DESIGN

Naiise's chief marketing, buying officer steps down

AMANDA Eng is no longer the chief marketing and buying officer of multi-label lifestyle and design retailer Naiise, The Business Times (BT) has learnt.

The Office Post Covid-19

June 2 marks the day when Singapore cautiously initiates its first phase of reopening after the end of the circuit breaker. For the majority of the workforce, it is status quo as working from home...

A Creative Awakening

SOMETIME IN FEBRUARY, Jed Tay started to dread going to work. As COO of NoonTalk Media, a media company specialising in production, events and artiste management, he was receiving calls almost...

Design retailer Naiise apologises for payment delays after brands exit

YEARS of repeated late payments have led to several brands removing some or all of their products from multi-label lifestyle and design retailer Naiise’s shelves in Singapore and Malaysia.

Short, sweet and full of surprises: Brands using pop-ups to showcase wares

You can hardly go a week these days without hearing about a new pop-up.

Yummy pop-ups: 'Soak' in bubble tea pearls or 'shower' in marshmallow waterfall

SINGAPORE - You can hardly go a week these days without hearing about a new pop-up. It can be a temporary space selling snacks in your office, another selling the merchandise of a Korean girl...

New national framework for design skills to drive innovation in Singapore

SINGAPORE - A new national framework for the design industry was launched on Wednesday (July 24) by Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing in the nation's push to become an innovation-driven...

Firms ride tech wave to personalise employee experience

Imagine a workplace where you fit right in as things can be programmed just the way you like them.

Smart padlock, stamp collection clinch top Singapore Creator Awards

A nursery rhyme-themed stamp collection, a smart padlock and a transformable mahjong table were among the top designs at Singapore Creator Awards 2019, presented last Friday evening.

What companies are doing to cope with sound in open offices

There is an old saying in theatre that the best kind of sound design does not draw attention to itself.

Road map to boost furniture industry unveiled at opening of Singapore Design Week

SINGAPORE - The council that represents the furniture and furnishings industry in Singapore has unveiled an industry road map with the aim to make the sector an Asian hub by 2021.