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5 Reasons Why Saturday Indesign Is A Game-Changer

From relationship building to experiencing creative design interventions – Saturday Indesign brings designers something completely unique. And here are just five of the reasons why you should get involved.

5 Reasons Why Saturday Indesign Is A Game-Changer

Taking over Singapore for one day only – 12 October – Saturday Indesign has a jam-packed program of talks, exhibits, interactive installations and workshops. Set in two of our favourite locations in the central area, Saturday Indesign will literally, and figuratively, transport you to the heart of the design industry. And here are some very important reasons to join the festivities.

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‘Duct Tape Objects’ installation by Asylum at Dream Interiors, Saturday Indesign 2012

1. Keep your finger on the pulse

Design sits at the forefront. Designers themselves have the unique positioning of being harbingers of change and leading the direction in which our spaces are going. But how do you make sure you’re always ahead of the curve? It’s about continual learning. And Saturday Indesign is the solution.

With the best design brands and suppliers on the ground all showcasing the latest releases and launching brand-spanking new stuff – you will be hard-pressed to come away without some serious industry knowledge.

Add into the mix that there will be a wide range of talks and workshops hosted in both locations, so you can tap into as much learning as you see fit. It’s the perfect opportunity to invest in your own professional development – because no one else is going to push your career forward but yourself.

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Design Conversations at Saturday Indesign 2015

2. Fuel your creative inspiration

Staying inspired is all par for the course in the design biz. And what Saturday Indesign brings is inspiration in spades. With brands and designers collaborating on installations and the latest product being showcased in ever-imaginative ways (see point 1), there will be creative inspiration at every turn.

More than just inspiration, Saturday Indesign offers an immersive and interactive experience – calling for you to make a contribution to the industry. Expect a sensorial overload as Saturday Indesign invites you to get involved by touching, feeling and smelling the creativity.

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‘Balancing Birds’ installation by WOW Architects for Greenlam at Saturday Indesign 2015

3. Make the relationships of a lifetime

In an age dominated by email and digital screens, the impact of meeting someone face-to-face, sharing a drink and finding common ground cannot be understated. Sometimes breaking down those barriers is all it can take to meet someone that could end up being a friend, a future colleague, a future employee, even a partner in crime.

Saturday Indesign provides the setting, you just need to bring an open mind. Who knows who you might meet and where it might lead.

SID 2017 Debate team

The legendary SID 2017 Debate team – will they be back in 2019? Stay tuned…

4. All you have to do is hop on and off

Don’t like breaking a sweat under the midday sun? Fear not, our free Saturday Indesign shuttle bus will scoot you between our Curated Space at Theatreworks (72-13 Mohamed Sultan Road) and the Tan Boon Liat building in no time. If you’d like to saunter by the riverside instead, you’ll be able to check out the best walking routes on the Saturday Indesign website as you go. Our map will highlight key facts about the Robertson Quay area so you can connect with the history of the area while you enjoy the chilled-out river vibes.

Shuttle buses outside 72-13 during SID 2017

5. Good times make great memories

Saturday Indesign is about having fun as much as fuelling your design career with practical insights. Why? Because good times are the best basis for great memories. And after all, building the sense of community spirit in our design and architecture industry will help all of us work better together as creative professionals in the long run. It’s a win-win.

Saturday Indesign is your opportunity to take a day’s reprieve from the grind and share your enjoyment of design. We’re looking forward to connecting with you!

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Kokuyo showroom, Saturday Indesign 2012


All of that adds up to an epic day of design!


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