Product & Industrial Design

Learn to create the next generation of appealing smart devices that combine cutting edge tech with beautiful artistry. Gain insight into creating delightful and effective user experiences for banks, hospitality, healthcare, and other non-design fields. Today’s product-design trained professionals are in great demand both in traditional design houses as well all non-design sectors as businesses everywhere recognise the need for good design. Discover how interaction and user experience design can create positive experiences for people. Experiment with different materials, physical product aesthetics, and bring your ideas to life with the latest prototyping processes. Render stunning, life-like visualisations of your idea or product that will wow your clients. Above all, stay on top of the newest emerging global design trends in lifestyle, technology, and innovation.

With more than 30 years in the business as the first product design course in a polytechnic, we are recognised for producing some of Singapore’s top award-winners and entrepreneurs in the product design scene.

Students work with industry-grade equipment and the latest 3D printers to prototype their ideas in one of Singapore’s largest fully-equipped fabrication workshops.

With equipment such as MS HoloLens 2 and Magic Leap, students can use virtual reality, mixed reality and augmented reality to collaborate and accelerate their design iteration process through interactive real-world digital visualisation.

Our Student Projects

Designed for children, both sighted and visually handicapped, Miru encourages children to use the sense of touch to play, learn and interact with each other. In doing so, this toy not only provides sensorial play but also seeks to reduce the stigma and stereotypes of being visually handicapped.

Imagine the beauty of a lamp made from fruit waste! The 3 Orange Lamp shows the possibilities of reusing and upcycling discarded orange peels to create a functional and beautiful lamp that glows; in the process, creating greater awareness, inspiring action and promoting a more sustainable lifestyle.

Never thought slimy algae could ever look this good right? In exploring how some natural materials such as algae are under-utilised, the project successfully uses algae to create wearable statement pieces of jewellery. What a great conversation starter!

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