TCDC Chiang Mai

Get ready for the launch of the first center for design know-how and a hothouse
of creative thinking in the country’s upper north! TCDC Chiang Mai will open this
coming April.

“iN-PUBLiC: An Exhibition of Street Photography”
6 February – 24 March 2013 / 10.30 – 21.00 / TCDC Lobby / Free admission

See the unusual in the everyday through the eyes of 21 acclaimed street
photographers from around the world. Open in Thailand for the first time,
this UK exhibition is jointly presented by TCDC and British Council.

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“iN-PUBLiC and Street Photography: A talk with Richard Bram and David Gibson
5 February 2013 / 15.00 – 17.00 / Auditorium, TCDC / Free admission

Richard Bram and David Gibson, acclaimed street photographers and members
of iN-PUBLiC, will be showing a selection of their work and some of their favourite
street photographs. Participants will get the chance to ask any questions they
might have about street photography. The talk will also feature some of the best
photos taken on “Bangkok: Street Photography Workshop”, jointly presented by
TCDC and the British Council.

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Bangkok Now!” Selected works from the In-Public Street Photography workshop
15 February – 14 March 2013 / 10.00 – 21.00 / Bangkok Art and Cultural Center
(BACC) / Free admission

The exhibition presents the selected works from the “Bangkok: Street Photography Workshop”, a shooting experience on the streets of Bangkok with feedback and
advice from iN-PUBLIC ’s key members David Gibson and Richard Bram. This
exhibition is jointly presented by TCDC and the British Council.

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“Foam: Alternative Material for Innovative Construction”
8 February 2013 / 13.00 – 17.00 / Auditorium and Material ConneXion Bangkok,
TCDC / Free admission

Learn about the concept and insight of foam material development in this
lecture, and also the future direction of foam structural innovation by experts:
Mr. Ron Ardres – the pioneer and copyright holder of construction foam
material, Wasan Klinchan – marketing manager of Polyfoam Co.,Ltd. and
Apiwat Hiranpradit
– managing director of Yotafoam Group Co., Ltd.

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Entertainment Creative Workshop
4 – 8 March 2013 / 09.00 – 17.00 / Workpoint Entertainment / Security Fee 1,000 Baht / Conducted in Thai

TCDC and Workpoint Entertainment jointly launch a complete TV production
workshop by Thailand’s leading media company. Participants will get the chance
to experience the real TV production process. From programs design, scriptwriting
to the full-stream production, the workshop will be conducted by the creative and
producer teams from famous Thai TV program at Workpoint studio. The selected
work from the workshop will be broadcasted on television.

Apply today – 17 February 2013!

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Ploy Saeng 10 Festival: 10/10
June – August 2013 / 10.30 – 21.00 / Gallery 2, TCDC / Free admission
TCDC invites college and university graduates from the class of 2013 to display
their creative graduation work with practical idea at Young Creative Space.
Participants will get the opportunity to join free workshops, enter TCDC’s
designer and creative entrepreneur database, and publish your work in
Wallpaper* magazine.

Apply 15 March – 1 May 2013!

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The “Design for Flood” Book

The “Design for Flood” book describes TCDC’s design thinking and working
process that had led to 10 sustainable flood relief prototypes. Understand more
about the idea and process of design thinking, and gain insight from interviews
with the designers of all 10 prototypes. Also included are further development
suggestions for interested manufacturers and entrepreneurs.

Download “Design for Flood” Book

Visual Project@TCDC
1 – 28 February 2013 / 10.30 – 21.00 / Living Wallpaper and Creative Space /
Free Admission

TCDC welcomes the month of love by presenting three films directed by
Woody Allen in three cities, each with its own memorable love story.

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Creative Thailand (Free Thai language monthly magazine)

February issue “SERVICE DESIGN” is out now!

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

TCDC Digital Resource Application

TCDC now offers design and creativity resources in a convenient
iPad application format
. Stimulate your thought and get ready for the
new era where new idea and innovative thinking process become the key
to life-changing success.

Permanent Exhibition: "What is Design?"
Ongoing / 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 7,000 material samples from around the world today.

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Publications from TCDC (All in Thai language)
Out now at The Shop@TCDC, 6th Fl., The Emporium, Nai-In Bookstore, SE-ED,
B2S and Chula Bookstore. 

– “Always Prepare: Living with changesBook
The “Always Prepare: Living with changes” exhibition catalogue explores how
we can prepare for the unexpected disaster. Also included are interviews from
experts in related fields who expressed their views in key topics such as living
with flood from the several perspectives and individual preparation and the
future of the river basin.
Price: 500 Baht

– “Creative Ecologies: Where Thinking Is A Proper Job” by John Howkins
The book continues to build on subjects previously explored in The Creative
, 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
– 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

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 database.

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For more information, please contact Material ConneXion Bangkok
Tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 225.

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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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

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.

Read Online

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.

TCDC (Thailand Creative & Design Center)
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

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