Month: May 2010

  • StoolBoo

    The seat of this stool is made by hand, using coiling technique. The legs are made of pressed bamboo slices.


    Among the many particular skills that are possessed by craftsmen in rural villages of Tasikmalaya is producing bamboo veneer manually, and laminating the veneers into seamless ‘frames’. However, the products that apply the ‘frames’ could not present the actual potentials of the craftsmanship and the bamboo frames. This design attempts to use and expose the…

  • Experiment with Bamboo Strips

    An experiment to create bamboo products with appearances uncommon to what we have seen so far in Indonesia has resulted in the following forms. These experiments are conducted by Deny Willy & Apikayu Foundation


    A meticulous crafting skill is needed in the production of this prototype. Stripes of bamboo veneer are slightly sliced at the sides, so they can be attached to each other, forming a bigger tubular shape that functions as a lamp cover. Design: Deny Willy/ Apikayu Foundation


    This lighting set is made of bamboo veneer as its basic material. The veneer was produced manually, with a particular crafting skill that is gradually diminishing,  and is usually applied as an additional, insignificant element of a product. It was a pity, since bamboo veneer actually possesses superior characters, if explored properly. This KRANG product…

  • Pincuk Set

    The design of these eating utensils are based on bamboo veneer as the main production material. This design was among the shortlisted in AwiAwiMandiri, a bamboo product design competition held by Saung Angklung Udjo in 2009. If you’d use one, first put a layer of banana leaf on the ‘plate’ as a base for the…