DEADLINE EXTENDED to Enter the 2024 Design Awards


JUST IN, we have extended the deadline to enter your latest and greatest projects to the annual California Home+Design Awards by one week. 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. 

NEW Deadline for entry is FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2023 at 5pm PST.

2023 Bathroom Design Award: Huma Sulaiman. Photo by Joe Kramm.

The winners of the following categories will be featured in the Spring 2024 issue of our magazine:

-Sustainable Design

-Residential Interior Design

-Residential Architecture 

-Landscape Design 

-New Product Design

-Showcase House Design

-Kitchen Design

-Bathroom Design

-Restaurant Design

-Commercial Office Design

-Hotel Design

-Wine Country Residential Design

-Winery Design

-Emerging Designer

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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, 2021 and Nov. 1, 2023 and must be submitted as entire projects only (excluding Product, Showcase House, Home Office, Emerging and Kitchen or Bath Design categories). Projects that have previously been published in the print edition of California Home+Design are not eligible.

2023 Landscape Design Award winner: Arterra Landscape Architects. Photo by Marion Brenner.


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 a 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). 3-4 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 $175 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, 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.


Select “Buy Now” and follow instructions and email us proof of payment.

-All entries must be received by Friday, December 8, 2023 at 5pm PST

Winners only, will be notified by December 15, 2023

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