as far as designers go, yong is a huge favourite for his awesome body of work and a client roster that includes some of singapore’s coolest hangouts and creative projects. with his forte in visual communication down pat, yong will be sharing a class on typography - one of our hottest classes that filled up an hour after going live!
here’s more about this creative thinktank:
please introduce yourself to our tradeschoolers
Prior to founding Somewhere Else in 2011, Yong spent 4.5 years as a senior designer at Asylum where he crafted a wide spectrum of projects. During his stint at Asylum, his works have gone on to receive both local and international awards like the One Show and The Art Directors Club. His works have also been featured in numerous publications worldwide.
Aside from his work commitments, Yong actively helps out in the design industry, having served jury duty for the Creative Circle Awards 2010 and Noise Singapore 2010, 2011.
In his free time he dreams of parallel universes.
five things that you see every day
I do a lot of research work so these are the stuff I spend the most time looking at outside of actually working.
– Graphics work / Clothes / Materials & Finishes / Physical Spaces / Art
five classes that you would like to take at trade school
1. A cooking / baking class
2. How to make a tie
3. How to relax
4. A skydiving class
5. How to speak better English