SIDA 2024 Categories
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About the Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA)

Get ready for the highly anticipated 8th Edition of the Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA)! This year, we're thrilled to introduce exciting new categories that promise to elevate the standard and profile of interior designers regionally and globally.

Join us and become an internationally recognized designer with the Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS). Don't miss this opportunity to showcase your creativity and make your mark on the global stage!

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 and international Design Institutions

Sub-Categories

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
(b)Floor Area ≤ 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)Exhibits / Installations
(c)Developer Sales Office

F&B Design

SN
Name of Category
Completed
Luminary-Completed *
Concept
Luminary-Concept *
Youth
(b)Restaurant Spaces
(c)Café Spaces
(d)Food Court/ Food Hall

Best in Healthcare Design

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

Best in Academic Design

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

Best Design Firm of the Year

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

Designers of the Year

Open to all interior designers worldwide!

Design Educators of the Year

Open to all interior design educators worldwide!

DULUX COLOUR AWARD **

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

ADMIRA Innovation & Sustainability Award ***

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

Hansgrohe + Axor Best in Bathroom Design Award ****

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

Akzonobel’s Award — Dulux Colour Award ****

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

By Nomination *No Submissions required*

Design of the Year

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

Young Designers of the Year (Under the age of 45)

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) Admira products and indicate in the submitted images specifically the sustainable materials and construction methods through innovative design and sustainable processes used in the project. Projects of other categories such as Residential, Workplace, Public Spaces, F&B, Hospitality, Retail, Healthcare, Academic or Exhibition Design can be submitted under this category as well.
**** Entry must demonstrate the best use of (only) Hansgrohe products and indicate in the submitted images specifically the sustainable materials and construction methods through innovative design and sustainable processes used in the project. Projects of other categories such as Residential, Workplace, Public Spaces, F&B, Hospitality, Retail, Healthcare, Academic or Exhibition Design can be submitted under this category as well.

Submission Requirements for SIDA 2024
  1. All works submitted under Completed, Concept & Youth categories must be produced within the time period from 1-Jan-2022 to 31-Dec-2024.
  2. A 150-300 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.
Submission Requirements for Best Design Firm
  1. Participating Firms must be a 'live' company incorporated and registered to provide Interior Design Services.
  2. Please submit a minimum of 5 non-residential projects completed within a time period from 1-Jan-2020 to 31-Dec-2023
  3. Please submit a 150 - 200 corporate profile write-up.
  4. Please submit a minimum of five images including at least one layout plan in JPG or PDF file formats for each project.
  5. All images to be cropped to (1920 x 1080) pixels with indication of project title and year completed.
  6. Please provide the participating firm's website link.