My Dorm Room Rocks!September Interior Design Competition

My Dorm Room Rocks!September Interior Design Competition

Maxwell Ryan
Sep 17, 2007

Last Day. Hey, all under and grad students as well as their friends, who has the coolest dorm room in NYC?? Today is our deadline and we're hoping that all of you students who've spent soooo much time on your rooms, will now share the spoils of your work with us.

With Housing Works help, we're reaching out to all those students returning to dorm rooms around the city to see which of them are building inspirational spaces with student sized budgets. We're also awarding prizes in FIVE categories.

Interested? Read on...

Housing Works & Apartment Therapy Present:

My Dorm Room Rocks! :

The Interior Design Competition


• This September, we're looking for the hottest dorm rooms in the city. We want to see who has the skill, the brains and the courage to overcome small spaces and small budgets.

We're not looking for neat little IKEA creations, we want originality, style and - if you can swing it - vintage chic. How hot can you go?


• Students who live in dorms
• Graduate and undergraduate
• NYC area only
• You must include at least 3 pieces of vintage/thrift furniture


• 5 $100 gift certificates to Housing Works
• 3 itunes gift certificates for $50
• 2 invitations to show your skill in designing the windows at Housing Works

for 5 winners in these categories:

• Top Low Budget
• Top Vintage/Thrift
• Top Stylish Chic
• Top Space Innovation
• Top Most Provocative


• All readers get to vote in round one
• 3 judges make final decisions - AT, HW and one designer


Submit by September 17
All posts run by September 28 (max of 2 day for two weeks)
Winners announced at Housing Works party in the first week of October

How to submit?

• name
• school
• location
• amount spent
• list of sources
• one design secret
• 5 pics of your room (your portrait, before, 3 after)

Email To: Newyork @ with MY ROOM ROCKS in the subject header..

(bottom pic: Hana Mohalo's hot dorm room: "People walk by, peer into our windows, and compliment us and what we've down with our room! There's my famous vintage round suitcase!")

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