Design Conversations @ National Design Centre

14th MARCH 2014

Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: Yoichi Nakamuta
Company: E&Y
Designation: Design Editor/Producer
Title: Made in Asia

Synopsis: Expelling the notion that good design only comes from the West, Yoichi Nakamuta encourages designers to explore their originality by utilising the abundant material resources available in Asia; and meeting manufacturers as well as craftsmen to create their own expression.

Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Melvin Ong, Kimming Yap & Calvin Pang
Company: Desinere, Creativeans & Pang + Kanako
Designation: Melvin Ong: Founder, Kimming Yap: Managing Director, Calvin Pang: Visual Artist
Title: The Periodic Table: A collaborative collection by Desinere, Creativeans and Pang+Kanako

The Periodic Table is a collation of table objects by design studios, Desinere, Creativeans and featuring artists Pang+Kanako. This showcase features items that challenge existing archetypes through their different elemental origins, resulting in an eclectic mix of material qualities on a common ubiquitous platform, the table.

15th MARCH 2014

Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: Heng Kang Yong
Company: The Kang
Designation: Designer
Title: The Spirit of Handcrafting

Synopsis: An introduction and insight to theKANG, Kang will share his journey of self-learning as well as inspirations and design aesthetic; which are centred on the spirit of handcrafting. Is this skill obsolete and irrelevant in this age of rapidly advancing technology?

Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Mohammad Azlan Ramlan (Ceno2)
Company: Artkhalytis
Designation: Local Graffiti Artist
Title: Graffiti Fine Art

Synopsis: “Graffiti Fine Art” is the use of spray painting as a medium, with the technical skills of western fine art, to create paints based on artistic movements like cubism, realism and surrealism.

16th MARCH 2014

Time: 3:00pm - 3:30pm
Speaker: Hector Salazar
Company: Raffles College of Higher Education
Designation: Programme Coordinator of 3D Design Department
Title: Experience of the Global Design

Synopsis: In the global world, design is essential in creating the products for the future where everyone can utilise regardless of the location. With this new way of designing manufacturing, shipping and selling, there is a need to think of ways these products can be disposed responsibly.

Time: 3:30pm - 4:00pm
Speaker: Goh Su Lin
Company: Emily Hill Institute for Creative Enterprise
Designation: Director
Title: How to Start Your Own Design Business

Synopsis: Su Lin will share her knowledge on starting a design business and shed some light on the Do’s and Don’ts of creative entrepreneurship.

Event Timeline
Mar 14 - Mar 16, 2014
[ Fri ] - [ Sun ]
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM SGT
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National Design Centre
14 Mar 2014
3:00pm - 3:30pm
14 Mar 2014
3:30pm - 4:00pm
15 Mar 2014
3:00pm - 3:30pm
15 Mar 2014
3:30pm - 4:00pm
16 Mar 2014
3:00pm - 3:30pm
16 Mar 2014
3:30pm - 4:00pm

On sale until Mar 16, 2014, 6:00:00 PM

Venue Address
111 Middle Rd, Singapore 188969 Singapore
Singapore Furniture Industries Council