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National Design Centre

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Address: 111 Middle Road, Singapore, Singapore
Phone Number: +65 6333 3737
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Description: The National Design Centre (NDC) is the nexus for all things design. This...
The National Design Centre (NDC) is the nexus for all things design. This is where designers and businesses congregate to exchange ideas, conduct business, use its facilities and obtain assistance from the national agency for design, the DesignSingapore Council. Centrally located in the arts, cultural, learning and entertainment district in the Bras Basah-Bugis area, it is well placed to invite the public to learn about design through its exhibitions and programmes.
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A surprise find

We were surprised in two ways. Loved the little shop with some excellent articles for sale. Some really beautiful and clever leather goods in particular. The other surprise... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

We were surprised in two ways. Loved the little shop with some excellent articles for sale. Some really beautiful and clever leather goods in particular. The other surprise was the cafe. Simple but very enjoyable breakfast and lunch meals in a quiet out of the way setting. After suffering poor quality and expensive big hotel breakfast this was the alternative... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is just a fairly ordinary building with nothing particularly special for the public to see. THe ground floor is essentially just a large open space and the upper floors don't seem to be open to the public.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Opened in March 2014, NDC was intended to be a design R&D hub by the Singapore Design Council. The building itself was renovated out of an old school and a Town Convent built in 1945. Not exceptionally classic or unique. In the center of the building is an open air atrium with glass sky-roof. A café and a shop selling... More 

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