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Anna Hernandez / Luna Textiles Visionary Award

The Anna Hernandez / Luna Textiles Visionary Award recognizes a woman who owns a firm specializing in interior design or product design that has been in business between 3 and 10 years. The fund was established to honor the memory of Anna Hernandez, the late visionary founder and president of Luna Textiles.

For questions on the award, email foundation@iida.org.

For help with the login to submit an entry, email csocker@iida.org.

Important Dates

Application Period Opens November 1, 2021
Deadline February 18, 2022

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The primary elements of the application:

Website or Portfolio

  • Please include a link to your company’s website or a link to your online portfolio

Written Component

  • Statement describing your firm or business, maximum 100 words
  • Statement of your overall contributions to the interior design profession, maximum 350 words
  • Description of what you would likely use the monetary award for, maximum 150 words

Video Component

  • A brief video in which you, in your own words, describe your firm and your approach to success. Please include a description on the progress and growth of your firm since inception, your experience as an entrepreneur in the design industry, and details on how you approach mentoring aspiring designers and emerging professionals.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Three (3) separate letters of recommendation in PDF file format and saved individually must be included. We suggest that each of these letters represent a different peer or voice from your time in the industry, ideas could be previous employers, past business associates, current peers, a vendor or company you’ve worked closely with, and educators or mentors.