About REKA Awards - Emerging Designer Award


The MIID REKA Awards 2023 Emerging Designer Award is open to Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID) graduate, associate, and corporate members only. This award offers a platform to recognise the up-and-coming young designers within the industry.

  • To recognise up-and-coming designers who have made promising contributions to the Interior Design Industry.
  • To acknowledge outstanding performance of designers within the Interior Design Industry who has involved/participated in elevating the standards of the industry.
  • To promote as a stepping platform for young designers to showcase their work.

2023 Award Category - Emerging Designer Award

  • 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.
  • The winner of the Emerging Designer award shall also be given due credit to the registered design firm whom they are attached with. (Non-LAM-registered firms will not be mentioned in the award.)

Entry Requirements
  • These awards are open to MIID Graduate/Associate/Corporate Members only.
  • Entrants must be below the age of 40 as of 31st July 2023.
  • Entrants should be able to demonstrate an excellent body of work within the design industry.

      Judging Criteria - Emerging Designer Award

      • Personality - Proven ability to deliver, leadership
      • Talent - Display design excellence
      • Contribution - Contribution towards elevating industry standards and/or image in their cities, or impact society through efforts to help communities and raise quality of life.

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

        Entry Fees
        • MIID Members Only - RM450.00 per entry
        Closing Date & Time
        • All entries must be submitted online, and payment made by Thursday, 31st August 2023, 11.59pm.
        Refund Policy

        The entry fees paid are non-refundable. Please ensure that your entry/entries meet(s) 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 No payments will be refunded in the event your entry is disqualified or withdrawn for any reason after submission and payment has been made.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 Secretariat for more information regarding payments.

        The Judges

        The Judges for the Awards comprising design luminaries shall be nominated and approved by the MIID Council. All decisions made by the Judges are final and binding on all entries.

        Terms & Conditions
        • The MIID REKA AWARDS 2023 – EMERGING DESIGNER AWARD is organised by the Malaysian Institute of Interior Designers (MIID), the “Organiser”.
        • All entries must be submitted via the MIID REKA Awards e-submission website. You will be directed to create an account the first time you use the site.
        • Enter all the entry details on the online form and attach the required entry materials.
        • There must not be any mark or identification (e.g. name/logo/watermark) of the Entrants on ANY of the Entry Materials.
        • Online Payments: Fee payments can be made online via Bank Transfer/Credit Card.
        • Cheque Payments: All 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.
        • Entries will be disqualified in the event payment is not received before or on the closing date.
        • All materials submitted for MIID REKA AWARDS 2023 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. MIID 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 Designer, person or firm for such entries published.
        • MIID shall not be responsible for the costs incurred for any of the submissions.
        • It shall be the sole discretion of the Judges to give the Award for the Emerging Designer Award category. Decisions made are final, and no correspondence, queries and matters related directly or indirectly to the Awards will be entertained.
        • MIID as the Organiser, reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions of the MIID REKA AWARDS 2023 as and when it deems necessary, in the interest and objectives of MIID.