The Project | Submission Criteria

Interior Design & Architecture Category


Architecture Category

Interior Design Category



Project Category

Open Category

Project Layout Size

Below 40,000 square meter

Below 2,800 square meter

Participants Requirements

Diploma Year 3 student and onwards

Diploma Year 2 student and onwards

Submission Limit

Maximum 1 project

Project Requirements

Colour chip & product name
Students must use Nippon Paint products and colours in the projects.

Green elements
Students must state clearly what the eco-friendly products are, as well as the elements, used in the project.

Colour scheme
Justify why the colours were chosen.

Name & Theme/Concept
All projects must be started with the project title and theme/concept.

  1. Presentation Board (A2 size) – minimum 3 boards and maximum 4 boards that will be based on soft copies only.

  2. Board 1 must show: Existing site photo (if applicable), property / site developer (if applicable), floor plan, elevation, furniture layout plan, and site analysis.

  3. Boards 2,3 and 4 must show: 3D perspectives with Nippon Paint colour chips and codes.

  4. Presentation boards must be designed in vertical layout format.

  5. CD/DVD digital copy of the project – the design of the A2 board must be saved in a folder as “Presentation Board” with the file name as “Your Name – Board 1” and the design statement.

  6. Design statement should not be more than 800 words in a Microsoft Word file format.

  7. Provide your recent personal photo in JPEG format.

  8. All required image files must be in 300dpi with JPEG format ONLY.

  9. The individual perspectives in JPEG format, high resolution (300 dpi), and minimum A4 size must be saved in a folder entitled “Perspective”. The file name of the JPEG shall be saved in the format as “area”. For example: Living room / Lobby.

  10. All colours used in the project must be from Nippon Paint’s products range.

  11. All colours used in the design must be clearly illustrated with Nippon Paint’s colour name, colour code and product range. Please download the colour chips form

  12. Label all areas on the floor plan.

  13. Perspectives in A2 boards number 2, 3 and 4 must be in A3, A4 or A5 sizes to be pasted on the board.

  14. The Entry Form must be attached or affixed as cover page when submitting the entry in the CD/DVD submission.

  15. Submissions should not include the Participant’s profile and the education institution’s name on the presentation board to ensure the anonymous judging of the competition.

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