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#27: The Singaporean Toymaker Who Kickstarted to the Global TED Conference, Michael Sng

Misfits: Wisdoms with unconventional Singaporean

Release Date: 07/23/2017

Michael Sng is the principal designer of Machination Studio.

He is the creator of the Codename Colossus - a Walking War Machine with 435 individually 3D-printed parts.

Michael is the first Singaporean who spoke on the main stage at the TED Conference (2016) in Vancouver.

He holds a Bachelor of Graphic Design (Advertising) from the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (2000).

In this conversation, we spoke about:

  • Tools and skills to design and build a 3D printed & moving toy
  • Hacking Kickstarter to conclude a 442% funded Campaign
  • Michael’s experience preparing for TED
  • and much more!