Day of Design: 20 Years of Newspaper Design

Indonesian Observer

Jakarta, Indonesia

The Indonesian Observer was the first English-language newspaper to be published in Indonesia. Born in 1954, it was part of the national struggle for independence and to communicate the aspirations of the new nation. Today, readers of the Indonesian Observer continue to have their aspiration voice through the paper. Their busy lifestyle means that they have numerous needs that have to be met daily. They live and work in a competitive environment where concise and accurate news and information are essential. Their choice of paper is the Indonesian Observer. But the paper is much more. Critical and objective editorial is presented in a modern, colourful and yet simple layout that is appealing to readers.

Source: Publicitas Worldwide



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1993 Frontpage
Indonesian Observer front page from Feb. 10, 1993


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Indonesian Observer front page from Feb. 10, 2013 (Or Feb. 8 page)