Cacao Beans from Big Tree Farms
Chocolate lovers know that there's nothing quite like a tasty cocoa bean. The only thing that could make them better: if they came pre-shelled. And that's exactly the case with Big Tree Farms' Cacao Beans. Yes, they offer up plenty of all-natural...
Satta Presents Spiritual Materialism
Drawing on a combination of illustration, painting and woodworking skills, Joe Lauder has swiftly put Satta—his line of retro-inspired, handmade cruiser skateboards and accompanying apparel—on the global skate and surf radar. His collaborative work...
Island Of The Gods Records
After a fair amount of time monitoring LN-CC's seriously obscure music collection in the digital realm, we knew we needed to meet the people behind such a curious inventory. So we traveled to East London's Dalston neighborhood, rang the buzzer of...
Bulan Project
Printed with a year's worth of moons upon it, San Francisco-based artist Ella Luna's gigantic cotton scarf is a dreamy wall calendar substitute. The first edition from the Bulan Project—a recently launched collaborative focused on producing limited...
Word of Mouth: Jakarta
by Maureen Ferry Cuellar Jakarta has come into the spotlight recently with Indonesia being hailed as an economic wunderkind. More and more, people are being drawn to the capital of this vast Southeast Asian archipelago in hot pursuit of business opportunities...
by Maureen Ferry Cuellar When designer and BlueLounge co-founder Melissa Sunjaya, returned to her beloved but chaotic hometown of Jakarta, she was struck by the disconnect that exists among the country's population of more than 250 million. As a...
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Recent winner of a 2009 Green Good Design Award, Bali's Alila Villas Uluwatu sets a soaring example of what it currently means to be a luxurious green resort. Stylish clifftop villas, designed and constructed according to a strict Environmentally...
Madness Spring/Summer 2009
by Ezra Natalia Casting a spell on the fashion world, Madness is a project that combines three designers based in Jakarta, Indonesia, who are mad about culture. Ajeng Dewi Swastiari, Bonnie Natasha Arif and Vannie Astecat, the trio behind Madness...
Nikicio Clothing
by Ezra Natalia Established in 2006, Nikicio is an Indonesia-based label that infuses humor into traditional menswear-inspired cuts. Creative Director Nina Nikicio's wit shows up in a quirky embroidered dress, quilted bags and a hand-embroidered...