Office AIO co-founding director Isabelle Sun to join World Architecture Festival judging panel

Office AIO co-founding director Isabelle Sun to join World Architecture Festival judging panel

Office AIO co-founding director Isabelle Sun to join World Architecture Festival judging panel

Upon winning past year’s contest at WAF’s INSIDE World Festival Of Interiors with project SAGE, our co-founder Isabelle Sun has the privilege to be invited to join WAF’s highly esteemed judging panel for the first time.

“140 judges representing 68 countries. Only at WAF and Inside are you judged by your peers, your heroes and the industry’s power players, all live at the festival. All finalists present their projects within their categories during the first two days. Category winners then go on to present to the Super Jury.”

We can’t wait to see some of the worlds best work by acclaimed individuals and firms at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore in November 6-8.

Sage Awarded WAF INSIDE Awards Bars & Restaurants

Sage Awarded WAF INSIDE Awards Bars & Restaurants

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) held its annual event in Singapore from November 30 to December 2, 2023. This event attracted architectural design elites from around the world, showcasing projects representing some of the most successful global examples in architecture and interior space design. Isabelle Sun, founding partner of Office AIO, delivered a captivating and insightful presentation on-site. After intense competition, "Sage" stood out in the Bars and Restaurants category, ultimately winning the prestigious award for the category at this year's event.

Sage selected as finalist in World Festival of Interiors 2023, and Paw longlisted in Dezeen Awards 2023

Sage selected as finalist in World Festival of Interiors 2023, and Paw longlisted in Dezeen Awards 2023

Office AIO is extremely delighted and honoured to be shortlisted in this year’s World Festival of Interiors INSIDE 2023 (Bars & Restaurants Category), and longlisted in the Health and Wellbeing Interior category by Dezeen Awards 2023.

This is our fifth year participating in the World Festival of Interiors INSIDE event since 2017, and kudos to our team for our fifth nominations and awards! We will be presenting our project Sage to a live judging panel at Marina Bay Sands Singapore from 29 November to 1 December. And as always, we look forward to all the invaluable keynote talks from industry leaders with great anticipation.

Coincidentally, we have also been equally blessed by Dezeen Awards, with 9 nominations and 1 win since 2018. Out of 4,800 entries from around the world, 150 projects have been selected in this year longlist, and Office AIO’s Paw is the only animal-centric space being chosen in the Health and Wellbeing Interior category. Click here to view our project page on Dezeen's website!

Office AIO wins "Best Interior Design Firm 2023" title

Office AIO wins

News just in! Office AIO has been selected as the 2023 Architizer A+Awards Jury Winner in the Best Interior Design Firm category!

We are extremely honoured and truly humbled by this recognition. Huge thanks to Architizer and the amazing jury! Congratulations to all the other winners!

Both Office AIO founders Isabelle sun and Tim kwan are member of jury Architizer A+ Awards Jury Panel. This year, we have the honour in reviewing projects across these categories :

Commercial Interiors, Restaurant (L >1000 sq ft), Government & Civic Buildings, Private House (XL >6000 sq ft), Architectural + Learning, and Best Public Projects Firm.

"Basic Coffee" Wins Architecture MasterPrize

We are honoured to have our project Basic Coffee named "Best of Best" in hospitality category at this year's Architecture MasterPrize! Office AIO continue to help entrepreneurial brands strive for design excellence and to define meaningful experiences. See our project among other world-class entries here.

We are joining jury panels to review 2020 Dezeen Awards!

We are joining jury panels to review 2020 Dezeen Awards!

Over the past week, OFFICE AIO founders Isabelle and Tim have had the honour to review some of the best projects in House Interior and Apartment Interior categories for Dezeen Awards 2020. 50 projects were longlisted across both categories, and our founders had thoroughly enjoyed all projects and the process. Stay tuned for the upcoming shortlist announcements in September and again, congratulations to our peers who have made it this far.

Office AIO is a Architizer A+ Awards Jury Prize Winner!

Office AIO is a Architizer A+ Awards Jury Prize Winner!

We are thrilled to announce Office AIO designed "Bar Lotus" was named Jury Winner in "Hospitality & Night Club" - Architizer A+ Award. This year's Jury include: Amanda Levete, Christian Benimana, Dong Ping Wong, David de Rothschild and more. Thank you all judges and thank you Architizer!

Founders Isabelle Sun and Tim Kwan to judge Dezeen Awards 2020

Founders Isabelle Sun and Tim Kwan to judge Dezeen Awards 2020

This year's Dezeen Awards will be judged by a panel of a total of 75 industry-leading professionals across the globe, as winners of Dezeen Awards 2019 "Restaurant and bar interior of the year", founders Isabelle Sun and Tim Kwan have been invited to join the judging panel.

In only a couple years, Dezeen Awards has already became the benchmark for international design excellence. We truly look forward to seeing all the entries by some of the most talented architects, designers, and artists from around the world.


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Office AIO nominated for FRAME Awards 2020 : Emerging Designer of the Year

With Christmas just around the corner, Office AIO received a substantial piece of news from FRAME, notifying us about our nomination for an Honorary Award "Emerging Designer of the Year". 

With public voting now open until 15th February, we appreciate every effort of your involvement and support!

Please register to vote for us if you love what we do.


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Bar Lotus wins Dezeen Awards Restaurant and Bar Interior of the year

Bar Lotus wins Dezeen Awards Restaurant and Bar Interior of the year

Office AIO is extremely honoured to be shortlisted amongst some of the best design works from around the world, and we are happy to have Bar Lotus project awarded "Restaurant and bar interior of the year". And of course, it is a pleasure receive this beautiful brick trophy designed by Atelier NL.