Extended submission deadline:
Friday, July 14
Recognizing the year’s top AEC products and manufacturers
2023 BEST OF
The Architect’s Newspaper is read by industry leaders in architecture and design who rely on it as a trusted source for news, products, developments, trends, and updates. AN Interior, newly redesigned, strengthens our connection to the design community worldwide through the magazine’s specialized focus and considered treatment.
The Best of Products Awards are an opportunity for designers and manufacturers to reach our audience of 1+ million 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, designers, educators, curators, and manufacturers, 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 2022 and must be available through December 2023.
PUBLICATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
Winning firms will be published in print in AN’s Best of 2023 issue, which will arrive in December. Photos, descriptions, and juror comments will appear in this print publication that reaches readers nationwide and is distributed at industry events and conferences throughout 2024.
Winner announcements will also be featured on our website, reaching a national and international audience, and will be promoted on all AN social media platforms. Be seen by 1 Million+ AN readers and members of the AEC design community!
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CATEGORIES & SUBCATEGORIES
- Stone and Concrete
- Weather, Air Barriers, and Insulation
- Structural Systems
Finishes and Surfaces
- Interior Flooring
- Interior Walls, Countertops, and Surfaces
- Paints and Coating
- Hygienic Surfaces
Lighting and Electrical
- Architectural and Commercial
- Electrical Systems
Appliances and Plumbing
- Kitchen Appliances
- Kitchen Fixtures
- Design and Build Software
- Planning and Management Software
- Smart Building, Smart Home, and Automation Systems
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
$245 until May 10 (midnight ET)
$295 from May 11 until July 14 (midnight ET)
Wednesday, July 14, 2023 (midnight ET)
PUBLICATION AND ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS
Online Announcement: August 2023
Best of Design Special Issue: December 2023
Winners will be published in a special online feature and on our social media platforms in early August. In addition, winners will be featured in the Best of print issue, out in December.
Winners will receive a custom-designed trophy.
Be seen by 1+ million AN readers and members of the A/E/C design community!
Submitted products must have introduced to U.S. market no earlier than January 2022 and should be available through December 2023. 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: $245 (April 5 – May 10)
Regular: $295 (May 11 – July 14)
There is no limit on the number of products you may submit, but each must be entered individually and a separate entry fee paid.
Registration must be paid for before uploading submission materials.
Registration and entry can be completed via the submission portal linked to this page.
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 ET 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.
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