Category Archive: Inspiration

Freud – Graphic Novel

Did I ever tell you that my knowledge comes from reading graphic novels/comic books? Well this one certainly told me a lot about Freud, not in a children-knowledge kind of way, but in… Continue reading

Binatang Press! Risographic Publisher Indonesia

Illustration, design and printing has always been an art that goes hand-in-hand for me. One of the first things I do when I went in the creative design industry is to visit a… Continue reading

The Encyclopedia of Early Earth

As the writer and illustrator, Isabel Greenberg, said on the book ‘This book is nor a real encyclopedia’. Isabel, instead, wrote her version of mythology, how the earth was created, with the usual… 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

Curated Craft Market – Renegade London

This is its second year running in London, the Renegade Market hails from the US. I think they go from city to city in the US, and in Europe they are only having… Continue reading

Veny and Victor – Grensi – Cool Indonesians

If you have not noticed yet, I love stationery (not stationary or standing still). I found Grensi whilst going through Illustrations, mainly for their illustrated stationery collection of Papua. What I love is… Continue reading

Wita Puspita – Design is Yay – Cool Indonesian

This time around I found Wita when I was trawling through Instagram pics of Totoro. Weird I know, but I thought “hmm this girl has similar interest to me”. Sure enough when I… Continue reading

Martha Puri Natasande – Ideku Handmade – Cool Indonesian

As I mentioned before, I found a lot of Indonesian talents on instagram, now this next lady is not only a talented illustrator, but also a gifted crafter and businesswoman. She design, draws,… 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

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

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

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

Ttable office paper design and illustration

Tidying up a messy desk is such a chore. Specially when you are a hoarder like me. Maybe not? Because this is what I found: I bought this in Korea, totally forgot about… Continue reading

Sunday Conversations – On Art education

Yesterday ( Sunday) I went to visit the Tate Modern with a friend, I haven’t been to this favourite gallery of mine since I saw the Yayoi Kusama in 2012. Oh my that… Continue reading

Pick-Me-Up exhibition haul

What I actually want to buy was this print by Lucie Sheridan from the Brighton based creative shop, Unlimited Shop, at Pick Me Up. But I don’t think I am ready financially to spend… Continue reading

Sebastien Millon – Illustration Inspiration

Do you know the well known blog called Jealous curator? Well I am thinking of calling myself the jealous and totally incompetent illustrator. v(^.^)’ I keep thinking why am I not that clever?… Continue reading

Miffy Museum – Dick Bruna Huis, Utrecht

I took my 6 years old niece to the Dick Bruna House this week! She absolutely loved it! She said” Aunty that was amazing! Can we go again soon.” When I almost had… 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

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