Brian Tan a native child of the tiny tropical island of Singapore, went to the United States to pursue a Masters of Interior Architecture from the world-renowned Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in Providence. He then spent two years in New York City as a visual merchandiser for Hennes & Mauritz AB, better known as H&M, where he was instrumental in creating vivid brand experiences in line with H&M's seasonal campaign.
Brian made the trans-Atlantic leap from New York to London in 2005, since which time he has been successfully carrying out his current role at Imagination as an Event designer. Imagination Ltd, one of the world's largest and most highly regarded design and communications consultancies, pioneering Brand Experience as a new and powerful approach for connecting brands with consumers and corporations. Imagination Ltd. has come in 1st for 6 conservative years in DesignWeek Top 100 design groups.
In his early formative years back in Singapore, Brian was an assistant choreographer in the annual Singapore National Day Parade (Ministry of Education Contingent) in 1998 and 1999. The mass display was performed live to an audience of 55,000 people at the Singapore National Stadium and was also televised nationwide simultaneously.
Prior to that, Brian graduated with a Diploma in Interior Architecture and Design in 1997 from Temasek Polytechnic (Singapore). In 1996, he was elected President of the Design Studies Club, where he received a Certificate of Merit 1997 for his efforts in the Design Studies Club. He was also Valedictorian at the School of Design ceremony in 1997. His other credits include being a semi-finalist at ASPAT Manila 1996 and a finalist in the SFIC furniture design competition in 1995, where his furniture design creation was featured in ID magazine that year.
Between the years of 1997 – 2000, Brian was very much involved with the local Singaporean fashion industry as a freelance designer. He conceptualised and designed stage sets for fashion runway productions. He was also involved in event production and back stage support of fashion shows like, Fashion Connection Singapore.
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