SELECTED DESIGN STUDIOS
Gabriel Tan Studio has designed furniture and products for Blå Station, Menu, Design Within Reach, The Conran Shop, Ishinomaki Lab, Lemnos Clocks, Authentics and Abstracta. Founder Gabriel Tan is also the creative director of Turn handles, Japanese furniture brand Ariake and Portuguese craft brand Origin. His works have won the Industrial Designers Society of America's IDEA Award, Japan Good Design Award, the President's Design Award and have been exhibited at design fairs globally.
Jarrod Lim Design focuses on developing creative concepts for furniture and products as well as distinctive spatial designs for interiors, exhibitions and public locations. Established in Singapore in 2011, the studio has created interiors and products for global brands such as Herman Miller, Royal Selangor, Oasia Hotel and more. Founder Jarrod Lim has worked for several acclaimed international design houses including the studio of Patricia Urquiola in Milan and the iconic furniture brand SCP, in London.
Lanzavecchia + Wai is a creative collaboration between Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai. Their interests lie in the relationships that objects have and can have with the human body and soul as well as future trends. The creatives feed off each other’s different cultural and creative backgrounds, knowledge and skillsets to create works. The studio has garnered attention and accolades at major design platforms such as the SaloneSatellite, Fuori Salone and the Triennale Design Museum in Milan (IT), DepotBasel (CH), Interieur Kortrijk (BE), IMM in Cologne (DE), The Design Museum in London (UK), and Reciprocity Design Liege (BE).
Olivia Lee Associates is a multidisciplinary studio grounded in industrial design, but spanning product to spatial design, research insights to ideation with the goal of creating unique experiences. It has produced work for international partners such as Hermès, The Balvenie, Samsung, Mathmos, Bank of Singapore and the British Council. Principal designer Olivia Lee’s works have been presented internationally in Europe and featured in Wallpaper*, Icon, Dezeen, Axis, Intramuros and Disegno. In 2018, Olivia as named as one of Dezeen’s “Top 10 Designers to Watch from Milan Design Week 2018”.
Orcadesign is a design and innovation consultancy firm that advocates a human-centred approach. It works closely with SMEs, start-ups and global brands to solve problems, uncover business opportunities, innovate and grow sustainably. Orcadesign’s multidisciplinary and multicultural team comprises researchers, designers and engineers. Its work has gained international recognition such as the President's Design Award (Singapore), iF Award (Germany), Red Dot Award (Germany), Good Design (Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Chicago) and IDEA (Industrial Design Excellence Awards).
SCENE SHANG is a contemporary furniture, homeware and lifestyle brand based in Singapore with roots in a rich Asian heritage. The brand works closely with traditional artisans from Asia to reimagine the silhouettes of yesteryear for the urban home, amassing in a trove of heirloom furniture and decorative fittings, each their own stories to tell. Among its award-winning products is the SHANG System – a modular storage system that combines the best of traditional Chinese design and contemporary sensibilities – which received a special commendation in the President's Design Award in 2014.
Studio Juju is led by Timo Wong and Priscilla Lui to practice design across disciplines in furniture, products and spaces. It was honoured the “Designers of the Future” by Design Miami/ Basel 2011, based on a body of work that demonstrated originality in the creative process as well as a high level of refinement in the finished pieces. In the same year, they won the Design Report Award at SaloneSatellite in Milan, presenting a collection of vessels titled ‘Drum Cases’, ‘Dough & Piatti’ and ‘Wobble & Mushrooms’. In 2014, the studio received the President’s Design Award, the highest recognition for design in Singapore for their ‘Rabbit & Tortoise Collection’ for Living Divani.
wohabeing is about living well by living simply and sustainably and celebrating the beauty of the world. It is a design brand by WOHA, an award-winning Singapore-based architectural practice that has gained global recognition for integrating environmental and social principles into every stage of the design process. WOHA, which has garnered several President’s Design Awards, has designed interior objects for over 20 years, in the context of their architectural projects. wohabeing collaborates with partners, with excellent social and environmental sustainability credentials as well as superb craftsmanship and skills.