OPENING NIGHT 22 May 2015, 1830 to 2100HRS ( By Invitation Only) EXHIBITION 23 May - 30 May, 0900 to 2100HRS 31 May, 0900 to 1300HRS VENUE National Design Centre,111 Middle Rd

Khaw Yee Jek

(+65) 96676392


Design as an active engagement of the world around us. My belief is that good design establishes itself based on the rich network and relationship between different elements, context and space we are familiar with to create subtle yet impact refinement to people’s lives.

Project 1 - echo
Thesis echo is a rehabilitative training aid designed for individuals newly experiencing vision loss. It enables the visually impaired to be more confident of independent travel and living by facilitating the development of their auditory awareness and sensitivity. echo taps on to a user-generated audio library that allows instructors or caretaker to customise structured learning of critical environmental sound cues. Its highly versatile system can also be deployed to aid in orientation and navigation of new routes and environments.
Project 2 - CRUX
Group Project with Eason Chow & Elyn Wu CRUX is a personal USB library that brings greater ease and convenience to the storage, usage and management of multiple USB thumbdrives. It integrates the functionality of a multi-USB hub with the charm of craft and fabric to bring you a techtile solution.
Project 3 - HARDY
Group project with Marcus Kho & Yong Sheng
HARDY is home-based rehabilitation device designed to assist elderly stroke patients in fine motor skills training. It aims to make rehabilitation more effective and engaging in the comfort of one's home through gamification of the process and an integrated data analysis system that allows for accurate tracking of progress by caretakers and physiotherapists.
Project 4 - Endonex
Group Project with Elyn Wu
Collaboration with National University Hospital EndoNex presents an enhanced laparoscopic suturing method with greater control and flexibility in an ergonomic one-handed operation device. Suturing is made less maneuver-centered and becomes hassle-free as a single squeeze of the handle forms a secure suture loop. This reduces the multiple maneuvering and passing of the needle and suture. Working with a mechanism adopted from conventional sewing methods, suturing remains based on the same principles governing conventional suture, offering assurance with the touch of efficiency. Additionally, greater comfort and ease of use was also incorporated with a short grip span, broader palm rest and precise frontal articulation of device. This feature minimizes trauma and movement with an added control of maneuvers during an operation.
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