Interior Designer Malaysia | Design and Build

December 10, 2017

Interior designer in Malaysia is so important to be engaged before starting your renovation works no matter for your house, office or other type of works. What types of interior designer are there, why is that important to involve them during preliminary stage of renovation work will be elaborated further later in the article. Interior designer in Malaysia either employed by the architectural company, or act independently on project basis for developer, owner, architect. Interior designer works closely with the consultant, engineers beside architect and owner.

A good interior designer can make miracle within the limited space, maximizing the space’s value at all time in term of functionality, safety, efficiency (energy saving, convenience). Interior designer Malaysia always study in details on the human behaviour and their needs, in order to ensure the house design has high level match to the client’s taste. Interior designer will draft the wall and floor layout plan using the drawings from architect as a baseline. The layout plan must also include the accessibility and fire safety of the building in compliance with local authority, which is BOMBA.

Interior designer in Malaysia does focus on factors such as lighting, building materials, colour, positioning and functionality. Lighting is important to the overall interior of the building, including its lighting pattern, colour tone, brightness, number of lighting, position of the light and many more. The building materials used also important in especially aspects such as insulation against sound, heat resistant, easy to maintain and environmental friendly. The overall interior theme and colour are also important, the wall paint, floor material shall able to match with the furniture such as cabinet, kitchen countertop, table and chair.

Electrical and plumbing layout is important to the interior designer in Malaysia because this preliminary design plan is drafted right after other components design in the layout plan. These furnishings have an undeniable effect on the comfortability and convenience level of the residents and users of the building. Interior Designer Malaysia will also include other job scope such as project timeline, procurement, costing to project coordination.

Project Timeline

Project timeline is the key for commercial building project because the faster the project completed, the quicker the project can be sold or rented out. Although interior finishing is the last scope for the finishes, but it is one of the key part of the whole process. Project timeline is authorized to be determined by the interior designer in Malaysia if the contract awarded is inclusive of design and build, which this vendor is also a main contractor who has in-house design too.

Procurement

It is a common practice that the Interior designer in Malaysia to handle also purchasing, which involve selection of building material (specifying which brand, what material nature, functionality, dimension) in accordance to client’s requirement and budget. The selection of supplier and the material is essential, because same material can have different supplier (in term of brand, price, specification, warranty years). If budget allows, client is advised to get a supplier with better word-of-mouth in order to avoid headache in the future. Since some interior design company in Malaysia are contractor themselves, they can purchase the material and install themselves or otherwise sub-contract out to the supplier (many of them might be a contractor too).

Cost and Project Management

Project coordination is the last mentioned but not least important, instead this part carries an extremely major weight regardless of it is new or refurbishment project. Cost control is always correlate closely with the timeline because the opportunity cost of project delays is high, for instance, the accumulated interest for late payment due to the cash flow issue caused by incapability to deliver project on time (sold for income). Interior designer Malaysia who design and build (or even not their own worker) has to make sure the sub-contractor or supplier deliver their material and carry out the work as per contract scope, keep the variation order (VO) as low as possible to get the best out of client’s initial costing.

Numerous interior designer in Malaysia has their own carpentry factory, which means they are also a carpenter who can custom make furniture and fixture. If the interior designer is a carpenter, it will have a substantial cost saving because many interior works involve custom made furniture and fixture. Although architect can also do interior design, but it is nearly impossible that every architect knows details in every complicated building material and interior trend.

Interior Design Process

With a draft idea provided by the client, interior designer in Malaysia can proceed further with few draft theme and propose before commencing to the autocad 3D drawings. After confirmation of drawing and specification, submission to local authority is required before construction happens (however, not all renovation must be submitted, if the works involved is very minor). At the meantime, interior designer Malaysia will source for the appropriate supplier and sub-contractor to make sure client’s budget can be met. After the plan is approved, the interior design will start working closely with the supplier, contractor and client to make sure what is done matches the design plan.

Where to Get Interior Designer and Contractor Malaysia

Site inspection, measurement, home repair, furniture repair, design and build, supply and install, refurbish for all types of residential, commercial buildings, factory, shoplot, office, home renovation (bedroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, balcony, garden), office refurbishment, partition, wooden furniture, design build interior designer in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Selangor, Klang Valley and other states in Malaysia. Save your money, time, effort, increase your office and home value at the same time having a high comfort level by engaging a professional interior designer in Malaysia who can design, supply and build for your building. Submit your enquiry to us today at info@aathaworld.com or call (whatsapp) to +(60)11-7001 1003 (Monday to Friday) or +(60)11-1188 1003 (Saturday, Sunday & Public Holiday).

As a design build interior designer in Malaysia, we are able to provide design, supply and install for your requirement or projects in KL Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Klang Valley, JB Johor Bahru, Penang, Malacca (Melaka), Seremban Negeri Sembilan, Perak, Pahang, Kuantan, Kelantan, Terengganu, Perlis, Alor Setar Kedah, as well as Sabah and Sarawak for East Malaysia; we are also able to be design and build interior designer and contractor for other export countries in Southeast Asia (SEA) such as Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei.

 

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