RONGGA

Welcome to Human’s First Home

Location

ICAD #12, Jakarta

Event Calendar

19 October – 27 November 2022

RONGGA started as a retrospective question to redefine the space in the next possibility: What would it be like if we recall the primordial side of humans in the form of modern living space?

RONGGA involved interdisciplinary designers to collaborate in its realization:

Material & Product Designers:
BYO Living (Jakarta)
Conture Concrete Lab (Bandung)
Daur Goods (Jakarta)
Home of Humans (Jakarta)
Keebon (Jogjakarta)
Mortier (Jakarta)
Mycotech (Bandung)
Pable (Surabaya)
Plana (Jakarta)
ROA Atelier (Jakarta – Magelang)
Robries (Surabaya)
Santai Furniture (Jogjakarta)
Studio Dapur (Bandung)

Catalogue by
Architecture UPH – Architecture & Representation class:
Maureen F, Jack Yang, Jocelyn J, Ku San, Nicole A

Curation Lead
Adil Alba

Conceptors
Ilhamia Nuantika, Genie Anggita, Adil Alba

Ambience Designer
Ilhamia Nuantika

Project Manager
Genie Anggita

Collaborator Manager
Gabriela Alinda

Graphic Designers
Andy Farhan, Adil Alba

Photographer
Leowardi Studio

Web Designer
Akbar Zota

Special thanks
Diana Nazir, Itjuk, Harry Purwanto, Amanda Ariawan

RONGGA is part of ICAD #12 “Fragmenting Yesterday, Reshaping Tomorrow” 19 October – 27 November 2022.

Media Exposure:

  1. Archinesia.com, ICAD 12 “Fragmenting Yesterday, Reshaping Tomorrow”, Eksplorasi Dunia Desain dan Seni Pasca Pandemi
  2. Written.id, Ada Apa Saja di ICAD 12 Tahun 2022?
  3. Inclover, ICAD 12: “Fragmenting Yesterday, Reshaping Tomorrow” Explorations of the post-pandemic world of design and art
Back to our projects

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Participants

BYO Living

BYO Living is a hand-woven application for architecture, interior, and outdoor usage. The company has been developing new techniques and usability through craftsmanship and specializing in property development clients, contract projects, hotels, restaurants, and franchises.

This development was a visionary weaving technique allowing multidisciplinary functionality. For projects at a batik-manufacturing facility and a high-end hotel; a hundreds-of-square-meters facade would take six to eight weeks to the completion. They constantly develop new weaving patterns, such as batik parang and batik peranakan.

Product Name: Natural Rattan Wickers
Main Material: Natural Rattan (Skin & Meat)
Function: Panel, Ceiling, Secondary Skin, Furniture, Artwork, etc.
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Bio Based
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Architecture Interior

Conture Concrete Lab

Established in 2012, Conture is a product design studio, based in Bandung-Indonesia. Comprised a group of designers and material researchers that transform concepts into reality through science and art.

Coming up with experiment & experience, this company creates new material combinations and design forms, to surpass the realms of boundaries using concrete-based.

Product Name: Concrete Panel
Main Material: Cigarette Butts Waste
Function: Back Panel
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Architecture Interior

Daur Goods

Daur Goods is inspired by the paper mache art technique, repurposing home paper waste into multipurpose functional and aesthetic objects.

Product Name: Vase
Main Material: Paper Waste
Function: Decoration
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Tommorow
Categories: Accesories

Home of Humans

Home of Humans is a home fragrance developed under the main company HMNS, a perfumery brand founded in 2019 when the founders found a perfumer who has been making perfume for two decades. Since then, HMNS constantly making perfume wholeheartedly with the tagline “made for humans” – an affordable perfume that brings grandiose quality.

Product Name: A Room Full of Ideas
Main Material: Perfume
Function: Home Diffuser
Customizable: Unavailable
Categories: Accesories

Keebon

The name Keebon is derived from the Indonesian word “Kebun,” which means “garden” or “field”. Specifically, “Kebun Jagung,” which directly translates to a cornfield, where corncob waste is sourced.

Here, they see issues such as the overabundance of agricultural waste, which is usually just left to be burned. Keebon, on the other hand, sees this as an opportunity of great potential.

Product Name: Kieraa Arm Chair
Main Material: Corncob and Laminated Bamboo
Function: Arm Chair
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Bio Based
Material Readiness: Tommorow
Categories: Furniture

Mortier

Established in 2017, Mortier is a specialist in handmade home décor creation. Its industrial designs give minimalist yet sophisticated touch. Mortier’s establishment became the beginning of the desire to explore new materials with more value for society and most importantly, the environment. Utilizing plastic waste is their current sincere form of concern in maintaining environmental sustainability.

The process sequence starts with local waste pickers who collect various types of plastic waste. In their workshop, plastic waste is sorted, cleaned, the transformed into high-quality material to create a variety of interior products. Mortier also accepts product customization to best satisfy customers according to their preferences and style.

Product Name: Morbrick Table
Main Material: Fabric Waste + Corn Starch
Function: Side Table
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Furniture

Product Name: Plastic Waste Lamp
Main Material: Plastic Waste
Function: Hanging Lamp
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Accesories

Mycotech | MYCL

MYCL makes affordable, durable, and sustainable materials no longer impossible. The company creates a sustainable leather-like material with mushroom technology called MYLEA. It’s an affordable, environment-friendly, and recyclable material made from agricultural waste, bound together with mushroom mycelium.

Product Name: Biobo
Main Material: Agroforestry Waste and Mushroom Mycelium
Function: Wall Cladding
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Bio Based and Circular
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Architecture Interior

Pable

Pable sustainable fabrics are made from 100% textile and plastic waste recycled yarn, weaved with handwoven technique. The fabric characteristics are mainly based on the traits of the yarn they produce in one recycling process. Meanwhile, the yarn traits are heavily influenced by the quality of the recycled textile waste. It means fabrics will always differ in each production.

Meanwhile, Pable Sustainable Fibers are the first form of Pable Sustainable Fabrics that can be used as alternatives to many conventional materials. This method of production is known as Closed-Loop System, but they call it WE ARE CIRCULAR because everything is connected.

Product Name: Indosole Sandals
Main Material: Fabric Waste + Cotton
Function: Sandal
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Accesories

Product Name: Sleepbuddy
Main Material: Fabric Waste and Plastic Waste
Function: Cushion, Table Runner, Bed Cover, Bed Runner
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Bedding

Product Name: Figure Notes
Main Material: Recycle Notes
Function: Notes
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Accesories

Product Name: Bath Robe
Main Material: Fabric Waste, Plastic Waste, and Paper Waste
Function: Bath Robe
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Accesories

Product Name: Sekir Abu
Main Material: Fabric Waste
Function: Fabric, Panel
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Accesories and Architecture Interior

Plana

Plana consists of a team of plastic experts who are excited about unique ideas to create a sustainable future by innovating the way plastic is recycled. Starting from plastic manufacturing, they are moved to create awareness, a movement to change behavior in using plastics, and to find new innovations in recycling plastics into products that last much longer and damage our nature less. They believe it is our responsibility to restore our earth for future generations.

Product Name: PlanaWood
Main Material: Rice Husk and Plastic Waste
Function: Back Panel, Floor, and Ceiling
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Architecture Interior & Furniture

ROA Atelier

ROA Atelier is part of ROA Handwoven company, one of the pioneers of handwoven interior material in Indonesia. The wallcoverings are handmade products crafted by the diligent and careful hands of the women communities they are working with in places in Indonesia. Their expertise is in exploring unconventional materials such as raw natural fiber to be crafted and woven for interior material which shows a strong character fit to be the center of attention in an interior creation. Involving the designer and clients, their custom design option offers not only a wider range of products but also personal experience working with our communities and their talents.

Inspired by the handmade process itself, ROA is playing with texture and weaving processes. The texture created by the intricate handmade process tells the story of these communities putting importance on being careful, patient, and diligent. Every knot shows you the passion in crafting the product.

Product Name: Weave Wave
Main Material: Vegan Leather
Function: Headboard
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Bio Based
Material Readiness: Today
Categories: Architecture and Interior

Robries

Robries is a company that produces innovative and valuable products. They try to present a total waste management system, starting from managing the waste as the main material until producing innovation for the management process and the products as the output of the system.

Collaborate with “bank sampah”​, communities, and other companies to encourage people’s action of reducing waste, reusing things, and sorting waste to start a zero-waste lifestyle.

Product Name: Eco-polymer Sheets
Main Material: Plastic Waste
Function: Cover Long Table and Luggage Rack
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Recycled
Material Readiness: Tommorow
Categories: Furniture, Architecture, and Interior

Santai Furniture

Santai Furniture unites puristic design with the heritage of Java. each of the furniture pieces is inspired by elements of Javanese culture and transports a part of the local lifestyle to urban living. Their portfolio hereby mainly consists of lounge, dining, and office furniture.

Santai Furniture treasures the sustainable origin and great quality of materials and emphasizes the highest precision in carpentry. The specialization lies in solid wood and bamboo furniture, with a wide range of customization options, both for exquisite private homes as well as hospitality and office projects.

For the refinement of the furniture pieces, they apply long-grown manual skills of experienced craftsmen from central-java – such as wood carving and rattan weaving. the preservation and revitalization of traditional skills, and local lifestyle, and at a higher scope, Javanese culture, lies at the heart of their company.

Product Name: DEPROK Easy Chair
Main Material: Wood and Rattan
Function: Easy Chair
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Recycled: Recycled
Material Readiness: Tommorow
Categories: Furniture

Studio Dapur

Bamboo crafts have been so long underestimated for they are commonly made in haste and of low quality. People know bamboo for short-term, even disposable usage. An irony considering bamboo is our future green material.

Studio Dapur aims to cut the cycle by collaborating with the artisans in producing high-quality artisanal bamboo.

Making it higher in economic value so that the artisans are well paid. They are committed to giving back to the village by sharing 10% of the company. The profit will be accumulated for Financial Support, Livelihood Improvements, Research & Development, and Productivity Improvements.

By October 2021, Studio Dapur collaborates with 10 full-time artisans and 8 other partner craftsmen. Ten of them are women. Six are newly trained with no bamboo experience whose age under 35 years old.

Product Name: Bonding Bamboo
Main Material: Bamboo Dust
Function: Amenities
Customizable: Available
Bio Based/Circular: Bio Based and Circular-Recycled
Material Readiness: Future
Categories: Accesories