COMPETITION GUIDELINES

Submission closes on 29 October 2018.

Get a hold of all relevant participation details including the rules & regulations, and submission requirements here.

Theme

“ THE MILLENNIALS WORKSPACE FURNITURE ”

Millennials pave the way for today’s ongoing revolution of workplace, setting their vision of a nurturing, dynamic and fun working environment, a beautiful office to call home.

  • Any type of furniture in workspace designed for commercial and home office such as:
    – Office seating, work stations, partition, storage system, furniture in discussion area, public seating, etc
  • Furniture is an integral part of life, a way of life. A global appeal and marketability of the product is what breathes life into your design.

  • Tips: Think of a furniture that integrates plants or natural element into the workspace

Eligibility

The competition is open to Malaysians, and foreigners residing, working or studying in Malaysia with authorised permits. Participants must be aged 40 or below for the duration of the competition ending 10 March 2019.

Judging Criteria

    CREATIVE AND AESTHETICS (50 marks)
    Concept and Creativity (20 marks)
  • Idea or invention and its implementation
  • Imaginative and original design

  • Aesthetics (15 marks)
    Appearance, composition and aesthetic design

    Technology and Material Usage (15 marks)
  • Integration of technology into design
  • Sustainability and practicality of material application

  • FUNCTIONALITY (30 marks)
  • Ergonomics (10%) : Consideration of health, comfort and efficiency factors
  • Safety (10%) : Free of dangerous substance and health/ injury risk
  • Sustainability (10%) : Use of sustainable materials and environment-friendly

  • MARKETABILITY (15 marks)
    Commercial viability in terms of market acceptance and production conveniency

    PRESENTATION (5 marks)
    Quality of artwork and ability to present the idea

Judging Schedule

Preliminary Judging : 1-4 November 2018

Final Round Judging : 29 January 2019

Deadline

Submission closes on 29 October 2018

Get a hold of all relevant participation details including the fees, rules & regulations, and submission requirements here.

Download Competition Guidelines & Registration Form

Eligibility

  • The competitions opened to Malaysians, and foreigners residing, working or studying in Malaysia with authorized permits.
  • Participants must be aged 30 or below for the duration of the competition ending 10 March 2017.

Entry Fee

  • RM50 per participant(up to three entries)
  • Entry fee is non-refundable.
  • Bank in to / Cheque payable to “United Business Media (M) Sdn Bhd”
  • Account No. 304-115850-101: HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad.
  • Submission Requirements (please refer the content from Competition Guidelines)
  • Rules & Regulations (please refer the content from Competition Guidelines)
  • Judging Criteria (please refer the content from Competition Guidelines)
  • Download registration Form (please up load the PDF file of this)

Entry Fee

  • RM50 per participant(up to three entries)
  • Entry fee is non-refundable.
  • Bank in to / Cheque payable to “United Business Media (M) Sdn Bhd”
  • Account No. 304-115850-101: HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad.

Submission Requirements

Participants are required to submit the following in a CD or email:

  • High-Res (300dpi) PDF file, 7 pages of A3 format presentation pages (Landscape Orientation).
    Each page must be labelled with a box of 4cm x 3cm on the bottom left corner of each page:
    - Name of the Design
    - Name of Designer

    Content: SCALE DRAWINGS ARE REQUIRED.
    Page 1 : 3D overall view (taken from the best angle) of the design
    Page 2 : Design Concept
    • Concept influencing the design
    • Singularity of the furniture piece (Why it is unique and special)
    • Potential use and market appeal
    Page 3 : Top view and elevations from all 4 sides (with exact dimensions)
    Page 4 : Drawing/3D views with texts explaining the functions of furniture parts
    Pages 5 & 6 : Any other 3D views & Technical details (Materials, construction techniques etc)
    Page 7 : Drawing of furniture series/ collection

  • Complete the Registration Form

  • Provide a photocopy of your identity card, foreign resident’s permit/student card, whichever is applicable

  • Place all the above in a sealed envelope and send by hand or post to:
    MIFF Furniture Design Competition (MIFF FDC)
    UBM Malaysia
    A-8-1 Level 8 Hampshire Place Office
    157 Hampshire, 1 Jalan Mayang Sari
    50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    * We accept electronic submission too. Kindly send it via e-mail at fdc@miff.com.my.

Rules & Regulations

  • Only newly created and unpublished entries will be accepted.
  • Submission under a group of designers will not be accepted.
  • Entries that contravene intellectual or industrial property rights will be disqualified. Participants will be liable for claims by third parties resulting from the contravention. The Organiser shall not be held responsible for any contravention.
  • All submissions by participants are non-returnable and shall remain the property of the Organiser. Participants shall not use the same entry for other purposes unless with the permission of the Organiser.
  • Shortlisted participants from the Preliminary Judging will be notified on 15 November 2018. They are required to present their design ideas to the panel of judges at the Final Round Judging on 29 January 2019.
  • Absentees will be automatically disqualified.
  • 20 best designs will be showcased during the Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2019, 8 – 11 March.
  • The judges’ decision is final. No correspondence will be entertained.
  • Proof of air-mailing or posting of the entry form is not proof of receipt.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to publicise any submitted entry.
  • The Organiser reserves the right to make any changes to the Award without any prior notice.
  • Any changes pertaining to the competition i.e. venue, date, time, terms and conditions or cancellation will be announced online at www.mifffdc.com.