Emerging Designer Award


The MIID REKA AWARDS - Emerging Designer Award offers a platform to recognise the up-and-coming young designers within the interior design industry. This award shall be conferred to a designer who has contributed towards elevating industry standards and/or image in their cities, or impacted society through efforts to help communities and raise the quality of life. If the designer has also contributed to MIID, it would be an advantage for the Emerging Designer Award.

Due credit shall also be given to the registered design firm* that the winner of the Emerging Designer Award is attached to.

*Non-LAM-registered firms will not be mentioned in the award.

  • To recognise up-and-coming young designers who have made promising contributions to the Interior Design Industry.
  • To acknowledge the outstanding performance of designers within the Interior Design Industry who has been involved and participated in elevating the standards of the industry.
  • To provide a platform for young designers to showcase their work.
Entry Requirements
Emerging Designer Award
  • These awards are open to active MIID Graduate/Associate/Corporate Members only.
  • Entrants must be below the age of 40 as of 31st August 2024.
  • Entrants should be able to demonstrate an excellent body of work within the design industry.
The Judges
  • The Judges for MIID REKA AWARDS comprise design luminaries nominated and approved by the MIID Council.
  • All decisions made by the Judges are final and binding on all entries.
Judging Criteria
Emerging Designer Award
  • Personal Attributes - Proven ability to deliver, demonstrates leadership qualities and a strong personal vision.
  • Talent - Displays comprehensive skills and creative abilities.
  • Achievements / Recognition - Awards, honours, or recognition received in the field of work or community involvement.
  • Contribution - Contributions toward elevating industry standards and/or image in their cities, or impacts to society through efforts to help communities and raise the quality of life.

The Top 5 finalists may be called in for an interview respectively by the judges.

Entry Fees
Emerging Designer AwardRM450 per entry
  • Online Payments: Fee payments can be made at checkout via Bank Transfer/Credit Card.
  • Offline/Cheque Payments: In cases where online payment is not possible, cheques should be made payable to PERTUBUHAN PEREKABENTUK DALAMAN MALAYSIA. You will need to upload a scanned copy of the proof-of-payment along with your submission.
Refund Policy
  • The entry fees paid are non-refundable.
  • Please ensure that your entry meets the requirements to participate in the MIID REKA AWARDS before submitting payment.
  • No payments will be refunded in the event your entry is disqualified or withdrawn for any reason after submission and payment has been made.
  • Please contact the MIID REKA AWARDS Secretariat for more information regarding payments.
Entry Submission Materials
  • All entries must be submitted online via this MIID REKA AWARDS e-submission website.
  • You will be directed to create an account using your email the first time you use this site.
  • The same user account can be used to submit entires for any of the MIID REKA AWARDS categories (i.e. Design Excellence / Emerging Designer / Industry Excellence).
  • Users will be presented with a submission entry form to enter and upload all the necessary submission information and materials.
Submission Closing Date & Time
  • All entries must be submitted, and payment made by Saturday, 31st August 2024, 11.59pm.
  • Entries will be disqualified in the event payment is not received before the closing date and time.
Announcement of the Winners
  • Winners of the MIID REKA AWARDS 2024 will be announced at the MIID REKA AWARDS Ceremony, held during the MIID Annual Ball and Awards Night 2024, scheduled to take place in December 2024.
  • The Winners will be published in the MIID REKA AWARDS 2024 E-Booklet which will be made available for download after the announcement of the winners.
  • Winners will also be promoted on MIID’s official social media and authorised publishing channels.
General Terms & Conditions
  • MIID REKA AWARDS 2024 is organised by the Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID), the “Organiser”.
  • All materials submitted for MIID REKA AWARDS 2024 must in no way infringe the copyright laws of Malaysia.
  • The entries are submitted and accepted on the agreement by the Entrants that there are no restrictions or fees payable for their reproduction by the Organiser of the Awards, and that the owner of the premises has given consent for nomination.
  • The Organiser and/or its agents reserve the right to reproduce any of the Entry Materials in MIID’s media and publications, and in other media and publications authorised by MIID.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to retain, for any period necessary, all materials submitted for the purpose of exhibition and publication, and NO payment, fee or charge will be made whatsoever to any Interior Designer, person or firm for such entries published.
  • The Organiser will not be responsible for any costs incurred for any of the submissions.
  • Entries may be selected by MIID to participate in other competitions, events, exhibitions, etc. at MIID’s discretion.
  • It shall be the sole discretion of the Judges to give Awards for one or more or none of the listed categories. Decisions made by the Judges are final, and no correspondence, queries and matters related directly or indirectly to the Awards will be entertained.
  • Finalists and Winning entries of previous editions of MIID REKA AWARDS are not eligible for consideration and are not permitted to be proposed for MIID REKA AWARDS 2024 and will be automatically disqualified if submitted.
  • The winners of the MIID REKA AWARDS may be required to present their works upon invitation and request by MIID.
  • By submitting entries for MIID REKA AWARDS 2024, you consent and agree to all the terms and conditions described above.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to amend any of the terms and conditions of the MIID REKA AWARDS as and when it deems necessary, in the interest and objectives of MIID.