Keat Ong OPAL Award jury member

Keat Ong

Keat Ong Design / Singapore / Founder / Creative principal

Architect by training and multidisciplinary designer by profession, Prof. Keat Ong is a celebrated, awards-winning designer. He is the founder/ kreative director of Keat Ong Design and co-founder of SCKD Pte Ltd as well as 3 terms president of Society of Interior Designers, Singapore (SIDS). Keat is ex-president of the Singapore Interior Design Accreditation Council which overseas the competency of interior design practitioners in Singapore. He was also re-elected for a second term to preside over the Asia Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA), an alliance of 14 national-level professional associations, for the term 2023-2025. He has been named one of Asia’s Top Designers in Singapore Design Awards 2014 and as Designers of the year  2016/2017 from the famed INTERIOR DESIGN Magazine.  He was also  honored with the title of “The Most Influential Designer” by China’s national body for Interior design, China Building Decoration Association in the 2017. He is also Adjunct Professors to numerous universities including the famed China Academy of Art and Taylor’s University as well as judges to many  prestigious awards internationally. Keat is the author of “Injecting Architecture”, a book about his methodology in design demonstrated through his collection of selected projects.

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