Brand founder Budiman Ong has always been drawn to lighting — the irreplaceable element in any home. Keen to follow his passion in exploring different materials unique characters, signatures and his passion for modern designs, created Ong Cen Kuang in 2008, designing and building lighting fixtures by hand, one at a time, in our studio in Bali, Indonesia.
Trained in Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University in Scotland, Ong’s Asian heritage fuels his inspiration and his western education shapes his aesthetics and knowledge in design.
"At Ong Cen Kuang, we create original, hand-crafted pieces that let the unique materials characters to speak for themselves. Our creations are timeless and innovative, using traditional craft with modern elements, resulting in pieces filled with stories and soul."
At Ong Cen Kuang, we have a very strict purchasing system prior to production. Therefore, we do not have excessive waste to work on post production. We focus on choosing quality and durable materials to create our pieces which makes them long lasting and timeless.
In terms of packaging, we have not used plastic since the beginning. We opted for recycleble cardboard and paper.