Jesvin Yeo, trained at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design in London and NAFA Singapore, is a multidisciplinary designer, educator and researcher based in Asia. Her research and design interests relate to the historical and contemporary cultural changes in the areas of “Asian Material Culture”, “Asian Studies”, and “Typography”. She investigates the intersection of cultural elements and motivation and experiments with communication through visuals and technology. As the foundation of her research, Jesvin employs design as a means for understanding, examining and critiquing the world around her. More specifically, she believes that design questions the social, cultural, historical, technological and formal norms that surround us daily.
Jesvin’s research work has been published internationally. She is the author of several awarding-winning publications, including “Vanishing Crafts”, “Negotiating symbols across time and place”, “Visual/Senses”, and “Choi!Touchwood!”.
Jesvin creative work has been published in several design magazines and books, such as Tokyo Type Directors Club (TDC) Design Annual Book, Applied Typography 22, Wallpaper*, How Magazine, Letterheads & Business Cards 2, Graphic Design 3, and The Design Journal. Her creative work has also been exhibited at galleries and museums in Berlin, London, Washington D.C., Atlanta, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taipei and Beijing. Among 60 international design awards she received are the prestigious Red Dot Award (Communication Design), German Design Award, GOOD DESIGN™ Award and iF Communication Design Award.