99designs Cafe returns to Jakarta, Indonesia

Sasha Manusama

The second 99designs Cafe took place in Jakarta on July 12th, gathering a small collective of Indonesian designers to share their passion for design. This time, the event played host to Platinum designer Stevanus Gerald who shared his insight on contest selection and workflow. Based on a quick survey taken during the last 99designs Cafe, we knew participants wanted to hear more from Platinum designers. Well, ask and ye shall receive!

Stevanus was the perfect speaker, answering questions from the other designers about tackling workload during a contest and strategically choosing contests for better management of work.

During the open discussion, the attendants also participated in a creative project to paint their own interpretation of batik-style illustration on 1 small canvas. These canvases would later be displayed together to form a mosaic artwork that’s authentically Indonesian.

Check out the photos below, all courtesy of 99designer Apryan Widodo!

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Sasha Manusama
Sasha Manusama

Sasha is part of the Designer Marketing team, based in Melbourne, Australia. Aside from developing content that helps 99designers to upskill and have fun designing, she also provides support for the Indonesian community. She was born in Indonesia, before moving to Melbourne at the age of 13. When not procrastinating, she likes swimming, writing and cooking.

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