Kirkkonummi Library won the Best title in the IIDA Interior Design Competition 2021

01 07 2021

JKMM is pleased to announce the Kirkkonummi Library ‘Fyyri’ has been named the Best of the 48th annual IIDA Interior Design Competition. It also was the winner of the Institutional category.

“It’s an honor to celebrate these amazing projects from around the world,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. “Representing multiple typologies, these projects showcase the best of the best in creativity, innovation, and forward-thinking problem solving.”

The winners were chosen by a jury of design experts: Katherine S. Ankerson, FIIDA, AIA, FIDEC, dean of the College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Barbara Bouza, IIDA, FAIA, president of Walt Disney Imagineering and business management, design, and development; and Bill Grant, IIDA, president and chief creative officer of Grant Design Collaborative.

The Best of the competition, the Kirkkonummi Library, was praised by the jury. “A sublime combination of thoughtful details and restraint showcases incredible design sensibility—flawless integration of form and function!” said Grant on behalf of the jury.

All competition finalists, category winners, and the Best of Competition winner were announced at a live virtual event on June 30.

Further details about the Kirkkonummi Library ‘Fyyri’ here.


IIDA is the commercial interior design association with a global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of interior design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day.