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Based in Singapore, Do Not Design is a creative agency specialising in work for art, culture and commerce. Set out to build a new way to connect, we help brands identify opportunities and build relationship with audiences. We redefine briefs to better campaign; design to surprise; provoke interactions, and engage interests and engagements across mediums, industries and generations.



Clients:
Audrey Tan
Blueprint
Crocodile
Colorplan (UK)
Cookie Cutter
DesignSingapore Council
Dr. Martens Singapore
Eunoia Junior College
Fred Perry Singapore
FerrariGroup (Italy/Hong Kong)
Fundhive
Harryhalim (Paris)
In Plain Words
John Clang (New York/Singapore)
Juliana Tan Photography
Joel Low Photography
Kingsland Global
Luxola
Lomography Singapore

Lim Kok Boon
Ministry of Education
Monster Cat
Madnest
ND Chow Photography
N-Tyler
National Arts Council
National University of Singapore
Other Sounds
One18 Residences (Cambodia)
RJ Paper
Shentonista
Singapore Tyler Print Institute
Singapore Academy Teacher's for the aRts
Tang Ling Nah
The Design Society
The Fire Fight
Tiger Beer (US)
Victionary (Hong Kong)
WOW Architects
Will O' Rourke (Australia)
Zhang Jingna Photography

Founded by Yanda in 2009, he started out as a blogger for theartistandhismodel.com —a carefully curated portal of all things creative and inspirational started in 2005. The site has featured over 3000 creative professional across 80 cities. In 2015 and 2011, Yanda curated and organised I Have A Room With Everything—Singapore’s largest and only exhibition dedicated solely to the art of printed matters up to 200 items of books, magazines and zines to mailers and music albums by the most recognisable names in design world that has seen the likes of contributions from Stefan Sagmeister (NYC), Build (London), Ki Gi and Nign (Tokyo), Aaron Nieh, Wang Zhi Hong (Taipei), to name a few. Part art installation, part art exhibition, it showcases art & commerce through design and the extremities and technicalities involved in printing and production of design.

In 2013, he was invited to be the executive committee of The Design Society, a non-profit organization that aims to promote visual culture through exhibitions, workshops and education in Singapore. He is also co-managing The Design Society Journal and was commissioned to co-curate Temporium—a six month popup store/diner/gallery at Dunlop Street and has brought in up to 60 retailers with the likes of Max Tan, Depression, You You, Argentum, By Invite Only, Edypoi, to name a few. Recently, he was commissioned to curate K+ Colorplan that involves 6 artist and 50 design studios and also curate items for a two day Tiger Beer pop up store in New York, where he has got in up to 100 goodies of art, books, furnitures, fashion from &Larry, Asylum, Jonathan Yuen, Kllylmrck, Hypergrand, Good Sweat, Messymsxi, Mojoko, Mash Up, Mightyjaxx, Olivia Lee, Ordinary People.