Two division design works selected in “Pick a bench, Pick a place”

Two bench design from the division will be placed at the Sentosa – Beach Station and Merlion Plaza and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.
“Pick a bench, Pick a place” is an opportunity for you to tell us where you would like to have more seating around Singapore. Choose from a total of 24 locations and 24 bench designs. 15 public spaces with the most votes will each have up to four unique benches installed. All benches will be made using seating planks from the former National Stadium.
DID instructor Hans Tan’s work will be displayed at Sentosa.
Raymond Hon’s work will be shown at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. Rayomond graduated from the Division this summer.

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Prof YEN Ching Chiuan is the Head of Division of Industrial Design (DID) at the NUS. He also holds a joint courtesy appointment with the Interactive & Digital Media Institute at NUS. Having authored more than 60 international and national refereed articles, he possesses an excellent ability to combine theoretical thinking and design practice in design education. Ching Chiuan has worked with many companies including: ASUS, DELL, OSIM, NUH, BMW designwork USA, Estee Lauder, Tupperware, Nakamichi, Creative and Swarovski. His research interests lie in methodologies for design, and he champions a “pluralistic dimension” of design study and research. His supervision in design has received more than 40 international or regional design awards in the past 10 years, including, to name a few, the Braunprize 2007, Luminary Award, red-dot award: design concept 2006 and iF concept awards 2007, and 2008.
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