Archive for the ‘Thoughts and Essays’ Category

Labour unions have always been the symbol for grassroots activity so it was no surprise that when NTUC re-branded itself last year, it rallied around a new logo and tagline, “NTUC for U”.  From a visual perspective, the logo is very intriguing because it literally contains more than one “U” depending on how you look at […]


I was walking to the MRT station yesterday when another man came up to me to ask for a dollar for his lunch. It’s the fourth time this month that someone has come up to me on the streets to ask for money and it, perhaps, is a sign of these bad times. It got […]


Is it just because it is done by a Singaporean, like how the group at “DESIGNED IN SINGAPORE” define it? Perhaps how it is done with Singaporean products, like how Homespun have done with some of their products? Or like how Larry Peh does with some of his designs? Or should it be designed for a […]