An environmentally and socially conscious movement that empowers disadvantaged local communities from the sales of products designed by our students from the Product Design & Innovation (PDI) course.


we are etc.lab 


We are an interdisciplinary centre for collaborative design and research to create social impact and change.

Founded in 2016 by Ngee Ann Polytechnic's School of Design and Environment, we envision a better world where we work together in transforming our imaginations into reality. Our mission is to empower communities through design.



featured project

Lombok Preschool

A collaboration between

Ngee Ann Polytechnic and the Lombok community to design and build a preschool.