IDEC Media Award is given for recognition of the content of an outstanding book and/or visual media piece that exhibit excellence in addressing issues of the discipline of interior design including practice, research, and education. Any IDEC member in good standing can nominate an individual or entity for the IDEC Media Award.

-Content addresses issues of relevance to interior design practice, scholarship, education, or engagement
-Potential for significant impact on interior design profession
-Comprehensive nature of the coverage
-Visual Impact, e.g., organization, images and interactivity
-Contribution to interior design education, or original research, or prior scholarship

-Author(s) do not need to be IDEC members
-Author(s) may be from anywhere in the world
-Publisher-nominated, self-nominated, or other nominated
-Published within the last five years

Submission Requirements:
-Nomination Letter (from Nominator): The nominator must submit a nomination letter (not to exceed 500 words).
-Documentation: Submit the URL (if applicable) and/or one electronic copy of the media with the nomination.
-Support References: Submit the names of three references. Please note that only references from the top 3 finalists will be contacted to submit letters of support.