography. 

   For eligibility questions please contact awards@interiordesign.net.

Submission Deadline: October 4, 2021

Finalists in the student category will be considered for publication in Interior Design magazine and on InteriorDesign.net.

Please upload your brand's vector file logo in the form below. Brands must be LAUNCH partners and be featured in LAUNCH or scheduled to be featured in LAUNCH in 2021 to upload.

If you have any questions please reach out to Lorraine Brabant at lbrabant@sandowdesign.com.


Please complete the following details in order to formally register for Interior Design's virtual re:Source event.


Please note: by submitting this form you agree to sharing the provided information with event attendees.

Please complete the following details in order to formally register for Interior Design's virtual re:Source event.


Please note: by submitting this form you agree to sharing the provided information with event attendees.

Please complete the following details in order to formally register for Interior Design's virtual re:Source event.


Please note: by submitting this form you agree to sharing the provided information with event attendees.

Thank you for participating in Interior Design’s K+B and the City NYC program featured in the October issue. Please contact Lorraine Brabant at lbrabant@interiordesign.net with any questions.

Materials Deadline: August 20th, 2021

Please fill out the following form to submit assets for your upcoming advertorial in Interior Design. 

The materials you submit should be shown and written exactly as you want them to appear in the magazine. A PDF will be sent to you for review for the accuracy of content. Images, design, and layout are subject to change at the Interior Design editors’ discretion.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Lorraine Brabant at lbrabant@interiordesign.net.

Thank you!

LAUNCH™ Materials – Due Dates

JUNE – March 30
SEPTEMBER – July 16
OCTOBER – August 3
NOVEMBER – September 10
 

Please Note:
You can save in-progress forms and return to them later.

LAUNCH™ Materials – Due Dates

JANUARY - November 10

MARCH – January 7

MAY – February 25

JULY – April 29

SEPTEMBER – June 23

NOVEMBER - August 18

JANUARY - October 28

Please Note:
You can save in-progress forms and return to them later.

LAUNCH™ Materials – Due Dates

JANUARY - November 10

MARCH – January 7

MAY – February 25

JULY – April 29

SEPTEMBER – June 23

NOVEMBER - August 18

JANUARY - October 28

Please Note:

You can save in-progress forms and return to them later.

HOMES Friday Newsletter Best Practices:

  • Content for the newsletter should have a common theme that is relevant to the brand and creative submitted. 
  • Photos submitted should be professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting images. Bright colors, unique interior/ architectural features are encouraged.
  • CTA limit to 2-3

Assets needed:

  • 600x350 px image
  • 2-word headline
  • 7-10 word description
  • URL for content click-out


Interior Design Daily + Weekend Newsletter Best Practices: 

  • Content for the newsletter should have a common theme that is relevant to the brand and creative submitted. 
  • Photos submitted should be professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting images. Bright colors, unique interior/ architectural features are encouraged.
  • CTA limit to 2-3

Assets needed: 

  • 600x350 px image
  • 2-word headline
  • 7-10 word description
  • URL for content click-out

Example: https://bit.ly/3rY0I1L

Interior Design Thursday newsletter best practices: 

  • Content for the newsletter should have a common theme that is relevant to the brand and creative submitted.
  • Photos submitted should be professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting images. Bright colors, unique interior/ architectural features are encouraged.
  • Banner ad should be sharp / clean. A boarder should be added if the background color is white. Include company logo.
  • CTA limit to 2-3

Assets needed: 

  • 600x350 px image 
  • 2-word headline 
  • 7-10 word description 
  • URL for content click-out 
  • 600x185 banner ad 
  • URL for banner click-out 




Product round up video assets needed: 

  • 1 - 3 high res images | no copy or branding on image | ID Video Team will choose best image | max dimensions: 2160x2160. 
  • Company and Product name(s)
  • Manufacturer name 
  • Facebook & Instagram handles
  • URL 

Interior Design Story Takeover Best Practices: 

  • · Lifestyle and room setting professionally shot imagery with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features.
  • Keep the copy for your stories simple - 4-5 engaging words. Let the audience want to learn more and swipe up.

Story Assets needed:

  • 5-7 room setting or lifestyle image. Image Specs: 1080x1920 px
  • Suggested post caption - recommended 4-5 words per story slide (each story slide needs its own caption)
  • Allowed up to 2 hashtags per image but we recommend using 1 hashtag for the entire campaign

Interior Design Total Instagram Takeover best practices: 

  • · Lifestyle and room setting professionally shot imagery with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features.
  • Keep the copy for your stories simple - 4-5 engaging words. Let the audience want to learn more and swipe up.
  • Grid Captions to be 200 characters or fewer.

Grid Assets needed:

  • Single room setting or lifestyle image 1080x1080) recommend or 1080x1350 (vertical image) (Interior Design chooses 6 images total, but asks for 8 total to see image options).
  • Suggested caption
  • Link in bio, per image.
  • Photographer credits - Facebook page and/or Instagram handle (if applicable).

Story Assets needed:

  • 5-7 room setting or lifestyle image. Image Specs: 1080x1920 px
  • Suggested post caption - recommended 4-5 words per story slide (each story slide needs its own caption)
  • Allowed up to 2 hashtags per image but we recommend using 1 hashtag for the entire campaign

Interior Design Instagram Story best practices: 

  • · Lifestyle and room setting professionally shot imagery with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features.
  • Keep the copy simple - 4-5 engaging words. Let the audience want to learn more and swipe up. 

Assets needed: 

  • Image Specs: 1080x1920 px
  • Suggested post caption - recommended 4-5 words per story slide (each story slide needs its own caption)
  • Allowed up to 2 hashtags per image but we recommend using 1 hashtag for the entire campaign

Interior Design Pinterest  best practices:

  • High quality, vertical images
  • Put a logo on your pin, but keep it subtle / in the lower right corner
  • Clear and unique titles & descriptions – 100 characters (depending on device, 40 characters show).
  • Shorter the better – think as if people are viewing this on mobile.

Assets needed:

  • 1 image (1000 x 1500px)
  • Theme for pin (5 words max)
  • suggested copy: 100-200 characters and written in such a way that highlights search keywords relevant to the products for optimum engagement.
  • 2-3 hashtags.

Example: https://bit.ly/3wxZ8qO


Best Practices for Interior Design Instagram Takeover

  • Professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting imagery is highly recommended. Images with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features are also encouraged.
  • All images should be centered around a common theme, highlighting a specific product or project. 
  • Captions to be 200 characters or fewer per image (Interior Design chooses 6 images total). 
  • Limit hashtag use (3-4) – include #interiordesign
  • Image sizes:1080x1080 px (square image) or 1080x1350 (vertical image)

Assets Needed:

  • Single room setting or lifestyle image 1080x1080) recommend or 1080x1350 (vertical image) (Interior Design chooses 6 images total, but asks for 8 total to see image options). 
  • Suggested caption
  • Link in bio, per image. 
  • Photographer credits - Facebook page and/or Instagram handle (if applicable)

Interior Design HPFI banners best practices:

  • Content for video/gif file should be clean, themed focused around on a common product / project. If image(s) are submitted, we recommend this content being professionally shot, lifestyle and/or room setting images.
  • Banners (970x250 & 300x250 creatives) submitted should be clean with boarders if the ad sits with a white background.
  • Limited company branding / copy on the ad with a clear call to action - 3-4 words max.

Assets needed:

  • Company logo
  • 1920x1080 video / gif file OR 3 1920x1080 px images.
  • 3 short sentences / unique words for banner copy.
  • Clear CTA (3 words max).
  • 970x250 px banner + URL.
  • 300x250 px mobile banner + URL

Example: https://bit.ly/3dV4fcj


Best practices for Interior Design native articles: 

  • · Content submitted should have a common theme that is relevant, informative, educational, and entertaining.
  • · Photos submitted should be professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting images. Bright colors, unique interior/ architectural features are encouraged. 
  • · Interior Design will keep the article to approx. 500-600 words
  • · CTA limit to 3-4 words

Assets Needed

  • Your Company Name
  • Point of Contact for interview / feedback on article
  • 3-5 copy points or a press release for article content.
  • 5-10 high res images | we ask for clean & sharp images
  • Company Facebook URL for article promotion 


Example: https://bit.ly/2JPzUk1

Best Practices for Interior Design Targeted Social Ad: 

  • Professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting imagery is highly recommended. Images with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features are also encouraged.
  • Captions to be 200 characters or fewer
  • Headline suggestions to be 3-4 unique words 
  • Limit hashtag use (3-4) – include #interiordesign
  • Image sizes:1080x1080 px (square image) or 1080x1350 (vertical image)

Assets Needed:

  • Suggested caption
  • Single room setting or lifestyle image 1080x1080) recommend or 1080x1350 (vertical image)
  • Target URL - landing page URL
  • You can target your message by: geo (city or DMA), age, gender, location & interests e.g., interior design, architecture; lifestyle
  • Photographer credits - Facebook page and/or Instagram handle (if applicable)

Example: https://bit.ly/3sYbHtc

Best Practices for HOMES Interior Design Sponsored Instagram Posts:

  • Professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting imagery is highly recommended. Images with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features are also encouraged. 
  • Captions to be 200 characters or fewer
  • Limit hashtag use (3-4) – include #interiordesign
  • Image sizes:1080x1080 px (square image) or 1080x1350 (vertical image)

Needed assets for Instagram Post:

  • 1080 x 1080 image (3 – 5 images should be submitted for a single post – the editors love to see options)
  • Suggested text – ID editors may edit copy to fit the Interior Design voice
  • 2 hashtags
  • Brand's social handle
  • URL for link in bio

Example: https://bit.ly/32OurQz

Best Practices for Interior Design Sponsored Instagram Posts:

  • Professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting imagery is highly recommended. Images with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features are also encouraged. 
  • Captions to be 200 characters or fewer
  • Limit hashtag use (3-4) – include #interiordesign
  • Image sizes:1080x1080 px (square image) or 1080x1350 (vertical image)

Needed assets for Instagram Post:

  • 1080 x 1080 image (3 – 5 images should be submitted for a single post – the editors love to see options)
  • Suggested text – ID editors may edit copy to fit the Interior Design voice
  • 2 hashtags
  • Brand's social handle
  • URL for link in bio

Example 1: https://bit.ly/31HYXLC

Example 2: https://bit.ly/3drVaHy

Interior Design Sponsored Newsletter Best Practices: 

  • Content submitted should have a common theme that is relevant, informative, educational, and entertaining.
  • Balance your newsletter content to be 90% educational and 10% promotional. 
  • Photos submitted should be professionally shot lifestyle and/or room setting images. Bright colors, unique interior/ architectural features are encouraged.
  • Interior Design will keep the newsletter to 170-180 words. 
  • CTA limit to 3-4 words

Assets Needed:

  • Your Company Name
  • Point of Contact for interview / feedback on article
  • 3-5 copy points or a press release for article content.
  • 5-10 high res images | we ask for clean & sharp images.
  • Company Facebook URL for article promotion.

Example: https://bit.ly/31OStKV

Interior Design social posts (Facebook & Twitter & Linkedin) best practices: 

  • · Lifestyle and room setting professionally shot imagery with bright colors and unique interior/ architectural features.
  • Keep the tone of the content (copy & image) concise and impactful. 
  • Captions should be 150-200 characters.
  • Limit hashtag use to 2-3. 

Assets needed: 

  • Image specs: 1200x630 px (horizontal image) or 500x750 px (vertical image)
  • Suggested text: 150-200 characters. 
  • URL to click out. 

Example Facebook: https://bit.ly/3uzVfQe

Example Twitter: https://bit.ly/3dKV1iy

Interior Design tandem banners best practices: 

  • Banners submitted should be clean with boarders if the ad sits with a white background. 
  • Limited company branding / copy on the ad with a clear call to action - 3-4 words max.

Assets needed: 

  • 970x250 px banner + URL 
  • 300x250 px + URL 

Example: https://bit.ly/3uumE6m

HOMES  tandem banners best practices:

  • Banners submitted should be clean with boarders if the ad sits with a white background. 
  • Limited company branding / copy on the ad with a clear call to action - 3-4 words max.

Assets needed:

  • 970x250 px banner + URL 
  • 300x250 px + URL 

Example: https://bit.ly/3xGRgDG


Interior Design Motion Graphic Video best practices: 

  • Content submitted should have an overall title / theme for the collection being highlighted. 
  • Images should be in square format (1080x1080). 
  • Keep copy / bullet points short and punchy. 

Assets Needed: 

  • Company Name
  • Cover Image
  • Product 1: Sub Header, 1 High Res Image, & 3 strong unique bullet points for product description
  • Product 2: Sub Header, 1 High Res Image & 3 strong unique bullet points for product description
  • Product 3: Sub Header, 1 High Res Image & 3 strong unique bullet points for product description
  • Collection Images: High res images (up to 10)
  •  Fonts
  •  Logo

Sample video: https://f.io/1YSNBAGf



The product motion graphic video features two products of your choice. This video is intended for your own use across social channels or wherever you see fit. Assets to submit through this form:

  • 1 Image Per Product
  • 3 Short Bullet Points Per Product
  • Logo File

Please click below to see a sample video for reference:

Reference Video



  • This submission forms the basis of your feature in Best in Design


  • The images are personally selected and arranged by editor in chief Cindy Allen to showcase your project at its best


  • Text from your submission form may be used as direct quotes from the lead designer


  • You will receive a PDF proof for approval via email. Please ensure all information is correct. Feedback is required within 2 business days.


  • Please note Interior Design reserves the right to make minor copyedit and design tweaks post-approval.

Interior Design would like to find out if you have a new product that is in development and/or in production that addresses the ongoing global health crisis.

We are looking to create a special section that highlights products that offer design solutions for the new normal across all sectors.

Reminder: You can always save your work and return to this form at any point before the deadline.

DEADLINE: Thursday, July 2

Interior Design invites you to participate in our upcoming Fall Market Tabloid, the essential new product resource, a designer's 'must have' for fall. 

Keep in mind that products older than six months cannot be considered, nor can any submissions lacking high-resolution images. Also, please note that variations - i.e. color ways - of a single product or an entire collection of products should be submitted on one form.

Please complete the following as you would like it to be credited on page. 

Reminder: You can always save your work and return to this form at any point before the deadline.

DEADLINE: Friday, August 27


Please use this form to submit materials for your upcoming advertorial.

If you have specific copy you would like to include, please include in the copy section below. If you would like the copy to be created by the Interior Design team, please include some guidelines to help our editors create this section.

A PDF will be sent to you for review. 

Design and layout are subject to change at the Interior Design editors’ discretion.

Contact Lorraine Brabant at lbrabant@interiordesign.net with any questions.


MATERIALS DEADLINE: April 13th, 2020

Please complete the following details for use in meeting matching for Interior Design's Virtual re:Source 2020, taking place September 15th from 2:00-5:30PM EST.

Please complete the following details in order to formally register for Interior Design's Virtual re:Source 2021.

Please complete the following details to be used during Interior Design's virtual re:Source

Interior Design‘s editors are in the process of planning the official NeoCon Show Daily issues. To ensure that we don’t miss your show news, please make sure to submit any and all information about:

• New products & collections that you’ll be launching

• New or redesigned showrooms

• Event listings


Please contact Helene Oberman, Managing Director, with any questions: hoberman@sandowdesign.com.

During this time period, we understand it is difficult to set up photo shoots and, while discouraged, we will accept renderings if real photography does not exist.

–Cindy Allen & the Editors

DEADLINE:  July 9, 2021

Interior Design