The Architect’s Newspaper speaks directly to leaders in architecture and design with news, products, developments, trends, and updates. Through our magazine, AN Interior, our outreach to the design community has grown enormously over the past five years.
The Best of Product Awards is an opportunity for designers and manufacturers to reach our audience of 1,000,000 readers—an eclectic mix of top-tier architects, designers, and taste-makers.
Designers and manufacturers are invited to submit new products for review by a jury composed of architects, engineers; construction, and design professionals, as well as AN editors. Entries will be evaluated for innovation, aesthetics, performance, and value. Products must have been introduced to the market no earlier than January 2019 and must be available through December 2020.
$195 until April 30th (Midnight EST)
$245 from May 1 until July 2 (Midnight EST)
$295 from July 3 until July 23 (Midnight EST)
July 23 (Midnight EST)
Online Announcement: Sept. 2020
Best of Design Special Issue: December 2020
Winners will be published in a special online feature and on our social media platforms. In addition, winners will be featured in the Best of Design special issue, out in December.
Winners will receive a specially-designed trophy.
Be seen by 1,000,000 AN readers and members of the A/E/C design community!
Submitted products must have been introduced to U.S. market no earlier than January 2019 and should be available through December 2020. Both consumer-facing and B2B products are eligible as are products that have been entered in past AN competitions. Marketing and/or P.R. representatives are allowed to enter products on behalf of their clients.
Early Bird Registration is $195 (from April 6 – April 30), Regular Registration is $245 (from May 1 – July 2) and Late Registration is $295 (July 3 – July 23).
There is no limit on the number of products you may submit, but each must be entered individually and a separate entry fee paid.
Submissions must include three separate texts:
– Product description: 150 words max
– Technical details: 50 words max (list format acceptable)
– Description of use (How can this product be implemented?): 100 words max
Texts cannot include mention of the manufacturer’s company, brand, or studio name. Please include the product name but remove any inclusion of the company, brand, or studio within this name.
Submissions can include up to five photos, renderings, or drawings. One image must present the product in context or application.
Image dimensions: 8½ x 11 inches,150dpi, RGB, 5MB max, horizontal or vertical
Images cannot contain product logos or watermarks.
Images of products that contain logos within their actual design may be submitted.
All submissions must be entered online and received by AN no later than midnight EST on the submission deadline. The Architect’s Newspaper reserves publication rights for all materials submitted as part of the Best Of Products Awards program, extending to all forms of media or content delivery, whether print, online, digital, mobile, or otherwise, now or hereafter created. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Submission is no guarantee of publication or an award.
The Architect’s Newspaper provides timely news and cultural reporting on the built environment through a nationally distributed monthly newspaper as well as a design magazine, A|N Interior, online at archpaper.com and aninteriormag.com, as well as a series of email newsletters. Every issue delivers our trademark blend of topical essays, opinionated columns, project analyses, firm profiles, interviews, new products, reviews of exhibitions and books, and calendars of events in a handy and handsome full-color tabloid and a quarterly magazine. AN reaches a highly engaged on-line community of hundreds of thousands through our web and social media platforms. AN is the must-read publication for architects, planners, landscape architects, designers, and allied professionals.
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