Six pioneering Singaporean designers showcase innovative works promoting sustainability through advanced technology at Milan Design Week.

The DesignSingapore Council elevates local design on the global stage with the Future Impact exhibition at Milan Design Week, the world’s premier design event. Open to the public from April 18-23, 2023, Future Impact highlights Singapore’s forward-thinking design and its positive influence on everyday life. Co-curated by renowned design consultant Tony Chambers and Milan-based author and curator Maria Cristina Didero, Future Impact emphasizes Singapore as a center of innovation and creativity, where impactful design solutions and technology merge to forge a brighter future, underscoring the critical need for sustainable design and manufacturing practices.

Featuring the creative visions of six of Singapore’s most inventive designers, the exhibition presents progressive solutions utilizing state-of-the-art technology and evocative storytelling. Participating designers include Forest & Whale, Gabriel Tan, Nathan Yong, Studio Juju, Tiffany Loy, and Viewport Studio.

Hosted at the historic and iconic Casa del Pane (Bastioni di Porta Venezia), Future Impact will unveil six new works. The venue, which will be transformed into the new home of the Museo dell’Arte Digitale in 2025, provides a fittingly dramatic setting for the showcase.

Tony Chambers, co-curator, shares his enthusiasm for Singapore’s rich design talent and his confidence that Future Impact will leave a lasting impression during Milan Design Week. Maria Cristina Didero highlights Singapore’s innovative and futuristic design scene, and the exhibition’s potential to introduce new perspectives and visions for a global future.

Dawn Lim, Executive Director of DesignSingapore Council, emphasizes the importance of showcasing forward-looking Singaporean designers and their contributions to sustainability, craft evolution, and technology’s role in design at Milan Design Week.

The featured designers and works include Nathan Yong’s Bent Onyx, Studio Juju’s OO Collection, Gabriel Tan’s Aiming for Peace: The Carnation Lamp, Tiffany Loy’s Building Futures Line by Line, Viewport Studio’s Rinnovare, and Forest & Whale’s Wallflower. Each project explores the intersection of design, sustainability, and innovation, showcasing the unique talents and perspectives of Singapore’s design community.

Future Impact will take place at Casa del Pane in Milan, Italy, from April 18 to 23, 2023, with free admission.

About the DesignSingapore Council

DesignSingapore Council’s (Dsg) vision is for Singapore to be an innovation-driven economy and a loveable city through design by 2025. As the national agency that promotes design, our mission is to develop the design sector, help Singapore use design for innovation and growth, and make life better in this UNESCO Creative City of Design. The Dsg is a subsidiary of the Singapore Economic Development Board. For more information, please visit

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