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.
THE ANIMAL PROJECT
Not your ordinary gift brand, but a social enterprise with a big heart. Since 2013, The Animal Project has empowered special needs artists by using their artwork to embellish lifestyle products like mugs, tees and tote bags, which are first and foremost attractive and useful goods, but made even more special by their cause. The special needs artist earn an income when you shop with them. Part of profits from the sale of the animal-themed art pieces, gift items and everyday products go to initiatives that support inclusion and celebrate the abilities of the special needs community.
A furniture company with an illustrious 35-year-long award-winning history, Cellini is named after the 16th Century Italian sculptor and goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini, who inspired Tan Cheng Whatt to pursue his dream of being a sculptor in his own way. Tan, a metallurgist skilled in the science and the technology of metals, started Cellini Design in 1986. Today, the brand has manufacturing facilities and showrooms in various countries, and is well-known for its unique cast aluminium furniture and stylish pieces.
GNOME & BOW
Armed with the notion that a bag shouldn’t just be a bag but an item that sparks joy, ignites imaginations and tells stories, Gnome & Bow founder Quanda Ong dove into the world of making leather bags and wallets with a difference. His products, inspired by classic stories, have secrets woven in — such as the Jekyll & Hyde reversible bags, with one side a classy nylon and the other boasting a quirky print. Audiences were intrigued by his tales, and today, the products are stocked worldwide, and speak of the brand’s daring creativity and belief in the joy of fairy tales.
During her quest for a lasting and hassle-free solution to treat her persistent acne problems, founder Lily Kew discovered the goodness of water-based organic beauty which liberated her from makeup ever since. Kew Organics' desire to impart the joy of clear skin sans makeup has shaped its disruptive thinking of the concepts of Cleanse, Tone and Hydrate. It supports fair trade and uses 100% recyclable Miron glass bottles to protect products from UV rays and to extend shelf life. Suitable for all skin types and climates, its five salons and an online store serve up bespoke organic facials and products for clear, healthy, and makeup-free skin, affirming its ethos that bare skin rocks.
Filling a gap in the swimwear sphere is PINKSALT, a brand on a mission to bring modest and stylish swimwear and resort wear to all. Their colourful, bold prints and playful yet modest silhouettes are a hit with fashion-forward pool and beach aficionados, and the brand is all about confidence, body positivity and celebrating women of different ages and sizes.
Scanteak’s vision from over 40 years ago remains unchanged: To transform homes into inviting spaces with the warmth of teak wood and simplicity of Scandinavian design, with long-lasting and easy-to-maintain pieces at accessible prices. Its collections are crafted with families in mind, with particular attention paid to children and senior citizens. The company’s sustainability plan ensures that the wood it uses is responsibly harvested and maximised to result in as little wastage as possible.
What started as a floral passion project has blossomed into a gifting business that gives back to society. BloomBack focuses on the power of inspirational living and lifestyle gifts that advocate wholeness and well-being. Every gift empowers marginalised individuals such as the partially deaf, who are employed in handcrafting specialised preserved flower arrangements, which are a sustainable and fuss free alternative to fresh flowers. Innovatively designed and crafted with love and precision, popular pieces include Bluetooth speakers and statement bag charms.
Danovel’s history begin in the 1960s. With mastery of craftsmanship for over 60 years, we have hone our skills to become one of the premium custom sofa makers and upholsterers in Singapore. Our commitment to handcrafted furniture have helped us grow while combining innovation and tradition to ensure exclusivity that are able to tell a story for generations. Our furnishings are customized using the finest raw materials and premium fabrics with every form and seam initiated with only one thing in mind: Your Comfort, Your Style.
With nutrition and wellness at our heart and soul, Herbal Pharm has been staunchly committed to discovering, innovating and formulating premium-quality nutritional supplements and all-natural, organic lifestyle products for the past 16 years.
We believe that the human touch is essential and delicate to create a hassle-free shopping experience for our customers, such as same-day delivery.
Also, we understand how the natural environment could impact people’s health and wellness. We always strive for sustainable practices.
Herbal Pharm – For A Better You.
LINGWU’s artistic, almost-sculptural creations speak of a dedication to unique and innovative design and uncompromising quality. Its leather bags are understated yet statement-making and made for discerning types who live and breathe slow fashion and believe that less is more.
Ernest Ng’s brewing journey started 14 years ago, when the craft beer industry here was still in its infancy. His pioneering spirit led to RedDot BrewHouse, Singapore’s first locally-owned microbrewery cum restaurant in Dempsey Hill in 2007. The brand has since won numerous awards, and its expansion to Melbourne and Myanmar, and has produced Singapore’s youngest certified female brewmaster in Crystalla, Ernest’s daughter. The father and daughter duo continue to innovate, with unique flavours such as red dragon fruit beer, coconut stout, and their signature Monster Green Lager beer, a spirulina-infused beer that boasts of health benefits.
SCENT BY SIX
Since its inception in July 2016, Scent by SIX has been making strides within the scenting industry with an expanding collection of fine fragrances, DIY scent kits, and a home scenting range. From a humble collection of three scents (123 Tribeca, 1724 Puka and 27˚F Biei), there are now two product lines. They include the home scenting collection of diffuser, nebulizers, and pure essential oils, four additional scents (Eclat, 2065 UJONG, Hikaru and Sleep, Returns), as well as a DIY scent kit.
BOLDR SUPPLY CO.
With the bold spirit of adventure at the core of all its creations, BOLDR Supply Co. was dreamed up in 2016 to fill a gap for stylish yet affordable everyday tool watches and tough outdoor gear. The brand’s design-centric, utilitarian timepieces combine modern and classic elements with time-honored horological technologies. With an inclusive vision of venturing forward together, BOLDR 14 Supply Co. actively supports communities in need and aims to achieve 80% sustainable products and packaging in the near future.
FreshJoy is an R&D collaboration between the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and PS Food & Beverage (S) Pte Ltd under a Food Innovation competition (FIPA). It’s a Fruit Vinegar Drink inspired by the Teo family’s story of a drink stall in Haw Par Villa during the 1960s. We appreciate Singapore’s rich cultural heritage and hope for it to be preserved. Freshjoy was awarded the Food Innovation Product Awards in 2019 and Singapore Star Packaging Awards in 2020.
On a quest to bring the freshest Singapore-grown vegetables to locals, Just Produce uses cutting-edge scientific techniques to produce up to 100 tonnes of vegetables a year - one of the highest-yielding indoor farms in Singapore. In addition to bringing to the table crunchy vegetables that are affordable and free of pesticides, preservatives or genetic modification, they are on a mission to contribute to Singapore’s food security and reduce our food miles.
From its roots back in 1947 as a small pottery shop in Beach Road, Luzerne has flourished into an acclaimed tableware brand served in award-winning establishments and homes of the discerning around the world. Thanks to the fine, silky clay found in Dehua, China - World Ceramics Capital and the birthplace of world renowned Blanc de Chine, Luzerne tableware exhibits a special beauty. It also boasts green practices and is the first tableware in the world to receive Halal certification, owing to its products that are free of animal bone ash.
From a one-rack consignment space and a one-woman dream in 2009 to being a local fashion trailblazer and boasting stockists worldwide, designer Sabrina Goh’s trajectory has been strong and steady. The label’s minimalist, streamlined and slow living-inspired clothing for men, women and children has its ardent fans, and its narrative continues in the form of conscious detailing, playful collaborations and clothing that lasts through the seasons.
A contemporary fine jewellery brand firmly rooted in Singapore and painstakingly crafted by local artisans, but with soaring ambitions and international dreams. State Property was founded by married couple Afzal Imram, industrial designer, and Lin Ruiyin, a contemporary jeweller, thus melding the utilitarian sensibilities of industrial design with the wearable art approach of contemporary jewellery. The result is divinely luxurious gemstone-driven pieces to be passed through the generations. State Property is the first local brand to be stocked at luxury eretailer Net-A-Porter and is worn by the likes of Michelle Obama and Nicole Kidman.
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!
Retail Showcase on Level 1
Cocoon Space on Level 2
Sunday - Thursday
Monday - Friday
11.00am - 8.00pm
9am - 6pm
Friday - Saturday
11.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday - Sunday
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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