Ho Yimin Turns HDB Blocks Into Model Sets

2D Designer Uses 3D Designs to Re-Experience Living Spaces Like building Lego kits? Then you will surely like to play with 3D-printed architectural sets of HDB blocks, the mainstay of Singaporeans’ housing. Ho Yimin, a visual communication graduate of Nanyang Technological University’s School of Art, Design and Media, designed ‘Re:encounter’, using pervasive HDB architecture in the form of miniature structural panels for people to build. Yimin wanted people to re-encounter their living spaces, to look at them in a different light […]

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Shawn Ng: The Guy With The 3DP Bionic Leg

Shawn Ng overcame personal challenges and printing problems to complete his graduation project successfully. Top Product and Industrial Design graduate Shawn Ng spoke eagerly of his love for 3D printing (3DP) and even bought a 3D printer earlier, to explore the technology. For his graduation project at Temasek Polytechnic’s School of Design, he 3D-printed ‘SecondSkin’, a prosthetic leg. Shawn’s ‘SecondSkin’ came about from a TED talk inspiration and from a personal connection to an amputee. He believes amputees should live […]

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Kenny Hong’s First Foray into 3D-Printed Furniture

Singaporean furniture designer incorporates 3D-printed parts in his designs. Designer Kenny Hong made his first foray into 3D-printed furniture with his display at the 2015 International Furniture Fair Singapore. At the Asian STAR Showcase, he exhibited two original designs – ‘The Sheep Mirror’ and ‘The Burning Bush Telephone Pod’ – both having 3D-printed parts, which is a first for him in his 20 years of designing. Ginkgo3D met with Kenny for a chat at his eclectically furnished studio at Alexandra […]

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