The Value of Design Awards take into consideration the design process including framing (and re-framing) of the design challenge, the research used to identify deep-seated human needs and business drivers, the inspiration for the resultant design direction, and the steps for implementation towards a realized solution. To be recognized the solution must address a business and/or human challenge and demonstrate how the design provides a benefit to the client’s organization or to the people experiencing the designed space.
- To demonstrate the value inherent in design for the client
- To illustrate the positive impact of design on the users of the spaces
- To collect and publish evidence-based case studies to support the above two goals
- To provide a national platform for Canadian interior design projects within Canada and around the world