• 28 – 30 August 2019
  • Marina Bay Sands Expo

Jackie Lai

Founder
JIA Studios LLP

Jackie Lai is the founder of JIA Studios LLP, a Singapore-based design consultancy studio. His first major built project was a Resort Hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Latest project was the design consultancy for hospitality corporate suite design for Singapore Formula One Grand Prix 2018 and Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura - Singapore edition, the highly lauded concept developed by Gucci, in collaboration with Massimo Bottura (chef-owner of world no.1 restaurant Osteria Francescana)

Critical acclaim of his competition-winning entry “Home for the Future”, its propelled Jackie onto the design world's radar. He became the first Singapore designer to win the Gold Award for Taiwan Good Design Award and his awards include A Design Award from Italy, Golden Lotus International Award from China and Singapore Interior Design Award and SIDA Luminary Award.

Jackie is an appointed Jury for A Design Award from Italy and JC Prize (China), design educator in Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) and is passionately involved in conservation works for the Cha Project in Kolkata, India and humanitarian design work in Afghanistan.