Take a look at the Indonesian culture from the design lens.
CultureSpreading the Love for IndonesiaInspired by Flores, Annisa Hendrato and Cendy Mirnaz started Noesa, an art and design studio. Along with Shinta Uli Pasaribu who joined the company later, Noesa kept growing and has now stepped foot in the international craft scene.
CultureThe Weaving Mothers for a Better FutureWith hearts on social welfare and eyes for aesthetics, three best friends launched Du'anyam to help empower women weavers in Flores.8/16/2018
CultureFuya: More Than Fashion and the Art of DressingCentral Sulawesi, Lore region to be exact, has been known as one of the places that still actively produces fuya/vuya or bark cloth, a 4,000-year-old prehistoric cultural heritage. 6/26/2018
CultureRiedel, the Glass EmpireAustria-based Riedel has been continuously perfecting their glassware since 1678.6/9/2018
CultureThe Ancestral Heritage of Natural Dyeing in Batik Design“If we don’t introduce today’s generation to the value behind batik and natural dyeing... our ancestors’ legacy will be doomed.”4/23/2018
Architecture / InteriorTo Venice We Go!Bekraf & IAI: The Road to Venice Architecture Biennale 20184/7/2018
CultureContemporising Opera Through DesignPopular since the 16th century, many styles of theatrical setting have developed over time and could be reached through different mediums. Bringing one of the oldest performing art culture into the heart of the nation, Erza S.T., founder of the Indonesia Opera Society, implies a twist on its stage b1/10/2018
CulturePreserving Traditional WeddingsJavanese weddings have always been placed within layers of history, values, tradition and grandeur. This particular one, as fascinating as they are culturally, carried with it an element of international variety: the groom and his family—who witnessed and participated in the ceremonies—were born and1/10/2018
CultureWhat’s After Tomorrow?Creative cities, as Richard Florida of The Atlantic’s CityLab fame posed, require their ‘people climate’--networks of humans and exchanges among them--to safely thrive before ascending to a larger transformation. When it comes to such, Bandung, which joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network just rece9/16/2017
CultureBoosting CreativityThe creative economy has the potential to become the biggest driving sector to support the development of Indonesia, which in turn contributes to the country’s economic growth. Moreover, it could give birth to young talents, drive innovative venture creation, and enhance the positive image of our na9/13/2017