Culture

Immersed in Javara Culture

Immersed in Javara Culture

With a humble mission to preserve Indonesian food heritage and biodiversity, a trip to Javara Culture at Kemang would have you immersed within our heritage, where a boutique spice shop and eatery reside under one roof.
2018 in a Flash

2018 in a Flash

As we gear up for the new year, here's a round-up on the significant developments within the lifestyle industry in 2018 by our Editor-in-Chief.
Kemala’s Way of Home & Living

Kemala’s Way of Home & Living

Kemala Home Living's range of timeless handcrafted teakwood and glass homeware makes a visit to Pasar Modern Santa worthwile.
Museum Macan: Arahmaiani, Lee Mingwei & On Kawara

Museum Macan: Arahmaiani, Lee Mingwei & On Kawara

Museum MACAN returns with solo exhibitions of three conceptual artists, Arahmaiani, Lee Mingwei and On Kawara with a strong focus on performance art that invites the participation of visitors.
Manual Pick: ArteSana Soap

Manual Pick: ArteSana Soap

Locally made with only natural ingredients, these soap bars from ArteSana could very well be your skin’s saviour from Jakarta’s unfavourable climate. Manual Pick is a series where we highlight items we love and desire that range from remarkably banal to mucho fancy.
A Matter of Design: Birdman

A Matter of Design: Birdman

A Matter of Design is a new article series by Manual Jakarta where we call attention to memorable branding and design of lifestyle establishments in the city. For the second in the series, we look to the understated visual identity of Birdman, designed by Thinking*Room, that overhauls the traditional concept of Japanese izakaya.