Entries are now open for the 32nd annual Dulux Colour Awards, which this year, invites architects, designers, and students to submit work that showcases their use of colour and to illustrate how a space can be transformed and enhanced.

The 2018 Dulux Colour Awards is accepting entries until Monday 26 February 2018 across nine categories:

1. Commercial Interior – Workplace & Retail
2. Commercial Interior – Public Spaces & Hospitality
3. Commercial Exterior
4. Single Residential Interior
5. Single Residential Exterior
6. Multi-residential Interior
7. Multi-residential Exterior
8. International
9. Student

According to Andrea Lucena-Orr, Dulux colour planning & communications manager, in 2018, Dulux is expecting to see projects that use colour in an innovative way to accentuate and stimulate interior and exterior design spaces.

“The awards give architects and designers the opportunity to showcase their colour vision, whether that’s through incorporating current colour trends or setting the scene for the future of colour. We are excited to see submissions that push creativity to new heights,” she says.

Each category winner will receive prize money, while all entries, except for the Student category, will also stand the chance of taking home the Grand Prix title, with the winner awarded AUD$5,000.

The 32nd Dulux Colour Awards winners will be announced at a gala function in Melbourne at the National Gallery of Victoria on 10 May 2018.

Further information on the 2018 Dulux Colour Awards, details on how to enter and judging criteria can be found at www.dulux.com.au/colourawards