Congratulations to the 3 winners of the BackJoy SitSmart Design Competition 2018! Organized by BackJoy, this challenge, in collaboration with Temasek Polytechnic taps on the students’ creativity in conceiving new product design concepts that are significant and meaningful to improving posture and one’s quality of life.












Mr. Lim Chong Jin, Director, School of Design commencing the BackJoy SitSmart Design Competition with an opening speech.















Allison Synder, Managing Director, BackJoy Asia sharing how the competitors’ innovative concepts have helped addressed BackJoy’s mission and support ergonomics and good posture ‘on-the-go”.













Launched on the 17th April 2018, the 10-week competition began with a total of 42 participants, all final year students from the School of Design. The top three winners were: Ye Jia Jie, Goh Bing Jun, and Soh Yu Juan.

(From Left to Right): Winner of the BackJoy SitSmart Design Competition (Ye Jia Jie), First Runner-up (Goh Bing Jun), 2nd Runner-up (Soh Yu Juan)























The winning entries, including the top 10 finalists will be showcased at the Design Collaboration Centre at Temasek Polytechnic.

“BackJoy’s mission is to improve our customers’ quality of life by helping them maintain a healthy back and relieve pain. The SitSmart Design Competition addressed just this – improving the portability of the SitSmart so that people can commute easier with their BackJoy. We are impressed with the competitors’ innovative concepts that explore new ways to support ergonomics and good posture ‘on-the-go.” Allison Snyder, Managing Director of BackJoy Asia Pte Ltd said.