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Hong Kong Interior Design Association celebrates with award ceremony

by Perspective on Nov 30, 2017 in Dose of Design , Interiors
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APIDA 2017 was attended by 300 interior design professionals and guests with more than 80 awards presented

APIDA 2017 was attended by 300 interior design professionals and guests with more than 80 awards presented

Hong Kong Interior Design Association (HKIDA) hosts annual gala dinner and awards ceremony in recognition of the industry's best

The Asia Pacific Interior Design Awards (APIDA), presented by the HKIDA, have been a driving force in discovering and nurturing young interior design talents in Asia Pacific for the past 25 years. They are among the most prestigious awards of their kind in Hong Kong – a benchmark of achievement for many young interior designers.

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(From left) Louisa Young, Vice Chairman of HKIDA; Joey Ho, Chairman of HKIDA; Horace Pan, Vice Chairman of HKIDA; and Enoch Hui, Chairman of APIDA 2017, officiated the awards ceremony

This year's ceremony marked the awards' silver jubilee this year, and was held on November 23 at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, with 300 industry professionals and guests joining forces to celebrate the creative spirit of interior design and propel the industry forward.

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(From left) Guests including Enoch Hui, Chairman of APIDA 2017; Prof. Patrick Lau Sau Sing, SBS, JP; Timothy Cheng, HKIDA Member; Ivan Dai, HKIDA Fellow Member; Janet Cheung, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Fashion Designers Association; Tino Kwan, Local Judge of APIDA 2017; Steve Leung, President of IFI & HKIDA Fellow Member; Victor Tsang, Head of Create Hong Kong; Ron Leung, Chairman of Hong Kong Designers Association; and William To, Local Judge of APIDA 2017, celebrated the industry’s best

The night concluded with the awards presentation, when Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were given to winners in 13 categories, including Hotel Space, Installation and Exhibition Space, Living Space, Public Space and Shopping Space. They were chosen by a panel of local and international interior design professionals.

To celebrate 25 th anniversary of APIDA, Enoch Hui, Chairman of APIDA 2017; Kinney Chan, Fellow Member of HKIDA and Horace Pan, Vice Chairman of HKIDA, formed as a band to perform during the gala dinner.

(From left) Enoch Hui, Chairman of APIDA 2017; Kinney Chan, Fellow Member of HKIDA; and Horace Pan, Vice Chairman of HKIDA, performed as a band to celebrate the 25th anniversary of APIDA

"APIDA 2017 received 700 submissions from the Asia Pacific regions including those from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Macau," said Joey Ho, chairman of HKIDA. "Once again, APIDA attained new standards and will no doubt set design trends in the region."

For the list of winners, visit here.

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