30 Dec 2019

Sharifah Binti Mohamad, Ain Afiqa Bt Arime, Nuraina Dang Anissa Wazirudin, and Nur Adibah Binti Juhir from our Bachelor of Interior Design (Hons) students  recently being awarded by the Nippon Paint Asia's Young Designer Award as Top 12 Finalist representing City University Malaysia.

 

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The Asia Young Designer Awards (AYDA) was first launched in 2008 as part of Nippon Paint’s vision to nurture the future generation of design talents in the realms of interior design and architecture. AYDA has since grown in terms of reach and stature and has now established itself as one of Asia’s premier design award across 15 geographical locations in Asia namely Bangladesh, China and Region of China (Hong Kong & Taiwan), India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam.

 

Sharifah a Gold Award winner receiver of the Asia's Young Designer Award is an alumni from Sekolah Menengah Alam Megah said that a designer does not need to have a basic drawing skills but passion and dedication plays important role to succeed. Her award winning design “Ladang” will representing Malaysia in Vietnam battling with 15 other countries across Asia.

 

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The idea behind the project was from the inspiration of Malaysian health lifestyle which focus on the agriculture and the theme of healthy eating. It breaks the traditional concept of the green house farm design but retains the concept of the healthy lifestyle. This design changes the negative perception people have about obesity.

 

Ain Afiqa, a Kelantanese  from SMK Permas Jaya (2) achieved a silver award and the People’s Choice for her “Pencen” design in the Interior Design category mentioned, “Our lecturers and mentor have given us a lot of recommendations and idea to improve and enhance our designs.”

 

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For Nuraina (3rd place) and Nur Adibah (10th place) said that, the university have done a lot and thankful to the lecturers guidance on the opportunity that they received. “Our studies at City University was helpful in that it covered more detailed guidance that were needed in preparing and presenting the designs”.

 

All the hard work paid off when 4 of our students shortlisted as the nations promising young designer with Sharifah winning the Gold Award, Ain Afiqa Silver, Nuraina; third placing, and Nur Adibah placing 10th out of 12 finalists. With the outstanding achievements, Mr. Muzamil Mutalib, Deputy Dean for Faculty of Architecture & Built Environment (FOABE) and also Interior Design Lecturer being awarded as the Best Mentor Award and City University Malaysia is crowned as Malaysia’s Best Interior Design School of 2019.

 

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Nippon Asia Young Designer Award 2019: Accolades

LADANG - URBAN AGRICULTURE ORGANIC FARM MARKET

by Sharifah Binti Mohamad,

Interior Design Category

Gold Award, Best Green Innovation, 2019

 

PENCEN - RETIREMENT ENTREPRENEUR TRAINING CENTER

by Ain Afiqa Bt Arime,

Interior Design Category

Silver Award, People Choice, 2019

 

LOCENG - URBAN STRAY CATS TRAINING CENTER

by Nuraina Dang Anissa Wazirudin,

Interior Design Category

3rd Hononary Mention, 2019

 

WARIS SCIENCE - MALAY TRADITIONAL SCIENCE CENTER

by Nur Adibah Binti Juhir,

Interior Design Category

TOP 12 Finalist, 2019