RIBA launches first chapter outside the UK and the USA in Singapore
The RIBA launched the Singapore Chapter on 18 November – the first of a new series of chapters outside the UK and the USA, heralding a new phase of engagement with overseas members, and the wider built environment professions. Launched in partnership with the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), the chapter has been set up to encourage collaboration between qualified professionals...
International Design Alliance (IDA) announces Prof. Carlos Hinrichsen as Lead Chair
The International Council of Societies of Industrial Design (Icsid) announced the appointment of Icsid President, Prof. Carlos Hinrichsen as the incoming Lead Chair of the International Design Alliance (IDA). Formed in 2005, the IDA is an alliance founded under the auspice of Icsid and Icograda (International Council of Graphic Design Associations). As a leading member of the IDA Executive Committee, Prof. Hinrichsen will work towards the development and future growth of the alliance, that has since September 2008, welcomed the International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) as the newest member of the alliance.
Outofstock wins top prize from Elle Decoration
Outofstock has won the top prize - New Comer of the Year Award by Elle Decoration (Spanish Edition), coming in ahead of other finalists Stone Design and Guillem Ferran Design. This contest was partially decided by votes from Elle Decoration's readers and Outofstock will be published in their upcoming issue...
Arts Singapore International Logo wins the Best of Nation Award!
The Arts Singapore International logo submitted by Davis Materialworks from Singapore for Wolda ‘08, has won the Best of Nation Award from Singapore, with the National Arts Council credited as the client. Wolda is the inaugural edition of the Worldwide Logo Design Annual, and the only awards scheme in the world endorsed by ICOGRADA and more than 100 other international design associations and schools...
Channel 5's F1 Coverage Tops Ratings
TODAY (p 3) and CNA online (29 Sep) reported that Sunday’s F1 night race on MediaCorp Channel 5 drew more viewers than the Beijing Olympics opening ceremony last month, becoming the highest-rated programme so far this year. The average ratings for Sunday’s race were 789,000 viewers, compared to 765,000 viewers for the opening of the Beijing Olympics...
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