Design it Forward
"Design it Forward" (DiF) is our way of paying it forward. Each year, we donate our interior design services to one food or beverage concept in the Greater Phoenix area. We created this arm of the business to support the talent and passion found in our local community.
WHO IS IT FOR?
Chefs. Coffee connoisseurs. Wine enthusiasts. Home bakers. Foodies. Entrepreneurs. Anyone with a new or growing food and beverage concept in the Greater Phoenix area. Whether you have a physical space or are in the market for one, you qualify.
AM I ELIGIBLE?
To apply, you must meet the minimum requirements noted below:
Food and beverage-based business (restaurant, bar, coffee shop, cafe, bakery, etc.)
New or growing concept
1000-2500 SF of usable space (existing or in the works)
Locally owned and operated
Located-or to be located-in the Greater Phoenix area: Phoenix, Surprise, Peoria, Cave Creek, Paradise Valley, Fountain Hills, Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe, Goodyear, Avondale, Apache Junction, Buckeye, Queen Creek, Glendale, and Sun City
WHEN DO I APPLY?
June 3, 2019: Online application opens at 8AM PST
July 12, 2019: Online application closes at 11PM PST
Mid-July: Judging opens
Early-August: Judging closes and winner is announced
*Awarded design services can be utilized any time between August 2019-August 2020
WHAT DOES THE WINNER RECEIVE?
The winner of DiF will receive the following, valued at $6,000.00:
A fully developed concept
2D floor plan
2D lighting plan
Material and finish selection
Furniture and lighting selection
(2) 3D interior renderings
WHERE DO I APPLY?
Right here! Scroll down to the application form.
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dif 2018 JUDGES
DIF 2018 RECEPIENT
Iconic Cocktail Co.'s first brick-and-mortar is coming to Downtown Phoenix in 2019.