This iconic SIA flight stewardess uniform is based on the traditional costume worn by women in the South East Asian region, called the sarong kebaya. This uniform is internationally recognised as the uniform of world class SIA flight stewardesses, and highlights how successful SIA has become as an internationally recognised brand.
This UNICA plastic stool, is symbolic to Singapore's developing years, made in the 1990s. It was meant for the everyday 'kopitiam' shop owner, who required seats for their customers. This stool was designed to be lightweight, durable, and could be stacked on top of each other for easy storage. They even had holes down the middle so they could be chained together to prevent them from being stolen.
The merlion was designed as a logo for the Singapore Tourist Promotion Board and references the old names of Singapore 'Singapura' which means lion city in sanskrit. Today it has become a national icon, and is still a popular tourist icon.
The Pinnacle @ duxton lies on a site of the first 2 HDB blocks built in the Tanjong Pagar area and one of the oldest in Singapore. This project was commissioned by the late Lee Kuan Yew to commemorate the historical significance of the previous blocks.
These logos of newly established companies in Singapore namely, POSB, DBS, HDB, Singapore Telecoms (now known as Singtel), were the recognisable few of the many corporations that entered Singapore, which saw Singapore emerge as an economic powerhouse during its economic boom.
Our national flag was adopted in 1959, the year Singapore became self-governing within the British Empire. And was later reconfirmed as the national flag when we gained independence in August 9, 1965. The flag is now our identity. The red symbolises "universal brotherhood and equality of man". The white, "pervading and everlasting purity and virtue". The waxing crescent moon "represents a young nation on the ascendant". The five stars "stand for the nation's ideals of democracy, peace…