Sustainable Furniture Jakarta – Feature #1 Ethnicraft

Have you noticed that there exists a greater desire for awareness about the things we consume? From the food we eat, to the clothing we wear, to the materials from which our furniture is made, many of us seek the history of the product before it reaches the shop floor and this in turn may influence our decision to buy (or not). This movement in awareness is Continue Reading

Loving right Now – Local EDIT

Loving Local, Buying Local and Supporting Local is a philosophy that has started to gain momentum in Jakarta, with social media being at the forefront of this message. Studies show that communities who support local, 'encourage the uniqueness of communities, reduce environmental impact, create jobs, promote a sense of community and encourage local Continue Reading

Marimekko Love

Early in our friendship, Liz and I realised we had many things in common. To begin with, we are both teachers, we have an (un)healthy love of coffee, shoes and more coffee and we are fascinated by our new home city of Jakarta (hence this blog!). But perhaps the most exciting thing that I discovered early in the piece was our shared love of Marimekko (if you Continue Reading

How to bring the Outside In

Home decorating.. what does this mean to you? A new piece of art? A funky lamp? Getting something like this bistro furniture? Or adding that fantastic new rug you had your eye on to a space that seemed just a little bare. I guess it can mean many things, but ultimately the aim will always be the same - to enhance a space, making it more inviting. As you may Continue Reading