Judging Panel
Kelley CHENG
Editorial Director & Creative Director
The Press Room Publishing Consultancy

Trained as an architect, Kelley Cheng is the founder and creative director of Singapore-based design studio The Press Room. She has curated and designed many high-profile exhibitions including President’s Design Award 2015 and 2017; augmented reality art show “Martell 300 Air Gallery” in 2015; retrospective exhibition for Tim Yip “Rotations” in 2014, and a big scale architectural exhibition for REDAS (Real Estate Development Association Singapore) celebrating SG50 in 2015. Kelley is also a frequent name in international design judging panels including Red Dot Awards, Nagoya-Do!, DFA Design for Asia Awards, Creative Circle Award, James Dyson Award, etc. In 2019, the National Design Centre presented her 20-year retrospective exhibition “Proportion & Emotion: 20 years in Design with Kelley Cheng” as part of a series celebrating the acclaimed veterans of the Singapore design industry, and in 2021 she was conferred the SkillsFuture Fellowship for her achievements in the industry, presented by the President of Singapore. As an educator, Kelley has taught in National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, Glasgow School of Art Singapore, and LaSalle College of the Arts.