Category Archive: Cool and Indonesian

Taman Sari – Royal Baths

I love this place the most out of the places I visited in Yogyakarta this time around. Why you say? Because  : 1.It is called a Water Castle I just love the name,… Continue reading

3 Things – Animation, Urban Art and Music from Indonesia

Hi Everyone! I hope you are all good. It is getting really cold and dark in the UK, hence my reluctance to do anything but read books and drink tea under the warmth… Continue reading

How To Wear a Batik Fabric – No Sew

As a proud Indonesian I have been collecting Batik and Ikat Fabrics, beautiful ones that I sometimes put on a frame or put as a decoration on my sofa. Otherwise they are just… Continue reading

A – Z Indonesia Inspired Font

The booklet caught my eyes with its combination of unusual colours and traditional pattern. If you have been following me for a while you’d know that I am into illustrated A-Z s books,… Continue reading

Made in Indonesia – Wish List

I know it is only 1 week before Christmas, this update was just a quick one to follow on the good response to the Grensi Update. I thought I share my Made in… Continue reading

Dita & Zulfy – Cemprut & Uhkz – Cool Indonesians

One of the things I love to look for going to urban areas are the Murals or what some may say grafitti. I don’t think I have actually seen good ones in Jakarta… 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

Found Online – Kawah Ijen – Indonesia

All my writing lately has been more about my travels than Indonesia. I have around three updates waiting to be written but all something other than Indonesia. So I feel slightly bad about… Continue reading

Was that really 2013? Gone?

Honestly, what happened? is it really over? whoa … that was fast. Do you feel the same with me? that the year has just flown by, I don’t feel like I have done… Continue reading

Tulisan bags types and illustrations review

There are some annoying things about having Indonesian mum, or maybe just my mum. For example she seems to constantly forget that I have been living independently away from her for more than… Continue reading

Thunder Panda – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Robots! who doesn’t love them? I do, I especially love illustrations of robot. Remember my post about what I bought in Seoul, a little Robot necklace. Well in Indonesia I also discovered and… Continue reading

Indonesian Paper Toys – Faisal Azad – Creative Indonesian

A year ago I found the work of Faizal Azad on Salazad. He is into illustrating, designing and creating his own paper toys. The cool thing about his work is he creates paper… Continue reading

Lala Bohang – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Indonesia haven’t really ran out of good illustrator, just me being really lazy. I have known about this Illustrator, Lala Bohang, for a while, but her latest update on her blog made me… Continue reading

Rassi Narika – Cool Indonesian Writer

For so long I thought ” For a second language, my English is actually quite good” until I read Rassi Narika’s writing. I can honestly say that I feel so humbled by her… Continue reading

Nita Darsono – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Wow, when I get started I can’t believe how many I have found. I really thought I would find a handful of good illustrators from Indonesia. This shows that Ignorance is not bliss,… Continue reading

Eugenia Gina – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

This lady’s blog is on my bookmark. I am not sure I can tell you how I got her name. But it looks like she is quite popular as a freelance illustrator in… Continue reading

Cecillia Hidayat – Cool Indonesian Illustrator

Remember my review post on a book called Nawilla, the illustrator for the lovely book is Cecillia Hidayat. Her illustration is so sweet, I have been following her blog. It looks like Cecillia… Continue reading

Eunike Nugroho – Cool Indonesian Illustrators

Ok, so I have a very late addiction to PINTEREST (^0^)v . My addiction is fueled by being able to find lots of curated illustrations, patterns and pretty things. A board I have… Continue reading

Timun Mas – Illustration Step 1 – 2

Step 1 – Inspiration Several things inspired me to start this personal project of creating an illustration of Indonesian Folktale. I have always loved folklore I needed some theme for me to illustrated… Continue reading

Baduy, Real Green Living – Indonesian Book Review

This book is a beautifully illustrated documentary of the life of Baduy People.  I think there should be a book like this for every traditional tribes in Indonesia. Baduy, Real Green Living is… Continue reading