8TH ANNUAL 

GRAY AWARDS

The GRAY Awards is a cross-disciplinary design awards program that invites the best and brightest professionals and students in the fields of architecture, interiors, landscape, product, and fashion to enter their work for an opportunity to win a coveted custom designed trophy,  online editorial coverage in GRAY magazine, and digital badge of recognition. Winners are local, regional, national, and international designers.


ENTER TODAY!

Standard entry portal closes: Sept. 30, 2024

Late entry portal closes: Oct. 15, 2024

Finalists announcements rollout: Nov. 2024– Mar. 2024

GRAY Awards winners announced: March, 2025


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Honoring the elite design region that GRAY calls home, the Legacy Award is a prestigious honor for a designer (architecture, interiors, landscape, or product) based in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States or Canada who has dedicated their life’s work to outstanding design.  


You may nominate an individual for this award who meets the following criteria: 

  • They must be based in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. 
  • They must be a professional architect, interior designer, landscape designer, or product designer.
  • Include a description of their extensive portfolio demonstrating their influence in the Pacific Northwest or beyond, and why you believe they have earned legacy status.  


Please submit only ONE nomination per form. If you want to nominate more than one person, please fill out a separate form for each individual. 


NOTE: The winner will be chosen by the GRAY team. This is a nomination-only process and not a voting platform. Only one entry is needed per nomination. There is no fee for nominations.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).

Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*READ THROUGH ALL GUIDELINES AND FAQS BEFORE SUBMITTING*

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*READ THROUGH ALL GUIDELINES AND FAQS BEFORE SUBMITTING

*Link to guidelines and FAQs.

*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*READ THROUGH ALL GUIDELINES AND FAQS BEFORE SUBMITTING

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*READ THROUGH ALL GUIDELINES AND FAQS BEFORE SUBMITTING

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s).Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESIGN FOR GOOD: GRAY editors will cull submissions and recognize a project, product, or individual that makes a positive impact through design on a social, humanitarian, community, or environmental issue. 


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DESCRIPTION: A designer or specific architectural, interior, landscape, or product design (realized or conceptual) that exemplifies innovative thinking in a game-changing manner.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Any residential or commercial bathroom of any size including en suite, powder room, spa, sauna, steam room, outdoor shower, hospitality or office washroom, etc.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Collaborative design such as collections or brand collaborations between makers, product designers, artists, etc. For example: a fashion designer collaborated with a luxury hardware company to design a line of drawer pulls.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Products or spaces designed for achieving health and wellness or restoring an enhanced sense of well-being including medical equipment, workout wear or gear, tech gadgets, spas, gyms, lighting systems.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Refurbishment or adaptive reuse of any existing structure or space that retains or revitalizes its historic value.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Any residential space specifically designated for business or home office purposes.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Architecture, interiors, or landscape of hospitality spaces other than hotels and resorts, such as bars, restaurants, entertainment venues, and health clubs.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Any commercial hospitality space; entire property or select common spaces, amenity spaces, or guest rooms.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Architecture, interiors, or landscape of institutions such as libraries, schools, healthcare centers, government offices, cultural centers, etc.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Any residential or commercial kitchen space of any size including residential open concept kitchen, recreational vehicle kitchen, outdoor kitchen, restaurant or office kitchen, etc.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Any building which serves more than one objective such as a structure with housing above and retail or restaurants below.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Any architecture, interiors, landscape, or product design project that is slated and funded, illustrated with high-quality renderings or professional photographs.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Products or spaces designed for use outdoors such as pots, planters, furniture, kitchens, showers, lighting, fixtures, etc.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: The architecture or interiors of retail or trade showroom spaces, pop-up shops, or window displays.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: The exterior or interior design of any private, business, civic, hospitality, or cultural space such as patio areas, small gardens, tiny houses, condos, dens, powder rooms, office spaces, ADUs, outbuildings, nooks, etc.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Material or product such as flooring, countertops, tile, architectural cladding, siding, acoustic material, etc.

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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Decorative, patterned, or textured materials including cloth or woven fabric, linen, paper, cotton, etc such as bedding, linens, window coverings, wall coverings, upholstery, pillows, throws, rugs, etc.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: Private or commercial vehicle/vessel specifically designed to travel such as an automobile, boat, airplane, train, motorcycle, bicycle, etc.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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DESCRIPTION: A professional office building or workspace of any scale.


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*Note: If you are submitting multiple entries (either in one category or in multiple categories), you must enter each project and pay submission fees separately for each entry. For the first submission, choose "First Submission." If you then submit another project after the first entry process is completed (including payment), you will choose "Second Submission" and so on for any subsequent submission(s). Please contact info@graymag.com, subject "GRAY Awards,"  if you would like to submit more than five entries in one category, or have any questions before submitting to the GRAY Awards.

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