The Barbour Spangle Interior Design Competition

This national competition is open to all junior, senior, or graduate students enrolled in a design school in the United States. The interior design competition design goal will be to complete a residential and commercial project to a set of specifications that are provided. The interior design category first place winner will be awarded a $5,000.00 scholarship and receive national publicity for themselves and their school. The interior design category second place winner will receive a $1,500.00 scholarship. The first place winner’s design school or department will receive a check for $1000.00.

In addition to the $5000 scholarship, the first place winner will receive:

  • Portfolio Review with the Barbour Spangle Design Team
  • Q&A Session with a Barbour Spangle Designer
  • One-year Mentorship Program with Barbour Spangle Design
  • Barbour Spangle Swag Bag

About Barbour Spangle Design

Barbour Spangle Design is uniquely situated at the intersection of the residential, showroom and commercial design worlds. Their business includes interior design for luxury residential properties, educational institutions, commercial and hospitality projects, plus meeting and collaborative spaces. From materials to technology to aesthetic trends, they offer clients a universe of design possibilities to create spaces that genuinely work for, excite, and inspire their users.

Christi Barbour and Christi Spangle are passionate about mentorship in the design industry and beyond. In the Fall of 2021, Barbour assumed the role of Vice Chair of The High Point Market Authority after serving on the board and executive committee for three years. Christi Spangle is the current board president of the Bienenstock Furniture Library and has served on the board since 2013. Together Barbour and Spangle serve as Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, of the 501(c)3 non-profit High Point Discoveredan organization that connects, communicates, and catalyzes growth in the city of High Point.

The design competition is sponsored in part by The American Society of Interior Designers.