From humble beginnings in 2001 with a small boutique in Sanur to his studio today employing a team of 12 staff. Dwi is known for his cutting-edge designs, combining modern and traditional fabrics in his ethnical influenced, colorful and unique style.
Born and raised in East Java, Dwi arrived in Bali in 1996. After an education in hospitality he realized that his real passion and love lays in fashion. He continued his study with Indonesian Fashion Designer Adrianto Halim and learned from there to develop his own and unique style.
In 2005 Dwi launched dwico focusing on retail and dwico smart for uniforms. His combined knowledge of design and hospitality made him the go to designer for leading hotels in Bali and abroad. His love for Indonesian culture, art and traditional fabrics are reflected in his work. Today his passion goes beyond pure fashion, incorporating his strong concerns about reuse, reduce and recycle.
His work has been displayed on fashion shows in Indonesia, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Seychelles. He designed dresses for the contestants from Malta and Georgia during the Miss World Event 2013 in Bali.
Dwi strongly believes in giving back to society, he is active in the Fashion Industry, serving previously as Chairman of APPMI Bali and IFC Bali and currently as Chairman of BEDO (Business and Export Development Organization), helping others both in fashion and small businesses to learn and improve for their own good.