Creativities Unfold, Bangkok 2012
“Design is Opportunities: Innovation, Strategy, Business”
25 August–10 September 2012 / TCDC and creative studios across Bangkok

TCDC members can apply/buy tickets in advance from 28 July with extra discounts!
Tickets available to the public from 4 August at TCDC,
with special discounts if buy before 21 August !

Join open-house workshops by 42 top Thai creative studios across Bangkok ,
such as a day, Anon Pairot, Apostrophy's, Chamni's Eye Studio, flynowIII,
Greyhound, HARNN, Korakot Aromdee, Phenomena, TNOP, Wallpaper*

And don’t miss lectures and workshops by groundbreaking creative forces,
such as: Dieter Rams: "Simple but functional" industrial design legend.

  • Birgit Mager: “Service Design” pioneer.
  • Adisorn Supawatanakul: “User-centered” design researcher.
  • Carlo Ratti: Architect who invented real-time control system for cities.
  • Morinosuke Kawaguchi: Subculture-inspired innovation and competitive
    strategy expert.

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

FREE entrance to Maison&Objet for TCDC members!

TCDC members wishing to visit the world famous design fair Maison&Objet,
taking place in Paris during 7 – 11 September 2012 ,
please contact Promosalons/FTCC to get a free entrance badge

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The Databases (Mini Exhibition)
5 June - 5 August 2012 / 10:30-21:00 / TCDC Resource Center, Material ConneXion
Bangkok / Free admission

Check out a mini-exhibition about four specialised databases currently available to TCDC
members. These databases will direct you to special search engine
which deepens your knowledge in four dimensions: art, design, business and material.

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Visual Project@TCDC
1 - 31 July 2012 / 10:30 - 21:00 / Living Wallpaper and Kiosk / Free admission

This August, TCDC presents four quintessential English films that reflect vast cultural diversity in this fascinating nation: from Mike Leigh’s Happy-Go-Lucky;
The Beatles’ A Hard Day's Night; the stylized, ultra-violent Lock, Stock
and Two Smoking Barrels; to Oscar’s sweeper The King's Speech.
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TCDC Creative Kit

Exercise your creative muscle with TCDC Creative Kit, a fun and easy way to kick-start
your imagination and develop your creative thinking skill. Take your imagination
for a ride with Design Dice and Flip & Find games.

For more information please contact information counter or 02 664 8448 ext. 213, 214.

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Creative Thailand (Free Thai language monthly magazine)
August issue is out on August!

Read online
or pick up at The Shop@TCDC (6th Fl., The Emporium), Nai-In Bookstore,
SE-ED, B2S, Chula Bookstore, etc.

Introducing the New Online Material Database

Material ConneXion has developed the new online material database applications
and added many great features exclusively for Platinum members;
get unlimited access to images, detailed material descriptions,
usage characteristics, and manufacturer contact information
which can answer to your material related questions.

To access the new online database, please visit

Non-members can see detailed information of the materials in the database at

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 (Published in Thai & English versions)
"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: 1,200 Baht Read more

- 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.

Barcode Scanner Service for Platinum Members

Material ConneXion Bangkok now provides "Barcode scanner program" service
to help you easily organize your materials. The Barcode Scanner program is exclusively
available to TCDC Platinum members who have access to Material ConneXion’s online
For more information, please contact Material ConneXion Bangkok Tel. 02 664 8448
ext. 225

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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