Make Life Better with Thermos Singapore’s latest local series

Designed in collaboration with the Singapore Association for Mental Health, the series aims to promote the importance of self-care and holistic wellness

Thermos Make Life Better series


Singapore (6 April 2023) – Make Life Better with the new Singapore Exclusive Local Design series from Thermos®, the pioneer in developing innovative vacuum-insulated lifestyle products. The series of three products, designed in partnership with clients from the Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH), are available only in Singapore from 6 April onwards.

The Thermos® Singapore Exclusive Local Design ‘Make Life Better’ series includes three of Thermos Singapore’s vacuum-insulated best-sellers - a One-Push Tumbler, Mug with Handle and Lid, and Food Jar with Folding Spoon - that depict artistic expressions of love, hope and optimism in shades of calming pastels with subtle gold accents. Thermos Singapore commissioned three clients from SAMH to jointly develop the designs, for Singapore.

The series is the latest in Thermos Singapore’s Singapore Exclusive Local Design collection that showcases best-loved products in the Singapore market, transformed into limited-edition collectibles with a local flavour. Past editions include the ‘Go Green’ series that supports environmental consciousness, as well as the ‘Mickey Loves Singapore’ series that features local playgrounds alongside the iconic mouse.

 The series of products were announced in conjunction with World Health Day on 7 April. The One-Push Tumbler and Mug with Handle and Lid are available online at official Thermos® E-commerce stores, and at major department stores. Pre-orders for the Food Jar with Folding Spoon start on 6 April, and the product will be in-store from end April.

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“We are delighted to collaborate with Thermos Singapore on this 'Make Life Better' collection, which includes three designs inspired by our clients' personal mental health journeys. With our vision of ‘Mental Wellness for All’, this collaboration also demonstrates the therapeutic nature of creative expression in achieving holistic health. As SAMH celebrates its 55th anniversary, we remain committed to promoting community mental health and striving to enhance societal resilience. We hope that our clients' illustrations on this series of products will pique people's interest in health and wellness and encourage them to seek help when necessary. We look forward to continue empowering those in recovery and promoting mental well-being in collaboration with Thermos Singapore and other like-minded organisations,” said Ngo Lee Yian, Executive Director, Singapore Association for Mental Health.

“The pandemic casts a spotlight on the importance of holistic health, and even as restrictions ease, our efforts to stay well should be an ongoing journey. Each of us can do our part, not just to take care of ourselves, but also keep a lookout for people around us. We are proud to partner SAMH and its clients, and through our exclusive series, support their efforts in offering daily reminders to make life better. Be it through having a healthy drink or a nourishing meal, we hope the series will inspire everyone to adopt a wellness mindset and take simple everyday steps to uplift every day,” said Takanori Oda, Thermos Singapore’s Managing Director.

A Better Day, every day, with Thermos®

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Thermos® JNL-501S ‘Make Life Better’ Optimism
Ultra-Light One-Push Tumbler, Price: $59

Start your day on a bright note with a sip of your favourite beverage from the Thermos® JNL-501S ‘Make Life Better’ Optimism Ultra-Light One-Push Tumbler.

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Pastel blue is commonly associated with feelings of calm, relaxation and self-expression. The One-Push Tumbler comes in a pastel Blue shade, wrapped with leaves of varying sizes denoting hope, with the red leaves sparking positive energy. The leaves are connected with gold branches, a colour that signifies motivation, forgiveness, enthusiasm and wisdom.

On the inspiration behind her design, SAMH client Jue Xin shared, “The red leaf expresses the faith behind the optimism (with) an undying hope that all will be well.”

The ultra-light and compact tumbler is a breeze to use, with an easy-to-lock, one-push open leak-proof lid for convenience on the go. Washing the tumbler is a breeze with thoughtful features such as a removable drinking spout for thorough cleaning.

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Thermos® JDG-450S ‘Make Life Better’ Flower Conversations
Mug with Handle and Lid, Price: $49

The Thermos® JDG-450S ‘Make Life Better’ Flower Conversations Mug with Handle and Lid features hand-drawn strokes of blooming flowers and plants, with a touch of gold connecting the flowers and plants. The Mug with Handle and Lid comes in pastel Green, a colour commonly associated with balance, harmony, self-acceptance and compassion.

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Its artist, SAMH client Grace, shared that her design depicts the joy of being able to express herself freely and illustrates her belief that the “tears of today will be your treasure for tomorrow.”

The Mug with Handle and Lid comes with a well-fitted lid to prevent dust and keep drinks at the optimal temperature, whether you prefer it hot or cold. Its vacuum-insulated feature also means its exterior stays condensation-free with cold drinks, without the need for a coaster, while remaining cool to touch with hot drinks.


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Thermos® SK-3020S ‘Make Life Better’ Faces Made From Fruits
Stainless King Food Jar with Folding Spoon, Price: $69

Enjoy your favourite meals anywhere with the Thermos® SK-3020S ‘Make Life Better’ Faces Made From Fruits Stainless King Food Jar with Folding Spoon. Featuring whimsical facial expressions formed by fruits such as cherries, watermelon, strawberries and oranges, the Food Jar’s design conveys the joy of healthy eating and how love is “just like a fruit that is to be enjoyed”. It comes in pastel yellow, that is bound to brighten the day, with a colour association of self-confidence and contentment.

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“Eating healthy fruits makes me happy. It represents emotions,” shared Genevieve, the artist behind the Food Jar’s design.

The Food Jar is leak-proof and compact, with a wide mouth opening for easy filling, eating and washing. Its stainless-steel lid doubles up as a serving bowl, with a foldable stainless steel spoon that can be stored easily within the product’s inner lid. Food will stay hot or cold for at least 6 hours, with its enhanced temperature retention feature.


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About Thermos Singapore
Thermos® brand is the global manufacturer and the pioneer in developing innovative vacuum-insulated products that suit various lifestyles, giving consumers more freedom to enjoy food and beverages the way they want them. Thermos (Singapore) Pte Ltd is the regional headquarters for its South and South-east Asia operations. Through Thermos® brand’s broad range of portable food containers, hydration and cookware products featuring the Thermos® vacuum insulation technology, consumers can fulfil their aspirations wherever they are, at home, work and play. Thermos® has manufacturing facilities in USA, Malaysia, Philippines and China, and product R&D facilities are based in these plants as well as in Japan.

About Singapore Association for Mental Health
Singapore Association for Mental Health (SAMH) was established in 1968 as the first community mental health agency in Singapore. From a volunteer run charity in the early years, SAMH has since grown to be a key player in community mental health space, with around a hundred staff, serving several thousand clients yearly across ten centres spread over the country.

Started in 2011, SAMH Creative Services provides creative approaches to enhance mental well-being, encourage awareness, relieve stress and improve quality of life of their service users.

In 2021, SAMH began the Graphic Design pilot project, as a Vocational Pathway for Persons in recovery, which was supported by President's Challenge. SAMH Creative Services has enrolled 15 beneficiaries to begin with the basic training phase of the project. For more info, visit and stay connected over Facebook and Instagram.


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