founder & principal
Ivan oversees the strategic planning of Typewrite's business units – Research, and Publishing. Bold in his approach, Ivan lends his expertise in design, editorial and production with two decades of experience in journalism and advertising. He had served as the Creative Director with MediaCorp Press’ Today newspaper. Ivan joined The New Paper in 1988 as a Sub-Editor, and he was a widely-read columnist. Ivan also managed T'ang Quartet and had performed with acclaimed accordionist Martynas Levickis at Yellow Lounge classical music festival.
Ivan's arts portfolio
A familiar name in beauty and fashion journalism, Angeline served as an editor, developing creative content, for leading women's magazines, including The Straits Times Urban. The style-maker is also fluent in lifestyle trends as well as content marketing.
FIONA LUIGI [INDO]
Fiona (Miss Fi) is skilled in mixed media visual arts, photography, art directing and graphic design. She has provided conceptual solutions to clients in various sectors – hospitality, record-labels, retail and banking. Trained in Raffles Design Institute, Fiona won a first prize of Future Talent Awards 2008 Branding competition and she was a finalist of group experimental photography of Crowbar 2007 after her stint at John Lucas ad agency. She has also staged her solo photographic exhibition, L_ost & Found, to much success.
CARA VAN MIRIAH
Cara oversees the communications aspects of Typewriter Media and Electric Société. An editorial consultant for several lifestyle groups in Singapore, Europe and the US, Cara began her journalism career in 1999. She has written more than 10 books. Cara is an award-winning journalist, who has won several awards including an Honorable Mention for Excellence In Human Rights Reporting from the Society of Newspaper Publishers Asia for Editorial Excellence.
Cara's exploratory portfolio
Kavan is well-versed in new media as well as its intricate framework, such as database management. An astute observer of consumer trends, he has a proven record of digital campaigns for the retail, hospitality, and lifestyle sectors. Kavan's interests extend to the burgeoning global music movement where he is the co-founder of Singapore's leading music label, Midnight Shift.
A graduate in Fine Arts, Sharom has an impression portfolio creating engaging designs. He was behind the artworks for heritage book, No.5, as well as the creatives for the bi-monthly F&Bmagazine, Cuisine & Wine Asia. In 2008, he was involved in the World Gourmet Summit as principal designer and was later appointed for the same role for the Singapore Food Festival.
Lina has newspaper, magazine and newsroom operations experience. She was a former Assistant Editor for Cake, Revolution Press; Sub-Editor with The New Paper, Singapore Press Holdings; and journalist with MediaCorp Press' Today newspaper. She had a stint with Bowne International as a proofreader.
Khalil is an Associate of Typewriter Media and he heads the Special Projects in Iskandar Malaysia as well as research arm, Vice Verser. The Singaporean is the editor of The Insider magazine.. Khalil is also iProperty.com Malaysia’s Brand Ambassador (Iskandar Malaysia) and a respected property analysis and researcher.
He began his career in journalism in 2000 and he serves as an editor for Property Report South East Asia. Khalil is a familiar face having given numerous talks, media interviews and written commentaries for PropertyGuru; The Malay Mail; Yahoo Sg; Yahoo Mal; Berita Harian; RFP (HKG).
Joshua is the Project Executive of Typewriter's exploratory platform Electric Société, which focuses on the arts. Joshua has written for NUS newspaper and was the publicist for Radio Pulze. A recipient of the Raffles Merit Award, he was a Student Ambassador to Taiwan – he was also awarded the NASA Exchange Scholarship. The Rafflesian is a psychology major.
TATIANA N [UK]
Tatiana's mixed media illustrations are seen in the Nightlife [Confidential] book series. She graduated in Visual Performance from Dartington College of Arts in Totnes, Devon and completed an MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Her impressive portfolio includes installation, illustration, graphic design, window display and shop floor design.
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