Design is at the heart of customer experience. Through design, you can influence how consumers think, feel and make decisions. The first design school to be established in a polytechnic, we are Singapore’s leading brand for design education, winning the Crowbar Institution of the Year title consecutively since 2017. Join us and be part of our unique community reputed for its award-winning students and graduates, many of whom are today’s leaders in the creative industry.

Why Us?

A stellar fraternity of award-winning students and alumni – from the New York Film Festival to British D&AD Yellow Pencil winners, as well as five President’s Design Award Designers of the Year recipients.

Our brand new Common Foundation will prepare you with a toolkit of skills in critical thinking, contextual design, storytelling, photography, videography and more – what every aspiring designer needs to get a great start.

A pioneer design school in a polytechnic, our brand is well-recognised in the industry. We are well-known by employers for producing top-notch designers who are highly skilled, versatile, creative and at the top of their game.

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Open House Highlights

Apparel Design & Merchandising
Fashion Show (Friday, 12pm and 4pm)

Join us for our Fashion Show featuring the works of our graduate cohort from the Diploma in Apparel Design & Merchandising. This showcase celebrates creativity and diversity, pushing the boundaries of culture, expression and imagination. Transform the way we look at apparels with these collections that embody the personalities of the bold, the playful, the eccentric and the free-spirited.

Communication Design
Interaction Lab

Visit the Communication Design Interaction Lab and take home some cool Riso-printed posters designed by TP Communication Design students. Get creative with your wall deco!

Apparel Design & Merchandising

Fancy sewing through metal? Or creating a complicated piece of embroidery? The BERNINA Creative Studio is a partnership between TP School of Design and Swiss technology firm BERNINA. Here, our students bring their creativity to life with the use of state-of-the-art BERNINA machines. Come see how the best in Swiss engineering, technology and design can fuel a designer’s creativity. Witness a demo of how these machines can elevate a piece of unwanted textile with embroidery stitches, experimented on unconventional materials upcycled from our everyday lives.

Digital Film & Television
TV Studio

If filmmaking is your calling, this is your chance to meet and ask questions of lecturers and students from the Digital Film & Television course. There is lots to share about coursework, student life, working with industry, internships and of course, careers in the film and media industry and even in non-design sectors.

Common Design Programme
Design Gallery

Wander among an interdisciplinary showcase of works that feature the diversity of students, staff and design, as well as the range of learning opportunities offered in just one school.

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