DEA 2021 Interior Designer & Project of the Year
IDCS ◆ PDP ◆ WEB2201
20 January 2022 (Thu)
7:30pm – 8:45pm
20 PDP Membership Points
IDCS Members: $25
Non IDCS Members: $35
Student – IDCS Members: $5
Student – Non Members: $10
IDCS is delighted to bring you the joint webinar for the 2021 Interior Designer of the Year winner, Ms Cherin Tan, Founder and Creative Director of LAANK, and the 2021 Project of the Year winner, Ministry of Design for their project Citi Wealth Hub, presented by Founder and Director, Mr Colin Seah.
This webinar which will be held on Thursday 20 Jan 2022 at 7:30pm SGT, and hosted by IDCS Treasurer Ms Amy Picanco, Founder and Creative Director of Aym Design.
Each Speaker will be presenting for approximately 25–30 mins followed by 10–15 mins of questions.
INTERIOR DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2021:
MS CHERIN TAN, FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF LAANK
“I would like to recognise the immense hard work of the other contenders— we all are winners. The amount of hard work, time and commitment each of you have dedicated towards your respective works is truly commendable.”
– Cherin Tan
Cherin Tan is the Founder and Creative Director of LAANK, an interior architectural studio based in Singapore with a team that’s spread across Singapore, Thailand & Philippines. With an academic background in interior architecture, Cherin has almost 15 years’ worth of experience in the fields of architecture and interior design. Covering both residential and commercial, Cherin has worked on a wide range of projects spanning across industries such as F&B, retail, hospitality and offices. With a simple mission to put human needs and brand desires at the core of all that she does, LAANK aims to redefine the way that people view, use and feel space.
Cherin’s Presentation will explore the following:
- Company Background
- Important Projects
- What makes LAANK successful?
- Lessons Learnt from past projects
- What is on the horizon for LAANK in 2022-2023?
PROJECT OF THE YEAR 2021:
CITI WEALTH HUB BY MINISTRY OF DESIGN
“Winning the project of the year means so much to the MOD team. We’re so honoured to receive this award as a testament to the industry’s validation of the innovation and design ‘risks’ undertaken for this project. It would not have been possible without the support of an amazing client, the expert support from the consultant team (especially ICN the landscape architects) and the dedication of the builders.”
– Colin Seah
Ministry of Design is an integrated architectural, interior design and branding firm with a strong track record in Lifestyle-driven experience design. Headquartered in Singapore, with offices in Beijing and Kuala Lumpur, MOD seeks to question where the inherent potential in contemporary design lies, and then to disturb the ways they are created or perceived, redefining the world around us in relevant and innovative ways, project by project.
As MOD’s Founder-Director, Colin Seah has been named Designer of the Year by International Design Awards, and a two-time recipient of Singapore’s highest design accolade, the President’s Design Award. He is also a three-time Grand Prize Winner of the Gold Key Awards, international’s highest hospitality accolade. Colin has been a juror for the inaugural Dezeen Awards, a Global Advisor for leading tile manufacturer Cosentino and invited by the Singapore Tourism Board to redefine Singapore as a destination for 2020 and beyond.
Colin’s Presentation will cover the following
- Client’s Project Brief
- Project Challenges Encountered
- MOD’s Design Solution
- Lessons Learnt from the Project
- Special Tips or Insights