I believe my skills, strength, values and aspirations can only from a broad-based form of learning which is also made possible from traveling.
It is important that my research does not end when the courses or the semesters end. I see travel as a form of active and deep learning, especially the latter in which it is about understanding, not just memorizing. I connect by observing, reflecting and practicing. Apart from that, I will also encourage my students to indulge in creative activities just to let their creative side run free and finally, to do something for each other because we as human beings tend to forget how selfish we can become. Click here for some of my recent travels.
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Skype ID: ohkasihkuusa
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31 Nanyang Link, #03-17, WKWSCI Building, Singapore 637718, Republic of Singapore.
What do you do?
My visual interest involves the integration of social message in the form of activism with themes within humanistic, social, religious, commercial, educational, and spiritual contexts to facilitate social tolerance and communal understanding particularly in the following areas:
- Visual Communication
- Brand consulting
- Development of visual identity systems
- Environmental graphics (Signage)
- Publication design
- Package design
- Advertising & promotional campaigns
- Experience design
How many years of experience?
I have been involved in the field of graphic design since 1986 when it was called "commercial art" while as a student at the Malaysian Institute of Art in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and after I completed my BFA in San Francisco, I continued as a graphic designer in 1992 until now. I started teaching part-time in 1997 for a year at my Alma mater, the Academy of Art College in San Francisco before relocating to Southern Arkansas as an instructor for a year becoming a Teaching Assistant for 2 years while pursuing my doctorate in Texas. Before relocating back to Singapore, I had a short stint in Savannah for about year. I have been teaching at the present university, Nanyang Technological University since 2004.
How do you charge?
This question is like asking how much a house is. Every house is different. Likewise, charges vary as they are dependent upon a number of factors. And there's no exact formula but in general, it is based on hourly pricing or project-based, research time, complexity of the job, level of expertise, project specs, turnaround time, support and service, level of demand, physical location, etc.
How do you accept payment?
50% down payment prior to scheduling the work and the remaining 50% is payable upon completion of the project, prior to supply of original artwork.
Will a client's design be featured in your portfolio?
Yes, but it's not guaranteed that it will be included as I reserve the right to showcase your design and the process in my promotional work. If you wish not to be included on my site, that can be arranged too.
Do you provide pro-bono consultations?
Yes. It depends on the nature of the job and usually is reserved for non-profit organizations such as MasterPlayer based in Kedah, Malaysia which is a training center for young talents interested in table tennis.
I am the Publicity and Branding Chair for the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD), scheduled from May 13 - 18, 2015 in Singapore where I advise matters pertaining to branding and promotions of the international conference which examines the role of computers and communications in social, economic and political development. The conference which had taken place in Berkeley, California, USA; Bangalore, India, Doha, Qatar; London, UK; and Atlanta, Georgia, USA had attracted the likes of Bill Gates of Microsoft.
How do I contact you and what's the best way?
Go to "contact Yeoh" above to proceed. The best way is still via emails as I check them incessantly.