In special collaboration with Okamura
“A positive outlook and adaptability”—together, these qualities are what design director Terri Tan considers the keystone of her business. Founded in 1998, Designworx Interior Consultant has crafted a wide variety of luxury homes and commercial projects. Under Tan’s stewardship, the firm has received numerous awards across the years; it recently bagged the Best Show Unit (Readers’ Choice) accolade at the Tatler Design Awards 2021.
The studio believes in creating holistic, human-centric spaces that are personalised for each client. “It’s important to us that the architectural language and interior expression should be aesthetically compatible, and the interior has to be functional and timeless.” The firm is currently designing the interiors of several landed houses, a boutique hotel, dining concepts and an office.
What are the biggest challenges interior designers face today?
Particularly for public projects such as restaurants, hotels, and offices, our biggest hurdle is how we can ensure that users feel more secure and safer through contactless features and safe distancing measures. The current challenges are also opportunities to think about what wasn’t working, so that we can design better spaces.