ABOUT
Singapore Interior Design Awards
(SIDA) Competition 2020

Singapore Interior Design Awards 2020,organised by SIDS, aims to elevate the standards and profiles of interior designers regionally and around the globe and is the only leading interior design awards programme in Singapore to be recognised and endorsed by the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) and the DesignSingapore Council (DSG).

Submission Opening

SIDA 2020 submissions are closed.

Award Finalist Announcement
Award Presentation
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AWARD CATEGORIES
Major Categories

SIDA COMPLETED: Completed built projects by industry practitioners

SIDA CONCEPT: Conceptual un-built projects by industry practitioners

SIDA YOUTH: Completed academic projects by students of local (Singapore) Design Institutions

Sub-Categories

11. Mr. Chow Kim Nam (Singapore Polytechnic – Deputy Director)
12. Mr. Fann Zhi Jie (Singapore Polytechnic – Course Chair Diploma in Interior Design)
13. Mr. Franz (Raffles Design Institute Singapore – Senior Lecture)
14. Mr. Arsh Chaudhry (Space Matrix Design Consultants Pte Ltd – CEO)
15. Mr. Khairudin Saharom (Kite Studio Architecture – Principal & Director)
16. Ms. Ng Hwee Li (Liid Studio Pte Ltd – Founder & Principal)
17. Mr. Phillips M Connor (Independent Consultants – Design Leader)
18. Mr Low Chee Kiang (932 Design – Co-Founder)
19. Mr Jacks Yeo (Design Singapore Council – Deputy Executive Director)
20. Mr Daniel Pillai (Design Singapore Council – Senior Assistant Director)

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SUB-CATEGORIES
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Residential Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Floor Area ≤ 50 sqm
(b)Floor Area = 51 – 100 sqm
(c)Floor Area ≥ 100 sqm
(d)Show flats

Hospitality Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Hotel Rooms
(b)Hotel Communal Spaces

Retail Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Mall’s Communal Spaces
(b)Retail Shops

Workspace Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Floor Area ≤ 100 sqm
(b)Floor Area = 101 – 500 sqm
(c)Floor Area ≥ 501 sqm

Public Space Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Civic and Cultural
(b)Institutional and Education
(c)Leisure and Entertainment

Exhibition Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Temporary Exhibits (≤ 6 months)
(b)Permanent Exhibits (≥ 6 months)
(c)Developer Sales Office

F&B Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)Food Kiosks / Pop Up
(b)Restaurant Spaces
(c)Café Spaces
(d)Food Centres

Best Design Firm of the Year

SN
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)

AkzoNobel ColourFutures™ Award **

SN
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(a)

* Luminary Awards will be awarded to best Singaporean/Singapore PR designer of the category

** Entry must demonstrate the best use of (only) AkzoNobel Dulux products and indicate in the submitted images specifically the product colour code used in the project. Projects of other categories such as Residential, Workplace, Public Spaces, F&B, Hospitality, Retail or Exhibition Design can be submitted under this category as well.

Submission Requirements
  1. Completed & Concept projects submitted must be produced within the time period from 1-Jan-2017 to 31-Dec-2019. Youth projects submitted must be produced within the time period from 1-Jan-2017 to 1-Jun-2020.
  2. A 200-300 words concept write-up in English.
  3. A minimum of 5 images including at least one layout plan in JPG or PDF file formats. All images to be cropped to a minimum of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  4. Total submitted file size should be less than 5 MB.
Judging Criteria
  1. Design Impact - The entry must be able to express the positive impact it has created for end users and/or audience of the space.
  2. Creativity - The entry must be able to articulate originality of the design merits and how it benefits end users and/or audience of the space.
  3. Spatial Usage - The entry must be able to address functional aspects of the design through the use of strategic space planning.
  4. Aesthetics - The entry must be able to demonstrate the conception of design and how the final visual outcome is achieved.
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Entry Fee

Submission Fee

An entry is considered valid only after submission fee is received

SIDA COMPLETED / CONCEPT

DESCRIPTION

STANDARD ENTRY FEES

SIDS MEMBER DISCOUNT

1 Entry

$500

$350

2 Entries

$900

$600

3 Entries

$1,200

$800

4 Entries

$1,500

$1,000

5 Entries

$1,800

$1,200

SIDA COMPLETED/CONCEPT

DESCRIPTION
STANDARD ENTRY FEES
SIDS MEMBER DISCOUNT
1 Entry$500$350
2 Entries$900$600
3 Entries$1,200$800
4 Entries$1,500$1,000
5 Entries$1,800$1,200

SIDA YOUTH

DESCRIPTION
TOTAL PRICE
Non SIDS student member$30 per Entry
SIDS student member$15 per Entry

Contact us for enquiry on entry fees and latest promotions:
(T) +65-69567443

SIDA YOUTH

DESCRIPTION

TOTAL PRICE

Non SIDS student member

$30 per Entry

SIDS student member

$15 per Entry

Contact us for enquiry on entry fees and latest promotions:
(T) +65-69567443

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Award Titles and Accolades
Prizes

Winners will be conferred with Gold, Silver, Bronze Awards and Honourable Mention. Gold, Silver and Bronze winners will be presented with a trophy while Honourable Mention winners will be presented with a hard copy certificate on stage.

With the exception of AkzoNobel ColorFuture Award, there will only be one exclusive winner each for Completed and Concept Categories.

Refer to SIDA 2018/19 winning list here.

International Design Awards Recognition Scheme (IDARS)

The inaugural This new award ranking system is part of our association’s efforts to maintain competitiveness within the ID ecosystem. aims to provide accreditation for Both local and international interior designers / firms will be ranked based on the number of awards won from 1-Jan-2019 onwards. This will allow stakeholders to have a credible profile to share with potential consumers who are looking for quality interior designers, however you will need to register as have to be a member of SIDS in order to qualify for this scheme.

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