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KOFISI 9, in Nairobi is shortlisted for an SBID International Design Award 2022

KOFISI Press release

KOFISI Africa is pleased to be among the inspiring global design talent to have been shortlisted as a finalist in this year’s SBID International Design Awards for its entry, Office Design Over 2000 Sq. in the Interior Design category.

“KOFISI 9 is the result of months of planning with our lead designers and in-house Design and Build team and I’m delighted they’re getting the international recognition they deserve. As a company, KOFISI works hard to create engaging and innovative workplaces for businesses in Africa, and we are delighted to be putting Nairobi on the map, as a city now recognised for delivering stunning interior office design and as a destination for enterprise that wants to give their employees a superior work environment.” says Michael Aldridge, CEO of KOFISI

Evaluated by a panel of distinguished, industry-leading experts for design functionality, innovation, creativity and technical execution, an SBID Award is considered one of the most coveted accolades for design excellence. Success in this GOLD-rated Awards programme demonstrates the highest level of design skill and professional mastery across the interior design profession.

KOFISI 9 is a completely new workspace concept for Kenya and Africa, raising the bar for workplace design on the Continent by creating incredible office spaces where employees are nurtured and supported from within engaging and stimulating work environments. Special consideration was given to creating unique event and specialist workspaces – both indoors and outdoors to cater for the city’s growing creative community. To complete the final stage of judging, the public are now invited to vote for their favourite finalist designs – accounting for an impressive 30% of the overall results! To show your support for KOFISI 9 and cast your votes click here . The public vote will close on 24 August at 5pm (BST).

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The SBID International Design Awards

The SBID International Design Awards attracts entries from over 85 countries worldwide, serving to recognise, reward and celebrate global design excellence. As a champion of design standards across Interior Design, Product Design and Fit-Out, winning an SBID Award signifies an outstanding industry achievement with recognition that spans the globe, showcasing the world’s best design talent on its globally respected stage.

The Society of British and International Interior Design (SBID)

The UK’s leading accreditation body for the professional interior design industry. From commercial to residential sectors, SBID supports competence and best practice at all levels to guide and measure the profession through its unique interior design accreditation. SBID Accreditation demonstrates professionalism and distinguishes qualified interior designers as trained and knowledgeable practitioners. For over a decade SBID has represented the interior design industry in government and trade, creating a widely recognised benchmark for professional standards to develop future growth.

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