Indonesia is rapidly losing its identity to globalization and at the same time is stuck in its tradition. This created a gap between the older generation of traditional Indonesia and the globalized young generation. Traditional Indonesia culture seems to be left and forgotten as the modern society is feels more drawn to the attractive to global culture that is popular and more relevant to them. This developed into an area of transition of hesitancy between tradition and contemporary. A constant push and pull between how conserving tradition and wanting to break away.
Lumping is derived from Kuda Lumping (Lumping Horse), a traditional dance originated from Java commonly made out of rattan. It is believed that the dance illustrated historical war against the Dutch colonial forces. These historical references were transformed into a modern playful outdoor furniture drawing a light and dynamic silhouette. The graphical woven texture of the body injects a dose of local flair, providing a nice contrast to its solid black or white aluminum frame. Lumping is suitable for outdoors.
A personal sentiment that is portrayed in a form of a suspended shelf, forming a cage-like silhouette made out of natural rattan poles with brass shelves. The cage poles were made out of natural rattan with uneven size of opening. There are three levels of brass shelves in matte finish to place small objects or accessories. Positioning the objects within the shelf will be a feat by itself as it will distort the balance of the shelf expressing the volatile nature of the situation. The brass shelves is bound to the poles with leather and the whole shelf is suspended using rope connected to a brass hook.