Xiangyun Lim

Editor | Content | Translator

Xiangyun has several years of experience in editorial, content marketing and project management. Her past clients include Uniqlo, Twitter, Real Estate EVIA and People’s Association (Singapore), with projects that focus on connecting brands to audiences through the human element. She has also translated for Asian Film Archive and China Film Archive, and writes for High Net Worth.

As a literary translator, Xiangyun has a particular interest in works from the Chinese diaspora and issues of identity in/and displacement. Her works can be found in Living in Babel (Canopy, 2017), The Creative Literary Studio, Poem (forthcoming Spring 2018) and Alluvium (forthcoming). She is a current recipient of the inaugural Singapore Apprenticeship in Literary Translation (SALT), and holds a MA Literary Translation programme at University of East Anglia under an International Excellence Scholarship.


Uniqlo Singapore

Content, Styling

Uniqlo Science of LifeWear Campaign

For A Golden Home

Website Design and Copy, Press Kit, Social Media Marketing, Project Management

For A Golden Home is a campaign to raise both awareness and funds for our elderly living alone in one-room flats via Habitat for Humanity Singapore, while empowering and...

GEM Residences

5 Print Broadsheets + 200pg Publication

Involved as editor and writer in the production to print: concept, project and client management, editing and writing, coordination with photographers, writers and designers,...

Corporate Branding and Copywriting



Technical website editing for DesFran Investment Consultancy Services, a one-stop offshore service provider with a global network of partners and a diversified portfolio of...

People's Association Youth Movement (PAYM)

Corporate Profile, Corporate Brochures, Case Studies, Copywriting

A series of seven publications communicating PAYM's profile, services, as well as case studies of initiatives and awards.

Kat Asia Pte Ltd

Corporate Branding and Identity

Communicating Kat Asia's brand identity in the most effective way.

Art Direction and Design

Cromly Stories

Infographic Design and Copywriting

Guide to Renovating Your House: Here's a quick look at what to do and know at each step of renovation―even before work starts!

Cromly Stories

Video Production

Sarah from Poppy Flora Studio arranges Tango―a floral bouquet of joyful whimsicality to bring that extra spark of special into your home. A collaboration with Cromly.

Editorial and Interviews

RØMP Magazine

Hawker Fare:

As significant as they are in our heritage as a symbol of our diversity and disapora, hawker stalls mostly run on the toils of older generations. Yet even these elders may...

Cromly Stories

Our Homes of the Past: Common Corridors in the '80s

In the third of a series of stories about Singaporean homes in the past decades, we talk to Choy Kum Jin (Kim) about growing up in a home where the simplicity and community of...

Cromly Stories

Tour: The Working Capitol

The energy is palpable here. Heated discussions float above furious keyboard typing, amidst a background melody of footfalls and chatter from the café downstairs. There is...

Cromly Stories

[Tour] [email protected]: Democratising Design

After seven years of wait, [email protected] is back―and this is a place worth braving the crowds in town for. With its exclusive features along with the largest collection of...

Cromly Stories

[Tour] Bynd Artisan: Traditional Bookbinding in The Modern World

Amidst the growing buzz of our local handmade movement, older craftsmen mostly stay out of the spotlight, choosing to quietly continue their work with the skills that have...

Cromly Stories

House Tour: The Collector of Stories

The difference between hoarding and collecting is immediately perceptible. A hoarder often allows his clutter to overtake functional living space, but a collector probably...

City Nomads

Barcelona for Budget Travellers

Barcelona is an incredibly seductive city. Modern dynamism interweave with strong cultural heritage amidst a rich artistic and architectural history, making this place one of...