MiiD to honour top interior designers at inaugural ball

Ronnie Choong

By Widya Sharkawi

The Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers-Malaysian Interior Designers Award 2012 (MiiD-MIDA 2012) is set to honour the creative minds and players within the interior design industry in Malaysia.

The awards will be presented at the MiiD Inaugural Ball, held at the Sime Darby Convention Centre on 19 October 2012, which will see an audience of more than 1,000 design professionals and industry leaders. There will be a variety of activities lined up for the night to honour creative excellence of the Malaysian design industry, to acknowledge as well as to appreciate partnership and to celebrate friendships within the interior design industry.

Ronnie Choong (pictured), president of MiiD, says: "By creating this space for exchanging of ideas and information, we hope it will offer members additional knowledge, tools and technologies to stay ahead of the trends and increase their business effectiveness in the marketplace.

"It also allows for industry peers to come together to set standards, acknowledge consistency and validate outstanding performances within the interior design fraternity."

There are 14 categories in MiiD-MIDA 2012, under the Design Excellence and Industry Excellence Categories. Using key judging criteria of originality, innovation, functionality, space planning, aesthetics and promotion of local content, the judges will determine the winners for each category.

The panel of judges comprises of a team of esteemed interior design professionals, both locally based designers and international professionals. Among them are Prof Ar Philip Cox, the founding partner of Cox Architecture Pty Ltd the man who has been described as 'epitomising the Sydney School of Architecture'; Francis Surjaseputra, who has been nominated for many distinguished awards for his beautifully articulated projects and William Harald Wong an award winning designer who consults on the shaping of distinctive Asian identities and physical living environments for new Asian cities.

MiiD was launched early this year is the merger of two previous bodies, namely the Malaysian Society of Interior Designers (MSID) and Institut Perekabentuk Dalaman Malaysia (IPDM). It is the officially recognised institute representing the interior design profession in Malaysia. More information on the MiiD Inaugural Ball can be obtained from MiiD via telephone at +603-6411 6801 or email: info@miid.org.my.

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