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It's Time to Reveal your Inner Designer


Published 15th August 2017

The Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) is thrilled to announce that the MIFF Furniture Design Competition (FDC) is back to continue its quest to search for the country’s best aspiring young designers in the 9th edition of the competition - MIFF FDC 2018.


MIFF FDC celebrates the creative spirit of design and to uncover young talent to support Malaysia’s thriving furniture industry. Organised each year since 2010 in conjunction with Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF), it offers the best platform for emerging designers to showcase their innovative ideas before a global audience of furniture manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers, industry influencers and industry media.


Over 1,000 design students and young professionals have entered the competition over the span of eight years. Past winners and competitors have launched their careers with their own design studios or working with local manufacturers and exhibiting in MIFF as well.


“Living Furniture, Global Perspective” is this year’s theme that was generated in light of an increasingly globalised world. Hence, to design furniture that would appeal to the world, it would be a good start by studying the current lifestyles of consumers and the global demand. As for “Living Furniture”, it hopes to inspire entrants to think furniture as an integral part of life, and a way of life.


The design must incorporate wood; the use of mixed materials is highly encouraged.


Malaysia’s furniture industry is highly export-oriented with over 90% of them being wooden furniture. Malaysia is blessed to have quality hardwood in abundance which has long been the core of the local furniture production.


Design the furniture that breathes the soul of wood that Malaysia is so well-known for around the world.


The stage is set for you to design your future. Showcase your design artwork to thousands at Southeast Asia’s largest furniture exhibition, and you could just be our next winner.


For more information, visit MIFF Furniture Design Competition’s website at www.mifffdc.com

Submission deadline: 30 October 2017