DIY Interior Design: 2 homeowners who did their homes up all by themselves

Knowing exactly what you want and having an eye for design certainly helps when you intend to do the interior designing of your home yourself. 

Possessing both, naval architecture graduate Jay Chia was able to see through his six months' long renovation of his 604sqf one-bedroom apartment that cost $50,000 in total, including furnishings.

This view from the kitchenette shows how he recompensed for the lack of storage space with a customised full-height TV console that doubles as a display cabinet to showcase home accessories and books.