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Singapore – In support of Singapore Design Week (SDW), Raffles Singapore has once again participated in SingaPlural, an annual anchor event for SDW! Organised by Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), SingaPlural 2016 was held from 7 – 13 March at 99 Beach Road, which was also the location and former campus of Raffles College of Higher Education (Raffles Singapore). SingaPlural showcased the … Read More

Our Extravagant Affair

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Singapore – Raffles Fashion Designers Sean Loh and Sheila Agatha Wijaya stole the limelight of the extravagant affair at DesignS Gala Dinner and Awards Nite 2015 held on 13 March 2015 at the Marina Bay Sands. The fashion show featured Sean&Sheila collection which enthralled the audience including Guest-of-honour Ms Grace Fu, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Second Minister for the Environment and Water Resources and Second Minister ... Read More

Learn From The Italians

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Singapore – Raffles Product Designers Jeffery Liang and Ng Ka Thiam attended a 2-week workshop titled “POG (Pod Off-Grid) and Play or the zero-carbon water-borne community” at IUAV University in Venice, Italy. Being able to visit and do research in Venice, one of the most historical places in the world, allowed them to spark off fundamental concepts of creating water-borne communities of the future that could be adapted ... Read More

Mystique Fashion Show

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Singapore – As the evening drew closer, the atmosphere at The Arts House Playden intensified as Raffles Fashion Marketers beefed up their final preparations to put up a great fashion show titled “Mystique” in March 2015. As part of the Fashion Coordination and Promotion module for the Fashion Marketing programme, students are required to organise a fashion show over a 10-week period. Mystique, a fête of the … Read More

Celebrating Design

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Singapore – Raffles Singapore and the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 9 March 2015 at 99 Beach Road. Industry partners and Raffles students were invited to witness this significant occasion. The MOU sets a platform for exclusive collaborations between Raffles Singapore and SFIC to promote design in the furniture industries and design education in Singapore. Raffles students and staff can anticipate value-adding exchanges to ... Read More

Officially IKEA Designers

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Singapore – Another success story from Raffles Singapore for grooming two successful industry professionals, namely Raffles Designers Auradee Sae-Lin and Valentia Ratih Sutandar who are currently working as IKEA designers. Both of them won the grand prize and 1st runner-up award respectively in the IKEA Young Designer Award 2014. It was a life-changing experience for grand winner Auradee Sae-Lin because ... Read More

Learning Beyond Singapore

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Singapore – At Raffles, students not only learn outside of classroom, they are also given opportunities to learn beyond Singapore with industry professionals overseas. 12 Raffles Fashion Marketers attended the Hong Kong Fashion Week from 19 to 21 January 2015 where they watched fashion shows featuring designers from across Asia. They also visited trade shows to explore suitable suppliers for their fashion pop … Read More

Bustling Fashion Store

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Singapore – From fashion accessories to apparel and shades to semi-permanent tattoos, Raffles Singapore‘s concierge was enlivened with a bustling Fashion Pop Up Store organised by Raffles Fashion Marketers in March 2015. As part of the curriculum, four groups of Raffles Fashion Marketers were tasked to curate a range of products suitable for customers aged 18 to 25 years old. Using their knowledge gained from the programme, they ... Read More

Empowering Saudi Women

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Saudi Arabia – Local women can now learn the latest skills in fashion design in the kingdom instead of going abroad leaving their loved ones behind, a Saudi women entrepreneur said. “Future designers have the opportunity to discover, shape, attain, transfer and apply knowledge to become the best design creators in any of the following majors: Fashion Design, Jewellery Design, … Read More

Artistic New Year Installation

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Indonesia – JW Marriot, a five-star luxury hotel in Medan, welcomed the spring festival and Chinese new year by partnering with Raffles Medan to create an impressive art installation for their hotel lobby and restaurant. This golden opportunity came after the successful collaboration with Mikie Holiday, a luxury hotel, in 2014. Guided by Raffles Creative Practitioner Lori Emilie, Raffles Designers put their creativity to the test and worked … Read More