Highlights of SDW 2015

International Furniture Fair 2015/32nd Asean Furniture Show

When: March 13 to 16

Where: Singapore Expo, Halls 1-6

What: A trade show featuring furniture, home accessories and fittings by Asia's leading manufacturers and designers. Includes The Decor Show and Hospitality 3600.

Admission: Free admission, via online registration. Entrance fee of S$20 is applicable after Feb 28.

Maison & Objet Asia

When: March 10 to 13

Where: Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre

What: A trade show and showcase of the latest trends in interior and home-lifestyle accessories. Includes Interior Design & Lifestyle Summit featuring award-winning designers.

Admission: For trade visitors only, except on March 13 from 12pm.

SingaPlural 2015 - Celebrating Design

When: March 10 to 15

Where: SingaPlural 2015 Festival Site, 99 Beach Road

What: A multi-disciplinary design platform featuring the works of designers from the fields of advertising, architecture, urban planning, landscape architecture as well as interior, furniture, graphic and fashion design.

Admission: Free

Fifty Years of Singapore Design

When: From March 10

Where: Design Gallery 2, Level 2, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road

What: A design exhibition featuring the works of design pioneers over the last 50 years. On show will be iconic and popular designs in Singapore, presented as a journey of design development through the decades.

Admission: Free

Many Ways of Seeing Exhibition

When: March 13 to May 31

Where: Sentosa Nature Discovery, Level 1 exhibition Area

What: An exhibition of children's work from the Many Ways of Seeing Workshop, which aimed to engage their sense of wonder and imagination. The acclaimed architect and design educator, Professor Masayo Ave, curated this exhibition.

Admission: Free

Many Ways of Seeing Seminar

When: March 10, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Where: Auditorium, Level 2, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road

Admission: Free (Pre-registration required. Open to pre-school educators, designers and parents)

Design Thinking: Upsize your F&B business for an upper hand

When: March 16, and March 18

Where: Design Thinking & Innovation Academy, Level 2, Training Room, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road

What: A seminar facilitated by design-thinking consultancy Dowayo Foresight for F&B business owners to learn how design can shape the dining experience. Issues covered include user empathy, rapid prototyping and user-testing.

Admission: Free (Pre-registration required)

New British Inventors: Inside Heatherwick Studio

When: March 11 to April 12

Where: Atrium, National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road

What: An exhibition and lecture by British architect Thomas Heatherwick, which offers insights into the ideas and experiments that have gone into realising projects by the award-winning Heatherwick Studio.

Admission: Free

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