our story

Design Orchard is an integrated retail and incubation space that puts Singapore’s designers and their creative pieces in the limelight. This 2.5-storey building comprises a retail showcase, an incubation workspace exclusively for designers, and a public amphitheatre that plays host to a range of dynamic events all year round. Situated at the very heart of the beloved shopping district it was named after, Design Orchard cultivates budding local designers to grow internationally.

Shop Local, Grow Global.

 
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We are excited to share that TaFF has been appointed as the new operator of Design Orchard retail showcase

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open call

2020

featured brands

 
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THE ANIMAL PROJECT

The Animal Project (TAP) is a social enterprise started by a group of parents and friends who want to celebrate, showcase and support the abilities of persons with special needs.

 

TAP particularly curates from differently-abled artists who are exceptional in illustrating animals. These artists earn royalties from the sale of product embellished with their unique illustrations and artwork. A shop with all things animal, a business with a cause.

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LITTLE MATCH GIRL

Looking for durable classics that transcend season? Make the shift to a completely ethical wardrobe, and check out Little Match Girl's range of high-quality essentials for women!

 

This sustainability-forward brand knows that a truly conscious brand needs to consider both people and planet, and puts priority in fair labor practices and humane work ethics. Their minimal, modern aesthetic matched with their ethics has us excited to come back for more!

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ANOTHERSOLE

Anothersole is all about creating the ultimate travel shoe. They use the finest materials – premium leather from the world’s finest tanneries, super-soft flexi-rubber soles for all day comfort, a high-performance breathable footbed – to bring you affordable luxury: a quality shoe without the hefty price tag.

 

They also dedicate 10% of their revenue to feed hungry children, build sustainable communities and support their growth.

 

#buy1feed1.

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PINKSALT SWIM

PINKSALT is a modern swimwear and resort wear label based in Singapore.The founders started the company because they believe that fashion deserves a place in contemporary swimwear and wanted to introduce unique swimwear and resort wear coupled with original digital prints to the market. 

PINKSALT will also be donating 5% of their sales to The Courage Fund which helps to support vulnerable individuals and families affected by COVID-19.

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EDEN + ELIE

EDEN + ELIE is a design-led, socially conscious jewellery brand with a focus on creating jobs for communities in need. They work with the Autism Resource Center and Daughters of Tomorrow to train and employ artisans from the communities that they serve.

 

Rising above fast fashion and design, their handwoven jewellery is a testament to slower times, when love was embedded in beautiful, meticulously crafted heirloom pieces.

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KMANA

Kmana was born out of a desire to combine ethics and aesthetics, to serve the world’s wanderers. Men and women who, regardless of their age, desire timeless and unisex fashion produced sustainably in small batches.

Our designs are made for the wanderers, the makers and shakers, and all those who believe that they are constantly creating the world they live in. It all comes down to the decisions we make. Make your choice and shake the world in a gentle way.

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Your Health & Well-being Are What Matter Most

We wanted to personally reach out to you because as our customer, you're part of the family and we all need to stick together. At Design Orchard, we believe it is our role and responsibility during this time to prioritize three things: the health and well-being of our customers, partners and staff while also playing a constructive role in supporting local health officials and government leaders as they work to contain the virus. We are inspired as we see communities, our nation and the world coming together to fight this pandemic. Our team is part of your community and we are dedicated to supporting you all through this unprecedented time. Please stay safe and know that you can count on us!

opening hours

Retail Showcase on Level 1

Monday - Sunday

11am - 8pm

Cocoon Space on Level 2

Monday to Friday

9am - 6pm

Saturday - Sunday

closed

locate us

where to park

Parking is available at The Heeren, 260 Orchard Road, S(238855), 8AM to 11PM daily, and Orchard Building, 1 Grange Road, Singapore 239693, 24 hours daily.

how to get here by train

Design Orchard is a 6 minute (450m) walk from NS23 Somerset MRT.

how to get here by bus

7/7B, 14/14e, 16, 36/36B, 65, 77, 106, 111, 123, 124, 128, 143, 162/162M, 167/167e, 171, 174/174e, 175, 190/190A, 502/502A, 518/518A, 587, 590, 598, 700/700A, 971E, 972/972A

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