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Tidar: A one-stop art and design shopping destination

  • Novia D. Rulistia

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung   /   Sun, July 25 2010   /  02:31 pm

If you’re looking for art accessories, come to Tidar art and design store.  

Miniature trees, houses and buildings are available for architectural modeling, various types of paper, canvas and paints for painting enthusiasts, and flexible wood figurines are just some of the things Tidar has on offer. JP/Novia D. RulistiaTidar was built in the 1960s and is located on Jl. Sabang, Bandung, West Java. In its early years, it mainly sold text books and stationery. “But as the third manager of the store, in the 1970s I decided to change our focus from books to design-related materials, because books were no longer profitable,” Juliany said.Tidar imports from several countries, but some are also local stock.  “Materials for architectural models, for example, I buy from local producers on request. I supervise choosing the materials, the designs and their size,” Juliany s...