Deadline for Submission:

 December 30th, 2020

                 

I. INTRODUCTION 

 

1.  About the VMARK Design Award

VMARK Design Award is a professional creative award and annual program which has 4 aspects of designs (Interior, industrial product, consumer product, graphic/multimedia) to honor the best design projects and designers of Vietnam. The results are evaluated by top worldwide designers in each field. 

 

The event is held annually, and 2020 was chosen to be the year for interior focus.

 

This program is organized by the VMARK INTERIOR DESIGN WEEK to evaluate and reward the best-applied designs in Vietnam.

 

We seek to enlighten businesses and citizens about the importance and vitality of designs in day-to-day life activities.

  • To offer designers a new and strong brand showing the quality of their work and be acknowledged by the professionals and experts of the field.

  • To select the best design that reflects creativity, passion, originality, convenience, innovation, and aesthetics. This Award extends beyond aesthetics and showcases a design on a humanitarian level.

2. Vision

The VMARK Design Award aims to encourage the creative design field in Vietnam and promote the design thinking process as well as change the perception of society about the abilities of designers. It tends to build the dynamic and stable development of the economy, enhance the cultural and social life, and improve the quality of human life.

3. Objective

  • To evaluate and reward the best-applied designs in Vietnam.

  • To seek and enlighten businesses and citizens about the importance and vitality of design in day-to-day life activities.

  • ​To offer designers a new and strong brand showing the quality of their work and be acknowledged by the professionals and experts of the field.

  • ​To select the best design that reflects creativity, passion, originality, convenience, innovation, and aesthetics. This Award extends beyond aesthetics and showcases a design on a humanitarian level.

  • TO BE A GOOD EXAMPLE OF INNOVATION IN DESIGN AND TO LEAD THE MODEL AGAINST THE COPYCAT/PLAGIARISM CASES.

4. About VMARK

VMARK is a member of the international design award which has been launched worldwide for decades in developed countries such as Japan with GMark, Singapore with SgMark, Denmark with DMark, Korea with KMark, Thailand with Thai-Mark, and so on.

This is the first time Vietnam has the honor to host such an internationally recognized design award system for local talent.

II. ENTRY CATEGORIES 

Group 1

Best Retail Design

Shopping Mall, Showroom, Retail Shop

Group 2

Best F&B Design

Restaurant, Coffee Shop, Bar, Lounge, Country Club

Group 3

Best Entertainment Design

Spa, Healthcare Club,  Fitness Center, Cinema

Group 4

Best Hospitality Design

Luxury Hotel, Resort, Lodge

Group 5

Best Residential Design

House, Villa, Apartment, Living Space Design

Group 6

Best Office Design

Office Space

Group 7

Best Public Design

Schools, Institutions, Hospitals

Group 8

Best Co-working Space Design

Workplace, Co-working Space

Group 9

Best Green Design

Green & Sustainable Design Solution in Interior Design


 

III. JUDGING CRITERIA 

Have a clear message and carry the following characteristics:

• Innovation, Smart Design - 30%

With new initiatives on optimal solutions for interior spaces to be built using eco-friendly, sustainable materials with new, energy-saving technology that brings a green, modern and convenient lifestyle to improve the quality of the living and working environment to create a sustainable future.

. Sustainability, Green Design - 20%

The product presents new challenges for community awareness, eg., how to use friendly materials and contributing to building a better and more sustainable life for the environment.

. Identity - 20%

 

Embracing feelings and the identity of Vietnamese culture; can create a trend of a new and unique design full of national identity.​​​

. Applicability - 15%

High practicality, bring convenience, advanced facilities for a new life.

. Community - 15%

Contributing to the community, new processing techniques and friendly materials that bring     

benefits to the social community.


 

IV.  ATTENDEES

 

VMARK AWARD 2020 with 2 targets attendees:

1. VMARK INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD | PROFESSIONAL (REALITY PROJECT since 2016)

 

​Building the regulations and votes for Interior Design Projects from Professional Designers, Design Companies, in domestic or foreign investors. The Interior Design Projects have to be processed, completed in Vietnam with the main theme of 2020 - “SMART SPACE DRIVES INNOVATION”.

a. Interior designers (group or individual)

  • The people have aspiration, creation, dynamic in the design field

  • All of the ages

  • Living in Vietnam

We are looking for dynamic, creative designers, with no age limit, are currently residing in Vietnam and having the desire to promote the personal brand to society, the domestic design community, and abroad.​​

 

b. Interior Design Businesses

Professional design companies in the field of interior design & architecture have ambitions to contribute more to the community and wish to increase the value of their businesses.

> APPLY FOR PROFESSIONAL DESIGN AWARD

2. VMARK YOUNG INTERIOR DESIGN AWARD 2019 | DESIGN & CONCEPT

    

Looking forward to stimulating the young design community and design-major students to be dynamic and creative, creating new and unique IDEAS to build a sustainable and different future life, educating and cultivating the new designer generation to become professional, contributing to promoting Vietnam's creative industry.

 

This is also the program to spread "fire" from the previous generation of Designers, who are the winners of Vmark 2019 to participate in the Board of Judges, to pass on experiences and inspire the confident generation of young people to attend prestigious award dares to overcome every challenge exceeding their thinking limitation to be able to promote new, bold initiatives in Design ideas about sustainable living space in the future.

Please notice:

  • Submit only the Design CONCEPT with the full presentation that has been made by 3D rendering. 

  • The Collection Concept can be used in Graduation Thesis, Study-group Projects, or Design Project Proposal to Clients.

  • If your Concept is a part of your university project, please specify the name of your teachers.

 

> APPLY FOR YOUNG DESIGN AWARD

VMARK INTERIOR DESIGN WEEK

VDAS DESIGN ASSOCIATION HCMC | VIETNAM

The Prince Office Tower, Fl. 04, U. 04.48

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Hochiminh City, Vietnam

T. 028. 3636 8449 - M. 0909 999 906

E.  info@vietnamdesign.org.vn

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