Accor Design Awards

The Accor Design Awards are a worldwide architecture & interior design students’ competition created by Accor in 2016. The objective is to imagine tomorrow’s hospitality and support the young generation of designers.

A theme every year

Every year, Accor provides a brief outlining the competition theme. Winners are selected by a jury composed of Accor senior representatives, a headjudge international designer & sponsors.

Discover new talents and trends

For Accor, the objective is to discover new talents and new trends by exploring schools’ vision and get students fresh outlook on our industry.

Shape tomorrow's hospitality

For students, it is an opportunity to participate in tomorrow’s hospitality, compete with other schools and other cultures and get mentorship. It is also a chance to work on a real-life project, in an operational case study.

Accor Design Awards

Every year, students from design schools worldwide take part to the Accor Design Awards. The three winning projects are selected by our VIP jury presided by a renowned designer. The public choice award winner is voted for via our bespoke online voting platform.

Accor Design Awards 2023

Discover the best moments of the 2023 Accor Design Awards ceremony at Maison & Objet fair in Paris where the winners from South Africa, Dubai and China were honored in the presence of our sponsors and head judge Irina Sundukova, designer and founder of Sundukovy Sisters Design Studio.