Spotlight on SayD’Signers Pavilion at Sarawak Design Week 2023

File photo showing furniture designed by the SayD’Signers at Saradec’s booth at FIND Singapore last September. These, along with other distinctive design pieces will be showcased at the SayD’Signers Pavilion at Sarawak Design Week 2023.

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KUCHING, Feb 4: The SayD’Signers Pavilion will be the main feature at the upcoming Sarawak Design Week 2023 (#SDW2023), which will take place from Feb 13 to 16, 10am to 6pm at Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK).

Located in the middle of the main exhibition hall on the ground floor of BCCK, the SayD’Signers Pavilion will showcase furniture designs by 32 young designers from batches 1 to 4 of the SayD’Signers Sarawak programme.

Saradec chief executive officer (CEO) Dayang Nena Abang Bruce said that the SayD’Signers Pavilion is purpose-built to showcase the unique furniture designs created by these immensely talented young designers from the SayD’Signers Sarawak programme.

“Visitors will be able to view their unique furniture designs and get more information simply by scanning the QR code accompanying each of the furniture showcased at the pavilion.

“In addition, all 32 SayD’Signers themselves will be available to provide more information on their designs and answer all the questions you may have. So come over to BCCK and experience the inaugural Sarawak Design Week 2023 come Feb 13,” she urged in a media release today.

Sarawak Design Week 2023 (#SDW2023) will take place from Feb 13 to 16 at BCCK.

With less than two weeks to go until its debut, #SDW2023 is set to showcase all things design and will feature a host of activities throughout the four-day event.

Set to be the first home-grown design-led expo in Malaysia once rolled out, #SDW2023 will bring together some of the most innovative and creative minds in the design industry, showcasing the latest trends and technologies in architecture, fashion, graphic design, and more.

Premier of Sarawak Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg is expected to officiate at the event on Feb 13.

Sarawak Design Week 2023 is organised by Saradec and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia, endorsed by the Ministry of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Sarawak (MTCP) as well as Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development, and supported by Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation (STIDC).

Its strategic partners include the Sarawak Timber Association (STA), Sarawak Furniture Industry Association (SFIA), Sarawak Tourism Board (STB), Tun Jugah Foundation, Centexs Commercial, University of Technology Sarawak (UTS), Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas), Kolej Komuniti, Ran & Nong Creations, Dr Dorothy & Group, as well as involvement from the economic, trade, and tourism sectors.

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