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Designer of the Year

Designer of the Year

This award recognises the most innovative designer working in Ireland’s construction industry. It is primarily aimed at individuals working in design consultancies and architects but is also open to those working for in-house design teams from fit out contracting businesses too.


The winner can be nominated by themselves or anyone within their organisation but ensure that you have the permission of the nominee before making the submission.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page submission; the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts and photos illustrating your points that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Career summary: Please include a summary that describes career to date, age, and qualifications.

  • Key Projects: Please provide a description of the construction project(s) worked on over the past 12 months including the brief, timeline, and contract value.

  • Challenges: Highlight any especially challenging aspects involved in the project(s), including details of how they were overcome.

  • Collaboration: Demonstrate how a collaborative working approach with contractors and other stakeholders benefited the project or client.

  • Highlights & Innovation: What has been the real stand-out highlight for you in the last year? If you’ve done anything especially innovative make sure you explain this too.

  • Supporting Statements & Testimonials: Please include any other statements or facts that support your entry, including client testimonials where possible.

  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the ONLINE ENTRY FORM.

HOW DO I ENTER?