Gatherings | Talk: When old makes new - Using heritage in fresh ways

1 hour
9 March, Sat, 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Venue: Chin Kang Huay Kuan

Are you constantly inspired by the past? Learn from local brands and designers on how they've embraced local heritage to create new work. Moderated by Jacqueline Chang of PREP Luxe and 5degreeshift, Cherin Tan and Jason Tong of LAANK; Steve Lawler of MOJOKO; and Santhi and Sari Tunas of Binary Style will speak about finding inspiration in the everyday, their creation process, and how they’ve drawn on heritage and cultural elements with respect and integrity.

To note: Limited to 70 pax per session.


About the Speakers

• Santhi & Sari Tunas of Binary Style
Founded by twin sister designers, Santhi and Sari Tunas, Binary Style uses scarves as a medium to narrate the Singapore story. Featuring vivid colours and attractive patterns, Binary Style captures the essence of our Southeast Asian melting pot through their designs. Singapore’s biodiversity also features prominently in their designs. Binary Style is proud to have worked with the likes of National Heritage Board, Ministry of Trade and Industry and Singapore Airlines.

• Cherin Tan & Jason Tong of LAANK
Cherin graduated with a degree in interior architecture from Curtin University, Australia. She has more than a decade’s worth of experience in architecture and interior design, and has done work for a wide array of projects, especially in industries such as hospitality, retail, and F&B. Cherin worked with WOW Architects for three years, and with renowned interior design firm, Asylum, as a designer for six years, where she was responsible for highly notable projects such as Johnnie Walker (Shanghai), Iggy’s, and Escentials. She founded LAANK in 2012, and the company has grown from strength to strength; today, it counts names such as Violet Oon, Resorts World Sentosa, and Bynd Artisan as some of its clients. Cherin handles the creative direction of LAANK and strives to make a difference in the industry by marrying functionality, workmanship, and creativity to create a unique and valuable experience for both customers and users.

• Steve Lawler of MOJOKO
Born in Iran, raised in Hong kong and educated in Europe. Mojoko (aka Steve Lawler) attended the prestigious FABRICA art residency in Treviso, Northern Italy in 2001. His artistic work is an exploration of Trash Pop culture colliding with the Old & historical, mixing media such as computer programming, digital sculpture, painting and printmaking. His works have regularly been showcased around the world at International Institutions and independent galleries.
Sat Mar 9, 2019
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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