FUN STUFF AT SINGAPORE DESIGN WEEK 2017

Published on 3 March 2017

Cultivate your eye on design at this year’s Singapore Design Week (SDW).

By: Melanie Lee

A LOCAL DESIGNER SHOWCASE: SINGAPLURAL

Scope by EDL x Lekker Architects

An anchor design festival that features fascinating local work from a broad creative spectrum of architecture, interior, furniture, urban planning, landscape architecture, visual communications and fashion design. SingaPlural will be from 7-12 March, 11am-10pm at F1 Pit Building 1. Admission is $10 and tickets are sold at the entrance.

EXPLORE DESIGN: DESIGN TRAILS

Photo: Chong Wen Ge

With the theme being “Design Day Out in the City”, participants will discover how design affects the way we live, work and play in our city through pit stops such as the Airbnb office in Tanjong pagar, heritage landmark Chong Wen Ge and Telok Ayer Park. These tours will take place on 11 and 12 March 2017 are free. If you’d like to register for one, click here.

CREATIVE COLLABORATION: SINGAPORE + WALLPAPER* HANDMADE CLASSICS

Singapore + Wallpaper* Handmade Classics features a unique collection of original, one-off pieces by internally renowned talents. The works express Singapore’s heritage of adaptability, versatility, diversity and invention. This exhibition from 9 March to 11 June 2017 will take place at Gillman Barracks (9 Lock Road) and admission is free.

ARCHITECTURAL EXPERTISE: FRONTLINERS IN ACTION

Frontliners in Action comprises three architectural exhibitions that were first mounted at the 15th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia following the theme “Reporting from the Front”. The three exhibitions are: the Singapore Pavilion “Space to Imagine, Room for Everyone” commissioned by the DesignSingapore Council and curated by the Department of Architecture of the National University of Singapore; “Limit/Limitless” by MKPL Architects; and “Living Shelter” by WY-TO and POD Structures.

The Singapore Design Week 2017 will be held from 3-12 March. Click here for more information on its programmes.

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