Kedai KL, Mahsa Avenue – An Artisanal Marketplace for Homegrown Creatives

If you’re looking for a place to hangout over the weekend that isn’t a crowded, cookie-cutter mall, drop by at Kedai KL, a cool hidden gem tucked within Mahsa Avenue in Petaling Jaya. A project by Mahsa Group (which owns and runs Mahsa University nearby), the artisanal market was launched in late 2019 as a space to “bring local entrepreneurs, artists, makers and designers together … Continue reading Kedai KL, Mahsa Avenue – An Artisanal Marketplace for Homegrown Creatives

Shop Till You Drop At Pop The Arcade @ Jaya One, PJ

Back when I was still working at my old office in PJ, I used to drop by at Pop@ Jaya One for some retail therapy over my lunch break, or sometimes after work. The artsy space, which was created to help local entrepreneurs showcase their products, was a treasure trove of one-of-a-kind items, from bargain clothing to handmade trinkets and souvenirs. Since working from home, … Continue reading Shop Till You Drop At Pop The Arcade @ Jaya One, PJ

Loka Made: A Homegrown Creative Promoting Malaysia Through Art

It’s not easy to turn your passion into a business, whilst also spreading a positive message in the process. Meet the folks from homegrown creative Loka Made, as they highlight the beauty of Malaysia and its people, one inspiring artwork at a time. When Chong Fei Giap and Audrey Chew first thought of  publishing an artbook back in 2015, they never intended to create a … Continue reading Loka Made: A Homegrown Creative Promoting Malaysia Through Art

You Can Now “Wear” Hup Seng and Gardenia Bags!

Remember last year’s Indomie-inspired shoes by Indonesian designer Jonathan Gustana? If not, here’s a refresher: View this post on Instagram Selamat pagi, jangan lupa sarapan dengan Indomie ya. We decided to do a limited pair of this Indomie x Air Jordan 1 custom. We will only make a total of 20 pairs of this custom. Kita bakal bikin limited buat 20 pairs aja. (Untuk yang … Continue reading You Can Now “Wear” Hup Seng and Gardenia Bags!

KITA Festival @ Precint 2 Putrajaya + KL Book Exchange Haul

Hey guys! Haven’t been inspired to write lately – is this what they call burn out? Anyway, I’ve been trying to get my creative mojo back / take my mind off things by going out over the weekend. Saw an event called KITA Fest happening at Precinct 2 Putrajaya and they had a book exchange going on. Since the place was pretty close to where … Continue reading KITA Festival @ Precint 2 Putrajaya + KL Book Exchange Haul

Visiting REX KL – The Iconic Cinema Turned Creative Space In Kuala Lumpur

What do you do with a once iconic cinema that eventually turned into an abandoned eyesore in the middle of Kuala Lumpur? You give it a new lease of life – by turning it into a creative space for events and entrepreneurs. Back in the 1970s, Rex Theatre, located close to KL’s Chinatown, was THE place to be. It operated for years before shutting down in … Continue reading Visiting REX KL – The Iconic Cinema Turned Creative Space In Kuala Lumpur

2D Cafe @ Sunway Geo, Bandar Sunway

Hey guys! I was reading an article recently about how ‘selfie culture’ has changed the landscape of travel and lifestyle offerings. Now, it’s no longer about travel for the sake of experiencing things, but documenting and snapping photos of ourselves all along the way; a journey of narcissism and self-validation through likes and follows. Perhaps that sounds cynical, but its the nature of how things … Continue reading 2D Cafe @ Sunway Geo, Bandar Sunway