2019 Entry Forms

The 2019 Incisal Edge Design Contest, for a sixth straight year, aims to reward creativity and innovation. We’ve invited a blue ribbon panel of judges, who will select the top designs, and provide their thoughts on each.

There are three categories for Existing Dental practices and one for Design of the Future:

The Incisal Edge Design Contest celebrates designs at three established dental practices in three different categories: 1. Specialty Practice, 2. New Construction, or 3. Repurposed Practice. Each winner will receive:

  • a professional photo session for their practice
  • a profile in Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine’s spring, 2019 issue

 

  • framed display of your winning entry as featured in the magazine
  • a Herman Miller Ergonomic Starter Bundle valued at $2,945.00herman-miller-bundle

Enter your dental practice to win!

INCISAL EDGE DESIGN CONTEST RULES:
1.  You may not enter an office in more than one category.

2. Upload a minimum of 6 photos of the nominated office (exterior, reception, operatory, consult room, sterilization center, equipment) to help our judges assess the space. Make sure the photos are in focus and high quality (.jpg file/300 ppi), and best represent the features of the nomination category.

3. Upload a floor plan of the nominated office. (PDF or .jpg accepted/300 ppi)

GENERAL CONTEST INSTRUCTIONS

Select one category below and complete the corresponding nomination form. You may not enter an office in more than one category. Entries will be accepted through November 28, 2018 for Existing practices and Design of the Future. Then a juried panel of experts from the dental and architectural worlds will pick the most striking designs and practices.


TO ENTER CONTEST, SELECT A CATEGORY BELOW

I. Design of the Future: Make a Grand Entrance, Enjoy a Two Grand Reward

A. Design of the Future

WHO CAN ENTER?

Students, architects, interior designers, dentists, anyone with the vision to create a workplace for the dental patients and practitioners of tomorrow.

Grand prize winner will receive:

  • $2,000 prize
  • a profile in Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine’s spring 2019 issue
  • framed display of your winning entry as featured in the magazine

Second prize winners will receive:

  • $1000 prize

RULES:

– Fill out the nomination form below by Wednesday, November 28, 2018.

– You may not enter an existing dental office.

A.      PROJECT BRIEF

Use one of the two scenarios listed below for the reception and business zone of a dental practice:

  • Plan Option 1 is a 3,300 square foot, 6-operatory Periodontic and Dental Implant center in Connecticut. It’s a free-standing practice in an upscale neighborhood. The demographic is mostly adults between 35 and 75 years of age.
  • Plan Option 2 is a 3,000 square foot, Orthodontic and Pedodontic office in a trendy Colorado neighborhood. It’s a free-standing practice catered to children, teens and young adults, and must accommodate parents and caretakers.

 

B.      DELIVERABLES

Please create a mood board, and from that inspiration, design a reception and business zone for a dental practice of the future. Use any graphic style you feel comfortable with: hand-drawn, SketchUp, Illustrator and CAD are all acceptable. The most important aspect is clarity: Label each aspect of the reception area and business zones and highlight the roles they play in creating a welcoming environment at the dental practice and improving the patient experience.

 

Please select elements from the Project Toolkit as well as links to images for swatches, finishes, floor samples, artwork, accessories, and furniture:

  1. Tool Kit
  2. Interior Design elements. Please find links to images from manufacturers below.
  3. Flooring from Mohawk : https://www.mohawkgroup.com/
  4. Wallcovering, artwork and accessories from MDC: http://www.mdcwall.com/
  5. Furniture from Herman Miller
  6. Nemschoff lounge seating: https://www.nemschoff.com/products/categories/lounge-seating
  7. Nemschoff multiple and tandem seating: https://www.nemschoff.com/products/categories/multiple-tandem-seating
  8. Nemschoff occasional tables: https://www.nemschoff.com/products/categories/occasional-tables
  9. Herman Miller side chairs: https://www.hermanmiller.com/products/seating/side-chairs/
  10. Herman Miller lounge seating: https://www.hermanmiller.com/products/seating/lounge-seating/
  11. Herman Miller Mora cabinetry: https://www.hermanmiller.com/products/clinical/systems/mora-system/
  12. Herman Miller Ethospace desking: https://www.hermanmiller.com/products/clinical/systems/ethospace-nurses-station/

 

Enter Contest Entry Form
and select “Design of the Future” in the submission form’s category dropdown.

II. Existing Practices

A. SPECIALTY (Ortho, Pedo, Endo, Perio, Surgical)

WHO CAN ENTER?
Dental professionals, architects, interior designers.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SPECIALTY CATEGORY

– Show best new, remodeled or expanded facility.

– Please explain the technical aspects, along with the design appeal.

– We also welcome patient reviews

– Expand on how function and design affect clients.

– Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Enter Contest Entry Form
and Select “Specialty” in the submission form’s category dropdown.

B. NEW CONSTRUCTION

WHO CAN ENTER?
 Dental professionals, architects, interior designers.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION CATEGORY

– Illustrates the best new facility designed from the ground up.

– What is the overall square footage of the renovation?

– What was the budget for the project?

– Please provide cost per square foot.

– Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Enter Contest Entry Form
and select “Specialty” in the submission form’s category dropdown.

C. REPURPOSED PRACTICE

WHO CAN ENTER?
 – Dental professionals, architects, interior designers.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPURPOSED CATEGORY

– Illustrates the best complete makeover or remodel of an existing facility

– What was the space originally intended for, and how are you using it now?

– Entry Deadline: Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Enter Contest Entry Form
and select “Repurposed Practice” in the submission form’s category dropdown.