Winning designs 'Nowhere
Close to Normal!'
serves up his prize-winning design.
TEMASEK Design School students won top prizes
at a shoe design competition in November 2006. The
competition, organised by crocstm, carried the theme
Nowhere Close To Normal!.
At the finals held at VivoCity, the judges shortlisted
ten of the original entries received from students of
various local design institutions based on the criteria
creativity, originality and wearability. The public
then voted for their favourite designs in the grand
Xian's sushi-inspired design which bagged the
First-year visual communication student Clarence Wee
walked away with the $2,000 cash Gold prize with his
green amoeba-like design. Simple and yet eye-catching,
it featured subtle carved elements that made use of
the existing perforations to give the impression that
it was a frog spawn. His second-year counterpart, Yu
Xian, bagged the $500 cash Bronze prize with her sushi-inspired
creation looking good enough to eat. Also securing prizes
were Tan Sook Chin, Rachel Koh ZhiQi and Constance Chong,
who received $200 crocs vouchers each.