Innovation Research and Design



Cultural Research

Bamboo and pandan (grass)

A research about crafts in Indonesia and the Philippines.

What are the traditional crafts using native materials in Southeast Asia?


I visited different craftspeople in Indonesia and the Philippines and talked about their materials and processing techniques. In both countries they worked with bamboo and in the Philippines a group of women made products out of a grass called pandan.

Java, Indonesia

Cebu, the Philippines


Research: conversation with different crafts people, material vendors and designers in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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