The Innovation Award recognizes and individual, organization or manufacturer that has contributed a significant and innovative product, project or body of work relating to interior design that includes some or all of the following: impacts human behavior, promotes comfort, efficiency or communication, exemplifies a commitment to the profession, exhibits a commitment to sustainability, and displays an overall appreciation for design.
Eligible parties include any individual; institution or research project that has made lasting and significant contributions to the body of knowledge that supports the profession of interior design. National officers, board members, jurors and awards nominating committee members are ineligible during their terms of service.
Each year the Society president will appoint an awards committee made up of ASID professional members, fellows and members of the design community, who shall review nominees and select an honoree. The honoree will receive an engraved crystal award at an awards celebration to take place during the Society’s annual conference.