Judges Testimonials

ADRIANA ZIELINSKA INTERIOR DESIGNER, GENSLER

"Simple and strong story, focus on outstanding and unique aspects of the project.

A winning entry will be:
- Future thinking, addressing issues of today's world
- Strong environmental aspects
- Inclusive design

ALEX MOK CO-FOUNDER, LINEHOUSE

"Show off your projects in its best light and try to convey as clearly as possible what makes it unique.

Looking for projects that innovate, reinvents, or surprises."

ALEX GORDON ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, JESTICO + WHILES

"Entrants should always make sure that the design is clearly and methodically presented and the information necessary to inform decision making in the judging process is easy to find.

A winning entry is one that stands out above all others at having delivered outstanding design quality for its users, in its assigned category."

ALEXIS READINGER FOUNDER, PREEN, INC.

"We need big, clear pictures and short informative text that directs us to the deeper intention of the design moves. No need to describe what we can see for ourselves.

A standout entry will have an origin story. It will have a design language that was clearly generated from within the intention of the client and designer. It will have an aesthetic unique to that moment in time."

KIRSTEN SCHWALGIEN INTERIOR ARCHITECT, KIRSTEN SCHWALGIEN DESIGN

"Differentiation is a trait of an outstanding design but also the feeling that you can instantly connect to the Interior. That you want to emerge yourself into the room. Outstanding Interior Design has always a strong emotional aspect.

Make sure that the photos you send explain well the concept design, mood & materiality of the Interior. It has to be clearly visible that your design studio walked the extra mile to achieve an exceptional quality."

Jango Wong, Principal, Woods Bagot

"A winning entry should be demonstrating a clear agenda to connect people to their environment with a good causes.

Original and innovative approach to show case our professional design thinking can contribute to people’s everyday aesthetics, it should be a joyful and creative revisit to those long standing design issues and elegantly resolved."

KOLDO GIL FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, KOLDO&CO.

"A winning entry will be an innovative and well executed project or product that pushes our industry forward.

Be clear with your presentation, choose the best images and/ or drawings that best showcase your entry. Make sure your explanatory text focusses, supports and helps your entry. Don't leave your entry to the very last minute. Prepare it in advance, leave it for a few days and review it with fresh eyes before submitting it."

MARIA CHEUNG INTERIOR DESIGN DIRECTOR, SQUIRE AND PARTNERS

"What makes a winning entry is an original and well executed response to the brief, which is both practical and joyful.

Present the information and images in a clear way that tells the story of the building - from inspiration and concept through to detail in delivery."

NATALIE MANIMA OWNER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR, BESPOKE BINNY

"A winning design is really striking, connects with you in a way the gives you an emotional reaction and is an original concept.

Try to think about designing something you would absolutely love to see in the world and experience yourself."

SIMON KINCAID PARTNER, CONRAN AND PARTNERS

"A winning entry is a genuinely progressive design which stands out as forward looking and different from 'the crowd'.

Present beyond just project photography. Include conceptual work, materiality detail and design support information."

TERI OKORO DIRECTOR, TOCA

"A winning entry must demonstrate meeting and surpassing the original design brief.

Give adequate consideration to the entry category selected. Show excellence don't just tell what you did."

VIVEKA THAKKER INTERIOR DESIGNER, MONKI

"A winning design is an engaging space that is welcoming to everyone, that can respond to changing needs over time and that coexists peacefully with the surrounding landscape and helps it flourish.

Ensure your entry explores how human interaction with each other and nature will change and evolve during and after this pandemic."

Website Menu