Singapore Design Week 2019 events that you ought to check out...even if you aren’t borderline obsessed with design.
Design enthusiasts, March is gonna be a ball! Singapore Design Week 2019 is on from 4 –17 March (eeeep, that’s 14 full days). And we aren’t kidding when we say it’s gonna be massive – 80+ programmes including 18 workshops, 15 exhibits, 26 forums/talks and 8 tours/open studio. Phew. How are you ever gonna decide? We’ll walk you through the highlights that you must check out… even if you aren’t obsessively in love with design.
Party at the Streets of Clan
Spend the weekend on Bukit Pasoh Road. Inspired by the clan values of family and kinship, catch old stories come alive on this sweet street. Conversations and masterclasses aside, you also get a rare opportunity to explore clan houses like Chin Kang Huay Kuan and Koh Clan. There will be music by Zouk, tipples, food, art installations and more.
Streets of Clan, Friday, 8 March 5 – 10pm, 9 – 10 March, 11am – 11pm
Oggle at Wallpaper Handmade 2019
Perhaps one of the most sought-after curations in the world, gawk at some of the finest luxury items handcrafted to perfection by artists and makers.
Wallpaper Handmade 2019, 7 –31 March, Thursday – Sunday, 10am – 7pm, National Museum of Singapore, Concourse (Level 1)
Chill at Urban Design Festival 2019
Wanna party and fall head over heels for design at an under-utilised multi-storey carpark in Jelan Besar? Drop by the festival for talks on urban design and innovation, workshops on urban farming and future of living spaces, Zumba sessions AND an 80s roller disco! You heard that right… Besides, several DJs, local acts and drag queen, they will be there to keep you entertained.
Urban Design Festival 2019, 14 – 17 March
Ponder at SingaPlural 2019
“Unnatural Phenomena”, we like the sound of that. The theme for SingaPlural this year, it explores the origins and evolutions of hybrids… like when disciplines merge and marry for the sake of good design. Check out the installations and attend networking sessions and talks.
SingaPlural 2019, 4 – 17 March, National Design Centre
Singapore Design Week 2019, 4 – 17 March, various locations.