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MEN 'S FOLIO Singapore|November 2020
According to Felix Sng — co-founder of design studio Swell — being a non-conformist could simply mean questioning and challenging.
Felix Sng

I am first and foremost a conformist. We all exist in a system larger than ourselves, so it is inevitable that we are — by choice or not, knowingly and unknowingly — subscribed to a set of rules and conventions that have been shaped over time. In my practice, I have to understand boundaries, guidelines, and constraints for any given work. Often, I am also the one who has to set these rules and grids within which I have to create — and yet — I find myself constantly trying to escape the conformity of these restrictions I’ve set.

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