Though the submission period does not officially begin until January 1st, this may be something to start thinking about, especially if you're missing I.D.'s Annual Design Review. This year, Azure is steps up to the plate and launches its AZ Awards for Design Excellence, an international competition celebrating architecture firms and design studios that have produced stellar work over the past year. The categories include Industrial Design, Architecture, Interior, Concept and a Student Work. The jury has not been announced yet, you can sign up to receive a call for entries (when it's ready) here.
Submissions open: January 1st, 2011. Deadline: March 31st, 2011.