Kelley Cheng | Founder, publishing & design consultancy The Press Room
A veteran designer in Singapore, Kelley Cheng is a modern day polymath – editor, writer, curator, spatial design, graphic design, video director, interactive designer, educator – she has done it all. She runs her own publishing & design consultancy The Press Room, designing everything from books, brands, exhibitions, documentaries, and evenstage and film set design. From F&B businesses to an art gallery, her “creations” are diverse and unpredictable. As a creative director, her graphic and branding projects include the Youth Olympics Games, Singapore Pavilion at the World Expo Yeosu 2012, The National Art Gallery Singapore, Artstage Singapore, Singapore Writers’ Festival
She has curated and designed many high-profile exhibitions including President's Design Award 2015 and 2017; augmented reality art show "Martell 300 Air Gallery"; "Project 6581" for Japan Creative Centre; co-curated "Rotations: The Art of Tim Yip" and "TributeSG" with Esplanade, co-curated iLight Marina Bay Light Art Festival 2009 with Randy Chan,and most recently the exhibition “Limit-Limitless” at the Venice Biennale for the architectural firm MKPL Architects, and a big scale architectural exhibition for REDAS (Real Estate Development Association Singapore) celebrating SG50.
An active educator, she had served as adjunct lecturer in Visual
Communications at the LaSalle College of the Arts and Glasgow School of Art, Singapore; she is also a frequent name on international design judging panels Red Dot Awards, Nagoya-Do!, Creative Circle Award, James Dyson Award, etc.