TCDC Closed for office Holidays

TCDC will be temporarily closed from Monday 1 through Wednesday 3 August 2011,
and reopen on Thursday 4 September 2011.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

"Thai Materials" Travelling Exhibition
19 July - 31 August 2011 (Monday-Friday) / 9:00 - 18:00 / Material ConneXion New York / Free of charge

Check out a selection of Thai materials exhibited in 5 branches of Material ConneXion(R) worldwide. This exhibition highlights the success of Thai entrepreneurs who are able to compete successfully in global markets.
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Bottled Water: Putting thoughts on H2O (Mini Exhibition)
3 May - 10 July 2011 / TCDC Resource Center / Free Admission

Ever wonder how drinking water has evolved from public supply to mega-buck economic commodity? Take a closer look at the bottled water industry and the savvy marketing strategy behind this global phenomenon.
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The Music@TCDC Talk
23 July 2011 and 20 August 2011 / 16.30 - 18.30 / Kiosk (Creative space), TCDC / Free Admission / Conducted in Thai

Meet the music and art gurus who will share their experience and answer every question you wish to know about all aspects of music. Join our talks and learn more about the amazing relationship between music and art.

23 July 2011 - "Music Speaks"
Our special guest speaker is Promin Suntarasamtik (Tom JazzSeen), former editor of Jazz Seen magazine and writer of Jazz For Art's Sake column in JazzLife Bookazine. The talk will be hosted by Nakarin Tirapina (Golf T-Bone), lecturer of the Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University.

20 August 2011 – "All about Guitar Effect"
Join us for a interesting discussion about Guitar Effect tips and tricks by Jirapon Siangsukon, owner of Sweet Sound Bangkok and Guitar Effect collector, and Nakarin Tirapinan (Golf T-Bone), lecturer of the Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University.
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The Music@TCDC (Audio-Visual Project)
1 - 31 July 2011 / 10.30 - 21.00 / Kiosk and Living Wallpaper / Free Admission

Meet the Pop-Jazz band of third year college students from the Faculty of Music, Mahidol University and enjoy a jazz guitar duo by Nakarin Tirapinan (Golf T-Bone) and Dan Phillips, Professor of the Faculty of Music, Silpakorn University. Come and watch our visual project that showcases 22 multi-media remarkable works which are part of the theses displayed in the Ploy-Saeng 8 Festival.
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"New Directions in Thai Materials" Book

"Every material has a story to tell..."
This book showcases the range of materials currently being explored by designers and manufacturers in Thailand to reveal the influences and material approaches at play in Thai design today. Read more

Creative Thailand (Free Thai language monthly magazine)

July issue - "New Normal" out on the 1st of July!
Read online or pick up at The Shop@TCDC (6th Fl., The Emporium), Nai-In Bookstore, SE-ED, B2S, Chula Bookstore, etc.

View TCDC's Past Exhibitions Online

Explore an online version of TCDC's past exhibitions, where you can view both domestically
and internationally acclaimed design work combined with detailed descriptions of their
concept and design.
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Material ConneXion Bangkok now opens to all TCDC members!
Ongoing / 10.30 - 21.00 / Material ConneXion(R) Bangkok / Free Admission

Asia's first innovative design materials library now offers all TCDC members the chance to explore materials used by leading international designers. Find your inspiration from
over 4,500 material samples from around the world today.
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"Brand Strategy by Thakoon" (Lecture) Fully Booked!
14 July 2011 / 13.00 - 16.00 / SF World Cinema 8, Central World / For TCDC members only / Free Admission / Conducted in English

TCDC organises a special lecture with a purpose to share the working process and experience of a world-renowned American -Thai designer, Thakoon Panichgul, owner of the fashion brand "Thakoon".
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Permanent Exhibition: "What is Design?"
10.30 - 21.00 / Gallery 1 / Free Admission

Find out how 10 world's leading countries interpreted their cultural uniqueness into 20th century industrial design. And explore the "genius loci" of industrial design in Thailand.
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New Publications from TCDC (All in Thai language)

- T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity
- Baht & Brains
- Plean Lok Rob Tua - Transform the surroundings

Out now at The Shop@TCDC, 6th Fl., The Emporium, Nai-In Bookstore, SE-ED, B2S and Chula Bookstore.

For more information, please call TCDC Information Counter, tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 213, 214.

TCDC reserves the right to make any changes without prior notice

Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC)
6th Floor The Emporium Shopping Complex 622 Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Opening hours Tuesday - Sunday (Closed Mondays), 10.30 a.m. - 9.00 p.m.
Tel: (66) 2 664 8448 Fax: (66) 2 664 8458