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About Swofinty Yik : Swofinty founded the practice in 2008 and continue to retain responsibility for its design directions. Swofinty has worked across the ASIA. He learnt the art of design and management while working with some of the best-known designers, including Richard Farnell in SG/KL and John Ding in KL. Working at these companies continued to provide him with a worldwide perspective on design at greater level while cultivating and abreast the nuances and complexities in design. Swofinty trained at the University of Curtin and was awarded the scholarship in Interior Architecture. He was a tutor at the University of LimKokWing LUCT and has held visiting panel at the University of Taylors, the University of USCI and the University of LimKokWing LUCT. Since inception, Swofinty and the studio have amassed accolades in the way of press, publications, awards, and conferences. To champion and to explore design to its limit, interior architecture as well as learned first and exactly the process of making impossible possible. Engaging with the essence of a philosophy of space through everything the senses is a defining aspect of Swofinty’s work. ‘it’s all design’.
STATEMENT OF ART:
It's all about the thought and wisdom; making the impossible possible.

ORGANIZATION:
Swofinty Interior Designer

EDUCATION:
2002, BA Hons Interior Architecture, Curtin University
1998, Diploma in Interior, LimKokWing University

EXPERIENCE:
1997, HL Lim & Associates, Kuala Lumpur
1998-2003, Designer Unit One Design Consultancy, Kuala Lumpur
2003-2004, Tutor Lim Kok Wing University
2003-2008, Partnership iSEY design consultancy, Kuala Lumpur
2008-Present, Swofinty Interior Designer

EVENTS:
2018 SPACE @ RIX 18, REKA Interiors Exhibition (RIX), MIID & CIS collaboration with SPACE furniture

AWARDS:
Kodak Best Photography Award
MIDA 2011 Award Design Excellence Bar & Restaurant, Plan B Café
2013 Reka Awards Retail & Exhibition, Focus Point Signature
MIDA 2016 Award Design Excellence Bar & Restaurant, Manmaru Robatayaki
REKA 2017 Award Design Leisure & Entertainment, ARENA Bar KL
REKA 2017 Award Design Corporate Offices, Inspidea
REKA 2018 Award Design Leisure & Entertainment, ARENA AmpleWest
RIDA 2018 Award Design, ARENA AmpleWest

BOOKS:
2016, Manmaru Swofinty ‘The Best in Interior Design, Designer Showcase 2016’, Home & Decor
2016, Construction+, Little BIG Ben’s Independent Grocers, Plaza Batai Kuala Lumpur
2015 P&C Cocktail Bar, JUICE online
2012, Glam deko Edition 21, Serai @ Life Centre Kuala Lumpur
2012 Ms Read Food + Travel, live out loud
2011, Room vol 4 2011, Ben's pavilion kl
2010, Room Volume 3, For goodness Sake its a noodle bar
2010 Space #2, Designer to Watch, Swofinty
2008, Space #2, F&N Ampang Hilir 233 in collaboration with t.o. hew architect
2008, designer concept #1, Doris Vinci. Pavilion kl and MK8 Aman Showhouse, Mont Kiara.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (Main)
Bahasa Malaysia (The official language of Malaysia)
Cantonese (Mother tongue)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Microsoft
Vectorworks
Excel
Powerpoint

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
LAM Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia (Board of Architects Malaysia)
MIID Malaysia Institute of Interior Designers

HOBBIES:
Cycling, Bike Collection, Watch Collection, Outdoor

WEB SITE:
www.swofinty.com

PORTFOLIO URL:
https://www.instagram.com/swofinty_designers/

RSS URL:
https://www.instagram.com/swofinty_designers/

REGISTRATION DATE:
2018-10-09 12:24:56

COUNTRY:
Malaysia

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Swofinty Yik


Fin Folding Bicycle

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design Category in 2018
Swofinty Yik for Fin

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