Co-founder and Creative Director, Kinetic Singapore, gallery and retail space K+
Publisher, Rubbish Famzine
Pann Lim is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of creative agency Kinetic Singapore, gallery and retail space K+ and publisher of Rubbish Famzine. He is addicted to design, advertising and communications and strongly believes that creating work without an idea is a sin.
This belief has earned him over 450 industry awards locally and abroad, including Singapore’s highest design accolade — the President’s Design Award in 2013 and 2015, Gold Pencils at the New York One Show, Cannes Lions and a Yellow Pencil at the 2016 D&AD. Through his career, Pann has been invited to judge at numerous award shows from the Singapore Creative Circle Awards (The Gong Show), the Effie Awards, Malaysia Kancil Awards, Miami Clio Awards, Webby Awards and British D&AD Awards. In 2016, Pann had the honour of chairing The Gong Show. Most recently, he was the Crafts for Design Jury President in the 2017 D&AD Awards, as well as the Design Jury President for AdFest 2017.
Pann strongly believes in nurturing fledglings and sharing his passion for creativity. He is a founding member of The Design Society and a frequent guest at Singapore’s design schools. Pann was also an adjunct lecturer at Temasek Polytechnic from 2012 to 2013.