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Zhiqi

Design Manager of an Interior Design Studio

13 Years of Experience

100 - 200 Homes Renovated

Bachelor (Hons) in Interior Design, LASALLE College of the Arts

Preferred Budget: $80,000 and above

“Good design is to understand the user’s needs and to improve lifestyle.”

— Zhiqi

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Zhiqi

Design Manager of an Interior Design Studio

13 Years of Experience

100 - 200 Homes Renovated

Bachelor (Hons) in Interior Design, LASALLE College of the Arts

Preferred Budget: $80,000 and above

A Little About How I Work

Turnaround Time

First contact – within 3 working days

First consultation – within 1 to 2 weeks after first contact

What will be discussed during the first consultation?

I will like to get to know the homeowners’ requirements and lifestyles, and any suggested ideas or moodboard provided will be appreciated as well for me to understand what the homeowners’ are looking for. This will provide a clear direction for me to work on the proposal and construction quotation.

How long would it take to receive the quotation or design proposal?

Within 3 to 4 weeks after the first consultation

Is there a design fee apart from the construction quotation?

A consultation fee is chargeable (certain percentage of total construction quotation), consisting of:

3D perspective with a maximum of 2 amendments, to scale layout drawing, and material & mood board proposal.

Homeowners can choose to purchase the design on its own as well.

Will the homeowners be liaising with you throughout the entire process of the project?

Yes, I will be liaising with the homeowner for all design consultations and quotation-related queries, including managing the project. However, I will be working with my project partner who will supervise and manage the project with me.

How will the shopping process for furniture/fittings and materials take place?

I will be accompanying all homeowners for the respective shopping processes, providing advice along the way.

Warranty

1-year warranty from our company against product and workmanship defects

Certifications / Awards

Won awards from A’ Design Award & Competition

What Homeowners Say About Me

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Stephanie Quek
Zhiqi was one of the first few IDs whom we met up with. She gave us such sincere, reliable and comfortable vibes during our first meetup, and this positive impression stuck with us even after meeting a few IDs after her. We decided to go with her as soon as we concluded our search process.During the first meetups before signing,…

Zhiqi was one of the first few IDs whom we met up with. She gave us such sincere, reliable and comfortable vibes during our first meetup, and this positive impression stuck with us even after meeting a few IDs after her. We decided to go with her as soon as we concluded our search process.
During the first meetups before signing, she listened intently and worked her design ideas according to our budget and requests. Her mood boards and designs also vibed the most with us.
During the renovation process, she communicated every stage of project completion to us promptly and it was such a relief to us given that we did not have the time to go down to check on the progress as we were busy with work and our toddler. We were really appreciative of Zhiqi for her strong flair of design, for patiently accommodating our multiple design and colour palette revisions, and going down with us to buy our lightings and sanitary fittings. We were also appreciative of her strong project management skills and quick rectifications of any issues. This is one value adding aspect that we truly appreciate given that we are first time home owners!
Zhiqi was practical and realistic in managing our expectations and timeline, and didn’t overpromise on anything, yet she managed to complete the renovation earlier than we expected.
Aside from her experience, strong project management and design skills, she was meticulous throughout the whole project, and we found that the carpentry workmanship was good!
It was really such a breezy, smooth and pleasant renovation experience, and we were really fortunate and glad to have engaged and met Zhiqi for our first home renovation project (especially after hearing lots of horror ID stories from other people). She exceeded our expectations in so so many ways! Thank you so much for making our first dream home come true and we will definitely recommend her to anyone who is looking for a reliable and sincere ID!

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Rachel Teo
We interviewed many IDs and finally settled on Zhiqi because of the positive vibes we felt with them - Zhiqi was very strong in design flair while also having practical experience and knowledge in the renovation works. She laid out all the costs in a transparent fashion and was cautious about timeline, not overpromising on the handover date in these…

We interviewed many IDs and finally settled on Zhiqi because of the positive vibes we felt with them – Zhiqi was very strong in design flair while also having practical experience and knowledge in the renovation works. She laid out all the costs in a transparent fashion and was cautious about timeline, not overpromising on the handover date in these difficult pandemic times yet managed to complete ahead of time. Her communication was prompt despite her many projects and she accommodated most of our requests despite us being rather demanding because this was our second home and needed to cater to the various needs of our large family. When our requests were not feasible, she was patient in explaining why and even substantiated with photos of undesirable outcomes and logical justifications (e.g. herringbone vinyl).
She was very hands on in the whole renovation process, managing the different subcontractors and even helping us check the quality of goods and furnishings received at the home. This was very helpful to us as we were often busy juggling work and kids and could not always be around to check on the progress of the renovation. Perhaps the communication with electricians and plumbers could have been improved because some errors in electrical fixtures and waterworks had to go back and forth couple of times between different people until they were finally fixed.
We were very satisfied with the high quality of carpentry, especially in integrating LED strip lighting, strong hinges for the rounded bend and well crafted compartments finished off nicely with high quality laminate. Carpentry was especially important to us due to huge need for storage and it being the bulk of the renovation costs as well. There was also a lot of attention to detail which assured us that these carpenters were masters of their craft.
We especially appreciate her post-completion touch ups as well, rectifying minor errors promptly and swiftly. Our experience with Zhiqi was overall a very satisfying and delightful one, hence we would not hesitate to recommend them to our friends and family in need of a breathtaking yet practical and affordable overhaul of their home. 😄

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Bernice Yap
Zhiqi was managing our ID project and I will highly recommend her. She delivered the project on time and we are satisfied with her service. Throughout the 4 months, she ensured that we were kept up to date with the progress of the apartment since we travelled often. Of course there were teething issues like tiles being OOS or dimensions…

Zhiqi was managing our ID project and I will highly recommend her. She delivered the project on time and we are satisfied with her service. Throughout the 4 months, she ensured that we were kept up to date with the progress of the apartment since we travelled often. Of course there were teething issues like tiles being OOS or dimensions with carpentry but they are responsible and quick to get it fixed and thats what I think is very important when looking for an ID. Have heard so many horror stories with ID but am lucky that we went with Zhiqi. Good stuff should be shared so… job well done, Zhiqi!

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Zhiqi

Design Manager of an Interior Design Studio

13 Years of Experience

100 - 200 Homes Renovated

Bachelor (Hons) in Interior Design, LASALLE College of the Arts

Preferred Budget: $80,000 and above

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