The i+s magazine Product Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate innovative materials and solutions to help readers—interior designers, architects and product specification influencers—create beautiful, functional and high-performance commercial projects. Judged by an esteemed and experienced panel of industry insiders from the design and architectural community, the PIAs move to the forefront those manufacturers offering innovative concepts, products and systems to the design of the built environment. Of the thousands of new and improved product ideas brought to market each year, the PIA winners represent the very finest.

Enter yourinnovative producttoday!

Entry Details
Product Categories
Award Coverage

Submission Process

  1. Login or create your account at this link.
  2. After you have created your account, you’ll be prompted to submit your entry. (category is NOT needed for submission) Click here to begin your entry. If you are interrupted and don’t have time to complete your entry, your entry will be saved as IN PROGRESS until you have time to complete it. If you forgot your password, click “lost password.” Any required fields that are not filled in will be highlighted in red when you hit SAVE.
  3. When your entry is complete click ADD TO CART.
  4. At this point, you can either ENTER ANOTHER SUBMISSION or CHECKOUT.
  5. At CHECKOUT submit your credit card details and click PROCESS (Only click PROCESS one time!).

Deadlines and Rates

Early Bird Deadline: 7/26/2024
Final Entry Deadline: 8/23/2024

Early Bird Submission Rate: $375 per entry
Normal Submission Rate: $425 per entry

PIA Entry Categories

  • Accessories/Decor
  • Acoustical
  • Fabrics/Textiles
  • Furnishings
  • Desks/Desk Systems
  • Dividers
  • Guest Seating
  • Lounge Seating
  • Tables
  • Task Seating
  • Lighting + Electrical
  • Restroom Products
  • Paints/Stains
  • Restroom/Plumbing Fixtures
  • Surfaces: Ceilings
  • Surfaces: Floors (Carpet, Cork, LVT/Resilient, Tile, Stone)
  • Surfaces: Walls/Wallcoverings
  • Openings: Doors, Windows
  • Wood, Plastics + Composites

PIA winners are showcased in the November/December issue of i+s. The 2024 winners will also be featured on the i+s website and winning products will receive a PIA 2024 logo that can be incorporated into the product pages or materials as your company sees fit.

See 2023 sample coverage from Architectural Products, our sister publication.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to make my product submission stand out?
Our judging panel is looking for products, systems, and materials that offer meaningful innovation. Use your entry to explain how your submission enables architects to do something new or do something better in any of the following categories–or in an interesting way we haven’t listed here.

Is there an embargo date that restricts when award winners can promote their winning status?
Yes. Winners of the 2024 PIAs must not promote it until December 11, 2024.

Who can I contact with more questions about the Product Innovation Awards?
Please email Ann Marie Martin at

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