There are two rounds which are the selection or screening round and the actual judging of awards round.
The Selection or Screening Committee will select those to be nominated through contributions from industry or government organizations including those involved with design, design associations, media specializing in design as well as members of the public.
Weight will be given to the thinking process as follows:
The awardee must demonstrate uniqueness in design based in local knowledge and eastern culture. The concept should built on existing art forms and resources in the country as an inspiration of design. The designer must be able to strike a balance between aesthetics and function with a real business potential. In addition design must have somevalue added element.
The awardee must have a good design thinking and work process that can demonstrate the creativity, aesthetics and functional aspects. The works must illustrate a unique identity or show an outstanding Thainess or may result in a paradigm shift that creates new value in the design industry.
(Please note the decision to award any given person is dependent on the Judging Committee.)
The Judging Committee will comprise of industry or government organizations including those involved with design, design associations, and media specializing in design.