Jackie Lai

Jackie Lai

Interior Designer |

Founder for JIA Studios LLP


13 years in Interior Design
Design Juror and Lecturer
Pro bono work with poorer communities


Experiencing the World through Travel
Cycling with Friends
Handicraft Projects
Diving into beautiful waters



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Jackie Father
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Jackie Wakeboarding

Award-Winning — Jackie Lai is recognized for his interior design for a series of award-winning projects including the: competition-winning entry “Home for the Future” (2020), hospitality corporate suite design for Singapore Formula One Grand Prix (2018), the pop-up restaurant developed by Gucci in collaboration with Massimo Bottura (2019), Resort Hotel in Kota Kinabalu (2013), Natureland group of wellness spa and many more.

Educator and Advisor — As a thought leader in his field, Jackie has been appointed Jury for A Design Award (Italy) and JC Prize (China). He is also a design educator at Temasek Polytechnic and Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) where he is able to teach and nurture the next generation of designers.

Giving Back — For his impact on improving the quality of life of communities through pro bono humanitarian design works in Afghanistan and conservation works in Kolkata, Jackie was awarded the SIDS 20 Under 45 Award — a recognition of the nation's most distinguished and influential designers under the age of 45.

Recognition — Jackie has received numerous awards and honours, including the iF Design Award (2021), Singapore Design Award (2020), Taiwan Good Design Award (2018), Frame Award Shortlisted (2018), German Design Award Nomination (2018), Singapore Interior Design Awards and Luminary Award (2018) and A Design Award (2017).