ajb’s 5 Easy Steps to Create Your Own Batik Bed Cover

Since arriving in Jakarta, both Liz and I have delighted in our many guests who have come to visit us. As a result, creating a tranquil and appealing haven for our guests to retire at the end of a long day has been a priority on my ‘To Do’ list for quite some time. As this project has gained momentum, I have become keen to add hints of Indonesia’s rich 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

Dewi Haliman – Founder of Cayenne Home

  The industrial style warehouse building on Jalan Kemang Selatan inspired me to visit from the moment I first drove passed, two years ago. Tall glass windows framed in timber and a tidy grass space in front were my first memories. What drew my eye to the windows and the building itself was that it was so different to the street scape around Continue Reading