What it takes to be a successful designer in Singapore


Find out where the design scene is moving towards through the eyes of one of the most successful designer in Singapore, Pann Lim. In this session of MAD Men talk, we have Pann talking about where he sees the local creative industry moving towards, what is the most important attribute a designer should posses and what are his thoughts on someone who has intention to do a mid-career switch to the creative industry.

Pick Pann’s brain

After the short talk, we will be opening up our question and answer session to the ground where all attendees get to ask questions; from what they can do to be successful in the creative industry to what type of durians Pann likes to eat.

Grab this rare chance to get your burning questions answered by this design maverick by registering for your seat today!


Pann Lim is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of Kinetic Singapore, K+, Holycrap.sg and Rubbish Famzine. He is addicted to design, advertising and communications and strongly believes that creating work without an idea is a sin.

This belief has earned him over 450 industry awards locally and abroad, including Singapore’s highest design accolade — the President’s Design Award in 2013 and 2015, Gold Pencils at the New York One Show, Cannes Lions and a Yellow Pencil at the 2016 D&AD. Through his career, Pann has been invited to judge at numerous award shows from the Singapore Creative Circle Awards (The Gong Show), the Effie Awards, Malaysia Kancil Awards, Miami Clio Awards, Webby Awards and British D&AD Awards.

In 2016, Pann had the honour of chairing The Gong Show. Most recently, he has been named the Crafts for Design Jury President in the 2017 D&AD Awards and Jury President for Design Lotus & Print Craft Lotus for Adfest 2017 Awards.

Pann strongly believes in nurturing fledglings and sharing his passion for creativity. He is a founding member of The Design Society and a frequent guest at Singapore’s design schools.

More information: http://www.madschool.edu.sg/pannlim

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Wed Feb 8, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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