Film Screening: Material Success


What does it take to make your design dreams a reality?

Join us for the Asia premiere of Material Success* a documentary featuring Bruno Ierullo, a first time fashion designer in the midst of preparing his debut runway show. On the heels of a personal tragedy, Bruno decides to risk his savings, change careers, and chase after his dream: to design the most colourful, eccentric, and happiest clothing line the world has ever seen.

Pre-Screening Talk

Alongside the film screening, meet Kage and Keng How, two Singaporean brothers who went on their own journey to realise their design dreams. This journey led them to found Biro Company, a menswear label that prides itself on sourcing quality materials from Japan, and creating classic, trans-seasonal pieces of clothing. They have presented their line at the prestigious menswear Liberty Fair in New York.

Whether you wear all black or all the colours of the rainbow, Bruno and Biro will inspire you to pursue your passion unabashedly.

See trailer here.

Film Rating: NC16


About Biro Company

Seeing the need for original designs in men’s fashion, Biro was built on the philosophy of true craftsmanship expressed through individuality, passion, and style. At the heart of crafting timeless wardrobe staples is quality and detail; garments that anchor a man's wardrobe amid fashion's shifting tides.


The National Design Centre (NDC) is the nexus for all things design. This is where designers and businesses congregate to exchange ideas, conduct business, use its facilities and obtain assistance from the national agency for design, the DesignSingapore Council. Centrally located in the arts, cultural, learning and entertainment district in the Bras Basah-Bugis area, it is well placed to invite the public to learn about design through its exhibitions and programmes.


Shophouse & Co is a placemaking studio that helps city agencies, companies and communities, turn urban spaces into vibrant places for live, work, and play. We catalyse communities in buildings and public spaces through programmes and interventions that have been developed using our own place-driven methodologies.

These monthly programmes created for National Design Centre For more information, visit www.shophouseandco.com or @shophouseco on Facebook and Instagram.
Tue Oct 24, 2017
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM SGT
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National Design Centre, Auditorium, Level 2
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111 Middle Road, National Design Centre Singapore
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