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About

Samma Studio is an architecture and interior design studio based in Bali. We thrive on tropical contemporary design in commercial and hospitality spaces.

Samma Studio–was formerly Studio Tropis– first started in 2017. Our projects range from villas, hotels, resorts, and F&B businesses: cafes, restaurants, bars. You can see some of our works here

Samma is originated from two words: Samma which means harmonious and Samasana that means collaboration. So, we hope that Samma can bring us a lot of harmonious collaborations in the future. 

That being said, our principle is to be collaborative, as we want our projects to reflect the characteristics of our clients. We tend to get personal, as we want to deliver the best version of a vision into a reality. In which, we provide with our experienced project management to ensure you meet your target & timeline, in parallel to managing cost efficiently.

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Daf Ashari

Principal Interior Designer

Daf is known for his love of tropical contemporary style. Since graduating as an architect in 2011, he started working professionally as interior designer in Bali. His works, ranging from hospitality, commercial, and residential, have appeared in several national & international media channels.

Vany Vanessa

Managing Director

Vany is the mastermind behind Samma Studio. She acts as the one overseeing the operations and supplying a creative and unique approach towards the architecture and interior design industry. 

Maria Stephanie

Principal Architect

Maria loves exploring new things since she was a kid. After earning her architectural degree from Parahyangan University in 2013, she determines to explore about architectural design in Bali. Through 5 years of her professional career in architecture, she finally joined Samma Studio as the principal architect.

Agastia Betha

Project Drafter

Betha is an architecture graduate who is passionate with the technical and constructional aspects of the design. She now spends most of her time perfecting our design to be something that can be realised in real life.

Arief Meidi Prasetyo

Project Architect

Arief loves to sketch. He has his eyes set on horizontal elements. He’s currently active in joining various architecture competitions so that he can portray his design idealism without constraints. In Samma Studio, he always desires to create a sense of place in every project.

How We Work

1. Initial Meeting

The initial meeting is where we talk more about your project vision. Taking into account the site location, the basic needs and space requirements, the design direction. This is where you do the talking, we do the listening.

2. Proposal & Agreement

After we gather all the information needed, we will propose a proposal to let you know how we work, the timeline, along with our design fee. If agreeable, we can move forward to start our design.

3. Concept Design

The concept design stage is where we get personal. We will create the design according to the brief and have a lot of discussions with you on looks, feels, functionality, and etc. As we want to be collaborative, we would love to have your opinions on board and implement that into our design.

For commercials, we usually take into account the branding guidelines and implement them into the architectural and interior design.

4. Construction Drawing

The construction drawings stage is where we get technical. We will provide the drawings that can act as a guideline for the contractor to build your project.

Depending on the project, we would collaborate with other consultants, such as: structural engineers, MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing) engineers, and Eco / Sustainability design and engineers. These people will help engineer your project to let it function effectively and efficiently.

5. Choosing Contractor

After our Construction Drawings are finished, we will share them to several contractors and compare them. We will be there for you to advise in choosing of which contractors to choose, depending on the material specs and your budget.

6. Project Supervision

Building a project is not easy. We always want to deliver what we have put into design to reality. That’s why we usually cooperate with our contractors to visit the project during the important moments.

The period is usually vary from once every 2 weeks or twice per week, depending on the project’s progress.

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