The Merdeka Award 2011
As part of an ongoing contract, Johan Design Associates has successfully supplied specially designed trophies for the prestigious Merdeka Award, which is held every year since 2008.
The trophy, a three dimensional version of the Merdeka Award logo expresses convergence and ascension; to celebrate achievements of the Merdeka Award winners. Lapis Lazuli gemstone serves as the base, combined with several other elements of Gold, Silver, Malaysian Pewter and Malaysian hardwood, Chengal; the trophy also represents environmental concerns in the form of a plant shoot Rebung, transparency ethics, and the glorious five decades of Malaysia’s independence.
Both Merdeka Award Logo and Trophy were created by Dato’ Johan Ariff in 2007.
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