Andra Matin’s designs are known for their clean and modern approach to architecture. The works of Andra Matin have been a constant reflection of contemporary take on traditional values that are based on its context and its sensitivity to the environment.
Aside from his architectural projects, Andra Matin is also... Read More
There is nowhere in the world where the art of batik has been developed to the highest standards as in the island of Java in Indonesia. It is not known when the batik was first made but the traditional skills were particularly developed over hundreds of years in Central... Read More
OCIC 2019 Winners’ Profiles
The Open Call Indonesia Creation (OCIC) 2019 has finally reached the final stages of the curation. Abbasource in collaboration with Indonesia Furniture Designer Association (HDMI) selected five best products to be displayed in most prestigious furniture exhibition Salone del Mobile, Milan Italy. The followings are the... Read More
Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are the demographic cohort following generation X and preceding generation Z. Researchers and popular media use the early 1980s as starting birth years and the mid-1990s to early 2000s as ending birth years, with 1981 to 1996, is considered a Millenial. The term... Read More
Nobody really thinks much about rattan or its potential. Most of the time, rattan is known as a secondary raw materiral in the furniture industry. Materials such as wood, bamboo and others are more preferred than ratten in furniture production.
As such, not many people are aware that rattan can... Read More
What happens when art collaborates with design? This was the initial idea when ICAD (Indonesia Contemporary Art and Design) was formulated and founded. At this exhibition, any creative artist can present his or her works without any pressure from the society.
"Art is an expression while design is a solution,"... Read More
Indonesian Contemporary Art and Design (ICAD) returns for its tenth event. Carrying “Factor X” as this year’s theme, the ICAD 2019 will be held at Hotel grandkemang Jakarta on 16 October – 24 November.
This art exhibition cooperate with many artists and designers who have huge contribution to Indonesian contemporary... Read More
A great product comes along with great stories behind it. The background of respective stories add some meaning to each product. Starting from the designer’s idea, the skill of a particular maker up to how the product is being presented and used by ultimately a customer.
Abbasource is... Read More
Salone Del Mobile is the largest trade fair of its kind in the world. The exhibition showcases the latest in furniture and design from countries around the world. It is considered a leading venue for the display of new products by designers of furniture, lighting and other home furnishings. Read More