A collection of everything seen in Singapore.

A project to document, archive, and understand graphic design and everyday life in this city.
Workhorse Afloat

Workhorse Afloat

Title: Workhorse Afloat Brochure Date: 1997 Designer: WORK Manufacturer: – Client: TheatreWorks Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES
2013 SingaPlural Logo

2013 SingaPlural Logo

Title: 2012 SingaPlural Logo Date: 2012 Designer: Black Manufacturer: – Client: Singapore Furniture Industries Council Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES From the Singaplural website: Singaplural celebrates design, in all its forms, functions, stories and inspirations. The logo design symbolises this movement and invigoration of design and designers in our creative industry, locally and internationally, from our...
Archifest 2013 Logo

Archifest 2013 Logo

Title: Archifest Logo Date: 2013 Designer: Somewhere Else Manufacturer: - Client: Singapore Institute of Architects Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES This logo retains the “Shophouse” silhouette of the 2012 logo, which was adjusted and simplified to show the transformation of Singapore from shophouse to city. The word mark was also moved out of the original silhouette...
Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize

Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize

Title: Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Date: 2009 Designer: H55 Studio Manufacturer: – Client: Urban Redevelopment Authority Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES This logo appropriates the “ring” symbol commonly used to represent cities on world maps and in atlases. It is supported by cartography-related graphics to communicate the global outlook of this award given out the best...
2008 Singapore Formula 1 Trophy

2008 Singapore Formula 1 Trophy

Title: 2008 Singapore Formula 1 Trophy Date: 2008 Designer: Zulkifle Mahmod Manufacturer: Royal Selangor Client: SingTel Medium: Pewter Dimensions: 58 cm (1st place); 44 cm (2nd and 3rd place) NOTES The trophy consists of 20 pewter panels that project the colours of a checkered flag. The same trophy design was used for the 2009...
Baharuddin Vocational Institute Crest

Baharuddin Vocational Institute Crest

Title: Baharuddin Vocational Institute Crest Date: 1971 Designer: Wee Chwee Beng (Baharuddin Vocational Institute) Manufacturer: – Client: Baharuddin Vocational Institute (BVI) Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES The school crest made up of the institution’s initials was designed by one of BVI’s pioneer teachers Mr Wee Chwee Beng. He wanted a modern-looking badge that looked the...
UOL Group Limited Identity

UOL Group Limited Identity

Title: UOL Group Limited Identity Date: 1979 Designer: William Lee (Central Design) Manufacturer: – Client: United Overseas Land Limited (UOL); Renamed UOL Group Limited (2006) Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES The logo which shows two interlocking Us emphasises the fact that UOL is part of the United Overseas Bank group. The horizontal line on...
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WERK No. 4

WERK No. 4

Title: WERK No. 4: Clean But Chaotic Date: 2001 Designer: Theseus Chan (WORK) Manufacturer: – Client: WORK Medium: – Dimensions: 32 pp, colour, 29.7 x 44 cm NOTES
National Gallery Singapore Logo

National Gallery Singapore Logo

Title: National Gallery Singapore Date: 2014 Designer: Asylum Manufacturer: – Client: National Gallery Singapore Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES From the National Gallery Singapore website: “An abstract rep­res­ent­a­tion of the two iconic build­ings hous­ing the National Gal­lery, the logo com­prises two rect­an­gu­lar blocks which can be inter­preted in every ima­gin­able way — two build­ing blocks, two dia­logue boxes, two plat­forms;...
Singapore Biennale 2011 Logo

Singapore Biennale 2011 Logo

Title: Singapore Biennale 2011: Open House Date: 2011 Designer: Goto Design Manufacturer: – Client: Singapore Art Museum Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES From the GOTO Design website: “The identity was inspired by the Biennale theme ‘Open House.’ Working with the global symbol for house as an outline and placing it on an angle created multiple layers of meaning and possibility....
Singapore Biennale 2013 Logo

Singapore Biennale 2013 Logo

Title: Singapore Biennale 2013: If the World Changed Date: 2013 Designer: fFurious Manufacturer: – Client: Singapore Art Museum Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES From the fFurious website: “With the Singapore Biennale being the pivotal art event within the South East Asian region, the identity draws from this axial nature of the Biennale, placing Singapore in the centre of...
WERK No. 3

WERK No. 3

Title: WERK No. 3: Repetition Date: 2001 Designer: Theseus Chan (WORK) Manufacturer: – Client: WORK Medium: – Dimensions: 40 pp, colour, 29.7 x 44 cm NOTES
WERK No. 2

WERK No. 2

Title: WERK No. 2: Date: 2000 Designer: WORK Manufacturer: – Client: WORK Medium: – Dimensions: 26 pp, 29.7 x 44 cm NOTES
2012 SingaPlural Logo

2012 SingaPlural Logo

Title: 2012 SingaPlural Logo Date: 2012 Designer: – Manufacturer: – Client: Singapore Furniture Industries Council Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES The logo for the inaugural SingaPlural: Singapore Furniture Design Week held at the Singapore Expo from 9th to 12th March 2012.
Singapore Design Week Logo

Singapore Design Week Logo

Title: Singapore Design Week Logo Date: 2014 Designer: Couple Manufacturer: – Client: DesignSingapore Council Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES
East Coast Primary School Crest

East Coast Primary School Crest

Title: East Coast Primary School Crest Date: circa 2000s Designer: Brian Leong Kuen (United Uniforms) Manufacturer: - Client: East Coast Primary Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES From the East Coast Primary School website: “The three full masts in red and turquoise form the acronym of the school name. They are set against the yellow rising sun to symbolize a ship, moving at...
XVII Southeast Asian Games Singapore Poster

XVII Southeast Asian Games Singapore Poster

Title: XVII Southeast Asian Games Singapore Poster Date: 1993 Designer: Mascot by Lee Hup Kheng (The New Paper) Manufacturer: – Client: Singapore National Olympic Council Medium: – Dimensions: – NOTES
Nila

Nila

Title: Nila Date: 2012 Designer: Beatrice Cho Manufacturer: - Client: Singapore Sports Council Medium: - Dimensions: - NOTES This mascot was originally created for the 2012 Singapore National Games. In 2014, it was announced that Nila would also become the mascot when Singapore hosted the 2015 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).
Lyo and Merly

Lyo and Merly

Title: Lyo and Merly Date: 2010 Designer: Cubix International Manufacturer: - Client: Singapore Sports Council Medium: - Dimensions: - NOTES This pair of lions were the mascots for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games held in Singapore. Lyo was a male lion, while Merly was a female Merlion, a half-lion and half-fish creation that is also Singapore’s official tourism symbol.