Daniel Ayapillai


Daniel Ayapillai

Lecturer, Interior Design
  • BA Interior Architecture, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
  • Diploma in Interior Architecture & Design, Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

Driven by an insatiable desire for design excellence, Daniel joined LASALLE College of the Arts with a wide breadth of architectural and interior design experience and achievements.

After earning a degree in Interior Architecture from Curtin University of Technology, Daniel went on to further his discipline in architecture and interior design in reputable firms such as HYLA Architects and HBO+EMTB, where he designed and managed projects ranging from bespoke high-end residential houses, corporate banks and offices, to retail and F&B outlets. Daniel's designs have been shortlisted for the prestigious President's Design Award on more than one occasion, a testament to his flair for designing beyond the obvious.

With his wealth of experience, Daniel continues to privately practice architecture and interior design; while he imparts knowledge, experience and value to the programme and students.

Professional Practice/Research Output
  • 2010: Established Daniel P. Design in 2010 with the firm belief that “Lifestyles were never meant to be mediocre.” Propelled by this principle, the firm has worked on bespoke interior and architectural commissions that have received both media and editorial recognition.