Past Event

First of Two Conversations for Singapore Design Awards 2021: Singapore Green Plan 2030 – Supporting Local Produce and Reducing Waste

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A virtual event where designers can meet to learn more about sustainability, and how design can be an agent of change to meet the challenges that Singapore is facing in strengthening food supply and reducing waste. An open call for Singapore Design Awards, innovative projects will be selected for funding, project development and rapid prototyping. Be the change you want to see to keep Singapore a green and liveable home. Organised by Design Business Chamber Singapore & the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment.

Watch the full webinar now via this link: https://youtu.be/pbmZ8zG0pHE

DBCS x PitchMark Webinar

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Big thanks to PitchMark LLP & Sue Ann for sharing about the protection of intellectual property rights, we hope you’ve gained much from their valuable insights!

Let’s aim to create a healthier eco-system for the future generations of Singapore designers.

Watch the full webinar now via this link: https://fb.watch/7iW__ztPtc/

SG Mark 2021 Virtual Design Crawl

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Big thanks to SG Mark winners DBS Bank and Singapore Airlines for sharing about their design journey from their winning projects.

We hope what was shared at the first ever Virtual Design Crawl will be taken back to your workplace and play an even bigger role in shaping the future landscape of design in Singapore

SG Mark 2020 Sharing Session

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We had the pleasure of organising and hosting the lunch-time Good Design sharing session on 25 October 2019 at Genexis Lounge, Fusionopolis. Past SG Mark winners’ representatives – Ms Yvon Bock (Founder & CEO, Hegen), Ms Celia Law (Design Lead, Dell) and Mr Helder Filipov (Creative Director, American Standard) – shared about their winning projects and how the accolade has helped open doors for their products in local and overseas markets as well as unify team members within their organisations.

We’d like to thank JTC for opening up the cosy space for the talk and Moleskine for sponsoring our tokens of appreciation to our speakers. We hope to see you at our next event!

TISDC 2019 Preliminary Selection

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The TISDC 2019 Preliminary Selection was held in Singapore on 24 August 2019 at PIXEL Studios (venue sponsored by IMDA). 15 professional designers from Taiwan, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Netherlands, and Thailand were invited to form the panel of jurors for the Preliminary Selection. After a full day of screening, 69 entries from Australia and New Zealand, and 11 entries from Southeast Asia and South Asia entered the final selection. 

Design Crawl 2019

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A big thank you to our three wonderful hosts (Grab Singapore, IBM and Brandcourage) as well as our amazing participants for making Design Crawl 2019 a success!! We started our journey from Grab Singapore office where Mr Randy Hunt (Head of Design, Grab Singapore) shared about the role of design in Grab and its scaled design research programme. We then headed to IBM Studios on the 42th (!!) floor for an office tour and an interesting sharing session on Design Thinking led by Mr Faiz Mulla (Creative Director, IBM Studio Singapore and DBCS EXCO member). Our last stop was at Brandcourage where the team (Mr Colin Anderson, Mr Chew Kok Hsiung and Mr Florian Luthi) introduced us to the design approach and methodology they used for their projects. It was an insightful session held at Shake-Farm (beside Brandcourage’s office), together with delicious healthy shakes! You can tell from our faces that it was a day well-spent! 

DBCS Gala Dinner 2019

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Same same but different: We employed a new approach to this year’s SG Mark Awards Ceremony and DBCS by holding one after the other on 22 May at Gardens by the Bay.

The Guest of Honour for the Awards Ceremony was Deputy Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office Strategy Group – Ms Jacqueline Poh. 81 projects were accorded the SG Mark for their good design and quality.

The top award winners were announced at the Gala Dinner held in the dazzling Flower Field Hall and guests were treated to a delectable dining experience by our partner – Peach Garden. The Gala Dinner was graced by Senior Minister of State for the Ministry of Communications and Information & the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth – Ms Sim Ann. She is also DBCS’ patron (since 2018) and newly appointed Chairman of the DBCS Presidential Advisory Commission.

DBCS Annual General Meeting 2019

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The DBCS Annual General Meeting 2019 was held at National Design Centre, Auditorium. We are pleased to introduce to you the newly elected board of DBCS Executive Committee 2019-2021! At the same time, we would like to thank the DBCS EXCO 2017-2019 for their contribution and efforts in driving the Chamber forward.

SG Mark Winners Exhibition

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The SG Mark 2019 Winners Exhibition was held at National Design Centre on 25 March till 12 April 2019 where SG Mark winning projects were presented in their respective categories – Life, Industry, Social and Smart Design.

SG Mark 2019 2nd Screening

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The SG Mark 2019 2nd screening panel of jurors comprises Mr Tai Lee Siang (BCA), Mr Jacks Yeo (Dsg), Ms Jacqueline Poh (PMO), Mr Lim Eyung (GovTec), Mr Suzuki Gen (JDP), Ms Lillian Shieh (J&J) and Prof Kuan Cheng-Neng.