Calibre Design Awards

Our Calibre Design Awards celebrate design and recognize the excellent work of our project teams that have exceeded the expectations of our profession, bringing design to life.

With this Award, we honor the true meaning of collaboration for projects that exhibit a high level of teamwork and stunning design.

The 30th Calibre Design Awards Winners will be announced at the Gala Event on Friday, May 18th, 2018. Tickets are now available here! Download the Sponsorship Package for more information but please note, Sponsorship now closed.


Evolve: [ēˈvälv] verb : develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form.  This is a very special year for Calibre where we celebrate not only our achievements today, but how far we’ve come. After 29 wonderful years of Calibre and design excellence, this year is sure to be the best one yet!


Congratulations to the 2017 Calibre Design Award winners! Click here to see all the 2017 nominated projects including the winners. Here are photos from the 2017 Gala Event.

Circle of Excellence

The Calibre Circle of Excellence honors an individual who exemplifies outstanding dedication to the interior design profession. We celebrate their passion for excellence in design, quality and innovation. We recognize their leadership and mentoring qualities and an unwavering commitment to paving the way for the future.

Student Awards

IIDA Southern California also recognizes our future design leaders. Student members throughout the Chapter are invited to participate in an annual portfolio and Charette competition. The competitions are organized by the IIDA SoCal Board of Directors, and an esteemed panel of professionals act as jurors at the events. Our Chapter provides monetary awards in recognition of outstanding student work each academic year. The top students receive a sponsored ticket to the Calibre Awards Gala where they are presented with their awards.