I started to become interested in becoming a designer after I realised involved we are with our built environment. As much as we shape them, the spaces in turn shape us back. It has the ability to create and define a civilisation altogether.
People and experiences gained from travelling and learning about different cultures are where I predominantly get my inspirations from. There is nothing more insightful than understanding more about nature, the human mind and how things work that gives one a fresh perspective every time we embark on a new design journey.
Plenty of uncommon request have popped up throughout my career as a designer, especially while I was designing turnkey yacht projects before. Secret compartments for weaponry, custom silverware, non-standard stairs constructions, and even pure gold leaves covered feature walls.
The most challenging part about our job is understanding people, be it the lifestyle of the user, the needs of the user or even the limitations of our workers. But thankfully it happens to be also the most interesting part of being a designer.
We’d work with Jack and his team again on any renovation project. It takes a high level of patience and experience to support our project–a complete overhaul of our resale condo. We have strong opinions, a budget, and firm timelines in mind. In other words, we’re pretty tough as a customer. He exceeded our overall objectives and we didn’t hate him or ourselves at the end of it.
Our trust level was high as we got into it, and we were very much excited to be now living in what is now a brand new condo with an incredible design and finish. They use top vendors to support their work. High-quality workmanship!
Jack is responsive and will get the job done. You won’t regret working with Jack and his team.
Jack was recommended by a very good friend and his wife. He did an excellent job for them. Likewise, he and his team did a good job for us. How? First, he understood our needs and preferences (style). Second, he is an excellent interior designer (he used to do ID for luxury yachts). Third, he used good and reliable workmen. Fourthly, he delivered what he promised closed to the original agreed price. Fifthly, he made sure the workmen did their best. Sixthly, he amended any mistakes. Finally, he followed through. We moved in 11 months ago, he just came by today because we had a little problem. I would recommend Jack wholeheartedly.
My wife and I were immediately impressed with Jack’s ideas for interior designing our new condo in Bukit Timah, Singapore. He came across as an experienced professional and did not impose his ideas on us and was always willing to accommodate our preferences and thoughts. He has an excellent team who finished the work according to our desired specifications and the level of finish was excellent with that extra piece of care and finesse that is hard to find. Jack was regularly on-site to make sure that the work was going to plan and was very reassuring when minor adjustments and setbacks occurred. Throughout the entire design process, from initial conceptualization to final accomplished work, we found that Jack was willing to work closely with us on our evolving ideas for the space and exploration of different options, textures, and materials. He was patient and attentive in each meeting and we got to know him well. His ability to listen to our hopes and aspirations for how we would use the various spaces was a particular strength. As a result, we felt he truly designed our new home to incorporate our personalities as well as the way we would live in it as a family unit. The after-care was also truly excellent. He really takes pride in his work!
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