Why Factor X Mayantara 2020

Why Factor X Mayantara 2020: Material Lab & Library This session of Why Factor is a collaboration of Playo and Mayantara virtual design week to elaborates on the urgencies of development & archives of renewable/alternative materials outside design scope, but more to self-exploration & public education.

Lunar Texture

Title: Lunar Textile 𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗼𝗿𝘆: Concrete/Cement 𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Lunar is a concrete material that resembles the texture of the moon, the combination of black and grey that looks textured to be identical in the visual appearance of this Lunar texture. 𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿: Conture Concrete Lab is a product design company comprised of a group of researchers and creators…

Why Factor #5: Unconditional Design

The logic of simple, short-term, and temporary problem solving are found in the manifestation of “street design”, a phenomenon of citizen’s intervention in the aesthetic and futuristic product design’s status-quo, as archived by the Unconditional Design project in the social media posts.

Why Factor #2: Design as Response

Why Factor #2: Design As Response Since humans had the consciousness to respond, design raised as a reflex. This premise can be found in daily behavior, which is often becoming a way to answer the challenges or problems of various scales. How is the relationship between humans and design fundamentally?

Nerikomi Tiles

Title: Nerikomi Tiles Category: Clay Description: Nerikomi is a technique that involves making patterns by cutting and stacking clay that has been colored by oxides or stains. Patters produced by it are structural rather than painted on, which allows the potter to make detailed images or complex repetitive patterns on both sides of the clay…

Rebricks Paver

Title: Rebricks Paver Category: Concrete, Mixed-Material Description: The incorporation of multilayered plastic waste (sachets) in 250 kg/cm2 pressure power pavers. It can be used for parking lots, pedestrian walkways, and gardens to minimize un-recycled waste in Indonesia, especially Jakarta. Developer: Since 2018, Rebricks.id focuses on recycling multilayered recycles sachet because it is waste from waste.…


Title: Tangerina Category: Organic Waste Description: As one of the most consumed fruits around the world, orange always sought to be available at all times for the need of both home and industry needs, leaving the peel waste to be invented into new type of plastic fabric material. Developer: Eka Arifianty Puspita is an Indonesian…

Seaweed Bio-Packaging

Title: Seaweed Bio-Packaging Category: Fiber Description: Maximize the use of seaweed, bio-packaging is made to change the culture of paper or cardboard and plastic waste. Provider: Evo & Co. heads multiple brands with the same vision: a world without plastic pollution. Mat ID: FI-00001