What in stored in wet markets aren’t just variety and affordable fresh selections, these are the spaces that has communal experience, a microcosm of Singapore’s multi-cultural society, the part and parcel of the Singaporean way of life.
Social Roles of Wet Markets, And The Time To Adapt.
As I was expanding my understanding in the vanishing places, another aspect of “tradition v. Read more →
“The results showed boys and girls aged five both viewed their own gender positively, but girls aged six and seven were markedly less likely than boys to associate brilliance with their own gender.”
The article has conveyed a worrying concern over the results of girls as young as six who were already affected by Read more →
“Through the years, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have issued plans to mimic the old streetscape of Chinatown, such as converting Smith Street into Chinatown Food Street to recreate the bustling nightlife in old night market streets. Despite the efforts, the STB only managed to draw tourists to the streets and fails to bring the locals back.” Extract from the Read more →
Cross culture & phsychogeography
I have been researching cross culture, which is the communication between individuals from different cultural backgrounds- understanding how they are similar and differ. This initial research led to the term phsychogeography, which is the wandering around between urban environments and analysing the behaviour and feelings different places make us feel. The term has links to the Read more →
Visual Communication is a way of expressing an idea or a belief through various mediums, such as illustration, typography, print, editorial etc. I love designing so I can convey messages in a stimulating and appealing way, so that they are remembered by the target audience.
I am a designer who loves all things colourful, which reflects in my bubbly and energetic Read more →
In the line with urban development, familiar sights lose their place in public spaces as they become obsolete and less relevant now than they were in their prime time.
Vanishing Places, Disappearing Sights & Lasting Memories
Sungei Theives Market, the latest off-the-list, is one of the places that lost their places in the local development plan. Such events are inevitable, and part Read more →
Design isn’t just a simple collection of ideas, it advocates and informs those who lack the knowledge beforehand. A practice which lead the changes needed for a better world. Changes that isn’t just limited to the scope of a single designer, but the community that get empower by him. Together, the message he wish to translate is developed from the collective Read more →
Which aspects of Visual Communication are you interested in?Data Visualisation Information Visualisation Campaign designs Production Publishing Editorial design Illustration
What are your strengths in design?Comprehending information into visuals Picking up on client needs and wants Flexible illustration (I’m style-less) Competent in Adobe CS Good craftsmanship I can code (high-level programming language, Processing)
What are the areas you hope to improve on in design?Creating concepts Data Visualisation
Is there any aspect in design that you are Read more →
Quoting Bruno Munari, design is where an “object… has form consistent with it’s use… whether individual parts are logically fitted together.” This is what Visual Communication is to me. Despite coming from an arts background, I take a rational and logical approach to design; believing that because the message/idea demands a certain design, such an aesthetic solution is Read more →
I believe that the true meaning of Visual Communication is to open up alternative routes of possibilities for society. The manner in which we design a particular poster or a particular brochure, is profoundly capable of forming endless bridges of interpretation despite revolving around a fixed theme. Tracing back, my initial process to design is always to not ask myself, Read more →