DIY your Interior Design with IDW.

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DIY your Interior Design with IDW. | Walk in to a beautiful home is a amazing experience and how I wish I could design and own a house soon. Interior Design in a house is most important to make your dream house just like what you imagine on.

Hiring a Designer can be so expensive and if you have what it takes to design your dream house, why not you Do-It-Yourself right? But then, this knowledge and experience is expensive to have, it make takes year to master it. There are many challenge in interior design industry and just like IDW founder had. 

Challenges in Building IDW

IDW Design & Build (IDW) was established in 2007 as a start-up business in interior and renovation company when both of them were 21 years old. They graduated with Diploma Studies in Interior Designer followed by Degree in Interior Architecture and ended with Master of Science Facilities Management. Their company was first driven after receiving an offer to design and renovate a bungalow which cost RM1.1 million. 

At the age of 24 years old, both founders received another big project to design a college costing RM1.7 million. It took one year for the completion process. Due to insufficient experiences and young age factors, both founders were often scammed by contractors and faced with debt issues. High determination and persistence became their main willpower to further pursue their studies in Master of Science Facilities Management, yet still managing IDW business. 

Lokman Hakim, IDW Board Director, was once failed by his lecturer in one of his Master’s subjects due to time commitment in study. Both founders were continuously faced with sly contractors who took advantage which forced them to latter bear the loss. Both founders decided to get married in 2012 after great deal of challenges faced in the business world. Despite great deal of challenges faced in bearing loss liability from getting scammed by contractors, they stand strong in building IDW empire. 

Fire Tragedy

Tragic accidents open up Lokman Hakim and Rabiatul Adawiyah’s mind to create a stronger version of IDW legacy. In 2017, the fire tragedy almost killed Lokman Hakim and his family’s precious life when they were staying at their New Zealand’s vacation house. From that moment, it gave both of them a ‘push factor’ to educate and grow their team stronger than before in continuing IDW business legacy. Determined to help 1 million home property owner to get their dream home equipped with beauty and perfection. 

COVID phenomenon

2020 shocked everyone with its significant history in the world whereby COVID-19 rapidly spreading to all over the world with its death announcement; therefore, everyone was forced to face ‘total lockdown’ of staying at home until the government announce otherwise. With a prepared mentality mindset in facing futuristic challenges, Lokman Hakim, Rabiatul Adawiyah and IDW team were ready enough to face every circumstances. Shifting their main focus, analysing every unpredictable possible means and getting ready to turn their highest attempt in giving the best. 

Due to the Movement Control Order (MCO), many homeowners felt that they needed a better home for comfort and happiness. With high request to beautify every homeowners’ home, IDW becomes the pioneer in designing a comfortable place to work, study and spend time with family. This ‘New Normal’ inspired IDW to release their first book collection entitled IDW Design Collection in helping more homeowner to get their dream home. 

Exclusive Service and Fees to Pay

As a well trusted established interior designer brand, IDW successfully design and build every home area to look luxurious in every project execution. IDW effectiveness in realizing the design suited with each clients’ preferences proved that every investment made was worth with the result received.  Even more, IDW tried their very best in creating awareness to every homeowner to understand style and preferences with quality design for alignment of lifestyle. 

Even though IDW design services started only at RM6k, but this creates boundaries to some homeowners who wished to continue with tem. With IDW Design Collection launching in 2021, IDW strives their best in helping to make every homeowners’ dream come true with an affordable price that could be owned by anyone. This book offers 200 exclusive design with every elements and styles for each area exist in the house, complete with detail drawing, 3D design and concept references for their source of inspiration in building their dream home. 



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