Top 10 shortlisted finalists pitched their artworks live in a bid to bring home RM22,800 worth of total cash prizes during the contest finale held in conjunction with the 19th International Architecture, Interior Design and Building Exhibition (ARCHIDEX)
And for the winner, they will be featured as part of Schneider Electric’s exclusive AvatarOn collection!!
The competiton were held in conjunction with the launch of Schneider Electric’s inaugural AvatarOn series, an extensive range of customisable switches that integrate easily into every interior styles thanks to its wide variety of covers including plastic, wood, metal, marble, leather and a DIY customisable and printable covers.
Chio Pei Leng from INTI Center of Art and Design emerged as Champion in the Non-Professional Category bring home RM3,000, whereas Foo May Yee who is also from INTI Center of Art and Design and Yap Pei Feng from High School, SMK (P) Jalan Ipoh nabbed the second with cash RM2,000 and third place, RM800 respectively.
Meanwhile in the Professional Category saw Mohamed Shahril from Shahril Faisal Design Studio as the champion where he gets to bring home RM10,000; with Teh Boon Soon and Pearly Lim Pei Li with both from Boon Soon Architect following closely behind at second with cash RM5,000 and third place, RM2,000.
“From the entries received, we saw that Malaysians are indeed very creative and many of the works exhibited good skills, technique and most importantly, imagination and creativity. We were thrilled to have received these creative entries from remarkably talented students and professionals, and we are happy to have been able to provide this platform to nurture talents. We would like to thank all participants, finalists and winners for their support. Schneider Electric hopes to continue our efforts in showing our commitment in growing and nurturing local talent pools, and we hope to receive as much support from the public in future activities.”
– Schneider Electric Malaysia Business VP Retail, Mr Francis Heng
The “World’s Smallest Masterpiece Contest” ran from 1 March 2018 to 30 April 2018, and received a total of 1,074 entries nationwide, from students and professionals alike.
Participants were required to come up with their own creative designs on an 85mm X 85mm canvas, measuring up to the size of AvatarOn switch covers.
The finale of the contest was held on 6th of July 2018, in conjunction with the 19th International Architecture, Interior Design and Building Exhibition (ARCHIDEX) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, where the top 10 shortlisted entries were showcased and judged live at Schneider Electric Malaysia’s booth.
List of winners:
- Professional Category-1st Place Mohamed Shahril Shahril Faisal Design Studio RM10,000 + Design to be featured in Schneider Electric’s exclusive AvatarOn collection
-2nd Place Teh Boon Soon Boon Soon Architect RM5,000
-3rd Place Pearly Lim Pei Li Boon Soon Architect RM2,000
- Non-Professional Category-1st Place Chio Pei Leng INTI Center of Art and Design RM3,000 + Design to be featured in Schneider Electric’s exclusive AvatarOn collection
-2nd Place Foo May Yee INTI Center of Art and Design RM2,000
-3rd Place Yap Pei Feng High School, SMK (P) Jalan Ipoh RM800
For more information on the contest, please visit www.schneider-electric.com.my/avataron
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