Anotherandom is a compilation of visuals and writings about depression and anxiety. It’s not a narrow escape to atone for a missing foundation of positive self-esteem or coping mechanism, but to be aware of your feelings and emotions.
Apoh (Apohapoh) is a full-time tattoo artist and a part-time illustrator currently based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Born in February, she had always been inspired by a lot of fun music, quirky ideas, and influenced by all kinds of great people, to learn to embrace her own style of drawing as a proud creative Aquarius.
Clover Aureate is an experimental array of art works made by Nasuha Azman. Not bound to one medium, she is mostly known for her traditional ink works and photographs which has inspired 1 travel sketch zine and 3 botanical themed zines to date. Moving forward, she would dedicate and maintain to producing a booklet of her studies and current obsession each year.
Ejin Sha is a graphic designer based in Kuala Lumpur. Outside of her design practice, Ejin explores the intersection between imagination, memory and identity of a place, that transverse large-scale installations, interactive art and video art.
Fictionist Studio is an award-winning independent creative studio based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Their practice is both design and art-led. They believe that this duality allows them to help brands stand out and thrive whilst championing originality to the best extent they can.
Further Reading Press is an Indonesia-based, independent, multi-format publishing platform with a production and distribution unit. They seek to engage in discourse within design practices by exploring the wider contexts through various programmed experiences, such as online publication, printed periodicals, pop-ups, and residency on topics relevant to/within Southeast Asia as well as globally.
Vanissa Foo is a Kuala Lumpur-based graphic designer and illustrator. She tells stories through the lens of “Humana”, a character of her own creation that allows her to freely explore the creative fantasies living in her mind. She is a firm believer that illustration is a powerful storytelling tool that presents no restraints; allowing her to give life to both the mundane and absurd of everyday life.
Huruf is a type and design collective that seeks to encourage awareness of and discourse on typography in Malaysia. Huruf has developed projects that investigate vernacular typography, local typographic heritage and multilingualism. Founded by Tan Sueh Li in 2017, Huruf has since grown to include an eclectic mix of creatives including Low Hsin Yin, Tan Zi Hao, David Ho Ming Aun, Fam Kai-Cong and Louie Lee Wei Yi.
Xin Wei is a drawer, writer, breakfast-devourer, book-reader, comic-read-aloud-er, casual movie-cryer, and messy human in general. She taught herself how to draw at the age of 6 because she wanted to create her own characters and draw pretty clothes she couldn’t afford. Her dream: to make books for children and adults alike. Her goal: to never grow up.
Process Magazine is an independent print magazine that explores the creative processes of thinkers in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. We feel that it’s important to archive and document the body of work made by creatives around the region.
sankaku is an independent publication telling the stories of people, places, and products in Japan that are reimagining long-standing ways of making and living. Multicultural and multidisciplinary, the core team is based across Canada and Japan but united in their mission to shine a light on a different side of Japan.
shuuhuahua is an artist, she articulates her idea, thoughts and stories through art, illustration and type. Her artworks are also known for their quirkiness and eccentricity.
sinθ (Sine Theta) is an international print creative arts magazine that connects and empowers members of the Sino diaspora. They take submissions of visual art and literature and feature interviews with established and rising creators alike in the magazine. Their project is part of a larger network building solidarity and community with diasporic and marginalized peoples.
Sojanggak, House of Small Books, is an independent publisher and design studio based in South Korea, run by graphic designer Sungil Noh. He makes books during the day and studies the visual culture of Southeast Asian countries at night. He seeks out the people who are out of sight, pays attention to their unique cultures, and writes books about their beautiful stories.
Sugee Wee is a tattooist who has a lot of fun creating imaginary worlds by 3D modelling. Her work consists mostly of 3D character design, and 3D illustrations.
The Slow Press (est. 2021) is an independent food magazine based in Singapore that is fixated on the rich stories behind what we eat. Through longform journalism, design, illustration, photography, and videography, the magazine seeks to bring Singapore’s vibrant food heritage to the foreground in an introspective, yet quirky and fun way.
Thing Books (est. 2021) is an online shop for books, zines & things by artists. Dedicated to the promotion and understanding of the book as an artistic medium, Thing Books organises the annual Singapore Art Book Fair, and houses a catalogue of published print materials under the SG Art Book Library.
Founded in 2005, Thinking*Room is a branding and design company, helping brands grow with a clear voice, a lasting character, and a story worth telling. They believe that charmingly-executed ideas can drive opinions and even trigger mass movements. From a great idea, they play around across the different media, pushing the envelopes to get the right message across to the right people.
Tipong Pilipino is an incubator for Filipino typography and type design, exploring the intersections of type with culture, national identity and allowing locality to influence the practice. Its goal is to investigate typography remnants from the past, revive and develop them into digital typefaces.
Tokosue is a small bookshop selling local, mostly indie published books, zines and art & craft. Tokosue’s motto is “Nikmati Buku, Raikan Seni”. Tokosue is located in Wisma Central, Jalan Ampang and also at Shopee.
Viko Zhijune & Hanayaro are visual art creators participating in an art book fair for the first time. From oil on canvas to limited edition artist books, they believe that the book format is complete and free to convey the ideas they want to express. Whether it is photography or painting, they explore their personal situation and emotions by using a piratical way to alleviate the impact of their own on social changes.
Wawanda “We Wonder” is a world for all kids and kids at heart. Landed in 2021 from outer space, the mission here is to present anything that evokes our wonder, whether it’s an egg, human or stars. Any object that seems dull can be resurrected into a new living thing, by observing, questioning and remixing.
Founded in 2018, Where’s Gut is a graphic design studio named after the studio’s cat, Gut which carries the meaning of luck & tangerine in Cantonese.
Yap Jiaern is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Kuala Lumpur. She shows her imaginary world through her creative works.
Your Local Newsstand is an independent publishing group based in Singapore specializing in producing and publishing photography based imprints. Their goal is to provide a platform for photographers to explore photography through the medium of zines and other printed matters.
Zontiga is a film photography lab and photobook shop with a small exhibition space, nestled in Taman Paramount, Petaling Jaya. Run by photography enthusiasts, Zontiga hopes to encourage Malaysians to embrace photography as an art form and means of expression through offering a space to learn, connect with others, and broaden their view of photography.
Based in Malaysia, De Carton creates innovative cardboard products with an environmentally-friendly concept in mind. They are a team with a passion for cardboard innovation and strive to create products that are recyclable, durable, and easy to assemble without tools; making them ideal for a mobile lifestyle.
RJ Paper is a paper & materials supplier based in Singapore, with offices in Malaysia and Indonesia. They offer a wide range of eco-friendly papers for a variety of uses including: packaging, publications, F & B, crafts, brochures, folders, and many more.