Profile

EXHIBITIONS

SaloneSatellite; Milan, Italy; April 2010
Maison et Objet; Paris, France; January 2010
P5, Singapore; Nov 2009
‘Design for Future Mobility’; Singapore, Nov 2009
Ricordi & Sfera; Tokyo, Japan; Oct 2009
Ricordi & Sfera; Kyoto, Japan; Oct 2009
Japan Symposium, Oct 2009
SaloneSatellite; Milan, Italy; April 2009
50+ Singapore Exposition, with C3A; Jan 2009
Maison et Objet; Paris, France; Jan 2009
Time & Style; Tokyo Design Festival, Oct 2008
Maison et Objet; Paris, France; Jan 2008
National Musuem, Singapore; Jun 2008
Objects as Architecture, Architecture as Objects, Sculpture Square, Singapore; Nov 2007

AWARDS

Osaka Int’l Design Competition, Gold, Dandella; 2006
Reddot design award, Design Concept, Experience Kaleidoscope; 2008
Reddot design award, Design Concept, Dandella; 2008
Top 3 in Design Category, Shell Eco-marathon Europe,
NUS Urban Concept Car; 2008
Wallpaper Design Award, Shortlist for Best new collection and new brand, d.lab™; 2008

PRESS RECOGNITION

Since the launch and debut of the first collection by d.lab™ at the Maison et Objet exhibition, Paris 2008, the unique strategic approach of the centre and d.lab™ has received much press coverage in various leading international design publications.

Wallpaper*, United Kingdom; April 2010
Monocle, United Kingdom; April 2010
Wohn!Design, Germany; April/May 2010
Wallpaper*, United Kingdom; November 2009
Maison et Objet, Inspirations N° 15, France; Nov 2009
Annabelle, Switzerland; September 2009
Casamica, Italy; Aug/September 2009
Vogue, Germany; July 2009
Home Décor, Singapore; July 2009
Vogue Living, Australia; May/June 2009
Raum und Wohnen, Switzerland; May/June 2009
Grazia Casa, Italy; May 2009
Icon, United Kingdom; April/July 2009
Intramuros, France; March/April 2009
Add!ct Magazine, intangible.scapes, BE; Oct/Dec 2009
Singapore Architect, Singapore; September 2009
iSh, Singapore; August 2008
Design. China. , No.7; July 2008
Home Concepts, Singapore; July 2008
Viewpoint Magazine, United Kingdom; June 2008
Casa da Abitare, Italy; June 2008
Frame, Netherlands; May/June 2008
Vogue Living, Australia; May/June 2008
DAMn° Magazine, Belgium; April/May 2008
Wallpaper*, United Kingdom; April 2008
Elle Decoration, United Kingdom; April 2008
Frame, Netherlands; March/April 2008
Singapore Architect, Singapore; February/March 2008
Intramuros, France; January/February 2008

TV FEATURES

Design A-Z, Channel NewsAsia, 2009
— Patrick Chia – Episode F
— d.lab™ – Episode D

Italian National Television, 2009
— Two items from the d.lab™ collection were specifically selected by the organizing committee of SaloneSatellite to be presented as part of a feature on the I Saloni 2009

Discovery Channel, 2008
— Selection and request for Experience Kaleidoscope and
Touch-Hear

REPRESENTATION BY TOP GALLERIES

Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Milan, Italy
Wallspace*, Design Supermarket, La Rinascente, Milan, Italy
Ricordi & Sfera, Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan
Cream, Singapore
P5, Singapore
O’Driscoll; Dublin, Ireland
Axis Mundi; Hamburg, Germany
Marron; Berlin, Germany

COLLABORATORS / PARTNERS / PARTICIPANTS OF OUR WORKSHOPS

Academia
NUS Museum
NUS Libraries
NUS Business School
NUS Interactive and Digital Media Institute
NUS Mixed Reality Lab
NUS Communications & New Media Programme
NUS School of Engineering
Centre for the Arts
Office of the Vice President (Campus Infrastructure)
National Institute of Education (NIE)
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA)
Temasek Polytechnic
United World College of South East Asia
Yu Neng Primary School
Dunman Secondary School

Ministries, Statutory boards and NGOs

Ministry of Community Development,
Youth and Sports (MCYS)
Ministry of Education (MOE)
National Environment Agency (NEA)
National Parks Board (NPB)
Singapore Tourism Board (STB)
National Trades Union Congress (NTUC)
Council for Third Age (C3A)
Land Transport Authority (LTA)
SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT)
National Library Board (NLB)
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA)
Workforce Development Agency (WDA)
RSVP Singapore
Centre for seniors
Singapore Health Services (SingHealth)
Presbyterian Community Services (PCS)
>60 Design Centre
Centre for Urban Greenery and Ecology (CUGE)
Institute for Infocomm Research (A*star)

Industry

Haworth office furniture
Technigroup
Asus
Design Exchange
OSA
DuPont Corian
Philips InnoHub
Designinsight
Human Network Labs
BAF Spectrum
Renewe