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Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2013)

Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2013)

Title: Singapore Formula 1 Trophy Designer: Khek Yin, produced by RISIS Language: English Format: Trophy Dimensions: - Material: Aluminum alloy, gold Client: SingTel Date: 2013 Notes: This trophy is inspired by the Singapore skyline, and when viewed from above captures the actual shape of the track which is handplated in gold.
Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2012)

Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2012)

Title: Singapore Formula 1 Trophy Designer: Nathan Yong, produced by Royal Selangor Language: English Format: Trophy Dimensions: - Material: Pewter, acrylic base Client: SingTel Date: 2012 Notes: The trophy is a modern take on the laurel wreath, a symbol of victory used since ancient Greece. It is cast in pewter and sculpted in relief with a diamond-shaped pattern derived from interweaving olive leaves....
Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2011)

Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2011)

Title: Singapore Formula 1 Trophy Designer: Royal Selangor Language: English Format: Trophy Dimensions: 587 mm Materials: Pewter and wood Client: SingTel Date: 2011 Notes: From SingTel’s press release: “The design of the new trophy aims to capture the essence of the event and is inspired by the Chinese saying “四海之内 皆兄弟” (“Si Hai Zhi Nei Jie Xiong Di”) which translates to “within...
Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2008-2010)

Singapore Formula 1 Trophy (2008-2010)

Title: Singapore Formula 1 Trophy Designer: Zulkifle Mahmod, produced by Royal Selangor Language: English Format: Trophy Dimensions: 580 mm (1st place); 440 mm (2nd & 3rd) Material: Pewter Client: SingTel Date: 2008 Notes: The trophy’s 20 pewter panels project the colours of a checkered flag. It was used for the 2009 and 2010 editions too.
ArchiFest Logo (2008-2011)

ArchiFest Logo (2008-2011)

Title: Archifest Language: - Designer: - Type of Graphic: Logo Client: Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Date: 2008 Notes: This was a stylistic re-working of the original ArchiFest logo from the previous year for Archifest 2008, whose theme was “Man + Environment”.     With just a change in year, this logo was used in the subsequent editions of the...
ArchiFest Logo (2007)

ArchiFest Logo (2007)

  Title: ArchiFest Language: - Designer: Octopus Ink Type of Graphic: Logo Client: Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA) Date: 2007 Notes: This logo with tagline belongs to the inaugural architecture festival organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects in 2007. It is inspired by the “Revision Cloud” often used in programs like Autocad as a marker to let the person...
Singapore Management University Logo (2000 - )

Singapore Management University Logo (2000 – )

Title: Singapore Management University (SMU) Logo Language: - Designer: Simon Wong / The Bonsey Design Partnership Pte Ltd Type of Graphic: Logo Client: Singapore Management University Date: 2000 Dimensions: - Technique: - Note: Known as the SMU Tangram Lim, it represents the qualities of Leadership, Strength, Dignity, Wisdom and Loyalty. It also reflects the country original name of Singapura, or “Lion City”. The face...
Baharuddin Vocational Institute Logo (1971 - 1990)

Baharuddin Vocational Institute Logo (1971 – 1990)

Title: Baharuddin Vocational Institute (BVI) Logo Language: - Designer: Wee Chwee Beng Type of Graphic: Logo Client: Baharuddin Vocational Institute Date: 1971 Dimensions: - Technique: - Note: The logo made up of the institution’s initials was designed by one of BVI’s pioneer teachers Mr Wee Chwee Beng. He said he wanted a modern-looking badge that looked the same regardless which direction one looked...
Baharuddin Vocational Institue Magazine (1971)

Baharuddin Vocational Institue Magazine (1971)

Title: Baharuddin Vocational Institute Magazine Language: - Designer: - Type of Graphic: Book Cover Client: Baharuddin Vocational Institute Date: 1971 Dimensions: - Technique: - Note: A commemorative magazine published to mark the launch of Baharuddin Vocational Institute (BVI), Singapore’s first applied arts school. The cover is made up of the school’s logo. In 1990, BVI became Temasek Design School, which exists as part...
Keppel-Corporation Branding

Keppel-Corporation Branding

  Title: Keppel-Corporation Branding Language: - Designer: DPC Design and Springham Anderson Design Type of Graphic: Logo Client: Keppel Corporation Date: 1997 Dimensions: - Technique: - Note: What started as a dockyard department in Singapore in 1968 grew to become a conglomerate involved in property, finance, and engineering over the years. As part of a re-branding exercise in 1997, every subsidiary in the...
Ladyhill Hotel Singapore Matchbox

Ladyhill Hotel Singapore Matchbox

Title: Ladyhill Hotel Singapore Matchbox Language: English Designer: - Type of Graphic: Matchbox Client: - Date: - Dimensions: 37 mm x 57 mm Technique: - Note: Courtesy of Mr Yeo Hong Eng’s collection
Hotel Negara Singapore Matchbox

Hotel Negara Singapore Matchbox

Title: Hotel Negara Singapore Matchbox Language: English Designer: - Type of Graphic: Matchbox Client: - Date: - Dimensions: 37 mm x 57 mm Technique: - Note: Courtesy of Mr Yeo Hong Eng’s collection