The Project | FAQs

  1. Who is eligible to participate in Nippon Paint Young Designer Award?

    This contest is open to:

    • Second-year interior design students onwards. [Interior Design Category]

    • Third-year architectural students onwards. [Architecture Category]

    All participants must be enrolled in an educational institution majoring in interior design or architecture.

  2. How many design projects can I submit for Nippon Paint Young Designer Award?

    You may submit only 1 (ONE) project per year per student.

  3. What will the grand prize winner of Nippon Paint Young Designer Award receive?

    The Gold Award Winner will receive:

    • 100,000THB Cash Prize

    • SketchUp Studio Education Software (Subscription - 1 year)

    • Asia Young Designer Summit and trip to Vietnam

    • A chance to win “Young Designer of the Year 2019”
      at Harvard University Graduate School of Design, USA. ( Worth more than 10,000 USD.)

  4. How do I find out more about the contest?

  5. Where can I get the contest Entry Form?

    You can download the contest Entry Form at

  6. How long or short should my design statement be?

    Your design statement should be no more than 800 words, written in a Microsoft Word file format.

  7. What colours can I use in my design project submission?

    • All colours used in your design project submission must be from Nippon Paint’s product range, clearly illustrated with the right colour names, colour codes and product range.

    • Colour chips can be downloaded from

  8. Are there any specific locations for the design project location?

    • No, there is no specific location for your design project location. It can either be an existing building or an empty lot of space/land.

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