14 Aug '17, 9am

Are dreams worth leaving your full-time job for? @UltraaViolets owner says "no" #career #dreamjob

You may not know who Kimberly Tan is, but you may recognise her quirky designs under the local brand UltraaViolets . Since 2014, the 24-year-old graphic designer has had her designs on various merchandise, including stickers and phone cases. She is best recognised for her use of bright, contrasting shades of pastels, sprayed on whimsical designs that carry a grim undertone. "It's like two opposites. So, in a way, it's ironic," the recent graduate from Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) explained, "like how the name UltraaViolets combines something that is very strong [ultra] with something that is very mild [violets]." Kimberly is intrinsically fond of contrasts in her artwork. For someone whose Instagram account features colours like bright pink and blue, we were surprised when she revealed that she used to dress in just black and grey. @ultraaviolets re...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Spotted/People/2017/8/Designing-agai...

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