Six groups available for entry
Food & Beverage
Fashion & Accessories
Health & Beauty
One winner from each group who will go forward as a finalist for the Supreme Award.
Within each group the judges will award Merit awards to outstanding entries.
The Supreme Award winner will be chosen from the 6 Group winners.
Exemplary example of sustainable practices pushing the boundaries around how retail can also be good for the planet. 2020's winner Country Road was 5 star green star rated.
Projects that are focused on making a difference.
Nominated award by designer/shopfitter to celebrate clients that are outstanding to work with. Entries are to outline in 200 words why and can highlight collaboration, innovation or great communication
Nominated award by designer/shopfitter to celebrate suppliers that are outstanding to work with. Entries are to outline in 200 words how a supplier went above and beyond providing explary service for a project.
These will be awarded by the judges once all the entries are in. Numerical values will be set from the median amount for fitouts for 2021
Pop up & temporary stores,
Collaborative retail spaces that showcase multiple disciplines e.g. Cafe & Apparel, Barbershop & Bar etc.
Events and Exhibition spaces
These will be awarded by the judges once all the entries are in. Sizes will be set from the median size for fitouts for 2021
Celebrating young individuals (30 years and under) and their contribution to the industry
1. FOOD & BEVERAGE
3. FASHION + ACCESSORIES
6. SPECIALTY RETAIL
Excellence Awards are decided by the judges and awarded by the sponsors to celebrate the submissions that best demonstrate the following design elements:
Judges will score entries out of 100 points.
3. Judges will have final say over all aspects of the competition. No further correspondence or discussion will be entered into and the entrant accepts the judges’ decision as final and binding.
4. The Convenor Reserves the right to relocate an entry from one division to another if they deem it necessary
5. Where there is a likelihood of conflict of interest in the judging procedure, then that judge will step down from evaluating that entry.
6. All entries are open to site visits where the panel deems it necessary.
7. The judges will consider the winners of each group for the Red Supreme Award.
8. All entries will be assessed from entrants’ submissions via the website followed by a preliminary judging session. Following this, finalists will be chosen and judges may visit each finalist before meeting again to decide on the winners.
9. The judging panel have been selected by the Retail Interiors Association executive board on the basis of their expertise and experience with retail design and shopfitting.
You will be asked to upload six - ten clear photographs measuring at at least 1200 pixels wide by 1200 pixels high. It is recommended that you include at least one image per visual component of the judging criteria.
A typed explanation (up to 700 words) of the project, explaining the client’s brief, budget, floor area and tangible effects/results.
A pdf version of the Floor plan showing overall concept and space planning.
Please note: The administrator reserves the right to use submitted images for the Retail Interiors Association website and the Red Awards including the awards presentation events, and other ongoing publicity purposes.
Important: Entries/projects must be authentic and have been completed between 1st July 2020 – 1st September 2021 and must not have been submitted into previous year’s RED Awards.
Entries open August 6th 2021 and close 5pm Thursday 9th September 2021.
Failure to comply with the conditions set out above will result in disqualification at the discretion of the convenor.