When Craft meets Design

Pioneered in the spirit of curation and experience, 1KM is an exclusive discovery of creatives who live and work within one kilometre radius in the same neighbourhood. Like-minded entrepreneurs in art, design, architecture, retail and F&B are putting together ‘satellite events’ for curious eyes and potential collaborations with some of Asia’s most imaginative minds.

From 5-8 October, 1KM celebrates passion that have helped transform the city into brewing grounds for innovation, and personalities who have continually challenged conventions to spearhead art and design on the creative landscape. Offering a host of exhibitions, installations and workshops on their respective turfs, the public is invited for a peek into their world of passion and specialties.


As part the 1KM : Jalan Besar satellite events, The General Co will be hosting open studio sessions entitled "When Craft meets Design" where the public can come and visit our workspace over the weekend of 7-8 Oct 2017 from 1200-1400 hrs. Here we will guide you through our work and design processes, tell you more about what we do in our efforts to preserve dying traditional trades. You will also get to meet some of the passionate craftsmen and designers and get a glimpse of how this new younger generation of designers and makers are adapting the trades to modern times.

In order to help us regular traffic to ensure everyone has a pleasant experience, this session will be strictly by sign ups only. If you would like to visit us, please kindly assist us to fill up the form below.

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