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Singapore’s highest honour for designers and designs across all disciplines
One of Asia’s premier design festivals that champions design thought leadership
National Design Centre

Address
111 Middle Road
Singapore 188969

Opening hours
Everyday 9am to 9pm

Better
by design

Design is a powerful tool for business growth, product and service innovation, and social progress. Together, we can turn challenges into possibilities and create a livable, loveable city by design.

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Latest Stories

Sustainable Architecture by Studio SKLIM
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Preserving Artisanal Craftsmanship By NOST
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Community Playground By ART-ZOO
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DESIGN FOR BUSINESS

Good design is good business

More than just a form-giving function, design transforms business and organisations, humanises technology, and innovates system and customer experiences

  • Grow your business in new markets

    Grow your business in new markets

    with design as strategic tool

  • Stand out in the market

    Stand out in the market

    with innovative products and services

  • Deliver people-centred experiences

    Deliver people-centred experiences

    for your customers and employees

DESIGN EDUCATION

Design a meaningful career

As design changes the world, we need a design-empowered workforce to apply design-led approaches to solve complex issues across sectors and meet future demands

Hone your talent

and turn creativity into a successful career in design

Nurture a design mindset

and skills to do meaningful work across industries

Secure viable career options

in a competitive innovation-driven economy

DESIGN IN THE COMMUNITY

Design is for everyone

Whether it is the appreciation of well-designed objects, or the co-designing of spaces we live, work and play in, design can elevate our daily life; making our city more liveable and loveable.

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Singapore, a UNESCO Creative City of Design

Singapore has been designated a UNESCO creative City of Design since 2015. This is a recognition of how intertwined design is in our fabric of life, influencing how we live, work and play. and play in, design can elevate our daily life; making our city more liveable and loveable.

Initiatives to support you

Start your design journey with the help of our initiatives
Good Design Research
For design and enterprises
10 min read
SkillsFuture Study Award for Design
For industry professionals
9 min read
Design for Business: Frame and Scope
For businesses
5 min read
Design for Business: User Journey Mapping
For businesses
4 min read
For design and enterprises
10 min read
For industry professionals
9 min read
For businesses
5 min read
For businesses
4 min read

"Outside the Box" Docu-series

A five-part video series featuring Singaporeans who have breathed new life into their businesses, work and environments with design thinking principles.
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VISIT
President*s Design Award
Singapore’s highest honour for designers and designs across all disciplines
Singapore Design Week
One of Asia’s premier design festivals that champions design thought leadership
National Design Centre