AJM Interiors Exclusive Interview
AJM Interiors is a full-fledged interior design consultancy based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and with over 25 years of experience. They are a design firm able to provide creative design solutions for both commercial and residential interiors as well as architectural projects. Best Interior Designers had the opportunity to have an exclusive interview with Anthony Low, head of design of AJM Interiors.
Best Interior Designers: How did you get involved in the interior design Industry?
Anthony Low: I love art and design since I was in high school so I further my study in Art &design after high school. After a year of design foundation study, I decided to took major in Interior Architecture and started my design journey
Best Interior Designers: What do you love most about being an interior designer?
Anthony Low: I love my job. Seeing an empty space transform into a tasteful functional space is like bringing life to it. This makes a lot of satisfaction to me.
Best Interior Designers: What is your philosophy on design and life?
Anthony Low: Design must be rooted in reality, without a deep understanding of the end user‘s request & requirement, any decision a designer makes is a shot in the dark
Best Interior Designers: Keeping up to date on all the trends is essential for anyone who wants to conquer this market. In what ways do you keep current with new trends?
Anthony Low: The internet is the key to the information of today. I am following a few top interior design trends and product lines pages.
Best Interior Designers: All artists need some inspiration to work, and interior designers are artists too. So, what or who really inspires you?
Anthony Low: Definitely travel and photography. I like to travel around and do photography, these make me see things from different angles and bring inspiration to my works.
Best Interior Designers: Inspiration is something that pushes everyone to create unique things. What makes you see the world in a different way?
Anthony Low: Photography makes me see things in a very different way. For example, I can see the unique texture of nature from a close-up macro shot.
Best Interior Designers: If you had to pick one project around the world that you wish was made by you, which one would it be?
Anthony Low: This is a very interesting question. Google office, has made a new trend of today’s office that everyone loves to work in there.
Best Interior Designers: How important is a perfect chemistry between you and your clients to achieve the best results?
Anthony Low: Great communication and built a good rapport with clients.
Best Interior Designers: Choosing the best pieces to compose a project can be the secret to getting the best overall result. Although it seems easy, this is a delicate task and needs full attention on time to execute. Do you have some tips for those who do not know well how to start a challenge like this?
Anthony Low: Space planning. Every design is started from a layout plan, you need to get the layout works before u can start doing the design.
Best Interior Designers: Do you think working with teams in interior design is better or worse than working alone? Why?
Anthony Low: I always believe that working with a team of passionate and energetic designers is the key to success.
Best Interior Designers: Is there anything exciting that you are working on at the moment that you can tell us about?
Anthony Low: We are currently working on a beachfront hotel project upgrading, stay tuned for our latest design works
Best Interior Designers: What has been your greatest accomplishment as a designer? What goals do you have for the future?
Anthony Low: Being a designer that wears multiple hats including marketing and project management.
Best Interior Designers: Do you have a favorite project or a favorite story about one of your projects?
Anthony Low: A small-scale property developer approached us because facing poor sales and they have a limited budget to set up a show unit. We completed the show unit with their tight budget and all the units are sold out in a month after the launch of the show unit. This brought us a sense of achievement.
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