President's Design Award 2015: Design of the Year

21 Dec 2015  •  10 min read

The earphones’ ergonomic fit; The complete set of earphones’ accessories. (Photos: Dita)


Jury Citation: A product that is not just meticulously designed and uncompromising in its detailing, it is also a worthy addition to this home-grown brand’s growing reputation… a profound understanding of how technical and design details can enhance the user’s experience.

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The pavilion Fugue 1,3,5,7. (Photo: HCF and Associates)


Jury Citation: The common plastic stool, a quintessential seat of choice for coffee shops in Singapore, forms the core of the outstanding pavilion that was created for Archifest 2014… it also emphasised the idea of reusing and repurposing.

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Curvilinear shelves. (Photo: National Library Board)


Jury Citation: library@orchard is a testament to the process and approach of the entire design team to define a library experience that is more relevant and accessible to the public… (its) features include new forms of engagement with materials, self-navigation and check-out counters, giving the users control over the library experience he or she desires.

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Next, 24 Dec: Jury citations for Design of the Year – National Gallery Singapore; Pour; Prologue Collection.

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