George Town's DNA is its People

By Sumitra Selvaraj

December 2013 FEATURE
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George Town’s balancing act between progress and preservation hinges on creating a unique identity for the city. But how do you capture the DNA of a city and turn it into a tangible, recognisable concept? This was the question communication designer Sali Sasaki asked eight young designers who attended her Design DNA workshop during the George Town Festival.Sali Sasaki arrives where we had arranged to meet, beams at me and then frowns ever so slightly at the decor around us.“I...

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Sumitra Selvaraj

is a writer and television talk show executive producer. She is also known as @sareesandstories on Instagram, where she writes about her journey through the daily drape.


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