ASID Student Portfolio Competition

The ASID Student Portfolio Competition (SPC) generates the best collection of student design projects in the nation. Submissions are evaluated on conceptual thought, content of work submitted, and the student’s record of achievement. Make your mark on the interior design industry by submitting to SPC today!

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Meet the Student Portfolio Competition Winners

Corrinne Smith, Student ASID

Savannah College of Art and Design

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Corrinne Smith, Student ASID

Corrinne Smith is currently a student at the Savannah College of Art and Design pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an Interior Design minor. Color, sustainability, functionality, and diversity are at the forefront of Smith’s mind when considering the built environment. Her goal, with these principles in mind, is to design spaces that promote better focus and happiness to make people feel welcomed

Elizabeth Perry Turner, Student ASID

Texas Tech University

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Elizabeth Perry Turner, Student ASID

Elizabeth Perry Turner, born and raised in Austin, Texas, is an interior and environmental design graduate student with a passion for evidence-based and human-centered design. With her focus on interior design and its visible impact on individuals, society and the environment, Turner’s portfolio outlines her community involvement, work experience and design projects that outline her dedication to helping and serving others.

Cece Witherspoon, Student ASID

George Washington University

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Cece Witherspoon, Student ASID

Cece Witherspoon is a graduate student at the Corcoran School of Arts & Design at George Washington University working towards a Master’s in Interior Architecture. Her interest in interior design focuses on spatial planning along with creating engaging and functional spaces. Witherspoon’s degree, paired with an undergraduate degree in Art and History, guides her approach to design as she uses each to inform her process of conducting research, analytical thinking, and visualization.

2023 Finalist

Mary Armintrout, Student ASID | George Washington University
Sarah Choudhary, Student ASID | New York School of Interior Design
Marcela Goris, Student ASID | Savannah College of Art & Design
Valerie Lange, Student ASID | Bellevue College
Emma Street, Student ASID | Savannah College of Art and Design
Hayden Wyrick, Student ASID | University of Arkansas

The ASID Student Portfolio Competition is open to applications from both ASID student members and non-members. Applications are free for ASID and IDC members. For non-members, the application fee is $85 and includes ASID student membership.  

Jury Process  

The jury will assess each submission on concept (how does this represent the way the student thinks?), content (how does this submission represent the student’s ability?), context (how does the submission represent who the student is and what the student has accomplished?), and execution (how well does the student communicate the content and value of their work?).

  • Submissions will be judged in three rounds by nationally recognized leaders and sponsor representatives.

    • Round 1: Online review of all complete submissions. The highest scored submissions will move on to Round 2 as semi-finalists.  

    • Round 2: All semi-finalists will be reviewed by the 2023 jury.

    • Round 3: All finalists will participate in a series of virtual interviews with the 2023 jury.

  • Following the interviews, the jury will select up to three 2023 Student Portfolio Competition winners.

2023-2024 Timeline

December 6, 2023 – Submissions Open

February 14, 2024 – All Submissions Due
Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. EST on February 14

March 14, 2024 – Semi-Finalists Informed

April 4, 2024 – Finalists Informed

April 8-10, 2024 – Mandatory Virtual Interviews for Finalists

April 16, 2024 – Winners Notified

Access to GATHER

With the support of Benjamin Moore, competition finalists and winners receive complimentary registration for GATHER. Additionally, competition winners will receive travel stipends to attend the event.

National Media Exposure

Enjoy the spotlight! As a competition winner, your talent will generate buzz. Through  outreach and social media engagement, ASID will be proud to share the news of your accomplishments with the ASID community and beyond. Finalists and winners will also be given social media graphics to promote to their own networks. Finalists and winners will be featured on the ASID website for a full year until the next competition’s honorees are named, showcasing your excellence to our broad membership of interior design leaders. 

Scholarship Funds

Each competition winner receives a $6,000 scholarship to help you continue your journey in the interior design field and empower you to grow in your chosen profession.  

Access to Industry Giants

ASID Student Portfolio Competition judges are selected from top firms across the nation, offering finalists an unparalleled level of exposure to leading organizations (and possibly your future colleagues!)  The 2023 jury includes outstanding leaders from Benjamin Moore, Gensler, HDR, HGA, HKS, HOK, ICRAVE, and Perkins&Will! View the 2023 jury with the link below.


  • Must be enrolled as a student in the U.S. or Canada as of September 1, 2022.

Cost to Enter

  • $0 for ASID and IDC student members. One submission per student.
  • $85 per non-member submission (includes an ASID student membership valid until you graduate).