Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA) 2024 is Calling for Entries Worldwide

Singapore, 29 April 2024. The 8th Edition of Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA) 2024 is in full swing and calling for entries worldwide. Organised by the Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS), SIDA is an annual competition aimed to recognise exceptional projects and practitioners in the design industry worldwide.

Design excellence judging
SIDA is committed to selecting exceptional designs professionally, and fairly. United by a strong design know-how and holding diverse experiences, the jury panel for SIDA 2024 (Completed Projects category) is made up of renowned experts, creatives, and industry leaders in the fields of design, architecture, and hospitality: Ar. Angelene Chan, Chairman of DP Architects (Singapore), Tulsi Grover, Managing Principal of Hassell (Singapore), Gilbert Khalil, Director of Design and Technical Services at Sunset Hospitality Group (United Arab Emirates), Angela Lim, Founder of SuMisura (Singapore), Jay Osgerby, CoFounder of Barber Osgerby (United Kingdom), Aurélie Schwend, Director of Interior Design, Luxury at Marriott International (United Kingdom) and Ar. Melvin H J Tan, President of Singapore Institute of Architects 64th Council, Deputy Managing Director and Founding Partner at LAUD Architects (Singapore).The full list of jurors is available on the website.

Prompting the profiles and awareness of designers
One of the aims of SIDA 2024 is to create visibility for award winners in Singapore and globally. As a steward of the interior design industry in Singapore with access to a global network of interior design associations, the awards organiser SIDS is well-positioned to create exposure for winners. Winners will enjoy publicity including press appearances which will raise their recognition, credibility, impact and prestige.

As the world of interior design continue to grow and evolve, SIDA offers a valuable platform for showcasing creativity, skill and innovation. The competition not only bring attention to talented designers, but also promote importance of design excellence and inspire others in the industry to level up their quality of work, especially for Singapore-based designers.

The award also features a dedicated category for Singapore-based designers – Luminary – one of the highest levels of professional recognition in Singapore, honouring designers who have impacted the industry.

“Celebrating the diverse perspectives and innovation that shape the interior design industry is at the heart of the Singapore Interior Design Awards. For eight consecutive years, the programme has been recognising excellence in interior design not just from Singapore but globally, with the number and overall level of entries increasing yearly. We remain committed to promoting design excellence with special attention on showcasing the very best from Singapore, understanding it is where most of our participants are based in and their wish to expand to different markets,” says Brandon Fee, Chairman of SIDA 2024.

SIDA 2023 award highlights

Best in Academic Design – Gensler, Singapore
Project: Catapult @ Rochester Commons
Team: Yvette Koh, Angela Spathonis, Markus Pesendorfer, Angeline Lee, Jingyi Chen, Dennis Lum and Sreoshi Sinha

Best in Academic Design – Gensler, Singapore. Project: Catapult @ Rochester Commons

Best in Hospitality Design – Yang & Associates, China
Project: Qinhuangdao Marriot Resort
Team: Yang Bangsheng, Meigui He and Qiongfang Deng

Best in Hospitality Design – Yang & Associates, China. Project: Qinhuangdao Marriot Resort

Best in Residential Design – 2nd Edition, Singapore
Project: A Loft with Altitude
Team: Hilary Loh and Jovian Halimantara

Best in Residential Design – 2nd Edition, Singapore. Project: A Loft with Altitude

Best in Workspace Design – Focal Buildings Solutions, Saudi Arabia
Project: FinTech Saudi
Team: Sara Batterjee, Bushra Abu Madi, Muna Abushal and Mohammad Zuhair

Best in Workspace Design – Focal Buildings Solutions, Saudi Arabia. Project: FinTech Saudi

View all 2023 SIDA 2024 award winners here.

Invitation to participate in SIDA 2024
Entries can be submitted until 2359 hours Singapore time (GMT +8) on 2 August 2024. Excited about this edition of the awards, Fee adds, “We are thrilled to welcome this year’s submissions. We look forward to receiving even higher levels of entries from the design community.”

Key Schedule
• Submission entries is open from now until 2 August 2024.
• Early Bird Submission: 29 April to 16 June 2024. Use Code: SIDASG24.
• Results Announcement: November 2024 (date to be confirmed, details to be announced on the website).

For entry requirements, submission fees and other information about SIDA 2024, visit

About SIDA
Organised by the Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS), the Singapore Interior Design Awards (SIDA) is the most established interior design awards organised in the country participated by ID professionals from Singapore and Asia Pacific region. Established in 2017, the awards recognise outstanding projects and practitioners across diverse perspectives. With over 700 entries received annually across diverse categories, SIDA is one of the most anticipated awards in the region, making every winner an outstanding performer showcasing the highest in design excellence.