Enter the 2020 California Home+Design Awards Now!


The time has arrived to enter your latest and greatest projects to the annual California Home+Design Awards, presented by Pacific Sales Kitchen & Home. We invite all California-based design professionals to submit their most recent project or projects for consideration. One winner will be selected from each of the categories listed below. 

Deadline for entry is Friday, November 29, 2019 at 5pm PST.

The winners will be featured in the Spring 2020 issue of our magazine and celebrated a in both San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Winner of the 2019 Office Design Award: Studio O+A design of McDonald’s HQ. Photo by Garrett Rowland.


• Sustainable Design

• Residential Interior Design

• Residential Architecture 

• Landscape Design 

• New Product Design

• Showcase House Design

• Kitchen Design

• Bath Design

• Restaurant Design

• Office Design

• Hotel Design

• Wine Country Residential Design

• Winery Design

• Emerging Designer


California-based professionals in the fields of interior design, architecture, landscape architecture, garden design and product design are eligible. To be considered, projects must be completed between Nov. 1, 2017 and Nov. 1, 2019 and must be submitted as whole-house projects only (excluding Product, Showcase House, Emerging and Kitchen or Bath Design categories). Projects that have previously been published in the print edition of California Home+Design are not eligible.

Winner of the 2019 Showcase Design Award: Catherine Kwong for the San Francisco Decorator Showcase. Photo by Douglas Friedman.


We offer designers the opportunity to submit their entry online. There are three steps to the process:

1. Complete a payment for your submission (one per project, per category) via the Paypal payment buttons below, and take note of the email address you used to make the payment for your submission.

2. Create Dropbox link to a master file containing the following items:

-A project brief that summarizes the project in 150 words or less. The brief must clearly state the single category you are entering in addition to your firm name and contact information.

-A list of all products and vendors used in the project.

-10-15 Low-resolution images of the project being submitted (JPEG files should be 100 dpi at 5 by 7 inches). Four images of a product, is sufficient.

-The right to publish all submitted photography, cleared in writing with the photographer(s) by the entrant.

-A confirmation of the $150 processing payment to California Home+Design (a screen grab of the confirmation page or a transaction ID number is fine).

3. Email the link with the file (one email per project, per category) containing these items to submissions@chdmedia.com, using the same email address associated with the Paypal payment for your submission. The subject line must include the Firm or Designer Name, Awards Category Name and Project Name in order to be considered. Sample format: First Last, Landscape Design, Hilltop Home.

You will receive email confirmation within ten business days of submitting your entry. Emailed submissions that do not match up to a Paypal payment email address will be considered incomplete and will not be eligible for judging.


Enter the submission amount of $150.00 and select “Buy Now”.

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  • All entries must be received by Friday, November 29, 2019 at 5 pm PST.
  • We will confirm receipt of submission via email within ten business days.
  • We will notify finalists in each category by December 20, 2019 and request high-resolution images or additional information as needed.


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