Call for Entries: Young Designer Award 2020
Are you an interior design student? Now's your time to shine, be recognised by a professional panel and win cool prizes
Nikki Hunt, founding partner of award-winning interiors firm Design Intervention (the award organiser), says that interior design students “are the future of our industry and the Young Designer Award is all about them, celebrating their creativity and enthusiasm, showcasing their work, and inspiring and giving them an insight into this industry that we love”.
To join the competition, you’ll have to submit your design for a multi-generational family apartment, and application form, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. More information such as the size and floor plan, individual family member needs, and site challenges are detailed on the Young Designer Award website.
Tip: Part of your design submission is being able to communicate your ideas effectively – this is a great way to challenge yourself in terms of pitching design proposals when you join the profession!
Read about Aung Naing Linn’s winning entry and his design process
This year’s winner will receive:
Read about Simon Tan’s winning entry and his design process
Another exciting feature of the Young Designer Award is the Houzz People’s Choice Award, which is done by gathering online votes from Houzz users around the world.
This is your chance for your work to be seen by your relatives overseas, not to mention potential employers as Houzz has over 2.5 million design and renovation professionals using the site.
Tip: You can campaign for yourself by inviting all your social media friends and contacts to vote for you when the voting period begins!
Read about Ryan Tan’s winning entry and his design process
Deadline for submission of entries is September 21, 2020 – you’ve got plenty of time to get on the Young Designer Award website and download and process the design brief.
Tip: Arm yourself with real-life, in-practice solutions of environmentally friendly design solutions and health-focussed designs by reading Houzz stories about health and sustainability.
Read about Gordon Tran Hieu Nguyen’s winning entry and his design process
Now’s your time to shine, interior design students – go get started on those entries and let your ideas wow the world.
Tip: Want to know what the judges are looking for? Check out each of the past winner’s profile stories to see their winning design and how they communicated their ideas.
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