Category Archives: Education

ArtTech KL, a platform for new media art in Malaysia

 ArtTech KL is a cross-disciplinary platform supporting the development of new media art in Malaysia. It is a project by CROX LAB, a co-creation platform for Art, Technology, and Society. By gathering local and international creative individuals from different backgrounds in one space, it offers an

Video: Passion in pursuing good design

 Is there more to design other than a visual communication and problem-solving tool? What are designers like? We spoke to Jay and Vivian, founders of TSUBAKI, a graphic design studio based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. They shared their passion for design, how they inspire

Video: Songket, a traditional craft

 Songket is a traditional Malay hand-woven fabric commonly found in Malaysia. It is one of the oldest crafts in the country, thus having a rich history behind it. The completion of a piece of songket can take up to a few months, depending on the

Visit the world’s best art bookstore in Japan

For the creative souls, the best kind of bookstore is probably one that combines a wide selection of curated books in a space that breathes with a disposition of art and design. Tsutaya Books, established in 1983 in Osaka, Japan, is now present with many

Innovation Japan provides solutions for the future

Japan is a country that has long been associated with advanced technology and innovation. At this time and age where digitalisation is on the rise more than ever, Japan is rapidly working towards Society 5.0, creating a super-smart society where digital innovation is integrated across all industries

Video: Beauty behind Japanese design thinking

Japanese designs are known to be minimalist yet practical, but what really makes them so distinct from the rest? We spoke to Mike Saw, graphic designer and partner of KONCENT Malaysia, about the Tokyo-based design product shop, aesthetic principles from Japan, and the thought that

Claim these benefits when your flight is delayed or cancelled

You’re at the airport, excitedly waiting to board your flight to go on holiday or returning to your ‘home sweet home’, when suddenly you hear the announcement that your flight is delayed – or even worse, cancelled. Well, according to Section 12(1) of the Malaysian Aviation Consumer

5 classes to attend at ISETAN The Japan Store KL

The 3rd floor of ISETAN The Japan Store brings the essence of Japan to Kuala Lumpur in the form of a creative and cultural haven. Aptly named THE CUBE, it serves as a creative event space that includes a carefully curated bookstore, a free art space, and a