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What are we looking for in the Interior Design Category?

Your end-product needs to be practical and socially-driven with a clear vision to deliver positive impact for the end-users you have in mind.

Submission Criteria

Theme

Forward: Human-Centred Design

Project Category

Open category

Project Layout Size

Less than 10,000 sq ft

Participants Requirement

Diploma Year 2 students and onwards

Submission Limit

1 Project ONLY

Submission Requirements

  • Title and Theme Concept
  • Design Concept Statement
  • Presentation Boards (A2 Size)
  • Photographs
  • Labelling the Presentation Boards
  • Colours
See Detailed Requirements and Specifications
Sample Presentation Board
SAMPLE PRESENTATION BOARD - INTERIOR DESIGN CATEGORY All entry submissions need to include existing site photos. (if applicable)
  • Existing Site Photos
    (if applicable)
  • Project Profile
    • - Project Name
    • - Project Category
    • - Concept
  • Design Statement
  • Project Plan & Furniture Layout Plan
  • Project Elevation
  • Perspectives of the project in 3D. Students can choose perspectives according to their own perspective
  • Colour chips with the corresponding Nippon Paint colour codes and names
  • Students should provide captions for selected perspectives applied with regards to the concept
  • Explaination of the green elements and green paint products used in the project
Judging Criteria
DESIGN CONCEPT
25%
  • Identifies clear and impactful project concept and problem statement.
  • Displays effective and extensive research.
  • Demonstrates the ability to propose relevant and effective solutions to the design challenge.
  • Indicates critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Showcases originality, relevance and potential impact to users.
  • Reflects human-centred values.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Does your design successfully fulfil an innate human-need or solve a problem?
  • Does your design facilitate better functionality and purpose for its inhabitants and/or visitors on a human scale?
  • Is your design able to deliver and demonstrate commercial or social values?
  • Does your design reflect ergonomic and environmental principles that sustain physical well-being?
  • Does your design offer alternative perspectives and/or ways of solving problems?
FUNCTIONALITY
20%
  • Spatial planning:
  • Appropriate design and planning of individual spaces as suited to the specific needs of the user, with an emphasis on anthropometric and ergonomic principles.
  • Functionality:
  • Design is appropriate for its intended use and has a positive impact which benefits the community and users holistically.

    Displays a high level of the integration between aesthetic and practicality.
  • Practicality:
  • Design is fit to deliver with materials and technology readily available in the market today.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Could your design be implemented using processes, materials and technologies available or in development today?
  • Is your design a versatile one that supports people, activities and change?
  • Does your design stand the test of time, from both an aesthetic and physical point of view?
DESIGN INNOVATION
15%
  • Displays a high level of originality and creativity.
  • Showcases the ability to deliver innovative and forward-driven interventions with the integration of technology.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Does your design maximize or leverage tech-enabled connectivity and/or intelligence?
  • Is your design original in its execution?
COLOUR USAGE
15%
  • Showcases brilliant and creative use of colours.
  • Showcases brilliant display of balance between colours, materials and design outputs.
  • Demonstrates the use of colour for the enhancements of materials and facades etc.
SUSTAINABILITY & RELEVANCE
15%
  • Demonstrates the long-term capacity to support the needs of people and the environment. (e.g. climate and energy responsiveness).
  • Displays an effective thought process and the use of renewable resources and life cycle throughout the development and maintenance of the design.
  • Displays long-lasting design and universality.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Does your design comprise of sustainable and eco-friendly elements which help preserve the natural environment?
DELIVERY & PRESENCE
10%
  • Presentation showcases a high level of clarity, creativity and interactivity.
  • Presentation is cohesive and demonstrates a high level of understanding of the design challenges and solutions given paired with appropriate visual aids, graphics and/or animations.
  • Presentation focuses on both your project deliverables and design philosophy, including the journey and concept.
Judges
MR. LAI SIEW HONG
Chief Executive Designer
Blu Water Studio Sdn. Bhd.
MS. CHRISTINE ROWLAND
Director & Interior Design Consultant Genre Associate
MR. INDRA RAMANATHAN
Managing Partner
iPartnership Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
MR. MARTIN HAEGER
Director
HL Architecture Sdn. Bhd.
MS. MONIE MOHARIFF
Principal
MZ Design Consultancy
MR. OOI BOON SEONG
Chief Executive Director
Ooi Design & Associates Sdn. Bhd.
MR. RONNIE CHOONG SWEE BENG
Managing Director
Innovative Space Dimension Sdn Bhd
MR. LIM YONG ANN
Project Executive - Property Development IJM Land Berhad

*List of judges may be subject to change