Temporary Press publishes books around art and design with an interest in ideas and practices exploring alternative or incidental notions of design. With limited resources, the press relies on economical design and production methods, often with a black-only Risograph and simple tools. Based in Singapore since 2018, Temporary Press is run by gideon-jamie and distributed internationally by Idea Books (ideabooks.nl). Contact us via email (temporarypress@gideon-jamie.com) or IG (@temporarypress

Symbols of Singapore


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2018, edition of 150
Compiled by Justin Zhuang (graphic.sg) in collaboration with Temporary Press
84p. b/w ills.
103 × 178 mm  perfect bound with additional outer sleeve
ISBN 978-981-11-7836-8

edited and designed by gideon-jamie and Justin Zhuang

A loose selection of graphic symbols and logos in Singapore from 1956 to 2003, collected and compiled by Justin Zhuang through the Singapore Graphic Archives project. The book also includes an afterword in the form of a written conversation between the author and Temporary Press, a reflection on the intentions and perspectives of the archives and the its contents.