what makes us special
Our forte is providing Design and Technology (D&T), arts & crafts education enrichment programs to Primary & Secondary Schools. We strive for academic excellence for the students, nurturing them into individuals who are able to think independently and creatively. We set to provide students will skills that focusing on design, creative thinking, problem solving and eventually entrepreneurship.
DesignRete is a design consultancy and a design-education enrichment company. We offer design related consultancy work and customized design-education enrichment programs. Since our inception in 2004, we have provided creative courses to more than 140 primary and secondary schools, amounting to more than 40,000 educators and students.
To Excite, to Educate and to Evaluate.
At DesignRete, we have a team of vibrant and committed staff to deliver our client’s needs. Our designers are well trained in the area of design and have the ability to conduct workshops in a well-controlled classroom environment.
DesignRete’s foray into overseas training.
Alice Smith School – Kuala Lumpur
Collaborated with renowned International school to conduct engaging workshops. An opportunity to share and exchange ideas.
Chinese High School – Johor
We exposed students at Chinese High School (Johor) a new culture and environment with our design workshop.
International School of Kuala Lumpur
Building and strengthening of our presence in Malaysia. Value-added services with positive learning outcome.
Education for the next generation
Discover how student thinking evolve through creativity
“With their innovative approach to training students, the outcome has been rewarding and enriching. The students turned ‘lamp designers’ and their ideas were turned into real solutions. For them, it has been a lightening journey into the world of industrial design…”
Bukit Panjang Govt High
“The course is an opportunity for pupils to grasp some very important fundamentals about design. Design activity has many approaches. DesignRete has given my pupils an enriching experience. It is fun and my pupils are asking for more”
“Students have enjoyed every minutes of the course. It has showed them a new paradigm in product designing and have build up their confidence in the process.”
“The course was useful and practices had improved the puplis’ drawing skills.”
“The enrichment courses serve as an additional support for my pupils to enhance and reinforce their graphical & modeling skills they have learnt in classroom. Most importantly, the company allows the customization of programme in their area of expertise that best suit my pupils. Majority of my pupils, who has attended the course, commented that the courses are relevant; and trainers are friendly and approachable.”
St Andrew’s Secondary
“The design course has greatly enhanced my boys’ knowledge and interest in product design.”
Ang Mo Kio Secondary
“The collaboration with DesignRete had been fruitful from the outcome of the pupils’ projects which displayed sensitivity to user needs, aesthetic appeal as well as function.”
“Designrete’s wide variety of courses provides a holistic learning opportunity for design students. They are able to deliver at the same time being flexible in terms of collaboration.”
“We would like to thank DesignRete for the effort rendered in assisting our students to beef up their sketching skills. We are very pleased with your dedicated services which go beyond curriculum time.”
Tanjong Katong Secondary School
“The Secondary 3 students who attended the Visualisation Techniques course are now more confident of their sketching techniques and are able to sketch ideas a lot faster than before. They have learnt to do mock ups, using cardboards, to test their ideas after the Design Prototyping courses and thus helped them a lot in the development of chosen idea in the design process.”