Highlights from Tent London – London Design Festival

Beautiful things, well designed, functional and just very clever things were shown on this exhibition. I absolutely love going to this show! I really would recommended anyone who enjoy similar things these things… Continue reading

V&A – London Design Festival Hightlights

Each year at the London Design Festival there is always a big piece of art/design instalation. This year it is Crest by Zaha Hadid architects, situated in the John Midejski garden of the… Continue reading

Kampuang Nan Jauh Di Mato – West Sumatran Traditional song

When I was drawing these West Sumatran traditional houses, Rumah Gadang, my intepretation anyway, I kept singing this song in my head. Called Kampuang nan Jauh di Mato, this is in Padangnese, not… Continue reading

Rob Ryan – Inspirational Illustrator

Visiting Columbia Road the other day I happen upon a closed door. A very curious door indeed. When I went back on Flower Market day on Sunday, I went to look at what… Continue reading

Once upon an alphabet – Oliver Jeffers

This book has just been released yesterday, I was so crazy about Jeffer’s work (I’ve talked about him before here) that I joined amazon prime just to get it as soon as possible.… Continue reading

Everyone is a Winner – giveaway announcements

Pfiiuuh! I am so relieved that there are 5 participants to my giveaway. Why? Because there are five gifts, and I was worrying on how am I going to choose from these wonderful… Continue reading

Donna Wilson – an Inspiration

If you have been following my instagram you would know that I have been going to the London Design Festival, it was great by the way. Donna Wilson’s pop-up shop as part of… Continue reading

Tulisan Journalist Tote and Cruise Bag – Review

So last time when I was in Indonesia being depressed, stressed and sad, I went to Tulisan to cheer myself up and bought two bags. They are different to what I already have… Continue reading

Fenty Anggreta – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

It was a “ D’oh “ Homer-style moment, when I realise that instagram is where everyone seems to be. When I say everyone, I mean loads of Indonesian Cool Illustrators are. Obviously I… Continue reading

A Compendium of Collective Nouns – Illustrated

In Bahasa Indonesia, I don’t think we have a replacements for a group of something, or collective nouns (correct me if I am wrong Indonesian friends). I think we have counter indicators like:… Continue reading

Slovakian Food – Bratislava

The great thing about the rain, was that I get to sit in cafes and restaurants and eat and drink. One thing that Bratislava is not in shortage of is Cafes. They are… Continue reading

Bratislava in the rain

This trip actually made me question how much weather make or break your holiday, and it is something you don’t have any control or can change. For those who have been reading this… Continue reading

Fun Moment the last two year

When I set up the giveaway a couple of weeks ago maybe I didn’t really thought it through. That it might be really difficult to describe the most fun moment you had in… Continue reading

Felt + Art = Cornershop

The equation might not make sense, but it does. Warungs (Waa-roongs) in England are called cornershops. Because they are more likely to be on a corner of a road, or are so tiny… Continue reading

Inspiration or Learning Points?

They say that some of the greatest inspiration for brilliant song writers and painters is pain and horrible experiences. Also on another level, advertisers, copywriters are inspired to do better from reading “copy… Continue reading

Hoxton & Shoreditch Area – London

Ok, maybe it would be better for me to  be able to say “oh, yeah, of course I know london, hohohoh” with an air of arrogance indiference, and a smirk. But, I have… Continue reading

This Blog is 2 years old – Thank you note & giveaway

It has officially been 2 years. I honestly find this surprising, that my blog has lasted so long! I think what kept me going is the readers that have become my online compatriates. Who… Continue reading

Indonesian Independence Day

It translates to: 17 August in the year of 1945 That is our independent day The day of freedom for the nation and its people The birthday of Indonesian Nation Once we are… Continue reading

Stop Using Foreign Words?

Okay, I admit the whole post is going to be in English just to be Ironic. Not the kind of Irony that Alanis Morissette was talking about which essentially mean “bad luck”. Lately… Continue reading

Balthazar n’a pas peur du noir et Pépin presque pas non plus

That is a hell of a long title right? It just say what the book is about. I bought it because of the beautiful illustration obviously. The story is about Balthazar who is… Continue reading