Awards: (1) Senior $1250, (1) Junior $750, (1) Sophomore $500

Eligibility: Open to IIDA Student Members who have completed at least one year of an undergraduate Interior Design program in Alaska, Washington, Idaho, Alberta or British Columbia

Format: Digital portfolio saved as a PDF document, up to 10MB. This is a typical file size limitation when sending your portfolio to a prospective employer. The file name should include your first initial, last name and 2012 Portfolio (for example, JDoe_2012Portfolio.pdf). Your portfolio should be no more than 20 pages. The portfolios will not be printed as hard copies so pages won’t be viewed side-by-side. Each page should be easily viewed on a computer monitor when “fit page” is selected…don’t rely on the judges to zoom and scroll. On the final page of your portfolio, include the following:

· Full name

· School

· Classification*

o Sophomore = Less than 2 years completed

o Junior = Less than 3 years completed

o Senior = Less 4 years completed

· Anticipated graduation date

· IIDA membership number (if you have forgotten your membership number, you can send a request to

· E-mail Address

· Phone Number

Judging Criteria:

· Concept Delivery / Design Content 50%

· Technical Skills 20%

· Visual Communication / Graphic Appeal 20%

· Written Communication / Clarity 10%

Submission: Email your portfolio to before 5:00pm PST on Monday, October 8, 2012.

Questions: If you have any questions, or to confirm receipt of your submission, please email the Northern Pacific Chapter VP of Campus Centers, Nicole Tingvall –

Winners will be announced at IIDA Northern Pacific Chapter’s INawards on Monday, October 22, 2012.


*Based on “Full Time” student status. If attending classes part time, please estimate your classification based on your credits earned to date.

Source: International Interior Design Association


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