Make a zine with us in Kuala Lumpur

A LOT of learning on our last trip to Malaysia! Three months of getting to know the place and people, a little, in Penang, Cameron, Melaka, KL, and Ipoh, pretty neat. We discovered a lot of smart, creative women and young people, especially, who are ready, we think, for a…

‘You’re supposed to be a starving artist’

‘... AND THEN WHEN that was done, I came back...’ ‘To start something new.’ ‘I suppose.’ ‘Well, you could do that, here.’ ‘I know! It’s wonderful. I have space and time to write anything. Anything at all. And it feels good, getting better.’ ‘With practice.’ ‘Yes. Also, without the pressure…

‘Kaunter Tiket’

The 2-volume zine, S P A C E || Kuala Lumpur, leads with a story called ‘Kaunter Tiket’. It’s a limited edition run of just 21 sets, pictured here: [caption id="attachment_14347" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Click to order the PDF[/caption] [caption id="attachment_13611" align="alignleft" width="212"] Pre-order here[/caption] This is a raw, ‘painted-in-words’ honest…

Exploring for the S P A C E || UK story

[gallery columns="5" ids="5644,5390,5379,5267,5262"] TAKING NOTES, visually, walking the cities was curious about. Is how a thing got researched. A thing that led to a draft, which was downloaded on a laptop, which got stolen, which there was no backup of, which was a kind of freedom, which led to forgetting…

Introducing J A Z Z

'What's your music like?' From 7 May, DK offer an 8-week online programme, JAZZ. It's designed for jazz artists who want to be able to succinctly, genuinely, and meaningfully answer this question for new audiences. First impressions count. You only get 11 second to make that first impression, according to a…

16 April | STAMMTISCH in Phnom Penh

STAMMTISCH is MONDAY. Guest artist Mike Dynamo will talk with us about music and writing. More below. Ticket registration page is here.   Salons: What are they? Design Kompany hosts conversation salons. This is what it looks like. Pictured, from left: 'The State of Publishing' in Durham NC with Mercury Studio,…

A Nomadic Existence x Dead Poets Society

VISAS. RULES. WIFI CAPACITY. Coffee, cafes, open-mindedness. Looking for the kinds of places where you can go in the world and just hang out, write, or work, from the comfort of your desk-that-goes-where-you-do? DESIGN KOMPANY is offering a short course that's completely online from [update] 7 October called 'The Cojournal Project:…

Atelier S P A C E || Kuala Lumpur

JOIN DK in KL this May for a short, popup zinemaking atelier. Atelier S P A C E is an international series in which people meet to work on an 8-page zine, together. Be a part of the international conversations unfolding in real life, online forums, and at these workshops.…
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