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About the speaker
Born in 1983, Alvin Tjitrowirjo is a graduate of RMIT University, Melbourne and IED European Design Labs where he obtained his Bachelor of Industrial Design and Master of Arts in Product Design respectively.
In 2006, Alvin established his own furniture design company, alvinT, followed by a brief stint with world-renowned designer, Marcel Wanders in 2009.
His work has been exhibited in various international exhibitions including Asian Star in Singapore, Asia Talents in Bangkok, Ambiente Messe Frankfurt and Salone del Mobile Milan.
“What I wanted to do was revolutionise the furniture industry here in Indonesia. We have the materials, the craftsmanship, labour et cetera, but we lack the self-confidence and passion other countries have.”
lingkaran is an educational community for creatives to develop skill and interest through knowledge sharing. We design non-formal learning experience focusing in personal development, creative skills, and entrepreneurship to help you respond the challenges of modern society.
The idea behind Conclave is simple: we want to build a place where independent creative entrepreneurs and professionals can gather, communicate and support one another. Jakarta is buzzing with creative energy but the lack of infrastructure often gets in the way. That’s where we come in.
Since its opening, Plaza Indonesia has maintained its position as the country’s first-class shopping and lifestyle destination, and has established a solid reputation synonymous with fashion, luxury, quality and 5-star customer service. Plaza Indonesia is distinguished from its competitor by the exclusivity of its prime retailers, the superior quality of its construction materials, up-market customer profile, first-rate services and facilities, and prime location in the center of Jakarta’s business district.