DOTY Awards
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WHO WE ARE
“The alternative to good design is always bad design. There is no such thing as no design.”

DOTY aspires to discover outstandingly talented designers and to honour their work with a token of appreciation for their achievements. DOTY sets the benchmark of excellence in design and continues to champion good designs in the architecture and interior industry.

- Alvin Chang, CEO of ACGMEDIA

Award Categories

There are 12 categories to honour the most talented designers who have made a difference through their distinctive design work.

Award Categories

There are 12 categories to honour the most talented designers who have made a difference through their distinctive design work.

Judges

The panel comprises several industry influencers who bring vast experience from each of their respective industries.

Judges

The panel comprises several industry influencers who bring vast experience from each of their respective industries.

Award Recipients

Our awards recognise the remarkable works by exceptional Malaysian and International designers in the design industry.

Award Recipients

Our awards recognise the remarkable works by exceptional Malaysian and International designers in the design industry.

About DOTY

Designer Of The Year Awards

The Designer of the Year (DOTY) Awards is a prestigious annual event celebrating the remarkable works by exceptional Malaysian and International designers in the design industry – as well as the brilliance in ingenuity, creativity, innovation and workmanship of these designers themselves.

DOTY not only grants recognition to the designers but provides them an established platform to showcase their stellar creations as a means of cementing their contributions to the advancement of the design industry, especially in Malaysia. 

DOTY 2021 Judges

The panel comprises several industry influencers who bring vast experience from their respective industries. Each judge’s area of expertise offers a unique take on the judging criteria, which will contribute to the overall judging criteria such as creativity, design concept, space planning and design statement.

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What Designers Say

  • I believe DOTY Awards is an important platform to discover local talents and it allows local designers to set a great benchmark of designs. 

    Datuk Lai Voon Hon
    Group Managing Director of Ireka Corporation Berhad
  • I have been in this industry for a long time and it is an interesting and enjoyable profession, I would not do anything else in my life. As the profession gets tougher, we find that more young talented people are coming up and I am so glad and excited for them. 

    Ar Dr Tan Loke Mun
    Architect & Director of DTLM Design Group
  • I am glad to see a lot of young designers, they are the future of designs. I encourage all designers to do your best, to challenge yourself and most importantly to create great designs and to elevate the design creations and be proud of who you are. 

    IDr Lai Siew Hong
    Co Founder & Chief Executive Designer Blu Water Studio Sdn Bhd
  • DOTY is a platform that completes the whole eco system of designs. It is not enough to only have interior designers and clients, so DOTY provides the whole networking space for all the peers among the interior designers where they can compare and improve the quality and the sustainability of the product that they produce.

    Shanaz A Muztaza
    Director of Fairview Development Sdn Bhd
  • DOTY is an important platform for interior designers to be recognized because it definitely gives them an avenue and channel to shine and to show what they have been working so hard on. 

    Elizabeth Marini
    Vice President of The Marini's Group
  • We have a lot of young talented designers in Malaysia that are very creative. DOTY Awards is an amazing platform for them to showcase their talent. We can see that the standard of our local designers have improved a lot and now I can say that we are at the same par as international level. 

    Datuk Edmund Kong
    Group Managing Director of Guocoland Malaysia

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