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Designing Change


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SpecificationsISBN: 978-1-943532-34-6 Binding: Hard Bound Pages: 250pp Publication Date: Fall 2019 Size: 9.8” x 13.5” Portrait World Rights: Available

Coming Soon Fall 2019

Designing Change is the second volume by DP Design (DPD), following Designing Spaces.
While the first volume was an illustration of DPD’s expertise in dealing with various types of spaces and uses, Designing Change is an insight into the design thought that guides and inspires the creative approach behind its latest body of works across a variety of building types and scale.

A unique and engaging book, Designing Change is a visual discourse into the creative psyche of the interior-architects at DPD. It explores and illustrates how designing an interior space goes beyond a direct, strategic response to a building’s intrinsic architectural form to examine and embody the evolving relationship between man and built environment. Recognizing that change is the only constant in an ever-progressing world, the book aims to simultaneously rethink design and inspire new paradigm in our design approach and perspective on space.

Drawing on over 30 years of experience in the interior design, space planning and project management industry, DPD combines design concepts and short stories with imagery and illustrations to provide an in-depth look at the fundamentals and perceptions of interior spaces so as to relook the practice of interior design today.

DPD is an integral part of the Singapore-based international architecture practice, DP Architects and its group of companies. Adept at handling multi-disciplinary large-scale projects, DPD works hand in hand with DP Architects to achieve holistic design practices.

With a deep concern for the built environment, DP Design (DPD) seeks to create spaces – spaces that are memorable, relevant and sustainable, and has delivered a sterling international body of works. The design firm takes a holistic approach to interior spaces, a direct response to a building’s intrinsic architectural and formal relationships, endeavouring to preserve and enhance the natural behaviour of a building. In doing so, DPD creates environments that seamlessly integrate people, architecture, technology and the ultimate purpose of the space.

Architecturally trained, Mike Lim is the principal designer of DPD and a director at DP Architects. Responsible for the concept design and design development across a wide range of building type, he believes that the commitment to perfection permeates every facet of a designer’s life. Notably, Mike was the interior designer of The Dubai Mall, Doha Festival City (Doha, Qatar), Cinemaxx Junior (Jakarta, Indonesia) as well as prominent projects in Singapore such as Resorts World Sentosa, Paragon Shopping Centre and the recently completed unique “hotels within a hotel” One Farrer Hotel and Spa, YOTEL Singapore, and Our Tampines Hub, Singapore’s pioneer model of an integrated sports and lifestyle community hub.

Win Le Htun (Writer)
Belle Chung (Copy-editor)
Rebecca Jin (Graphics Designer)
Marc Tey & Bai Jiwen (Photographers)




Hard Bound



Publication date

Fall 2019


9.8” x 13.5” Portrait

World rights