Category Archives: Art

Home Series: ANIMA Apron

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Apron, Originals Edition of Anima Series,
featuring Melissa’s illustration of a lynx.

For centuries the Apron is used for various crafters. Be it for those who are handy in the kitchen or those crafting their own wooden work or pair of jeans to now making their own artisanal coffee. These Anima Aprons nice protector of our body or to showcase these beautiful designs.

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that four classical elements were the basic constituents of all matter. These elements were Earth, Water, Air and Fire. As we are mortal beings, all of our elements eventually return to the universe.

The Lynx above is from the Ignis Kingdom (Fire Element) as The Empire of Founders. Whereas the wise Barn Owl is from the Aer Kingdom as The Guild of Transcendental Alchemists.

Liven your home with the ANIMA Home Series we have in store!

Available at our Darmawangsa Square and Plaza Senayan store.

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Apron, Originals Edition of Anima Series,
featuring Melissa’s illustration of a barn owl.

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Photography by Hotmaida Nainggolan
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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Calling All Adventurous Souls!

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Today is the day where the adventurous souls of seals and walrus will make its striking entrance at our Plaza Senayan store. With only 12 pieces available for the Principia Tote and the Olio Clutch. We advice to be quick to arrive to our humble store.

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Where: Plaza Senayan, Level 2
When: Lucky Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10.00am – 10.00pm

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Photography by Michał Górzyński
Modelled by Krishni Swandayani
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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Sacred Soil

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Principia Tote: The Royal Diamonds,
‘by MS with Love’ Collector’s Edition of 12 pieces only.

The suit of black diamonds embodies the first classical element of earth. It is the sacred soil while holds and nourishes the seeds and roots of many organisms.

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Olio Clutch: The Royal Diamonds,
‘by MS with Love’ Collector’s Edition of 12 pieces only

The Confederation of Rhapsodic Voyagers consist of the queen seal as a wild seductress, while the Jack Walrus is a dauntless explorer. The King Walrus is regarded as a true maestro due to his extraordinary artisanal abilities.

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Get them tomorrow at our Plaza Senayan store! Only 12 pieces available.

Photography by Michał Górzyński
Modelled by Krishni Swandayani
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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The Rhapsodic Voyagers

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Principia Tote: The Royal Diamonds,
‘by MS with Love’ Collector’s Edition of 12 pieces only.

Don’t just wait and sit on it because we only have 12 pieces for this Principe Tote: The Royal Diamonds! Three more days until we launch at our Plaza Senayan Store!

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If you are the adventurous type who believe change will bring you to a better state, these Rhapsodic Voyagers of seals and walrus will perfect.

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Olio Clutch: The Royal Diamonds,
‘by MS with Love’ Collector’s Edition of 12 pieces only.

Photography by Michał Górzyński
Modelled by Krishni Swandayani

Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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The Royal Diamonds

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Our flesh returns to soil.
Our blood dissolved to the sea.
Our breath diffuses into air, and
the heat of our emotions dissipates into flames

 Save the date on next Wednesday, 22nd of April, 2015 in our Plaza Senayan store! Within 5 more days you can get yourself the next Anima Collection of The Royal Diamonds (Terra Kingdom)

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The Terra Kingdom takes on the earth element which includes The Confederation of Rhapsodic Voyagers. The adventurous seals and walruses who see change as a journey to  better state.

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The Principia Tote comes with a Canvas Pouch where you can fold your tote nicely into in.

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Photography by Michał Górzyński
Modelled by Krishni Swandayani
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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Latest Anima Collection: Terra Kingdom

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Get yourself ready for the latest Anima Collection produced in a super limited run!

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Principia Tote: The Royal Diamonds,
‘by MS with Love’ Collector’s Edition of 12 pieces only.

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Olio Clutch: The Royal Diamonds,
‘by MS with Love’ Collector’s Edition of 12 pieces only.

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Available one more week on 22nd of April, 2015 in our Plaza Senayan store!

Photography by Michał Górzyński
Modelled by Krishni Swandayani
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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Send Your Secret Notes

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Anima book of 54 Postcards (A5 size), 
featuring by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz.

 Friends, lovers, or family across the continent deserve to read a loving message from you. Send them your thoughts the classic and candid way with the Anima book of 54 Postcards with the choices of characters of the four divine kingdoms.

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While ANIMA cards are perfect for playing traditional card games, divination, and storytelling, these A5 postcards are also ideal for crafting whimsical gift tags, secret notes, or special reminders.

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Photography by Michał Górzyński
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz

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Home Series: ANIMA Tea Towel

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Tea Towel, Originals Edition of Anima Series, 
featuring Melissa’s illustration of a barn owl.

Tea Towels have various functions. It can be a napkin, placemat, table runner, or a even a bathroom towel. With these new home collection Anima series, choose the usage of your Tea Towel wisely!

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that four classical elements were the basic constituents of all matter. These elements were Earth, Water, Air and Fire. As we are mortal beings, all of our elements eventually return to the universe.

The Lynx above is from the Ignis Kingdom (Fire Element) as The Empire of Founders. Whereas the wise Barn Owl is from the Aer Kingdom as The Guild of Transcendental Alchemists.

Decorate your home with the ANIMA Home Series we have in store!

Available at our Darmawangsa Square and Plaza Senayan store.

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Tea Towel, Originals Edition of Anima Series,
featuring Melissa’s illustration of lynx.

Photography by Hotmaida Nainggolan
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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Home Series: ANIMA Cushion Cover

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Cushion Cover, Originals Edition of Anima Series,
featuring Melissa’s illustration of lynx.

Are you ready to revamp your home decoration? This month of April we will bring you our newest home collection from our ANIMA series!

Ancient Greek philosophers believed that four classical elements were the basic constituents of all matter. These elements were Earth, Water, Air and Fire. As we are mortal beings, all of our elements eventually return to the universe.

The Lynx above is from the Ignis Kingdom (Fire Element) as The Empire of Founders. Whereas the wise Barn Owl is from the Aer Kingdom as The Guild of Transcendental Alchemists.

Liven your home with the ANIMA Home Series we have in store!

Available at our Darmawangsa Square and Plaza Senayan store.

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Cushion Cover, Originals Edition of Anima Series, 
featuring Melissa’s illustration of a barn owl.

Photography by Hotmaida Nainggolan
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya
Collection Design by Melissa Sunjaya & Weina Ding

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Easter Egg Hunt

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All the riches in the world
Maybe glitzy and gold

But not one suffice
This valuable slice 

It is fragile and round
But will need to be found

It has a solid outside
But oozes on the inside

It could out in the wild
Or at home of a child 

Find it on the miles
The riches which brings smiles

Send your friends and family your easter egg clues with our lastest editions of Tulisan’s Hung Pao. Happy Easter Day!

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Text by Athina Ibrahim
Product Styling by Athina Ibrahim, Aulia Zharfani, & Hotmaida Nainggolan
Photography by Michał Górzyński

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The Story Unfolds at Our Second Boutique

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Walking around Jakarta’s busiest shopping district in Senayan, some may have taken their attention towards a petite woman in red cardigan, navy blue skirt, and long red socks. You then zoom in towards the twirl of mustache on her face, before realizing this woman surrounded by a gigantic deck of cards on the hanging banners of Plaza Senayan is an open invitation to Tulisan’s second boutique grand opening.

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The thought of seeing Melissa Sunjaya with a (obviously drawn) mustache may be peculiar. But to Tulisan, she is representing the surrealist aspect of the opening theme: House of Cards.

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Celebrated last Wednesday, March 25, 2015, the second boutique showcases the latest season of Anima – the set of playing cards illustrated by Melissa Sunjaya and Sébastien Théraulaz also introduced as a postcard, Giclee, and new totes: Hobo Tote, Theory bag, and Principia Tote. As an extension to the Anima collection, the final Plume series were also launched in colors Light Lemon and Nero Jet.

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“According to Carl Jung (the founder of analytical psychology) the Anima is an archetype which epitomizes our truest self and is the ultimate source of our creativity. The awareness of our opposite self makes us a complete individual.” writes Melissa Sunjaya. Exploring the feminine and masculine inner personality – hence, the literal aspect of Melissa adorning a mustache.

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The party supported by our dear friends at Komunal 88, where we were treated an exquisite range of fresh pastries and sparkling wine, was already welcomed cheerfully by friends of Tulisan as soon as we opened the door at 10:00 a.m. Continuing throughout the day, the crowd escalated where we witness a number of people requesting an autography for the favorite Tulisan merchandise from our founding artist, to having Melissa explain next to our CEO, Muhammad Zulfadly (Fadly), about the important milestones Tulisan has managed to collect during the past 5 years.

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“Art is the basic right of a human being,” Melissa shares defiantly in front of the crowded journalist in the afternoon session, when asked whether the market in Indonesia is ready to appreciate an artist-illustration editions. Fadly continues discussing on aspects of the sustainable aspect of the business. Discussing everything from employee wealth fare to creating a system where everything from material procurement to production is done on a healthy standard.

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“The game of life, much like a game of cards, is a wild mix of luck and destiny,” writes Melissa Sunjaya. Just as Tulisan has chronicled through its own graces and losses, with the doors opening for its second location, Tulisan with its immense imagination and dreams of the impossible continues to unfold with much intuition and appreciation of the unknown.

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Text by Athina Ibrahim
Photography by Hotmaidah Nainggolan 

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China Color Trend Book 2015 – 2016

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In an interview with Tulisan’s designer, Weina Ding, she defined the importance of trend forecasting. “Trend forecasting is not only about fashion. It is a bit like alchemy – you are looking for elements to make something.” Trend forecasting is defined by a whole organization of thought influenced by its immediate surrounding. There are many analysis and reports involved and people who specialize on that. They generally investigate what is going on in the world – culturally, artistically, and through technology,” Weina remarks.

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In the “China Color Trend Book 2015 – 2016” which was introduced to us in 2013, we already understand the patterns of cause and events leading to the stated forecasting this year. With the focus being on China, this book unravels the relation of Asian values to aesthetic awareness. Tulisan was proudly introduced in this book for strong aesthetic presence and nationalistic influences.

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The first one is Petite is Pretty. The evolution of small families and raising number of singles influences the production of products. The saying, “everything good comes in small sizes” becomes more popular as products are now made in smaller packages and lower price to fit the smaller wages.

Second keyword is Online Shopping. With the restrained hours and demands for personalized experience, online shopping is taken to a newer level where everyone is treated as VIP and wishes for more customization in the services.

The third aspect is Reborn. Active international changes and global influences of the Internet make almost everything synonymous to each other. This creates a convergence to trace back historical roots of tradition and infuse creativity and inspiration to heritage value.

The fourth is Wechat. Social media becomes an increasing platform to share moments and create experiences to interact and make purchases.

The fifth element is Construction of the New Space. This explains the current wave of industrialization and an urbanization as we observe the cross culture of traditional architecture to modern spaces.

The sixth aspect is Shansui City. Rebelling against the fast tune nature of times. This ideology reflects a modern city with its poetic conception of nature – Born through demands of a slower life and a longing for natural landscapes.

The seventh is Surrealism. Surrealism is a psychological experience using different unique, humorous, fairy tale style, which creates a dreamy and alluring state.

The final is Bionics. An application of mimicking bio-structure evolved from manufacturing and home appliances. Bionics embodies nature structure of god and animals.

From the keywords above the trend for 2015-2016 became these six values:

Asian Values

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Invisible Sense

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Synchronicity

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Infinities

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Ideal Figure

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China Color Trend Palette

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Text by Athina Ibrahim
Photography by Hotmaidah Nainggolan

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Tulisan, Where Story Unfolds

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Tic Tac Toe…
the Queen of Hearts is not your foe
You may win when she folds
at Tulisan, where the story unfolds!

Today is the day we will have our grand boutique opening on display!
at Tulisan Plaza Senayan, Level 2
Today Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10.00am – 10.00pm

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Meet Melissa Sunjaya and come for an autograph!
Special souvenirs from the artist will be available throughout the day.
Play games in the afternoon and win limited edition bags and gifts!

Indulge in gourmet food prepared exclusively by our friends at Komunal 88.
In the morning, we will serve mini croissants, mini chocolate danish, & mini raisin danish. At midday, we will serve mini quiches & parmigiano puffs.
In the afternoon, we will serve mini lemon meringue, madeleines, financier nature, & financier Chocolate.
Throughout the day, there will be mini biscotto & foccacia with butters.

This event is open to the public!

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Photography by Michał Górzyński
Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz

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Whimsical Wonderland Winner

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After much discussion with the team (and a pretty tough one with all the great entries!) We hear by announce the winner of the photo contest is Muty Djuhari with her instagram post @myuts:

“Ride the rainbow to the other side, catch a falling star and then take a ride!” (dear jessie, by madonna) ‪#‎tulisanstoryunfolds‬ the beauty of wonder in light coco, the perfect tote for my wonderful moments”

Her post fits our ‘whimsical wonderland’ theme perfectly! Congratulations. Please claim your prize on our grand opening day this Wednesday!

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How to Play: Anima – The Game of Life

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With only 3 more days to the grand opening of our second boutique at Tulisan Plaza Senayan, Level 2 on Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 10.00am – 10.00pm, we also will be hosting a our Anima: The Game Life board game competition where the final winner will win themselves a prized Tulisan Prints Edition of their choice!

The goal of Anima: The Game of Life depends on speed. There is a five minute rule on how long the game will proceed.

Instructions:

1. Find a group of four people to play with.

2. Shuffle all cards and take out the Joker card (You won’t be needing them), leaving you with 52 cards.

3.  Divide all 52 cards to all four players, which will be a total of 13 cards per person.

4. You will notice on the board there will be four types of Kingdoms: Terra (Earth Element), Aqua (Water Element), Aer (Air Element), and Ignis (Fire Element).  Each Kingdom is represented by the face cards: the King, Queen, Jack of each element.

5.  The first one to shuffle the cards would be the one to start – the one who starts can claim a kingdom with any face cards (King, Queen, Jack) if they have the elements by placing the cards facing up.

6.  Continue in a clockwise pattern, the one who starts should take one card in exchange from the next player. The next player can continue to claim a kingdom (if they have any) and continue to grab a card from their next player).

7. Continue to do this in a clockwise position until one player is able to complete claiming their whole kingdom with the three face cards. The time limit is ONLY five minutes.
The competition will be done in rounds from 16 players to a final one player, and the final winner can then claim their own prize.

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Illustrations by Melissa Sunjaya & Sébastien Théraulaz

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