GUIDE TO RAMBLING
For this edition of The City Ramble Design Trails, Ryan (30) & Ella (32), the Singaporean designer couple from Workbench - creators of Trippin' - A design lover's guide to Japan, have curated a series of special mini-experiences at these stops just for the weekend of 10 & 11 March 2018!
Scroll down to discover the 25 stops and what special activities awaits!
BASHEER GRAPHIC Books @ BRAS BASAH COMPLEX
Show your support to this pillar of Singapore's creative community! Do an impulse buy on all the books you wish you owned and have a chat with the friendly staff for their recommendations!
Don't worry, we've partnered the bookstore to give you special discounts just for that one weekend.
While you're at it, take a photo of your haul and tag us on IG: @thecityramble.
"They are a group of very forward- and collaborative- thinking educators who want to empower and equip young people for the 21st century," said <35 in +65 designer, Albert when asked about this place.
We are excited for you to visit this place and check out Pameran Poskad, a periodic event where people come together to sell creative works made on postcards. They are also accepting applications for future editions!
Just for this one weekend, we have created a co-creation activity wall where you can pen down your thoughts, imagine new mash-ups of creative skill sets, and create a road map of future design careers. Head on down!
Supermama @ Gillman Barracks
From exploring the galleries, to popping by Playeum, and visiting the likes of Supermama in the neighbourhood, we at The Workbench alongside two of our <35 in +65 creatives, Sean and Albert, feel that this is one place you have to visit for inspiration.
For the weekend of 10 & 11 March 2018, Supermama is opening their doors specially for all of you! Normally open by appointment only, we are partnering up with this gallery store for The City Ramble so that you can check out their latest Souvenirs From Singapore (SS) collection, designed for people who are living and visiting Singapore. Exclusively for this weekend as well, get a 10% off on any SS collection and Him & Her porcelain plates!
FAB CAFE @ ARTSCIENCE MUSEUM
<35 Designer and sculptor, Qimmyshimmy, considers this place her favourite museum in Singapore, feeding her interest in the way art and science fuse together to generate dialogues.
For The City Ramble, we have partnered the great people at Fab Cafe for a fun filled day of art, science, and design!
Expect a mosaic art workshop*, stencil art activities, and fabrication tours*, waiting for you when you visit on the weekend of 10 & 11 March. We are also excited for you to try the Impossible Cube Puzzle designed and laser cut by Fab Cafe which takes someone about 45min on average to solve it!
Remember to take a photo of your creations and tag us on IG: @thecityramble.
* pre-registration required
THE CITY RAMBLE STORIES featured creative, Albert Liang, loves the spirit and people behind this place and we want you to experience it for yourself!
Visit the Kampung on Saturday (10 March 2018) for their Balik Kampung program and Harvesting Season (11 March 2018) to find out how you can contribute to this hidden city and be inspired like Albert.*
Walk around the kampung, learn more about the various plantations and share with us your discovery! Illustrate in your notebook, take a photo, and tag us on IG: @thecityramble
* pre-registration required
Did you know that one of our <35 in +65 designers, Sean Cham, has a book published by Math Paper Press? Titled 'Yesteryears' it is available at BooksActually!
Speically for The City Ramble, we've also got 5 other local titles for you as recommended by the good folks (and cats) of this quaint bookstore at Tiong Bahru.
Look out for all of the recommendations on our specially designed board at the store!
What better way to enjoy the city then just soaking the ambience while enjoying a drink?
Architecturally-trained designer, illustrator, and founder of Festive Folks, Natalie Kwee, loves the vibe at this place and we've got something that will make you love it as well.
Order a special The City Ramble-inspired cocktail that we've had in hand in creating, ONLY FOR THE WEEKEND OF 10 & 11 March! (psst… the codeword for the staff is: "THECITYRAMBLE")
While you're at it, strike up a conversation and mingle with others, enjoy the ambience in this sanctuary, and sketch what you think GOING OM is to you! Share and and tag us on IG: @thecityramble
Ripple Root @ K+
We at The Workbench love K+, a curatorial space by award-winning designers Kinetic Singapore. We also love Ripple Root, two creatives who create works that holds a distinct Southeast Asian ornamentation. Put together, we think it makes a great time to visit K+.
To make this a bit more special for The City Ramble, we are collaborating with Ripple Root to create a special map that you can find at K+ that will then point you to explore all the murals and artworks by Ripple Root all over Singapore! Talk about rambling across the city!
Lee Kong chian Natural History Museum
Surface designer, Tiffany Loy, wants to share this place of visual feast with you. She is inspired by the interactive and beautiful specimens and we think you might find inspiration for your next work here too!
Study the specimens, document patterns, and identify facts that you can share with other creatives! Illustrate in your notebook, take a photo of it, and share with us your documentations by tagging us on IG: @thecityramble.
Need a bit of help? We've got pro-tips on sketching ideas at the museum.