Council Members

Executive Council Committee

 

Cameron Woo

 

President, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Principal of Cameron Woo Design

 

Cameron Woo, founder of Cameron Woo Design (CWD), is celebrated as one of the world’s top interior designers. His firm has been featured in the interior design bible, Andrew Martin Interior Design Review, the Oscars of the interior design world, and has won multiple awards from the International Property Awards, London for World’s Best Interior Design, Asia Pacific’s Best Interior Design and for Singapore.

CWD’s clientele include many of the world’s leading property developers such as Kerry Properties, Swire Properties, Capitaland Residential, Ho Bee Group and Mulpha International.

Cameron Woo has been invited to speak at international interior design conferences such as 100% Design, China International Interior Design Cultural Festival, One to One with World Class Designers and Hong Kong International Lighting Fair.

CWD has collaborated with some of the world’s largest consumer and prestige brands such as Dulux, Louis Vuitton and Philips Lighting. Cameron Woo is a panellist on Akzonobel’s Colour Futures and has also been the guest judge and mentor on the hit international interior design reality television show The Apartment TV.


Tung Ching Yew

 

Vice President, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Managing Director, SODATM (Spirit Of Design Analogy Pte Ltd)

 

With more than 18 years of industry experience in Design Consultancy and Project Management, Tung is already an established spatial designer in the design industry.

In 2010, Tung founded Spirit Of Design Analogy Pte. Ltd. (SODA). SODA has been appointed by many corporate entities as Design Consultant in the field of spatial design. Tung aims to alter the design industry by defining every project he embarks on with a distinct personality of its own.

SODA’s clientele includes Japan Tobacco International (JTI), Hilding Anders Group (China, Malaysia, Singapore), Soo Kee Group (Soo Kee Jewellery, SK Jewellery, SK Gold, Love & Co., Brilliant Rose, MoneyMax), Kenko Holdings Ltd, Hatten Group Sdn Bhd and many others.

A multiple winner of the Interior Design Excellence Awards (IDEA), Tung won a Bronze Award in the Retail Category in 2012, a Gold Award in the Exhibition Category in 2013/14, another Gold Award in the Installation Design Category in 2015.

Tung has been appointed as Design Consultant for projects such as the National Day Parade and Orchard Road Christmas Light-up. In addition, he has successfully accomplished projects both locally and overseas, such as the U.S., China, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.

He completed his Bachelor’s degree programme in 2008 and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours) in Exhibition and Retail Design from the University of Huddersfield in UK. He was further conferred with the Best Graduate Award and Best Studentship Award.

Tung is continuing his research on design pedagogy while advancing to achieve higher accolades and awards through his own practice. At the same time, he is contributing his design and arts expertise as an external examiner and adjunct lecturer to his alma mater, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. In his 8th year as an educator, Tung has imparted his industrial experiences and knowledge to a new generation of designers. He actively conducts lectures and attends seminars as a guest speaker to further inculcate positive design and art values as a designer and artiste.


 

Amy Picanço

 

Honorary Secretary, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Founder & Director of Aym Design

 

Amy spent several years working across the Asia-Pacific region before settling down in Singapore to establish Aym Design, an Interior Architecture and Design Studio.

Since the launch in late 2014, her focus has been on creating highly efficient planning solutions and branded spaces which enhance the user experience. Amy believes there is an intrinsic link between physical space and the user identity, and aims to bring this to life through all her projects.

She has an honest and transparent approach to her process, and actively encourages a collaborative working method with her clients. The aim is to educate and guide her clients seamlessly through every project.

‘We strive to create unique, attractive spaces, which not only fulfil the wishes of our clients but also enhance both the functionality and quality of life for its occupants’. ‘Ultimately, it is the experience that attracts your desired clientele and differentiates your space from the competition’.


 

Perry Ng

 

Treasurer, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Course Manager, Architecture & Space Design at the Institute of Technical Education


Perry Ng is the Course Manager, Architecture & Space Design at the Institute of Technical Education. He studied Architecture in National University of Singapore and obtained a Master in Design from Curtin University. He was involved in interior design professional organization since 1993 in various portfolio and represented in many local, regional and international interior design platforms. He is a Past President of the Interior Design Confederation Singapore.

As a Past President of the Interior Design Confederation Singapore, Perry was committed to the advancement of the profession in Singapore, and was widely acknowledged for driving a number of valuable initiatives including the Design Excellence Awards, talks, workshops, and interior design publications. He draws from a 25-year professional background as both educator and practitioner. Currently Section Head at Singapore’s Institute of Technical Education, Ng’s professional career also spans the fields of interior design, architecture and project management. A valued member of Design Singapore’s Industry Development Panel, and Manpower Skills and Training Council’s Workforce Development Agency, Ng also appears regularly as guest speaker at conferences and forums both locally and internationally.

 


 

George Budiman

 

Immediate Past President, Interior Design Confederation Singapore
Managing Director of Cynosure Pte.Ltd.

 

Cynosure Design specializes in curating extraordinary space and interiors architectural by working closely with exclusive client and specialized construction professionals. Budiman’s unique design style that resonates with the relationship of nature and man has earned him several national and international accolades, including the Singapore Overall Design Excellence Award, Best Malaysia Tourism Bar Award and Asia Pacific Best Show Suites Award. Budiman is also the Chairman and Founder of ACIA Asian Creative Industries Alliances and Adjunct Professor of Shanghai Donghua University International Design School.