Craft Exploration: New Material Era

The COVID-19 pandemic that has occurred more than 1 year has had a major impact on various sectors, including the craft sector, which is closely related to materials. How then can new materials become phonemes that can stand on their own and can support the awakening from the pandemic,

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CAST re:series: Re:engineer Our Material

Indonesia is one of the largest producers of organic and plastic waste in the world. How do you process waste into alternative materials? The first session of CAST re: series invites Adil Alba, founder of Playo (@playo_id), a playground for inventors and researchers to come up with sustainable solutions through experimentation and collaboration. One of…

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Craft Week 2020: Eco-Product is The Next Big Thing

Public seminary about global issues to give a deep perspective from speakers with various backgrounds. Eco-Product Is The Next Big Thing will focus on answering questions of how far eco-based products will be trends in the future, the impact on our lives, and what is needed to realize it. Speakers: Eka A. Puspita (Sahtou Studio)…

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Craft Week 2020: Circular Futures Design #2

45-minute of online presentations about certain global issues by both national and international speakers. This Circular Design Futures session will be exploring design as daily practical to solve problems, from material to social structure. SPEAKERS: Adi Wibowo is an architect & designer who together with LabTanya, a socio-ecological design studio, which was founded in 2015,…

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Craft Week 2020: Circular Futures Design #1

Reveal: Circular Design Futures #1 45-minute of online presentations about certain global issues by both national and international speakers. This Circular Design Futures session will be exploring design as daily practical to solve problems, from material to social structure. SPEAKERS: Mai Nguyen is a maker, designer & creative entrepreneur, & the leader of Fablab Saigon…

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Craft Week 2020: Nerikomi Tiles Workshop

Nerikomi is an old technique in making patterns by cutting and stacking clay that has been colored by oxides or stains. Patterns produced are structural rather than painted on, which allows the potter to make detailed images or complex repetitive patterns on both sides of the clay slabs. Nabila Nareswari from Narewari Studio always had…

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Why Factor #7: Discovering Playo

From a great curiosity about how humans respond problems, Playo organically appears as a playground for perception and perspective of solution in its fluid and sustainable forms. Why Factor #7: Discovering Playo will be delivered monologue by Adil Alba, Founder and Chief Director of @playo_id on Thursday, September 10th 2020 at 07 pm via IG live playo_id.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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DIY Fest 2020: Future Sustainable Material

Businesses with materials that prioritize sustainable life have been the main topic this recent time. How can we ensure that our production does not increase waste on Earth while still highlighting the aesthetics of a product? The discussion session at DIY Fest 2020 discussed this issue. Speakers: Ni’amah (Robries) Ronaldiaz H. (Mycotech) Fany Basa M.…

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