The 34th edition of the annual Dulux Colour Awards continues to recognise, celebrate and showcase inspirational colour application in built environments across the residential and commercial spaces.
Entries to the prestigious Dulux Colour Awards are open to design professionals from Australia and New Zealand, including architects, interior designers, specifiers and colour consultants as well as students of interior design or architecture.
The Dulux 2020 Colour Awards provides the design and architectural community an amazing opportunity to be recognised for their exceptional use of colour across a range of categories, and rewarded for creative and innovative thinking in industry projects. An individual project can be submitted into multiple categories where applicable.
Commercial Interior - Workplace and Retail
The interior paint finishes of any commercial or industrial building such as offices, studios, factories, retail outlets, pop up retail and shopping centres.
Commercial Interior - Public and Hospitality
The interior paint finishes of any commercial or industrial building such as education facilities, community centres, healthcare facilities, museums, theatres, places of worship, cafes, restaurants, fitness centres, one-off installations, events, hotels and accommodation.
Commercial and Multi Residential Exterior
The exterior paint finishes of any commercial, industrial, education facility or multi-residential apartment building.
The interior paint finishes of any building used as a private residence including single and multi-residential.
Single Residential Exterior
The exterior paint finishes of any building used as a private single residence.
Student (Years 1 - 6)
Paint specification by architecture or interior design students who are currently attending or have just completed - within the past 12 months - a course at a recognised University or College. Student projects are not eligible for the Grand Prix award.
Grand Prix – Australian project
All Australian projects that have won in the individual categories are eligible for the Australian Grand Prix.
Grand Prix - New Zealand project
All New Zealand projects shortlisted in the individual categories are eligible for the New Zealand Grand Prix.
All entries will be assessed by an esteemed panel of design professionals from Australia and New Zealand. Projects will be judged on the basis of how colour has been used to enhance and transform the project through two elements – creativity and innovation.
“When used effectively, colour has an amazing ability to establish the mood and environment of a space, be it public, residential or commercial,” said Andrea Lucena-Orr, Dulux colour planning and communications manager.
“For the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards, we are hoping to see a wide range of entries using both Dulux and Porter’s Paints – it allows us a valuable opportunity to identify emerging talent, design movements, as well as celebrate pioneering employment of colour.”
Entries close on Thursday 27th February 2020.
Finalists will be announced on 19th March 2020 and winners will be announced at a gala awards ceremony in Melbourne on 6th May 2020.
For more information, please visit the 2020 Dulux Colour Awards website.