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MIID REKA AWARDS IS AN ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE WITHIN DESIGN AND RELATED INDUSTRIES.
Listen up, designers – MIID REKA Awards is back! For those who don’t know, MIID REKA Awards is an annual celebration of design. Year after year, quality designers are awarded and recognized through this platform. Many renowned designers have submitted their works to MIID REKA.
Similar to previous years, 2021’s competition focuses on Design Excellence and Industry Excellence. Design Excellence will be conferred to Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia registered members practicing interior design. The Design Excellence segment showcases those who best exemplify the pursuit of excellence in the field of interior design. It is further divided into 10 categories across various building classes, such as Public & Institutional, Leisure & Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Corporate Offices, Hospitality, Retail & Exhibition, Residentials, Show Units, Green Interiors & Adaptive Reuse and Student’s work. In conjunction with MIID’s 10th year anniversary, a new award category has been introduced, known as the “Best Interior Design of the Year” award, celebrating the best work from all categories
Industry Excellence award categories are given to Interior Builders, Interior Products and Research & Development. This segment of awards acknowledges and celebrate the consistency and outstanding performance of key industry players that have elevated industry standards while promoting quality awareness.
The MIID REKA Awards is hosted by MIID, which is the Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers. MIID is a reputable national institute representing the interior design profession in Malaysia. Among MIID’s greatest wishes is the wish to develop a sophisticated society of Malaysians who are conversant and appreciative of the creative world of interior design. The MIID REKA Awards helps to do just that.
Another important thing to note about any awards is the judges behind it. MIID REKA Awards’ line-up of judges for the Design Excellence category include many impressive individuals. The Chief Judge is IDr Ronnie Choong, who is known as the Founder of Innovative Space Dimension Sdn Bhd and the Past President of MIID. The other judges are all well-known and established designers such as Kezia Karin from Indonesia, Anon Pairot of Thailand, Horace Pan from Hong Kong and IDr Kathleen P. Obcemea who is based in the Philippines.
For the Industrial Excellence category, IDr Anura Hashim of YJA Interiors Kuala Lumpur is the Chief Judge. Other judges include reputable artist Dato’ Prof. Tajuddin Ismail, Dato’ Andrew Tan who founded the Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week, Ar. Serina Hijas who is the Vice President of Malaysia Green Building Council, and Oliver Roche, the Chairman of the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, along with many other titles.
With a bright and ambitious mission to elevate the design scene in Malaysia, the MIID REKA Awards is sure to bring attention to many brilliant projects and designs within the region. Along with many others in the design world, we can’t wait to see what MIID REKA Awards 2021 brings.