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Feeel Design World Prize is an award for designers and creative people who build material environment. The organiser seeks professionals with a recognisable style and unique creative techniques. They strive to find new objects to …

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Aside from aesthetically and technically pleasing designs, Design Educates Awards (DEAwards) seeks designs with educational value. DEA looks for designs that will have a lasting influence on society beyond the ever-present effects of design and …

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For the twelfth time the Bauwelt Award “First Works” will be tendered this year. The Bauwelt Award (consisting of 6 awards of EUR5,000 each) applies to all categories of “First Work” – from transformation projects to prototypal constructions, …

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Zambia has been generous host to refugees since 1966 when the Angolan revolution against the Portuguese spread to the east of the country forcing people to flee for safety in neighbouring Zambia. Almost 60 years …

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Concéntrico 09, International Architecture and Design Festival of Logroño, proposes to reflect on the urban environment and the city through architecture and design proposals in different formats. The new edition will be held from 27 …

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Supported by the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) and chief industry associations, Light + LED Expo India turned out to be a highly-lucrative business event for the Indian lighting industry. With the most …

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Objective This competition aims to have a creative design scheme that can become a landmark of the region as well as a complex space that can contain various activities of visitors by integrating a museum …

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Following the Asia-Pacific Space Designers Association’s (APSDA) successful first webinar series, APSDA returns with the second webinar series, titled “The Way We Work 5.0: Interior Design Update”. This webinar is presented by Bingah Suseno , …

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Global and regional construction industry leaders will meet in Dubai this December to explore how the industry can collaborate to meet the Middle East’s ambitious net-zero targets. The industry’s brightest minds, disruptive thinkers, most exciting …

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Architecture & Building Services (ABS) 2022, Singapore’s 3-day mega expo organised and curated for the built environment industry, opened its doors on 16 November to industry leaders, trade visitors and conference delegates, at the Marina …

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The Wood Design & Building Awards Program honours and recognises extraordinary contributions of visionaries around the world who achieve excellence in wood architecture. International entries are now being accepted for the 2022–23 Wood Design and …

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SLD’s founder Steve Leung has received the coveted Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA) Lifetime Achievement Award during the 30th APIDA Award Presentation Ceremony held by HKIDA on 19 October 2022. HKIDA is a non-governmental and non-profit …

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Contemporary architecture has started to receive more accusations of emotional coldness, and restrictive aesthetics, distanced from humans and life (Pallasmaa, 2015).  An essential solution to improve the quality of life is to reconnect architecture with …

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Design Shanghai, Asia’s largest and most influential design fair, proudly presents a new addition to its event portfolio: Design Shenzhen. Harnessing the city’s incredible energy, Design Shenzhen will host over 200 curated brands tailored to …

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The Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID) successfully completed the 9th edition of the annual REKA Conference, Malaysia’s top conference for the interior design industry, with the event held on 29 October 2022 at the …

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Award-winning multi-disciplinary designer Prof. Keat Ong launched his new book titled Injecting Architecture on 26 October 2022. A second-time author, Keat is the founder of Singapore-based Keat Ong Design (KOD) and the president of the …

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NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) opens for the “ADF Design Award 2023” entries on Monday, August 15, 2022. This year’s award theme is “Design for Architecture”. The total amount of prizes will be US$20,000 for …

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Design concepts being awarded the Red Dot is akin to obtaining a quality seal for design that sets them apart from the rest in the field. Only the best 7% of submitted entries by companies, …

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Dubai Design Week 2022 is held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture) and member of the Dubai Council. Dubai …

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To celebrate Steve Leung Design Group (SLD)’s 25th anniversary and Steve Leung, Founder of SLD’s 65thbirthday, the Group launches a new monograph “Steve Leung: Designing Asia and Beyond”. Published by Thames & Hudson, one of …

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VMARK Vietnam Design Week 2022, organised by the VDAS Design Association HCMC, was held with great success at the most opulent conference venue, the GEM Centre. On 30 September, the VMARK Vietnam Design Award 2022 …

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The 2022 SIT Furniture Design Award is now accepting entries into its two major categories, Furniture Design and Interior Design. The programme is accepting entries from professionals, young designers, and students until February 28, 2023. …

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Panasonic prioritises good health, hygiene and well-being through its “Create Today, Enrich Tomorrow” commitment.  Panasonic Malaysia has presented its 45 latest consumer product line-up across 9 categories covering refrigerators, water purifiers, rice cookers, washing machines, …

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The Green Product Award and the Green Concept Award celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2023 and are open for applications until 7 November 2022. For the 10th time the Green Future Club organises two sustainability …

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N*thing is Possible, initiated by hospitality brand Potato Head and co-curated by OMA’s David Gianotten, has opened at the National Design Centre during Singapore Design Week. This exhibition showcases regenerative designs that embrace the concept …

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A groundbreaking ceremony to begin the building of the Jinghe New City Culture & Art Centre took place this month, graced by local and regional officials. Designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), the planned Jinghe …

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The Society of Interior Designers Singapore’s (SIDS) annual Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA) was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Singapore, on 23rd September, after a 2-year hiatus during which the awards took …

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World Furniture Expo (WOFX), India’s premier international furniture and décor expo, is making a successful return to Mumbai in November 2022. From November 17th to 19th, 2022, the 3rd edition of Furniture + Decor at …

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Dates: 27 – 30 October 2022 Time: 10.00am – 8.00pm Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre The Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID) is hosting RiX as a channel for the interior design community as a …

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The development of the design world, especially interior design, has experienced rapid development along with changes in world design trends and the rapid dissemination of information via the internet and social media. The function and …

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Themed “Resurgence”, this year’s REKA Conference puts a spotlight on a group of innovative minds to hear about their ideas, strategies, interventions, and prepositions that have resulted in positive change in the midst of changes, …

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Joe Chan is the Principal and Founder of award-winning design firm, Designtone. Apart from serving as an Executive Board Member of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI), Chan is also the Honorary Treasurer of …

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Light + LED Expo India is all prepared to launch its new version of the expo on November 3 – 5, 2022 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. Following the remarkable success of the previous …

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The MIID REKA Awards 2022 for Design Excellence and Industry Excellence by the Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID) are still open for submission with a deadline of September 30, 2022.  Aside from Professional and …

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VMARK Vietnam Design Week 2022 continues to inspire and motivate designers with the upcoming Design Week this month with the theme “Design for Life – Sustainable Design for Life”, bringing sustainability to the forefront of design. …

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The highly awaited Singapore Design Week (SDW) returns this month after a lapse of two years. The event takes place from 16 to 25 September 2022, bringing together over 50 ingenious events and 200 outstanding designers. …

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Samsung Electronics Singapore has expanded its Bespoke Home collection to include new Bespoke Refrigerator personalisation options and a new colour for Bespoke Jet™ to provide homeowners versatility to express their individuality within their living spaces. …

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Rajesh Shah is the Principal Designer and Founder of Raj Shah Associates Pte Ltd, a company providing workplace solutions, as well as the Executive Board Member of the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI). With …

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The Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS), the industry body representing Singapore’s interior design fraternity, has announced its new Council for the term 2022 to 2024. Tung Ching Yew, Managing Director of Spirit of Design …

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ADF (NPO Aoyama Design Forum) opens for the “ADF Design Award 2023” entries on Monday, August 15, 2022. This year’s award theme is “Design for Architecture”. The total amount of prizes will be US$20,000 for …

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The Singapore Interior Design Accreditation Council (SIDAC) was recently joined by Minister-of-State for Trade & Industry Low Yen Ling at the National Design Centre to officially launch its Mentorship Programme and present the first cohort …

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Asia-Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) is pleased to invite all industry players to join this coming webinar in August. Advance your career with the latest updates of technology and health facility by Mr. Nicholas Merrow-Smith. …

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Australian-based architecture and interior design studio, Cumulus, has won the 2022 Architizer A+ Awards’ Popular Choice Award – Best in Australasia category. The studio was selected from a field of five other regional finalists for this …

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IFI World Interiors Day (IFI WID) 2022 is celebrated around the world throughout the month of May. This year, members of the IFI Executive Committee and the APSDA – Asia Pacific Space Designers Association Board, …

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A’ Design Award, a global renowned international design award, has announced the winners of the 2021-2022 competition. After many rounds of selection by a group of professional judges from different disciplines, designers hailed from 114 …

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Steve Leung Design Group (SLD) has announced the debut of SL2.0, its new design brand targeting the mid-high end residential market in mainland China. Tailored to the lifestyle demands of new generations and urban professionals, …

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Design Shanghai has been rescheduled to take place on 13-15 October 2022 in response to China’s latest measures and subsequent challenges and restrictions to the event during the current outbreak of Covid 19 in the …

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A’ Design Award & Competition has extended its submissions deadline to March 31st, 2022.  The A’ Design Award & Competition is a multidisciplinary competition to acknowledge the outstanding qualities in all design disciplines and industries …

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Gyo Obata, FAIA, and one of the founding triumvirate of the globally renowned HOK design firm, has died at 99. He will be remembered as a design advisor in HOK’s St. Louis studio, and six …

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The 8th HOMElove anniversary sets up in three venues across Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, Malaysia. The first stop begins in Sunway Pyramid, from 8th to 10th April 2022. Next, the expo will be held at …

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FIND-Design Fair Asia (Furniture, Interiors, and Design) will make its debut during the Singapore Design Week. It will be held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre Singapore, from 22nd to 24th September …

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After a 2-year hiatus because of the pandemic, the Interior Lifestyle Tokyo exhibition has returned for its 30th anniversary. It will be held in Tokyo Big Sight West Exhibition Halls, from 1st to 3rd July …

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The annual Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), Southeast Asia’s largest furniture trade event, has been rescheduled for July 6-9, 2022 at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) and World Trade Centre Kuala Lumpur …

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The A’ Design Award & Competition is a multidisciplinary competition to acknowledge the outstanding qualities in all design disciplines and industries around the world while providing them with global exposure. The award’s principal goal is …

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For the first time, four design leaders from the same country helm regional leadership positions in the design disciplines of furniture, landscape, architecture, and interior design. In an exclusive interview with Asia Designers Directory, Singaporean …

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Launched by the Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS) in November 2021, the Singapore Interior Design Accreditation Scheme (SIDAS) is an accreditation scheme that provides a framework to regulate Singapore’s interior design industry, as well …

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The Singapore Interior Design Accreditation Scheme (SIDAS) was officially launched last Friday. Officiated by Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Low Yen Ling, at the National Design Centre, the accreditation scheme provides a framework …

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The Asia Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) concluded its 5th General Assembly on 30th October 2021. During the General Assembly, the Y2019-2021 board members officially handover to the Y2021-2023 new board endorsed by the APSDA …

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The Asia Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) has announced the winners of the inaugural APSDA Awards 2021. At the virtual ceremony, held on 30 October 2021, a total of 51 winners were announced under the …

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NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) decides to host “ADF Milano Salone Design Award 2022” in conjunction with “Milano Salone (Salone Internazionale del Mobile)”, which will be held next April in Milan, Italy. The winner of the Best …

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The Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS) held its inaugural 20 UNDER 45 awards ceremony on 16 July in conjunction with the Singapore Interior Design Festival 2021 (SIDFest). The ceremony, held at the National Design …

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Postponed for a month due to heightened public safety measures, the Singapore Interior Design Festival (SIDFest 2021) officially opened on 18 June 2021, with the opening ceremony held on 17 June. Under the theme “Optimised/Optimism”, …

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The Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID) has announced the Council Members for 2020 to 2022. The Council Members for the new term are as follow: IDr Lai Siew Hong, MIID President   IDr Ooi …

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The Asia Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA) is honouring excellence in Asia-Pacific’s interior design industry with the APSDA Award 2021. The goals of the awards consist of three main objectives: Recognising and honouring the most …

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The Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS) has raised $15,000 for the Migrant Workers’ Assistance Fund through a t-shirt fund-raising project which aimed to champion the contributions of migrant workers in Singapore. Featuring designs by …

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On January 25th 2021, Vietnam Design Association – Ho Chi Minh City (VDAS) officially announced the “VinFast Global Showroom Design Competition 2021” (VFDC 2021) to find the most outstanding design idea that will be deployed …

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To raise professionalism and transparency levels in Singapore’s interior design scene, the Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS) will launch an Interior Design Accreditation Framework by 2021. A 3-grade accreditation framework will set apart designers …

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