FAQ

FAQ

Q: What is an ARCH 2D art piece?

A: ARCH’s 2D (2-Dimensional) artwork allows you to transform an image or photograph of your building or subject into a veneer art piece. The art piece will be your building or subject assembled in different layers of veneer with the highest amount of detailing.

Q: What is an ARCH 3D miniature?

A: ARCH’s 3D (3-Dimensional) miniature is a model-like structure that is put together in different layers of veneer, resembling an actual building or subject. The 3D miniature can be viewed from all angles. It comes with a base and is protected with a see-through casing.

Q: What goes into a customized order?

A: A customized order is an item order that is specially designed and created for your own or your company needs. It can be personalized with your own logo and text message with the aim of projecting your corporate values and identity as well as commemorate a special occasion.

Q: What are ARCH gifts and collectibles suitable for?

A: ARCH gifts and collectibles are unique gifts that are suitable for any event, function or occasion you or your company might organize. Be it door gifts, gifts for speakers, awards for deserving staff, or momentous for overseas delegates and more, we have a wide range of existing products to suit your occasion.

Q: Can I customize my own design, building or house into an ARCH art piece?

A: Yes, ARCH can create a 2D art piece of your house, building, shop-house, or any subject based on your requirements. The design is not only limited to buildings but also other various subjects for example a product, a scenery, a motif, flowers, certificates, plaques and just about anything that your company may require to create a lasting memory. You can also customize the designs to suit your company’s theme or event. Feel free to drop us an email at ourarch@singnet.com.sg or simply, fill up our enquiry form HERE (link to enquiry form).

Q: Are there any other fees involved for customized orders?

A: If the quantity ordered is lower than our minimum set, we will charge a minimal fee known as Development Costs (DC) as part of the whole design process to study and research the landmark, creating the drawing file, arrangement of layers, careful selection of veneers to use in the art piece until the prototype is created. Any order quantity that fulfills the minimum numbers will not be charged the DC.

Q: Will I be required to pay the DC should I repeat my order again?

A: No, the DC is a ONE-TIME payment and will be waived the next time you re-order the same art work in the same size. However, if you re-order the same design but in a different product range or bigger/smaller sized art piece, a DC is required as the previous drawing file needs to be modified and added with more or less detailing. Again, any order quantity that fulfills the minimum numbers will not be charged the DC.

Q: What is the production lead time for a customized order?

A: Production lead time for a customized order is 3 weeks upon the confirmation of order and design.

Q: Delivery and pick up?

A: Local deliveries will incur a flat fee of SGD35.00 per delivery. We provide free local delivery for purchase above SGD500.

Q: After confirming and paying the deposit for my order and production has started, can I cancel the order?

A: All deposits paid are non-refundable and upon signing the confirmation, we would assume that the order is confirmed. We can, however, postpone the delivery date should your event or function be postponed at the last minute.

Q: Engraving Service?

A: S$0.20 per alphabet & S$0.50 per Chinese character (minimum charges S$18.00). Fonts available are in Arial and Times New Roman, lead-time min 3 – 4 working days. 

Q: With the large amount of wood veneer used, is it harmful to the environment?

A: All materials used in the making of ARCH’s gifts, souvenirs and collectibles are in no way a product of any illegal logging, but harvested from sustainable tree orchards/forests.

Q: Am I eligible for a GST refund under the ‘Tourist Refund Scheme’ (TRS)?

A: Spend at least SGD100 (including GST). You may accumulate up to 3 same-day invoices/receipts to meet this minimum purchase amount.
* Tourists departing by the cruise terminals (Marina Bay Cruise Centre Singapore or Singapore Cruise Center at Harbourfront) have until 31 August 2017 to claim refunds on purchases made before 1 July 2017. The eTRS facilities at the cruise terminals will be removed after 31 August 2017.

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