Innovating the Style

Founder and director of Arya Cipta Graha has know-how in the fields of architecture, ranging from classic to contemporary, despite the fact that he has been well-known for his experimental in contemporary architecture. Arya Cipta Graha, which is also known as Atelier Cosmas Gozali, is an architecture company that provides planning and architectural services. Established in 2005, the firm has built an array of designs from house and apartment to office, hotel and resort. This not to mention … [Read more...]

Voice of A Diva

Blessed with outstanding talent, Krisdayanti attests that being persistent in her career path is what has climbed her to the top. By far the Indonesia’s most popular and highest paid female singer, KD, as she is better known, stepped into her singing career path when she was only nine. Able to cope with all the setback she experienced during her first years of career journey, the determined KD recalls her teenage triumph in the early 1990s that witnessed a number of achievements in a m … [Read more...]

Where Drawing Do The Talking

Believing in the power of drawing, the architect and interior designer veteran Thomas Elliott has translated a myriad of ideas into innovative interior design practice. Aulia R. Sungkar writes. Met by Registry at his state-of-the-art office in Kemang, South Jakarta, the CEO of PT PAI smiles benignly, “Just call me Tom.” Recalling his childhood, he says he always wanted to be an architect since he was a kid. Tom’s dream eventually reached fruition. Holding a California architect license, Tom … [Read more...]

Preschool: Springboard to Success

Despite the long educational process which every child needs to go through, the fundamentals of early human development rely on early childhood programs. It is understood, therefore, that it is every parent's dream to have their children take advantage of the best educational opportunities available. The growth of international preschools and kindergartens in Indonesia has paved the way for better educational awareness among parents. As more schools are outdoing each other with their splendid … [Read more...]

Electronic City: Providing the Most out of Most

In the wake of globalization era, customers are getting smarter when it comes to buying electronics products. This phenomenon leads to the birth of electronics chain outlets in town which offer their patrons the best products from best selection all at affordable prices. In line with this, the Indonesia’s leading electronics chain Electronic City has succeeded in winning the heart of its customers by providing excellence in product selection and support in a comfortable shopping a … [Read more...]

Chinese New Year Food Bringing A Good fortune

Without having the food play a major role, welcoming the year of Ox will not be in complete. The dining occasion during the celebration offers a variety of Chinese dishes where fortune includes in the food and the ingredients that go in them, translating the menu with symbolic meanings of wealthy and healthy. The foretelling indicating a sign of an increasing wealth and improving health in the upcoming year 2560 of Chinese calendar has turned anxiety to hope in the sense that fortune will outdo … [Read more...]

Airlines Outdo Themselves to Attract Customers

As the holiday season is coming near, many people are looking forward to Christmas and New Year with various kinds of holiday plans they can chalk out. For those appreciating the joy and comfort of going on a trip, be it domestic or overseas, flying is still considered the favorable choice.Not only does flying save a great amount of time, but with the airlines outdoing each other in their offerings, this mode of transport has become second to none. Despite the economic slowdown, Air Asia has … [Read more...]

Taking Pride in Indonesian Children

Witnessing her nine grandchildren grow up, Mufidah Jusuf Kalla enthuses to Aulia R. Sungkar that the children of Indonesia are in great potential to participate in today’s globalization era. With a humble voice and friendly smile, the wife of the tenth Indonesia’s Vice President Jusuf Kalla welcomes Indonesia Tatler Bambini at her residence in Central Jakarta prime area. While introducing her nine grandchildren, Mufidah says that being around with them is an incomparable source of hap … [Read more...]

Best of Both Worlds

Born of American and Indonesian parents, Jeffry Keola Iskandar is proud of being an Indonesian while implanting himself a positive value where west and east meet. He speaks to Aulia R. Sungkar. Preferred to be called by his middle name ‘Keola,’ the second child of Daniel and Deborah Iskandar is indeed a laid-back kind of boy yet his friendliness reflects his warm character of an early teen likable figure. Keola has thus far taken advantage of being raised by two parents from different cul … [Read more...]

The Girls of Many Colours

  Tiffany and Carys Mihardja have many to say about their colourful childhood merriment. Aulia R. Sungkar writes. Dressed in red batik, the 6-year-old Tiffany and the 4-year-old Carys are enjoying the swing at the back garden of their home, shaking with laughter. Just like other children their ages, their lives are coloured by the unforgettable moment of childhood such as learning and playing. Nevertheless, the daughters of Suherman and Lisa Mihardja truly deserve more than just a thumbs-up … [Read more...]