Held for the first time as part of Singapore Design Week, District Design Dialogue Holland Village (DDDHV) is an annual experiential platform dedicated to creating design dialogues, inviting people to realise and engage in design within and beyond their everyday environment.
The debut edition sees the Holland Village district transformed into a nexus of design activity – a temporary gathering of independent creative businesses and vendors from across categories such as design, visual graphics, fashion, music, lifestyle and food. At various sites, including streets, shops, creative studios and terrace houses, an array of activities invites visitors to experience design in unexpected ways.
- 10 terrace house take-overs in Chip Bee Gardens, offering design installations, retail pop-up concepts, panel talks, workshops, F&B and private dinners.
- A close-street block party launches the 10-day activation featuring Camp Kilo Charcoal Club and a Pig-on-a-spit barbecue on Jalan Kelabu Asap, and free coffee from Allpress by the Monocle lifestyle store.
- Writers and poets from Sing Lit Station will take over a house as writers-in-residence at The Library. Visitors are invited to start conversations with these writers, watch them at work, or pick up a design journal from the pop-up Basheer Graphics bookstore helmed by the writers-in-residence.
- “Locked in a Room” – Live ‘Ask-me-anything’ sessions with creative personalities such as X’ho (cultural rebel), Sam Lo (SKL0), Steve Lawler (formerly of Kult).
- Food kiosks, workshops and private dinners from BlackWattle, Kenneth Foong (Cure), Kabuke, Shermay’s Singapore Fine Foods, and Wine RVLT at The Kitchen.
- A pop-up millinery atelier and store-in-store concepts by homegrown fashion labels at The Runway, some of whom are presenting pop-up retail debuts for the first time in Singapore: Biro, Heads of State Millinery, Waiyang, Omitir Concepts, Ametsubi.
- Spatial play environments, a robot petting zoo, coding and craft workshops for children at The Playground.
- Retail pop-ups by lifestyle brands, creative and craft workshops at The Lounge, including anger therapy by Fragment Room, a pop-up tattoo studio by Vagabond Ink.
- Intimate acoustic performances by Adia Tay, Glen Wee, Intriguant and a music line-up by DJ Zig Zach; sound art installations by Axel Serik, Ritz/Yang, DJ workshops by POP Studio DJ at The Stage.
- An immersive installation of a hypercolour giant walk-in wardrobe at House of Eyeyah! by Steve Lawler and Tanya Wilson.
More details on https://www.ddd.sg
When: 10 - 18 Mar 2018,