Good news for VLU Interior Design students with major awards at the beginning of 2020

(VLU, February 27, 2020) - Recently, students of Interior Design, Faculty of Industrial Fine Arts received good news from major competitions with 04 projects in the TOP 40 of Vietnamese Interior Students Forum and 03 projects entered the final of Hoa Mai Contest 2019.

Hoa Mai Award

With  more than 15 years of organizing the Vietnam wood furniture design competition, Hoa Mai Award organized by the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts and Woodworking Association (HAWA) is a contest for students of Applied Design and Interior Design major.

Hoa Mai not only announces award winners, but the organizers also want to bring excellent works to Asia's largest EXPO Furniture Exhibition in Singapore. This is the first time that students of interior major have won the first prize and also the first time that the organizers of Hoa Mai Award have brought Vietnamese furniture products abroad.

Looking back on the journey of the Hoa Mai Award, the senior alumni of the Interior Design major of Van Lang University from course 10 have won the first prize (course 17), the second prize (course 10), consolation prize (course 11, 15), and there are also many courses in the Top of the final competition. 

vlu hoamai 1Interior Design students of Van Lang University gained great achievements at Hoa Mai in 2018 with 7 finalists and 3 projects that won the prizes.

The goal of participating in the Hoa Mai Award competition of VLU Interior Design students is determined in the training objective. The interior design projects of Van Lang have developed criteria and exercises towards this contest, which are practical and applicable.It’s an honor for course 23 to have 2 projects in the Top 23 finalists (student category).

vlu thiet ke goiStudent Nguyen The Hung - Class K23NT5, instructed by lecturer Vu Tuong Quyen, designed a Cabinet product with the idea of ​​"Packing" - the Vietnamese way of wrapping cakes with leaves. Culinary customs through wrapping traditional cakes have created the national soul, so this is not only a piece of furniture but also a feeling about the rich spiritual life of the nation.

thanh mai 1Product of student Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai - K23NT1, instructed by lecturer Nguyen Chanh Phuong. Inspired by a strong love for pets, she has designed the chair in the shape of curves and pyramids. The product is called Pet Chair, which is so cute.

For the first time, Hoa Mai Award has a category for professional painters. Two lecturers of Interior Design at Van Lang University took part in the contest and were chosen in the Top 23 finalists, winning the special prize in the final: Mr. Le Long Vinh and Mr. Huynh Thanh Quyen.

vlu thiet ke gheThe product that won the special prize in the professional design category of Hoa Mai 2020 is the work of MSc. Le Long Vinh and Mr. Huynh Thanh Quyen - Van Lang University - Bench chair placed in the lobby of the commercial area, restaurant, coffee inspired by the image of boats and canoes in the SouthWest floating market.

vlu thiet keThe factory helped the products to be completed and submitted to the exhibition organizers at C Space Co-woking (District 7). From February 28, 2020 to March 5, 2020, Hoa Mai Award held a final competition for awards and exhibitions at VIFA GU Expo 2020 (SECC Exhibitor - District 7).

Award for Interior Design student 

The contest aims to honor excellent graduation projects, with a total prize value of more than 250 million VND and many valuable career opportunities. The award night was held on March 14, 2020 along with the event "Graduation project exhibition" of students from all 3 regions of North, Central and South across the country. Van Lang University is honored to have 4 student projects in the TOP 40.

  1. Mai Pham Bich Tran – Code: 144 – Project: Interior Design: Salanganes restaurant
  2. Phan Kim Bao Ngoc – Code: 143 – Project: Interior Design: Egyptian Blue restaurant
  3. Le Ngo Ngoc Tin – Code: 148 – Project: Interior Design: boutique guest house Bravi'os
  4. Nguyen Diem Ngoc – Code: 150 – Project: Interior Design: boutique guest house Bravi'os

MSc. Le Long Vinh
Head of Interior Design

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