Competition :: Sherwin-Williams' Fifth Annual STIR Student Design Comp.


Apply by: April 15, 2015
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Fifth Annual Student Competition Recognizes Emerging Talent in Design

Sherwin-Williams is looking for talented student designers to participate in its fifth annual STIR Student Design Challenge. The contest offers up-and-coming designers a chance to compete for recognition and cash prizes up to $2,500, and is open for entries now through April 15.

Students may design for an individual room or area in a home, or an entire home and/or commercial property such as a restaurant, hotel, museum, office or retail store. Students can enter as individuals or as a design team, and their original design must use at least three Sherwin-Williams colors.

Jackie Jordan, director of color marketing for Sherwin-Williams will judge the contest along with two notable designers. Kerrie Kelly, award-winning designer and owner of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab will judge residential entries. Stephen Chung, architect and creator/host of “Cool Spaces!” on public television will judge commercial entries.

The top winner from each category will receive a $2,500 cash prize. Second-place winners will win a $1,000 cash prize and third-place winners will win a $500 cash prize. The two first-place winners will also have their work featured in the 2015 edition of the STIR eExtra email newsletter, on the Sherwin-Williams Facebook page for design professionals and at

Additional information and updates are available on the Sherwin-Williams for Design Pros Facebook page at Full contest rules are available at