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Our DesignSingapore Scholars

The DesignSingapore Council works with designers in Singapore to make the world better by design. Through the DesignSingapore Scholarship, we have empowered individuals to pursue studies in a wide variety of design disciplines all around the world since 2005. Meet our past and present scholars and be inspired by the impact they have made on Singapore and its design industry. 

Ng Fong Yee Wants to Empower Kids to Design a Better Future  

It is time that society takes children more seriously, says the designer who has learnt much from her years of teaching them. It has even led the DesignSingapore Scholar to further her studies in child culture design so she can eventually design with children as equal members of society.

Reviving ageing malls in Web 3.0 

Find out how technology can be designed for ageing strata malls to connect them to a younger generation  Shop at familiar names such as Hup Kee Centre, which has supplied traditional Chinese wedding offerings in the Beauty World area since…

Cooler buildings through elephant skins

Why biomimicry principles for buildings are good for the environment, and good for you.  Architects and designers in Singapore have long designed with plants and foliage as inspiration as seen from the city’s lush green environment.   What is newer is…

Natural paints seeding nature ties

Can the use of botanical inks nurture a love for nature and sustainability?   Most creatives buy materials for their projects from art supplies stores. Shirin Rafie and Liz Liu, however, turn to the natural environment around Singapore. Since 2019, the…

Activating a new force for seniors

A new framework helps the elderly reset how they see themselves in society.  SAFSG is an active army. It is also a force to be reckoned with in Singapore. That’s what industrial designer Sim Hao Jie hopes to achieve with…

VISIT
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