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Celebrating Design with SingaPlural 2016
SingaPlural 2016 returns for its 5th edition this March. It is the anchor event of Singapore Design Week.

Singaplural is curated to present experiences as equations of our senses; an agglomeration of scent, texture, visual, sound and taste.
There will be design installations, tours, workshops, and talks held on the festival site, 99 Beach Road.

Project X is its flagship programme where design teams from various disciplines are given a single material to create lifestyle products. The material for this year is Luxx Newhouse' Hi-Macs. Weekend Worker, Voidworks, Studio Juju, and Park Associates will be participating in this project.

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Sharing sessions will be held throughout the entire duration of the exhibition. Find out more here. Various tours and workshops will be offered too. One of the highlight is the tour in Dakota Estate.

Dakota Adventures will conduct the walking tour on 12 and 13 March 2016 9AM to 12PM. The remaining residents who live in the iconic Singapore Improvement Trust (SIT) flats in Dakota Crescent are slated to move out by 2016. These are clusters of old flats are one of the oldest public housing built in 1958. A playground there is called an Old Dove - a iconic playground in the heart of many residents who live and had been living there.
Get your ticket here and here.

Geylang Adventures debunks stereotypes of Geylang and presents a refreshing perspective to the multi-faceted social fabric which exists in the area. It will conduct the walking tour on 12 and 13 March 2016 2PM to 5PM, and tickets are priced at $40/person.

Architecture Walks Singapore conducts intimate walking tours that uncover the hidden stories behind Singapore's neighbourhoods. The tours will be conducted on 12-13 March 201608:30 – 12:00. Book your ticket here.

Join Singapore's longest running microbrewery, Brewerkz, with Brewmaster Scott Robertson and brewery manager, Kim Wong to learn about the process of making beers. je T'aime offers you an experience to remember where you could create your signature scent, understand your sense of smell, experience smells of places and see other concepts related to perfumery and perfume-making.
Gorilla Press the premium juicer's mission aims at improving the wellbeing of people in a sustainable way through well-designed beverages that supplement the unique individual's lifestyle.
This 3-in-1 tour will run only on 12 March 2016 08:30 – 13:15 and 12:30 – 17:15. Price: $39 per person.

The other interesting 3-in-1 tour would be related would be a combination of a printing company, a coffee machine company, and a dedicated Children's Centre for Creativity. STPI will introduce you to the print and paper making techniques. Singapore's first dedicated creative space for children and families, the Children's Centre for Creativity offers a series of creative spaces incorporating participative opportunities, custom-built installations, interactive artworks and technology. Price: $39 per person. Schedule: 12 March 2016 08:30 – 13:15 and 12:30 – 17:45

Rebel & Soul, The East Bureau, and NoseWhoKnows will present the tour on 13 March 2016 08:30 – 13:15 and 12:30 – 17:15. Price: $39 per person.

The last tour is presented by Soundzipper, Proper People, and XTRA. Price: $39 per person. Schedule: 13 March 2016 08:30 – 13:15 and 12:30 – 17:15

Plenty of unique workshops will be conducting by various artistes eg Wooden Spoon Carving Workshop, Paper Rose Garden on Bamboo Board, Living Clay Workshop, Concrete Tray Casting Workshop, Journal of Techniques, Unplugged Wood Working, Urban Arts Workshop and so on. Check them out here.

Grab your 50% discounted admission ticket now. Early bird tickets are available until 6 March 2016 while stocks last.

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About SingaPlural

Organised by the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC) since 2012, the name 'SingaPlural' is derived from a combination of the terms 'Singular' and 'Plural'; and was conceived from the need to create a common platform to bridge designers with the industry. In partnership with DesignS, SingaPlural is held in conjunction with the International Furniture Fair Singapore/ASEAN Furniture Show, The Dιcor Show and furniPRO Asia.

Supported by DesignSingapore Council, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore, Singapore Tourism Board and SPRING Singapore, SingaPlural is also the anchor event of the annual Singapore Design Week, which is organised by the DesignSingapore Council, a part of the Ministry of Communications and Information.
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Why? Singapore Design Week
When: 7-13 March 2016
Phone: 65 6505 9166
Where: 99 Beach Road, Singapore 189701
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