How to enter

Enter your project using our online 4-step entry form. OPAL is open to entries from all over the world. Projects must be either completed within the last 5 years, under development or it can be a conceptual project.

Enter your project in one of the three OPAL Award disciplines:




1. Enter project information

On the first page you will:

  • Select project discipline and sub category (one, or several)
  • Project title, team members and description
  • Information about your design firm.
  • Collaborating firms information, optional

2. Upload project images and supporting material

On page 2 you will:

  • Upload jpgs/pngs. max 10 images and max 4mb file size
  • Project PDF upload, optional
  • Relevant weblinks, video links are optional

Please ensure you provide sufficient and persuasive material, making your presentation as convincing as possible, this will enable our esteemed jury panel to make the best possible evaluation of your project.

  • High quality images that convincingly represents your project
  • Multiple angles and views of the project and its immediate surroundings.
  • Floor plans or site plans.
  • For restoration or refurbishment projects, please include images before works commenced and after completion

3. Entry preview and payment

On page 3 you will:

See a preview of your entry. Once you have verified all information is correct you will continue to the last Payment page. We accept all major credit cards and PayPal.

4. Project entry complete. Access your entry from your account

Once payment is completed , you will receive an email confirmation and issued with an entry ID. From your accounts page, you can at any time download invoices and manage your entries.


Early Bird fees apply until June 13th, 2021. (-20% discount)

Regular Deadline September 19th, 2021

Latecomer fees apply after the regular deadline. +10%



CLICK HERE to submit your Outstanding project

The quality of projects that were submitted this year, in all categories, is a true reflection of the boundless creativity that our industry is famous for. As a result, OPAL has emerged as a prestigious international award that celebrates mind-blowing and functional design, which will inspire designers and architects around the world to reach new heights.

Hamish Kilburn,
Hotel Designs,

We are delighted to have our work selected amongst some of the world’s most ambitious and incredibly creative projects. OPAL is a very important award for the design industry, celebrating the diversity of talent in our global industry. It inspires and encourages designers like ourselves

Keira Townsend,
Design Director,
Keir Townend Interior Designers,