Mark Brunetz, Designer, Design For A Difference explains the first-of-its kind contest was created in 2013 to encourage interior designers to give back to their local communities via design makeovers for local charities, and provides winners with the products and services to fulfill their design vision for a local nonprofit and make an impact.
On the heels of its successful 2013 launch, The International Design Guild Designer Program recently kicked off of the second year of the Design for a Difference national design contest. The contest returns with an expanded prizes including more than $25,000 in goods and services.
IDG, along with Design for a Difference spokesperson Mark Brunetz (Clean House) , is encouraging design professionals and students from the U.S. and Canada to enter.
One winner will earn the grand prize: $25,000 in retail goods & services, the opportunity to collaborate and co-host with celebrity designer, Mark Brunetz; ; a professionally produced video will be provided to winner and winning charity for use to promote their work; and inclusion in IDG marketing materials.
Additionally four regional prizes will awarded of an all-expense paid trip to the Grand Prize city while participating in the project; the opportunity to be a part of the makeover team along with the winner and celebrity designer, Mark Brunetz; and a $2,000 prize package from the local IDG Showroom to support the makeover for their nominated charity.
A video of last year’s winning project and makeover is available at www.youtube.com/idgdesigner.