ProfileProduct designer Alvin Tjitrowirjo has built a solid and respectable career over the last decade. He... [read more..]
Product designer Alvin Tjitrowirjo has built a solid and respectable career over the last decade. He has distinguished himself from the rest by remaining truthful to the place from whence he came. His choice of material and his involvement in the preservation of local heritage reflect his love toward the Indonesian tradition.
Graduated from RMIT University in Australia, Alvin has always had a penchant for art and design. His â€˜Bell Chairâ€™ was exhibited at Salone Satelitte in Milan (2005). Upon his return to Indonesia in 2006, Alvin garnered respect from local design audience, by collaborating with international brands as well as Indonesian leading design figures and ultimately establishing his furniture brand alvinT. Alvin continued his studies at the IED Instituto Europeo di Design, Madrid with a masterâ€™s degree in Product Design, which followed with a stint at celebrated International designer Marcel Wanders in Amsterdam. This was carried on with a chair designed by Alvin launched by MOOOI in Milan 2014. 2016 As part of the Alamak Project, Alvin exhibited his furniture among several other Asian designers in Design Museum Triennale Milan as part of the Design Triennale Milano.
Design PhilosophyPlacing a strong importance on creating a distinct character of modern Indonesian design that draws ... [read more..]
Placing a strong importance on creating a distinct character of modern Indonesian design that draws from the countryâ€™s cultural wealth by utilizing local materials and craftsmen, Alvin has since continued to spread his influence on the local design scene.
Alvin is based in Jakarta, continuously growing his furniture brand and concurrently his design firm, AlvinT Studio is delivering design services from interior design, product, exhibition and art direction in hospitality, residential, and commercial sector.
AwardsIn 2017 Alvin becomes an active contributor to the Indonesian government by acting as an art directo... [read more..]
In 2017 Alvin becomes an active contributor to the Indonesian government by acting as an art director for Indonesiaâ€™s agency for Creative Economy by designing Indonesiaâ€™s Exhibition booth in Frankfurtâ€™s Ambiente and Indonesiaâ€™s pavilion at Tortona Design Week part of Salone del Mobile.