Focal Point Architectural Products announced the official call for entries for the 2005 Focal Point Design Contest. This contest honors the designers, architects and professionals who create rooms using the company's brand products.

"We are pleased to invite these professionals to share their designs with us," said Jim Gartland, the company's national sales manager. "It's always a pleasure to see the effects achieved with our products," he said. "No two rooms are ever alike."

Contestants must submit photo(s) of the room, a brief written description and a completed entry form. A panel of Focal Point representatives and design professionals will choose one first prize winner to receive the $2,500 cash prize, as well as prominent placement of the contractor's entry photo in the 2006/2007 Focal Point Catalog and in the Design Ideas section of the company's Web site. The top five entries will also receive placement in the catalog and on the website.

Interested professionals can download an official entry form and official contest rules from All contest submissions and collateral will become property of Focal Point Architectural Products Inc. Questions about the contest can call the company at (800) 662-5550 or e-mail Completed entries must be postmarked by October 31, 2005.