For the 2019 edition, as part of a partnership with the DesignSingapore Council, seven established Singapore-based designers and design studios have been commissioned by Wallpaper*. They include Chris Lee, Clara Yee, Hans Tan, LAI CHAN, Lanzavecchia + Wai, Lekker Architects, and Tiffany Loy. Earlier in May 2018, Wallpaper* had also invited young Singaporean designers to take part in its open call for the Next Generation Designer. Brandon Yeo, a recent graduate from LASALLE, was selected and commissioned to create a piece for this exhibition.
The eight Singapore pieces will debut at the Singapore Design Week from 7 March 2019, together with selected exhibits from Handmade’s past editions. The works will then be shown at the Milan Design Week, alongside other 2019 Handmade pieces.