About the OPAL Award
GIVE GLOBAL EXPOSURE TO YOUR PROJECTS
The OPAL Award is a culmination of over 35 years of expertise in the awards industry. Our mission is to bring exposure and reward the best property projects worldwide. The OPAL Award is based in London, yet it is a global award supported by one of the industry’s most distinguished and talented jury panels. OPAL’s three project entry disciplines in Interior Design, Architectural Design, and Property Development collectively reward excellence in design and creativity within the built environment. With one of the world’s largest databases of designers and industry professionals, OPAL’s enormous global outreach ensures winning entries benefit from invaluable exposure to our relevant and targeted audience comprised of potential clients, industry peers, press, and alike.
WAYS TO WIN
From a shortlist of entries, the jury panel selects winning projects in the following ranking order:
1. THREE “DESIGNS of the YEAR”
Each year the OPAL Jury panel selects three projects that will win our most coveted ‘DESIGNS of the YEAR’ awards; one in Interior Design, one in Architectural Design, and one in Property Development. Those are the grand prize winners.
2. PLATINUM WINNERS
Our hights ranking multiple-winner category. The jury panel selects a limited number of Platinum winners across the three disciplines. Those are projects whose design and execution are truly outstanding and deserve special recognition.
A selection of outstanding projects that impressed the jury panel, ranking below Platinum winners.
4. HONORABLE MENTIONS
Awarded to projects with a high amount of honorable mention scores across the jury panel. There are multiple Honorable mention winners.
All winning projects get a permanent winners page on the OPAL website and continuous social media promoting in the year following the announcement. Winners certificates with company name, project name and lead designers, and winner badges for online use are available from the account page.
The three Designs of the Year receives the coveted OPAL Trophy.
The Outstanding Property Award London (OPAL) was founded by Jesper Thomsen and Hossein Farmani and is part of the Farmani Group, a leader in the awards industry. The Farmani Group, established in 1985, is the organizer of International Design Awards (IDA), International Photography Awards, Prix de la Photographie in Paris, Architecture MasterPrize, London International Creative Competition, and the Annual Lucie Awards for Photography, which has emerged as the world’s most prestigious photography awards. The unparalleled experience, network, and know-how have created a solid platform for OPAL to become one of the most recognised property awards in the world.