Newly Minted Ideas

Newly Minted Ideas

February 12, 2012
On a recent trip to the Mint Museum of Toys in Singapore I was so enchanted by the bright colors and fonts seen on the packages of the delighful vintage toys, that when I returned to Jakarta I immediately went to work on creating items that conveyed the same of cheerful  and flamboyant qualities. Tulisan’s Pepe Doll project was actually inspired by treasures housed in the Mint Museum.  These rich colors and eye-catching fonts convey a kind of idealism & [...]
Daisy Loop

Daisy Loop

February 11, 2012
Last week my mom, Didi, gathered different scraps of our printed canvas and turned it into daisy-shaped ornament loops. It can be used to personalize your hand bags, color code your luggages or decorate your room. These hand made daisy loops are produced in a limited amount and are now available in our store at Darmawangsa Square. [...]
The Sketches of Admiral Kasarung

The Sketches of Admiral Kasarung

February 09, 2012
Dear you who reads this, It is close to midnight in Jakarta and here I am in my art studio, having a little insomnia and thinking of my new collection “The Secret Garden of Admiral Kasarung” – the first illustrated edition of this year. It marks Tulisan’s second anniversary. [...]
A Box of Love

A Box of Love

February 08, 2012
Putting a gift for Valentine's Day might be tricky. You want something nice and thoughtful, but you don't want to over do it. So we put together our favorite traditional cookies in our gift box and fill it up with a sprinkle of love. For an even more special person, get her our special package set of Breakfast for Two or Siesta Tote. [...]
Mimosa Love

Mimosa Love

January 13, 2012
Introducing the new line of "Curatorial Project" edition, a special edition of  illustration and design from our featured artists. Curated and art directed by Melissa Sunjaya, "Mimosa Love" is Tikyta Syarani's second artwork for Tulisan. The inspiration derived from the classic 1967 movie "The Graduate", starring Dustin Hoffman. All colors selected in this edition are inspired by the outfits of Mrs. Robinson, the sexy antagonist in the film. Mimosa shares a story of a forbidden love - a bittersweet feeling that is too hurtful to keep as memory yet too sweet to be forgotten. [...]
A New Year!

A New Year!

January 09, 2012
Happy New Year! The year 2011 was highlighted with some great adventures. We were chosen as the Online Entrepreneur Awards of CIMB Niaga-Clicks Society in June and encountered the amazing people and children at KDM - which lead to the excitement of "Pepe Doll" sustainable project. A new store at Darmawangsa Square and the publishing of"Les Papillons de Victor" concluded the year with excitement. Here are some peek from our "Les Papillons de Victor" launching event with our close friends, media, and a delightful visit from KDM. [...]
Les Papillons de Victor

Les Papillons de Victor

December 12, 2011
To celebrate our second anniversary, last Thursday, 8 December 2011 Tulisan launched its first publication of Collector’s Edition story book “Les Papillons de Victor” - written by a French author Virginie Kasse and illustrated by our founder Melissa Sunjaya. Les Papillons de Victor - or "The Butterflies of Victor" - shares a simple story about being happy and giving unconditional love to every living being that surrounds you. [...]
Book Launch: Les Papillons de Victor

Book Launch: Les Papillons de Victor

December 04, 2011
Dear friends, In celebration of our second anniversary in storytelling and illustrating dreams, Tulisan proudly presents our very first limited edition story book “Les Papillons de Victor”. It is a story about Victor, a boy who holds the secret of being happy, written by Virginie Kasse and illustrated by Melissa Sunjaya. It is available in three versions: French, English and Indonesian. We will be hosting an intimate book launch at our brand new boutique in Darmawangsa Square City Walk, Jalan Darmawangsa VI, Ground Floor, next to Ranch Market. [...]
Melissa's Tip: Shoe Storage

Melissa's Tip: Shoe Storage

November 21, 2011
Dear Shoe Addicts, use our different colored file pouches to store high heels, stilettos, sandals and sneakers. When you travel, you just need to throw these pouches inside your luggage. No need to search for protective plastics anymore. [...]
Soft Opening: Darmawangsa Square Store

Soft Opening: Darmawangsa Square Store

November 16, 2011
Last week we finally set out our new store at Darmawangsa Square. We are now open every day from 10 am-9 pm at unit 24 Ground Floor. [...]
Miya's Bougainvillea Story

Miya's Bougainvillea Story

October 28, 2011
Girls, it's weekend and we are launching new products! This collection is our "REVERSED" print series from "Pepe and the Flying Balloon" edition. It comes in two color way: Mediteranean Blue and Scarlet Red. This illustrated bougainvillea is my first collaborative project with my six year old daughter Miya Symons. She used pastel to draw the flowers. Then I used her sketch as the printed pattern on the dress of the valiant street kid character in my story. [...]
Pepe and The Flying Balloon

Pepe and The Flying Balloon

September 26, 2011
Pepe and The Flying Balloon is our Fifth illustrated edition this year. I created this piece after Tulisan's workshop at Kampus Diakonia Modern. It is a place full of hope and inspiration for the children of the streets. I highly recommend for anyone to visit KDM. They appreciate your contributions and volunteering efforts. Find out more at http://kdm.or.id/ I hope you enjoy this new story. Triple kisses, Melissa Sunjaya PEPE AND THE FLYING BALLOON, by Melissa Sunjaya Once upon a time, there were two little mice who lived an adventurous life in the heart of Jakarta. [...]