Creativities Unfold, Bangkok 2011 "Designing Impact: Building sustainable creative business"
18 September - 2 October 2011

The symposium focuses on how the creative power of design can make real and sustainable change in the world.

  • Creative Space Workshop
    Open-house workshops by 33 leading creative studios across Bangkok:
    Propaganda / Greyhound / Sretsis / B.O.R.E.D / Color Party / Jim Thompson House / Phenomena / Pen-Ek Ratanaruang / IMAGIMAX / Smallroom / LOVEiS / a day / Computer Arts
    Free Admission*
  • Workshop @TCDC
    Explore the creative working process with leading experts:

    "Designing with User" workshop by Uday Dandavate
    "Creative Process for Innovation "workshop by Hideshi Hamaguchi
    Ticket Price: 1,500 Baht*/session
  • International Symposium @TCDC
    1 - 2 October 2011 / Gallery 2, TCDC

    Inspirational lectures by 9 innovative thinkers who meet the needs of the new social era:
    - Tyler Brule, founder of Monocle magazine
    - Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of 'Architecture for Humanity'
    - Sanit Wangvichar, Marketing Manager of "Red Bull"
    Ticket Price: 900 baht*/day (Thai and English translation available via headphones)
  • Trend Talk @TCDC by COTTO
    Decipher what the consumer needs to create the ultimate lifestyle product.
    Free Admission

Click here for more information of the event and how to apply.

"Siamese Twist" Exhibition (Temporary Exhibition)
4 August - 2 October 2011 / 10.30 - 21.00 / Lobby, TCDC / Free Admission

Explore the twist take on Thai materials from the Material ConneXion Bangkok by 5 Thai designers, transform them into products that showcase their distinctive qualities and endless potential.
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"Siamese Twist: Behind the Scene" Talk
27 August 2011 / 13.00 - 17.00 / Auditorium, TCDC / Free Admission / Conducted in Thai

Join us for a behind the scene talk with the designers of the "Siamese Twist" exhibition. Explore the experimental process in transforming materials into exciting prototype products.

FREE entrance to Maison&Objet for TCDC members!

TCDC members wishing to visit the world renowned Maison&Objet in Paris, from 9 - 13 September 2011, are invited to contact Promosalons/FTCC to get a free entrance badge.
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"Thai Materials" Travelling Exhibition
19 July - 31 August 2011 (Monday-Friday) / 9.00 - 18.00 / Material ConneXion New York / Free Admission

"Thai Materials" travels to New York to showcase Thai materials that have been inducted into Material ConneXion database and exhibited in their 5 branches worldwide. This exhibition highlights the success of Thai entrepreneurs who are able to compete successfully in global markets.
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"All about Guitar Effect" The Music@TCDC Talk
20 August 2011 / 16.30 - 18.30 / Kiosk (Creative space), TCDC / Free Admission / Conducted in Thai

Join us for an 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 August 2011 / 10.30 - 21.00 / Kiosk and Living Wallpaper / Free Admission

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. Enjoy an acoustic music session by 9handy & JaaeSayHi who gained an enormous success in displaying his vocal talent through Social Network.
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"Pop-Up Paper" (Workshop)
3 September 2011 / 14.00 - 17.00 / Lobby, TCDC / Free Admission

TCDC would like to invite members to attend the creative "Pop-Up Paper" workshop. Learn the basic techniques in making pop-ups and exercise your creative knowledge by producing imaginative work.
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Creative Thailand (Free Thai language monthly magazine)

August issue - "Water control is the Future" Out now!
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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Permanent Exhibition: "What is Design?"
10.30 - 21.00 / Gallery 1, TCDC / 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)

- "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.
Price: 1200 Baht Read More

- T-Shirt and Suits (translated from T-Shirts and Suits: A Guide to the Business of Creativity)
Price: 250 Baht Read More

- Baht & Brains Price: 650 Baht

- 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. (All publications are in Thai language)
Price: 195 Baht

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