APIDA, the driving force to discover design talents in Asia Pacific
As the signature event of HKIDA, APIDA aims to recognize outstanding interior design projects and designers, and promote professional standards and ethics among interior design practices operating in the Asia Pacific region
Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA) has successfully organized the 26th Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA) ceremony on 29 November 2018, which took place at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, presented the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and winners of 12 categories, with 300 guests in attendance.
The Award has been a driving force to discover and recognize interior design talents in Asia Pacific for 26 years, and has become one of the most renowned industry awards in recent years.
Supported by local and international interior design masters as judges, with vigorous screening and intensive adjudication, the award is now a benchmark of achievement to many young interior designers, and is widely celebrated by top interior design brands.
The gala dinner brings interior design professionals together in a celebration of the creative spirit of interior design, and serves to propel the industry forward.
“APIDA 2018 received 800 submissions all over the world including those from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, United States, etc. Once again, APIDA attained new standards and will no doubt set design trends in the region,” said Joey Ho, Chairman of HKIDA.
With the support of HKIDA sponsors, the Award achieved resounding success. Among the others: American Standard, HKT Smart Living, Orientop Limited, LUXX Newhouse Group, Tons Lightology Inc. Bronze sponsor Tat Ming Wallpaper Company Limited, etc.
More about the Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA)
HKIDA is a non-profit organization founded in 1991. It consists of designers, contractors, suppliers and other related bodies in interior architecture. HKIDA is committed to serve the needs of practitioners, students, industry partners and the general public.
HKIDA’s major undertaking is to foster professionalism and design excellence. They develop codes of conduct, advocates creativity, technical innovation and craftsmanship; actively engages in research and education; initiates regional competitions, and carries out activities at community level.
HKIDA works closely with various professional associations, academics, commercials and public sectors to further realise our goals.
About Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA)
As the signature event of HKIDA, Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards aims to recognize outstanding interior design projects and designers, and promote professional standards and ethics among interior design practices operating in the Asia Pacific region. APIDA is an excellent opportunity for interior designers in the region to gain worldwide recognition and public acclaim.
It aims to:
- Promote public awareness of interior design as an important aspect of everyday life
- Acknowledge / give industry recognition to deserving projects and designers
- Encourage and promote professional standards and ethics among interior design practices operating in the region