The Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) was created by Cabinet resolution on September 2, 2003. TCDC was officially established on June 18, 2004, and placed under the supervision of the Office of Knowledge Management and Development (Public Organization), which is in turn part of the Office of the Prime Minister. TCDC receives an annual budget from the Bureau of the Budget.

TCDC officially opened on November 14, 2005, and its services were first made available to the public the following day.

TCDC Managing Directors

2005 – 2007 Mr. Chaiyong Ratanaunggoon
2007 - Present Mr. Apisit Laistrooglai