Those are my perspectives toward the design industry in Indonesia. Our country is blessed with ample cultural and social capital; and as a born and raised Indonesian designer, there is nowhere else that I would draw inspiration from. Since I began my career 12 years ago, I have always embraced my identity as an Indonesian, leaning on the country's multitude of culture and centuries of craftmanship deliver aesthetic through Vin/da/te Interior & Architecture, the design consulting company I founded with my partners as well as Poros Living, the furniture arm of Vin/da/te. The batik pattern that government officials don proudly on important events, for example, became my influence when designing wall patterns at a commercial dining area. Traditional hand weaving skills that have been passed on from one generation to another also became my inspiration for Alita chair, one of the many Poros Living’s products.