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What is The Office

The Office is a Singapore-based multi-platform online community for interior design professionals, students and industry players who are passionate about commercial design and renovation.

It started as a blog site in 2018 and has evolved into a full-fledged community website by integrating new features like online networking, events management and activity-based engagement for all its members.

The website serves as a platform to share industry knowledge and information about the latest trends in commercial Interior design and renovation.

Core objectives of the Platform

  • Get Informed 
  • Get Connected
  • Get Engaged
  • Get Recognized

Our Advocacy to the Interior Design Profession

On 21st of Nov. 2019, the night of The Office Designer’s pilot TODtalk, It’s founder Mr. James Paul has announced his advocacy on creating awareness to “Give more Respect and Recognition to the Design Profession” as well as to have a unifying platform for the commercial Interior Design Industry in the region.

Our Mantra Real Issues, Real Talk…

A Multi-platform Community

The Office Designer Social Media

As we aim to reach a wider network of people across all major platforms. The Office is also actively engaged on Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, Twitter and Youtube for its TODvlogs videos. At the core of this social engagements is the webpage where all community activities and events will be posted and updated regularly.

Sharing Knowledge, Opportunities, and Resources

The site is all about engagement. It is important for every member to share information, knowledge and experience to make this platform work. We would like to invite other interior design professional, students and industry players to share on this site. Our online community members are welcome to submit a blog, vlog or showcase past works.

Consequently, being a thought leader in the industry starts with being able to create a professional brand. By contributing useful post and articles, a designer can enhance its professional image. The Office presents this opportunity for its members.

You can also find design inspirations from Office SnapshotsOffice Lovin with professionally shot photos of built offices all over the world.


Lastly, participation is important to the growth of the platform. Therefore, I would like to encourage everyone to participate and be pro-active in making The Office a dynamic one-stop resource for everything about office design and renovation.

About the Editor

The person behind the Office is Mr. James Paul who is currently the editor and contributor of the site. An Architect by training and a workplace interior designer by profession. 

James Paul Pilande He is a design advocate and an entrepreneurial mind, with passion for blogging and digital marketing. James Paul is also a leading Influencer for interior design and an active contributor on LinkedinOur founder is also a former council member of the Society of Interior Designers Singapore and is the co-chair of the editorial committee.

Our Value Proposition

Being a member of our online community will help in developing one’s professional and business branding. We encourage every member to participate and contribute to the platform by providing articles, vlogs and accomplishments on the site.

We will be inviting our industry members to hold networking events, social gatherings, workshops and symposiums for our Professional, Auxiliary and Youth members to enjoy for free or at a discounted rate.

Furthermore, we will be providing numerous benefits to our community members thru an activity based social platform where everyone can engage with each other and exchange information about industry trends, career opportunities, supplier discounts and potential project collaborations.   

Finally, as a bonus. We have a resource directory for all members that will be Free of charge for a period of (1) one year.

With all this we add “VALUE” to our members by;

  1. Addressing the need for a “CENTRAL RESOURCE INFORMATION” readily available anytime and in any device.
  2. By Providing all the latest information on TRENDS, PRODUCTS, EVENTS and WORKSHOPS
  3. By developing member GROUPS to provide solutions from common to complicated issues faced by the Industry and its members   

* You can also check out our AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP and PAID SERVICE


Our Privacy Policy


The Office (website url address: appreciates your business and trust. We are a Singapore based online community for interior design professionals, students and industry players who are passionate about workplace design and renovation. Please read this Privacy Policy, providing consent to both documents in order to have permission to use our services.


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If you register on our website, we store your chosen username and your email address and any additional personal information added to your user profile. You can see, edit, or delete your personal information at any time (except changing your username). Website administrators can also see and edit this information.


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If you have registered on our website and have a valid support account, you can submit support emails for assistance. Support form submissions are sent to our backend system. Only the data you explicitly provided is sent, and you are asked for consent, each time you want to create a new support email.