Our Team

Winston Lim

Managing Director, Architect

Winston sets the corporate objectives, design direction and execution of projects by using his keen sense of details, aesthetics and pragmatism to lead the team.

Winston’s Background and Experience

Winston graduated from the National University of Singapore with the Bachelor in Architectural Studies and later from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with the Masters of Architecture.
Beginning his early career as an urban planner/ architect in the public-sector with the Urban Redevelopment Authority in 1996, Winston has also worked with private-sector firms including Kerry Hill Architects, DP Architects, Nikken Sekkei International and MKPL Architects. During his early 10 year career in Singapore, Winston designed and accomplished his first 20 storey Grade-A office building, The Platinum Tower, in Shanghai as well as the Hort Park Visitor Centre in Singapore, both of which garnered national and international awards for their contribution to excellence in design and environmental response.
After acquiring the experience in Singapore, Winston broadened his perspective by venturing overseas to California and Indonesia for a total of 4 years. He became a senior project architect with 2 global firms, Gensler and RTKL, in Los Angeles and also a senior architectural consultant for Jakarta-based real estate developer, the Agung Podomoro Group. Through this valuable exposure to internationally recognised practices, Winston trained his unique skill and strength in managing projects of various budgets, scales and complexities in the fast-paced building and real estate industry.
Winston is a Registered Architect with the Board of Architects, Singapore. He is a member of the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA), the Society of Interior Designers Singapore (SIDS) and has served as an executive committee member with the MIT Club of Singapore.

Passion, Interests and Hobbies

Winston realised his passion to teach by joining Temasek Polytechnic and the National University of Singapore as an adjunct professor. Between 2013 to 2017, he has taught more than 180 diploma and graduate students in High Density Housing Design, Interior Architecture, 3D modelling, Materials, Colours, Light and Space.
Winston enjoys being active in sports by swimming, cycling and running regularly, while also scuba diving occasionally. His artistic interests include furniture design, sketching and photography. While travelling overseas, he often draws sketches to capture the moment. He also observes people by using simple line profiles to illustrate their unique characteristic and personality.

Joshua Lim

Director, Interior Designer

As an Interior Designer, Joshua approaches his design and construction from a craft-oriented point of view. He has a flair in creating inspiring spaces by bringing materials, colours and composition to a level beyond the ordinary.

Joshua’s Background and Experience

In Joshua’s 20 years of practice, he has developed a passion for innovation by crafting bespoke details for interior design, furniture, light fittings and products.
Joshua graduated in 2001 with a Master of Design from University of New South Wales, Australia. He spent his formative professional years working at DP Architects, one of the largest architectural firm in Singapore and at Capitaland Singapore, the largest property developer in South East Asia.
His design philosophy is to create spaces that make people happy, comfortable, excited and relaxing at the same time. His vision is to redefine everyday objects and spaces by aligning art, culture, history, luxury and craftsmanship into a modern tropical language.

Passion, Interests and Hobbies

Joshua enjoys art films, good food, travels, photography, sports and fashion. He runs regularly around Singapore and takes spectacular photographs during his exercise journey.

Elis Chai

Digital Designer and Marketing Manager

Elis manages our marketing initiatives by promoting our brand message both in print and digital design to create awareness of Winstudio among the global audience. She was the lead designer and coordinator in revamping our Winstudio website.

Elis’ Background and Experience

Elis is design trained and completed her Diploma in Art from the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore. She has more than 20 years of experience in design and marketing and has helped customers to excel in their projects by realising their design requirements and expectations.

Passion, Interests and Hobbies

Elis is passionate about simplicity in design with a keen eye for comfort, colours and elegant aesthetics. She gets inspired by good design that solves pragmatic problems in modern life. She loves well-furnished homes that transforms our perception in maximising limited space, especially in land scarce Singapore.
Besides enjoying her graphic work, Elis relaxes by painting and cooking wonderful meals for her family. She exercises regularly and keeps fit by practising yoga every morning. She also has green fingers and maintains a lush garden in her home balcony. She is an extrovert and enjoys meeting regularly over a cup of coffee with both new and old friends.

Larry Teo

Technical Design and Sales Executive

Larry is a highly motivated and aspiring young designer who has a flair for ideating memorable design concepts. He is a key member of Winstudio in contributing his expertise and skills towards this website and our keystone projects.

 

Larry’s Background and Experience

Graduating at the top of his class in 2015 from Temasek Polytechnic’s Interior Architecture & Design program, Larry attends Real Estate Management at the National University of Singapore  to widen his breath of knowledge through exposure to Urban Economics and Infrastructural Finance. He believes that a holistic approach towards urban challenges will drive more efficient and effective outcomes for a better world.
With his innate flair for design, Larry has won several awards even while he was attending school. Some of his accolades include the American Architecture Prize 2017, Spatial Design Awards (2015 & 2016) and Singapore Design Awards (2015). One of his academic projects was also shortlisted in the Top 300 out of 11,000 international entries at the IF Design Awards Germany in 2016.

Passion, Interests and Hobbies

An avid landscape photographer and traveller, Larry approaches design challenges with a fresh and unconventional approach. His writing skill surpasses most of this contemporaries, not only in the field of Architecture, but also in Arts and Humanities.