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Use this registration format if you are a project author or an owner of a site you want to nominate, or if you want to submit your application for Designer of the Year.

Everyone can apply with an unlimited number of projects in an unlimited number of categories. However, applying in more than one category and/or with more than one project is to be done separately for each of the projects and/or categories. All registrations are free of charge.

The jury holds a preliminary ranking among all registrations. The approved pass into the second round and are nominated as potential winners. Only the candidates / projects admitted to the second round of evaluation (i.e. nominated) owe an administrative fee.

After the initial selection of the jury, each nominated project gets its entry number in the rating system, and the author will receive a notification letter at the e-mail address with which they have applied. Within 5 days, but not later than November 10th, 2017, the participant should confirm by e-mail his wish to continue in the competition, to receive an official invitation for the Ceremony and to pay the respective fee.

The application fee is BGN 180.00 for the administration of the competition and information processing.

The fee is due after the nominee confirms their desire to continue participating and receives the invitation for the Award Ceremony (the invitation is delivered via courier and is valid for the nominee and two accompanying persons). For each nomination (entry number and paid fee) the participant receives a separate invitation; this allows participants with more nominated projects and / or nominees in more categories to make a bigger number of their personal guests a part of the Ceremony.

All nominees shall be included in the Ceremony’s brochure, which will include the contact details and information of the nominees and will be distributed among all guests and representatives of the media at the event.

The nominees will also receive a free copy of the luxury catalogue "Best of the Interior Design for 2016".

IMPORTANT! All designers' applications (not the sites owners’ / managers’ applications) before October 10th, 2017 are free of charge, even if nominated! This avoids the clutter of projects at the end of the competition period, facilitating their administration and jurying.

All applications and nominations for Designer of the Year are completely free for the entire term of the competition.

The candidates for Designer of the Year should include their awards, client references, 3 completed projects and grief professional bio in Bulgarian and English in their applications.

For more information please refer to the Terms and Conditions for Participation.

Dibla Design Awards directly contribute to the overall commercial success and public image of each of its awardees. An esteemed international jury awards only projects that represent an innovative and highly professional contribution to the Bulgarian interior design.

Learn more about the benefits for the participants in the "Why participate" drop-down menu below.


  • Awards that Embody Success

    Receiving a Dibla Design Award allows its holder to identify with it and include the received recognition in their professional presentations. An award for a public or business venue or location attests not only to its remarkable standard of service / work but also to its effort in creating a highly aesthetic, contemporary and comfortable environment and atmosphere.

  • The Awards Ceremony

    The opulent Awards Ceremony in Sofia Event Center gathers hundreds of guests from the fields of politics, business, design and media. It is one of the most important design events of the year and is a perfect networking opportunity. It also allows participants to demonstrate their level and status in the industry to their partners and customers.

  • Winners' Gallery

    All award-winning projects are published and archived in our online gallery.

  • The Best of the Interior Design for the Year

    Every year, the National Platform for Interior and Product Design Dibla summarizes the most impressive projects from the past 365 days in the luxurious catalogue "The Best of Interior Design". It also includes Dibla Design Award nominated projects, and a special place is dedicated to the winners in the categories, as well as to the winner of the Designer of the Year award.

  • Media Response

    Due to its luxurious character and unique nature, the Dibla Design Awards and the Awards Ceremony attract tremendous media attention. This makes the spotlight for the winners much brighter, and their scene much broader.

  • Primus inter pares

    Every year, Dibla Design Awards also distinguish "Designer of the Year". This is not just a formal title or a subjective selection, but the guild’s recognition for merit in the industry, for high professionalism, for talent and diligence. The one among the many prominent designers in Bulgaria, who is able to stand out brighter amidst his colleagues during the year, receives the deserved authority and reputation embodied in the award.