Deborah Iskandar is the principal of ISA Art Advisory (firstname.lastname@example.org), which advises clients on buying and selling art and building collections, and the founder of Indonesian Luxury (indonesianluxury.com), the definitive online resource for Indonesians looking to acquire, build and style their luxury homes.
Art / DesignArt in OfficesPeople often ask me if artworks can directly affect employee productivity or well-being? I think a resounding yes!
Art / DesignThe Year in Art: 2018The past year has been a golden year for Indonesian’s art scene, which is flourishing and has little to envy from major art cities. 2/13/2019
Art / DesignThe Rise of Private Museums in IndonesiaPopular destinations for art lovers in Indonesia had been Yogyakarta, Bandung or Bali, but things are rapidly changing as private museums are opening in cities all over the country.11/13/2018
Art / DesignArt at Home: The New Meaning of LuxuryOur definition of 'luxury' may be too narrow. Here's why.7/11/2018
Art / DesignPhotography, the New Favourite of Corporate CollectorsBesides friendly colleagues and a fair boss, the work environment and the office space in general have a great impact on the well-being of the employees, consequently affecting the success of a business. Research has repeatedly shown that displaying art in an office space has positive effects on the4/25/2018
Art / DesignBuying Artworks: The $100,000,000 ClubA talk about record-breaking artworks with nine-figure prices11/2/2017
Art / DesignThe Times They are A-ChangingSince the colonial times, Bandung has been one of the modern art capitals of Indonesia. In 1947, two years after declaring its independence from the Netherlands, Indonesia saw the establishment of School of Art and Design at Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB). This school, which was based on Euro8/22/2017
Art / DesignHow to Navigate an Art FairArt fairs are changing the way we collect. Leisurely Sunday afternoon gallery visits have been replaced by multiple-day sprints through the aisles of mega-events. To help you navigate, here are some tips to make sense of what can be seen at an exhibition.6/19/2017
Art / DesignWhat Interior Designers Need To Know About ArtEight easy approaches on how art should be integrated with interior design to create that 'wow' effect.5/1/2017
Art / DesignWhat's coming up in art in 2017Most people start their year with a series of New Year’s resolutions on how to change their lives. Can our resolutions include the way we look at art or how it can bring joy to our life? Many collectors and artists would say yes. Reflecting on 2016, what can we learn–and how can we move forward with2/21/2017