We get up close and personal with insightful subjects and their distinct views on design and their industry.
InterviewProf. Widagdo: The Ace of Interior DesignWe spoke to Indonesia's first interior designer. Prof. Widagdo is responsible for many national projects, including the National Parliament Building.
InterviewRidwan Kamil Exclusive: Bandung's Pride and JoyThe face of Bandung has been transformed after the election of architect and urban planner RidwanKamil as mayor in 2013. Kang Emil, as he is known, says that human capital is what will make the city thrive as an emerging creative hub. Emil’s extensive experience in creative community development and8/15/2017
Interview10 Minutes with the Music Expert Brazilian AmbassadorTo say that Rubem Antonio Corrêa Barbosa is a music aficionado is an understatement: Brazil’s ambassador to Indonesia has a collection of 300 original vinyls, 1500 CDs and a drum set in his personal music room at home. Along with his wife, Lenise, Barbosa gave Indonesia Design a tour of the collecti7/7/2017
InterviewDenton Corker Marshall Shares Everything You Need to Know to Create a Timeless StructureAustralian architecture firm Denton Corker Marshall developed an innovative and functional urban design for the Australian embassy in Patra Kuningan, Jakarta. Known for projects such as the melbourne museum, Anzac Hall at the Australian War memorial, and the Civil Justice Centre in manchester, the f6/19/2017
InterviewAmbassador Paul Grigson on Australian DesignPaul Grigson loves architecture and design. It’s obvious as the ambassador talks about the Dutch Indies style favored by the Tugu Kunstkring restaurant in Menteng, South Jakarta, which he notes used to be the tax office, or the nearby Hermitage Hotel, which he notes used to be the telegraph exchan6/19/2017
InterviewThis French Architect's Cutting-Edge Take on Micro-UrbanismJacques Ferrier talks about architecture, Asia, cutting-edge techniques and micro-urbanism.5/17/2017
InterviewWhat this Italian Architect Says about Great DesignRaffaella Mangiarotti shares the secrets of Italian design and her creative process at the inaugural Italian Design Day in Jakarta.5/11/2017
InterviewHow The World's Best Resort Empowers the Community In SumbaHow the Sumba Foundation, sponsored by the world-class Nihiwatu Resort, empowers the local population to create opportunities for economic growth and to improve their quality of life.5/7/2017
InterviewDesign Dossier: Rina RenvilleDesign dossier opens a file on Rina Renville, a professional and registered interior designer who recently established a product design focused on local materials. 4/27/2017