Saturday, April 07, 2007

Love & Money @ 1001 Inspiration

After its’ success at the Pelita Harapan University Design Week, the Love and Money exhibition is coming to Jakarta’s newest and most stunning mall, Senayan City.

Taking part in the 1001 Inspirations Design Festival, this once-in-a-lifetime exhibition feature over 160 designs items –from animations to architecture, from furniture to real scooter, and from computer games to jewellery.

It took over three containers to bring it to Indonesia.

Organised in partnership with the Digital Studio College and Concept Magazine, the exhibition showcases 20 of the most globally well-known and commercially successful UK designers. This includes Jamie Hewlett (creator of the Gorillaz), Rockstar Games (Grand Theft Auto), architect Zaha Hadid, designer Tom Dixon (Habitat), and fashion’s dynamic duo Eley Kishimoto.

The exhibition brought to Indonesia the most tangible proof of UK’s expertise and experience in developing a world-class creative economy and highlights the culmination of BC Indonesia’s 2006-2007 creative industry programmes.

Today, the creative industry is the second largest sector in the UK after banking, contributing £ 121.6 billion per year to the country’s economy.

The exhibition’s exciting five day programme includes talk show with Eley Kishimoto, the Digital Studio exhibition, and a Debenham’s fashion run. The 1001 Cover Concept competition, meanwhile, is to be awarded a prize by the Indonesian Record Museum as the only magazine featuring the most cover designs within one edition.

The festival and UK exhibition is garnering strong government and industry support with sponsorship by the Department of Trade, Indonesian Design Power, Chevrolet, Metro TV, Adobe, Senayan City, Hewlett-Packard, and various professional and media partners.

Designers exhibiting in Love & Money:


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