Tessa Eka Darmayanti was educated in Maranatha Christian University in Interior Design, Bandung, Indonesia with cum laude honor.
She become a lecturer in Interior Design Department, Art and Design Faculty, Maranatha Christian University start from 2009 to present, and graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) as M.Sc in Interior Design. She was USM Fellowship recipient from 2014 to 2015.
Became a Professor Primadi Tabrani assistant (start from 2009 to 2013) trained her to know how to teach in creative way and deeply understand about both creativity process and visual language. In 2015 she got a great experience from Professor Azizi Bahauddin, School of Housing, Building and Planning, USM, Malaysia as a reseach assistant and learn a lot how to become an independent researcher.
Tessa has passion in art and design, she trained as interior designer and become a member of Indonesian Interior Designer Community (HDII) since 2010. She also join an art community named Komunitas 22ibu based in Bandung, and participate in a lot of art exhibition nationally and internationally.
Her artwork are sketching, collage and installation art. None the less, she is in love to doing a research, writing a conference and journal paper both nationally and internationally.
Her research areas are focusing in design with culture value. In collaboration with Department of Culture and Tourism of Banten Province, Indonesia, her first book in Indonesian language with titled Sejarah Pendopo Gubernur Banten The History of Pendopo of Banten Governor, has been published in April 2015.