Competition is as formidable as ever for this year's SBID awards, with the likes of Grand Hyatt, Radisson Blu, Hilton and InterContinental Hotels, as well as the Marriott chain among the entrants. 

Amongst the world's finest, other power houses include stylish interiors from London's luxury department store, Harvey Nichols, as well as industry leaders, TATA Motors, Microsoft and General Electric. 

The range of finalists across all 14 categories display a true reflection of the scope of this creative and global industry, depicting an international portfolio of projects from over 40 countries worldwide. 

Entries were received from countries such Latvia, Taiwan, the Maldives, Armenia, Rwanda, Sweden, Mexico, UAE and more, from renowned practices such as HBA, March & White, II BY IV DESIGN, Rockwell Group and David Chang Design Associates International.

The public are now invited to vote for their favourite projects at which will account for 30% of the final results. All categories cover all aspects of interior design including Retail, Public Space, Healthcare Design and Visualisation amongst others.

Click here to see all shortlisted projects.