Design Middle East Awards 2018 is about celebration of the creative best and foremost from the region’s design industry. The awards will honour the best of designers, architects, projects, and design oriented companies. The awards will take place on October 10, 2018 at St.Regis.

The award ceremony with 17 categories will strive to recognise the individual excellence, company strengths, and project success and the leading design experts will form a jury and be part of the selection procedure.

It’s an event to rejoice, network, and celebrate the deserving talent. Winner receives a commemorative trophy, extensive print and online coverage in Design Middle East.

Here are the award categories:


  • Interior designer of the year
  • Architect of the year
  • Young talent of the year (includes designer
    and architect)
  • Lifetime achievement award


  • Best retail project of the year
  • Commercial project of the year
  • Residential project of the year
  • Design education of the year
  • Landscape project of the year
  • Lighting project of the year
  • Sustainable project of the year
  • Hospitality project design (hotels)
  • Hospitality project design (includes restaurants,
    bars, and clubs)


  • Architectural firm of the year
  • Interior design firm of the year
  • Fit-out firm of the year
  • Decor retailer of the year

Nominations will open soon.