John Hardy - An exotic designer

"We are all on a journey, and we never know where we may end up. What is important is that we ejoy the ride", with these words Ubud's long time resident John Hardy was recently addressing a meeting of friends and other designers in his factory for luxury jewellery in the outskirts of Ubud.

This Bali guy and his works stands in the center of this winters Time's magazines Style & Design issiue - you have here the chance to have a look at this great article by Aryn Baker. The opening photo above shows Hardy's showroom 'Bamboo ship' (Kapal Bambu), where John shows his collection by appointment only, located in Mambal village, Jalan Baturning about half way between Denpasar and Ubud. Might be also, that his wife Cynthia (shown together with John on the second photo) will guide you around.