Singapore Design Week 2017 set to dazzle with its fourth edition

Singapore Design Week (SDW) is around the corner with its fourth edition bringing more than 100 local and international events and programmes.

DesignSingapore Council Executive Director Agnes Kwek joins the panelists to address questions from the media
DesignSingapore Council Executive Director Agnes Kwek joins the panelists to address questions from the media. Photo courtesy: Design Singapore's Facebook page

Organised by the Design Singapore Council (Dsg) and supported by key and fringe partners, SDW will be held at the National Design Centre and various locations across Singapore from March 3 to 12.

Dsg will be collaborating with global media company Time Inc. for the Innovation by Design Conference on 7 to 8 March 2017. 

Agnes Kwek, Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council
Agnes Kwek, Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council. Photo courtesy: Agnes Kwek's LinkedIn page

Agnes Kwek, Executive Director, DesignSingapore Council said that SDW is thrilled to announce the new collaboration with Time Inc. She further said, “SDW is very different from the other design festivals, in that our narrative of design has broadened over the years, and this has been demonstrated through our programming. Singapore Design Week engages businesses and C-suite to help them understand how design can be used in business strategy.”

Event Highlights:

SingaPlural - The anchor event of SDW will present new perspectives with a refreshing take on design. It will be held at F1 Pit Building from March 7 to 12.

International Furniture Fair Singapore 2017 (IFFS) – Asia’s premier sourcing and design-led furniture trade show presenting the latest design concepts. It will be held at the Singapore EXPO from March 9 to 12.

Singapore + Wallpaper* Handmade Classics – A debut exhibition for unique design collaborations. It will be at Gillman Barracks from March 9 to 11.

Frontliners in Action -  architects and the people create a better living environment – It is a collective exhibition comprising Space to Imagine, Room for Everyone commissioned by Dsg and curated by NUS. This exhibition will be at the National Design Centre Atrium from March 3 to 8.

Design, Make & Craft Fair – An opportunity to appreciate design, this fair will be at The Plaza on Level 1 of the National Library Building from March 4 to 5.

Design Trails - A perennial crowd-puller is returning to take visitors on a Design Day Out in the City, to inspire design spots in and around the city. The Trails are from 11 to 12 March.

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