Tag: indonesian textile

LET’S SUPPORT SLOW TEXTILE PRODUCTION, AND HELP SAVE OUR PLANET

LET’S SUPPORT SLOW TEXTILE PRODUCTION, AND HELP SAVE OUR PLANET

LET’S SUPPORT SLOW TEXTILE PRODUCTION, AND HELP SAVE OUR PLANET. Keeping the textile production going is great, but equally important to keep the textile culture alive and to respect the environment along the journey. Our involvement is not just about encouraging ikat production for economic…

LET’S GO BACK TO NATURE, WE DON’T NEED TOO MANY ELECTRIC COLORS IN OUR WORLD.

LET’S GO BACK TO NATURE, WE DON’T NEED TOO MANY ELECTRIC COLORS IN OUR WORLD.

I took this picture in a tiny market, in a very small weekly market in a village called “Lumban Lobu” near Balige, Lake Toba, Indonesia, in 2012. We had a charity project there for a few years, so I used to visit the market when…

Love is not without sacrifices – our display at the wet and rainy Nottingham Festival, England, June 2014

Love is not without sacrifices – our display at the wet and rainy Nottingham Festival, England, June 2014

I barely recovered from the exhaustion of the long drive to and back from Nottingham, but its kind of nice to sit outside today with a cup of coffee and just looking back at the long journey I endured just to display some Indonesian traditional…

Songket Tarutung is placing its name on the list of Indonesian traditional textiles regions.

Songket Tarutung is placing its name on the list of Indonesian traditional textiles regions.

Tarutung is large town located in the Northern region of Tapanuli, and the capital of North Tapanuli region.  Tarutung is one of the most active weaving regions in North Sumatra, keeping the traditional Ulos Batak production alive and continue to develop the new range of…