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Tan Yee Noh

Senior Lecturer

Design & Media


Master in Mass Communication,
Oklahoma University, USA

Bachelor Degree (Hons),
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, USA

Diploma in Graphics Design,
Baharuddin College of Design, Singapore


Yee Noh has 15 years of professional practice in the design industry, creating multimedia projects in print and 2D animation. She has built an illustrious repertoire of productions including coffee table books and magazines which have enjoyed a wide reach locally and internationally.

Her art works have been exhibited widely; one of the highlights is hughut, which was exhibited at Eastern Spirit by the Faculty of Decoration Arts, Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Thailand in 2012.

Yee Noh’s work engages with the less privileged and aims to provide creative solutions. hughut is one such socially-oriented project to produce sleek cushion covers by providing sewing skill training to unskilled women above 40 years old and of a lower educational background. The concept of the project encompasses a campaign aspect, in addition to the actualisation of a website, animation, production of 12 cushion covers, a brochure, a series of newsletters, packaging, an annual report, a stockholder’s president letter as well as a feature interview of hughut’s CEO.

Yee Noh brings to the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts her directorial experiences as Assistant Art Director of Times Periodical (former SPH) and Creative Director of Eno Design Singapore. She is currently Deputy Head of Design and Media, spearheading departmental curriculum design, assessment and collaborations.