You have just one more week to enter Dezeen Awards 2021 at the early entry rate, which ends on 31 March. We've put together a list of the most frequently asked questions we've been getting over the last few weeks to help you with getting your entry ready!
Until when can I enter at the early entry rate?
Early entry closes at 23:59 British Summer Time on Wednesday 31 March.
What are the entry fees for Dezeen Awards 2021?
Early entry until 31 March 2021
For individuals and companies with 10 employees or fewer: £80 per category entry
For companies with more than 10 employees: £160 per category entry
For individuals and companies entering media categories: £40 per category entry
Standard entry until 2 June 2021
For individuals and companies with 10 employees or fewer: £100 per category entry
For companies with more than 10 employees: £200 per category entry
For individuals and companies entering media categories: £50 per category entry
Late entry until 9 June 2021
For individuals and companies with 10 employees or fewer: £175 per category entry
For companies with more than 10 employees: £350 per category entry
For individuals and companies entering media categories: £80 per category entry
Are there any other hidden costs apart from the entry fee?
No, apart from the entry fee there are no other costs involved.
Do I have a chance of winning if my project has never been featured on Dezeen?
Absolutely! Our editorial team receive hundreds of submissions every day, so please don't take it personally if they haven't published your project. Keep in mind that if you get longlisted, shortlisted or win you will receive lots of exposure on all our channels.
All shortlisted projects are automatically written up as a story on Dezeen as well.
What materials are needed for my entry?
We will ask you for a short project description (max. 100 words), a long project description (max. 500 words) and we'll also ask you to tell us why you should win a Dezeen Award (max. 500 words).
You'll be asked to upload a hero image, which is a photograph that best represents your project, up to ten gallery images and up to ten supporting images which can include drawings.
Can I enter the same project into multiple categories?
Yes, as long as your project is suitable, it can be entered into multiple categories.
Who can advise on the category I should enter my project into?
If you're not sure which category to enter, please have another look at our categories page and carefully read the descriptions. If you're still unsure, please contact the awards team with details about your project and someone will assist you.
I am having trouble with saving my entry, what do I do?
If you're having trouble submitting your entry, please check that all images are smaller than 10MB and make sure that all required fields have been completed.
We advise you to use the latest version of Google Chrome. Please also try using an incognito window to clear any caching issues.
Can I enter a collection of products?
Collections to be accepted as long as there is a strong, easily demonstrable theme in common that unites all the products within it.
Can I submit a conceptual project or product?
No. Unfortunately we do not accept conceptual or unrealised projects. To be eligible to enter your project must have been completed between 1 June 2019 and 2 June 2021.
You can find out more about eligibility in our terms and conditions.
Are renders allowed?
You may upload plans and drawings but please don't upload renders or computer-generated images unless you're entering one of our media categories.
Can the same project be entered two years in a row?
You may enter a project two years in a row as long as it is entered into a different category the second time around. Make sure your project was completed within the indicated time frame.
Can I return to my submission and submit at a later date?
Yes, you can save your entry and return to it at a later stage by signing back into your account.
I have a question that is not listed here...
No problem! Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and someone from the team will get back to you.
Good luck with your entry!