The Project | Submission Criteria

Interior Design & Architecture Category


Interior Design Category

Architecture Category


Be Bold. Be Free. Be You.

Project Category

Open Category

Project Layout Size

Max. 30,000 square feet

or 2,787 square meters

Max. 10 acres or 4 hectares

Participants Requirements

Third-Year to Fourth-Year Students

Third-Year to Fifth-Year Students

Submission Details

Open Category

Project Requirements

Colour chip and product name
Students must use Nippon Paint products and colours in the project.

Green elements
Students must state clearly what the eco-friendly products are, as well as the elements, used in the project.

Colours scheme
Justify why the colours were chosen.

Name and Theme/Concept
All projects must be started with the project title and theme/concept.

  • All Designs must be originally created by each Participant and feature the following theme:


  • All Designs must comply with the following:

    • A minimum of 3 boards or a maximum of 4 boards is to be submitted, based on the soft copies.

    • Board 1 must show: Existing site photo (if applicable), property/site developer (if applicable), floor plan, elevation, furniture layout plan and site analysis.

    • Boards 2, 3 and 4 must show: 3D perspectives with Nippon Paint colour chips and codes.

    • Presentation boards must be designed in vertical layout format.

    • In the digital copy of the project on CD/DVD, the design of the A2 board must be saved in a folder named "Presentation Board", with the file name set as "Your Name - Board 1". The design statement needs to be included.

    • Design statement should not be more than 1,000 words, saved in a Microsoft Word file format.

    • Provide your recent passport size photo in JPEG. Students should be in formal attire in white background.

    • All required image files must be in 300dpi, in JPEG format ONLY.

    • The individual perspective in JPEG format, in high resolution (300dpi), and A4-sized (minimum) must be saved in a folder entitled "Perspective". The file names of the JPEG shall be saved in a naming format based on "area". For example: Living Room/Lobby.

    • All colours used in the project must be from the Nippon Paint's product range.

    • All colours used in the design must be clearly illustrated with the Nippon Paint's colour name, colour code and product range. Please visit to download the colour chips.

    • Label all areas on the floor plan.

    • Perspective in A2, boards numbers 2, 3 and 4 must be in A3, A4 or A5 sizes to be pasted on the board.

    • The Entry Form must be attached or affixed as a cover page when submitting the entry in the CD/DVD submission.

    • Submissions should not include the Participant’s profile and the education institution details on top of the presentation board to ensure the anonymous judging of the competition.

Submission Details

Submission Deadline:

All completed entries must be submitted before 10:00pm of October 15, 2016.

Mail your entries (entry form and CDs/DVDs or Flash Drive) to the address below:

  • Attention to:

  • Ms. Bernice Bobadilla / Hazel Gotan


  • G/F CSP Building 173 EDSA,

  • Mandaluyong City, Philippines

For Inquiries, contact: Jhenny Clemente at 0906-307-9964 / 0947-247-3516 and / or Hazel Gotan at 0906-517-6578 / 0922-278-0972

You can either send in your entries in CD or USB at any courier service nearest you.

Free school pick-up is now available for a minimum of 10 entries per category (Interior Design or Architecture) per school. Please send an email with your school name, contact person and contact number to so we can schedule the pick up.

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