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A Strong Sense of Purpose Drives Architect Seah Chee Huang 

As the CEO of DP Architects, one of Singapore’s largest architecture practices, Seah Chee Huang navigates professional and corporate leadership with a strong impetus to deliver purposeful outcomes for people and planet. Beyond the studio and the boardroom, he is bringing that same drive to Singapore’s classrooms, having led the inaugural National Design Project for students in 2023.

Beyond Sustainability, Dr Hossein Rezai Advocates a Regenerative World View for Built Environment Professionals

When structural engineer Dr Hossein Rezai received the ‘Designer of the Year’ accolade for the President*s Design Award in 2016, the Jury made note of his “holistic vision” and his “aspiration for engineering to achieve a higher purpose”. Now, in a global design role at Ramboll, he is using that same visionary spirit to chart a course for his colleagues in the climate crisis era. For Rezai, all roads lead to regenerative design.

Writer Justin Zhuang Documents Design, and Design in Culture 

In Singapore, there are just a handful of people known for writing dedicatedly about design. DesignSingapore Scholar Justin Zhuang is one of them. His pathway to thinking critically about design developed naturally as a by-product of his curiosity about history and culture. Now playing his own part in documenting the history of Singapore’s design, he is helping us understand our designed present and future.

From Page to Podcast, Kelley Cheng is a Champion of Singapore Design 

She began as an outsider in design, but over the last two decades Kelley Cheng has brought designers in Singapore together through a magazine, and subsequently, spaces for creatives to connect. These platforms lay the foundation for the creative community who have propelled the growth of Singapore’s design industry. As the designer enters the third decade of her career, she has embarked on a new project to connect young designers with mentors to create a better future for Singapore design.

STUCK Design Wants to Score Victories for Humanity 

How can life be lived better? How can we be better at thinking creatively? How can creative processes be better? Evolving from traditional industrial design to the realms of design research, education, and creative advocacy, STUCK Design consistently looks for ways to make a positive difference – always with a human lens.
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