CreativeMornings/Singapore with Calvin Soh

This month's theme is 'MINIMAL'


CreativeMornings/Singapore on 20th June (Friday), 8am @ National Design Centre Auditorium - LEVEL 2, 111 Middle Road.


The National Design Centre is within walking distance from Bugis and Bras Basah MRT stations. It is also accessible by bus along Middle Road, Victoria Street and North Bridge Road.


Circle Line – Brash Basah station (a 5-minute walk to the centre, take Exit A)
East-West Line – Bugis station (a 5-minute walk to the centre, take Exit C)

Parking is available at the following car parks near the centre, along:

Queen Street: Public and HDB car parks
Middle Road: InterContinental Singapore Hotel and Bugis Junction car park
Victoria Street: National Library Building and Bugis+ car park

Traffic is unpredictable in the area during mornings, so do try and take public transport if possible.


Calvin is one of Singapore’s most decorated creative ad guy. With over 400 global creative awards, he left the advertising industry to pursue a more entrepreneurial path.

Calvin was a combat engineer sergeant, marksman, fast food chef, lifeguard, telemarketeer, camera salesman, advertising traffic/mail boy, employee of the year, account executive, copywriter, voted no.1 Creative by Campaign Brief Asia, featured on 50 top Singaporeans, Fallon NY and Minneapolis CD, Fallon Asia President and ECD, Publicis Asia Vice Chairman and CCO, President’s award nominee.

Now he's an urban farmer, baker, chef, founded Ninety Nine Percent, co-founded Humint for branded digital currencies, investing in start ups focussed on ideas to democratize good, advisor to Singapore Productivity and Innovation board, vintage road bike enthusiast, completed L'Eroica 2013, most recently speaker at Vegas SXSW, panelist in Berlin Bitcoin and married, fathered and thus impervious to pain and suffering. The family dog is named Pai Kia.

We're excited to hear from Calvin and his take on the idea of 'Minimal'.


Savvy is a privately owned, boutique recruitment consultancy specialising in identifying high-calibre creative talent & introducing them to reputable businesses across the Globe for Permanent, Contract and Freelance placements. Our clients, both agency and client side, range from start-ups to world-renowned organisations.

Areas of Expertise: Digital Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Architecture, Fashion Design, Broadcasting, Client-services, Project Management, Production, Development and more.


The National Design Centre (NDC) is the nexus for all things design. This is where designers and businesses congregate to exchange ideas, conduct business, use its facilities and obtain assistance from the national agency for design, the DesignSingapore Council. Centrally located in the arts, cultural, learning and entertainment district in the Bras Basah-Bugis area, it is well placed to invite the public to learn about design through its exhibitions and programmes.



The DesignSingapore Council

The vision of the DesignSingapore Council is for design to differentiate Singapore from global competition. As the national agency for design, the Council’s mission is to develop the design sector, and to help Singapore use design for innovation and growth, as well as to make life better. The DesignSingapore Council is part of the Ministry of Communications and Information.

More information about the DesignSingapore Council and the National Design Centre is available at www.designsingapore.org.



It's hard to talk about the business of Salad Stop! without talking about family. Growing up, our mother used to share her stories about our deep connection with nature. She taught us about honouring and respecting every thing in the world around us.

Being aware of these connections made each meal an invitation to Come Alive! Conversations around meals meant more than just spoken words, it was a time for us to STOP and be reminded of the joys of eating and being human. We dream of a trusted place where people can experience this globally.

In a world where speed, time and money is paramount, we sometimes get carried away and forget about appreciating the things that fuels us and keeps us going – our own food. We want people to Stop! and think about their food. Understand where it came from, think about the hands, soil and time that made it possible. We want everyone to enjoy the joys of eating wide awake.

It is our passion to make sure that every ingredient that ends up in your tummy comes from the hands of farmers and suppliers who share the same respect and honour we have for responsible produce. Eating should no longer just be about being good to your body, but to everything around you.

For the newsletter sign-up and more info on SaladStop!, they can just follow our website at www.saladstop.com.sg.


CreativeMornings is a monthly morning gathering for creative types. Each event includes a 20 minutes lecture, followed by a 15 minutes Q&A/group discussion. The gathering begins at 8.00am with the topic presentation starting at 8.30am and everyone taking off for work at 9.30am. CreativeMornings are free of charge and will always be!

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  • The event description was updated. Diff#39440 2014-06-16 14:44:58
Fri Jun 20, 2014
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM SGT
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National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road, Singapore
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111 Middle Road, Singapore 188969 Singapore
The National Design Centre is within walking distance from Bugis and Bras Basah MRT stations. It is also accessible by bus along Middle Road, Victoria Street and North Bridge Road.
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