29 November - 1 December
Celebrating the finest examples of global interior design
The 2023 Awards
There are 11 dedicated interior awards categories for you to enter your designs into. Start the first step of your Inside journey and find the perfect category for your project. Entries are now open for 2023.
Inside and WAF is the only awards programme where all finalists present their projects live to a panel of judges. Discuss your work and use their feedback to strengthen your future projects.
Inside and WAF’s unique, rigorous judging process strengthens your credibility and sets you apart from the competition. Learn about the entry guidelines, the 2023 timelines and the judging process.
Inside World Festival of Interiors will take place from the 29 November to 1 December. Inside runs alongside the World Architecture Festival, the largest global live awards event for architects and designers. Gain global recognition and celebrate your work by entering the 2023 awards. Enter by 24 March and save £80.
See the 2022 winners
Pingtan Children Library by Condition_Lab was awarded the 2022 World Interior of the Year. See all of the 2022 Inside winners.
Inside 2022 in pictures
More than 1500 attendees visited Inside and WAF 2022 in Lisbon at the end of last year, the first in-person event since 2019. See the festival photos.
Relive the 2022 festival by watching the highlights films, keynote sessions and the final day live-judging sessions to get some tips for your entries this year.
World Architecture Festival
What is WAF?
WAF is the largest global live awards event for architects and designers. Inside World Festival of Interiors is the sister awards programme of WAF. It takes place at the same time and location as WAF.
The WAF Categories
There are 33 categories across completed buildings, future projects and landscape. Take the first step to winning a prestigious WAF trophy and choose your categories for your projects.
See the 2022 winnersQuay Quarter Tower by 3XN was crowned World Building of the Year and Dream Pathways by CAATStudio took home the Future Project trophy.
WAFN is a monthly newsletter including building visits, architectural commentary and book reviews. Read the latest articles.
Letters from London
Hear from WAF’s Programme Director, Paul Finch, in his monthly blog on architecture, life in London and much more.
Hear from previous winners and keynote speakers by watching WAF’s latest films. Sign up and subscribe for the latest media.
World Buildings Directory
The World Buildings Directory is the only place to view projects entered into past and present Inside and WAF awards. The site includes some of the most innovative and ground-breaking designs in the world.