Creativities Unfold, Bangkok 2011 "Designing Impact: Building sustainable creative business"
18 September - 3 October 2011

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

  • International Symposium @TCDC
    Inspirational lectures by 9 innovative thinkers who meet the needs of the new social era:
    1 October - "Design Impacts the World" 10 more seats added by popular demand!
    2 October - "Change the World through Design" Sold out
    Ticket Price: 900 baht/day* (Thai and English translation available via headphones)
  • Creative Space Workshop Fully booked
    Open-house workshops by 33 leading creative studios across Bangkok.
  • Workshop @TCDC Sold out
    Explore the creative working process with leading experts,

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Tickets available at TCDC (Closed Mondays), 02-664-8448 ext. 213, 214.

"Thai Materials from the Upper North in Creative Economy" Seminar
7 October 2011 / 14.00 - 16.00 / Auditorium TCDC / Free Admission / Conducted in Thai

Learn about local materials from the upper northern region of Thailand through the eyes of Chiangmai creative business owners, such as Saroengrong Wongsavan, creator of the "Rubber Killer" brand; Krisda, manufacturer and designer of "Pan ma kab mue" (made by hand); and Pawin Ramingwong, lecturer at the Faculty of Art and Architecture, University of Phayao.
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"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 who created products that showcase their distinctive qualities and endless potential.
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"Spin Around" Mini Exhibition
6 September - 6 November 2011 / 10.30 - 21.00 / TCDC Resource Center / Free Admission

Learn about the general backgrounds of bicycles and discover many sample materials. Enjoy video presentations of bicycle entrepreneurs who will present innovative products and other outstanding related services.
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The Music@TCDC (Audio-Visual Project)
1 - 31 October 2011 / 10.30 - 21.00 / Kiosk and Living Wallpaper / Free Admission

The Music@TCDC brings you back The Creativities Unfold, Bangkok 2010 "Play: From Passion to Business" and offers a chance for both new and professional musicians who are looking for a free space to liberate their musical spirits, such as Baroque Me Baby and Lamaii.
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Creative Thailand (Free Thai language monthly magazine)

October issue - "Skills" 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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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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Material ConneXion® Bangkok now opens to all TCDC members!
Ongoing / 10.30 - 21.00 / Material ConneXion® 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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New Publications from TCDC (All in Thai language)

- "Creative Ecologies: Where Thinking Is A Proper Job" by John Howkins
The book continues to build on subjects previously explored in The Creative Economy, this investigative study applies ecological principles to the concepts of creativity, innovation and development of new ideas.
Price: 245 Baht

- "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

- T-Shirt and Suits
When "t-shirts" represents the enthusiasm of "creativities and imagination", while "suits" becomes the symbol of the "business world"; what will happen when people in the era of creative economy choose to wear suits over t-shirts?
Price: 250 Baht

- Baht & Brains
This book accompanies the "Baht & Brains" travelling exhibition which introduces the concept of Creative Economy as a new engine of economic development to the public.
Price: 650 Baht

- Plean Lok Rob Tua - Transform The Surroundings
This book compiles information about new materials and technology from a wide range of resources. The aim is to raise the importance of new materials and technology that surrounds us which will lead to creative business development by adding value to products and services.
Price: 195 Baht

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)

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