“Material Innovation - What's next?” Lecture

30 & 31 May 2013 / 13.00 - 17.00 / Auditorium, TCDC Bangkok and TCDC Chiang Mai / Free Admission / Conducted in English

Dr. Andrew Dent, the Vice President, library & materials research of Material ConneXion, will provide some insight into the leading material technology trends in various industrial fields. He will share a view of the world of material innovation that will give a better understanding of where we are now, and where we are likely to progress to in the next few years.

In Chiang Mai lecture, Thai entrepreneurs will share their experiences of working with Material ConneXion Bangkok to successfully enter the global market.

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“Carlin’s Trends Forecast for Summer 2014: Product design, interior and fashion” Seminar

15 May 2013 / 13.00 - 15.30 / Auditorium, TCDC / Free Admission / Conducted in English

Forecast and analyse the upcoming trends in 2014 with David Landart, Asia Sales Director of Carlin International, plus interesting trend examples from various industries such as fashion, product, interior decoration, life style.

Open to TCDC members only. 80 seats available. (To apply, please click here)
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"Tee Saan Design" Display Installation

3 May - 31 August 2013 / 10.30 - 20.00 / The Shop@TCDC / Free Admission

The Shop@TCDC invites you to view the display installation under the theme "design weaving place", as the final project of the second year students of Chulalongkorn University's International Program of Communication Design (CommDe).

The opening reception will be held on May 3, 2013, from 5pm onwards, Everyone is invited to meet and network with the students and the supporting team. Refreshments will be provided.

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TCDC Chiang Mai Opens

Welcome to the first center for design know-how and a hothouse of creative thinking in the country’s upper north! TCDC Chiang Mai is located behind Muang Mai Market. 

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“Chiang Mai revisited” Exhibition

2 April - 30 June 2013 / 10.30 - 18.00 / TCDC Chiang Mai / Free Admission

Join the exploration of Chiang Mai as the second home of TCDC through the study of the complex dynamics of this city and its diverse communities, along with a presentation of 9 local stories via 9 maps illustrating each community’s belief, imagination and distinctive skill, such as Lanna Street Art View 2013, Chiang Mai Coffee Culture, Nimman Haemin Art and Design Promenade.

Read More and download the map booklet (available partly in English)

Or download via TCDC Digital Resource


“Chiang Mai...through the maps” Exhibition

26 March - 9 June 2013 / 10.30 - 21.00 / TCDC Resource Center, TCDC / Free Admission

Focusing on the creative activities in Chiang Mai on different dimensions, 8 maps are presented as tools to communicate the thinking process of 8 groups of activists, from a street artist who knows every inch of the city, an architect who works with different communities, to environmentalists and academics who see problems and initiate sustainable solutions, to tell Chiang Mai stories from a local point of view.

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“TCDC Chiang Mai 1:100 ” Showcase

2 April - 26 May 2013 / 10.30 - 18.00 / Convention Room Fl. 1 TCDC Chiang Mai /
Free Admission

TCDC Chiang Mai and The Faculty of Architecture, Chiang Mai University, jointly present the architectural design showcase in the concept of “Public buildings that can reflect the unique local identity while relate to the modern lifestyle”. It communicates the local culture on practical design through the perspective of architect students.


“Designing a Happy Journey: Reviving Kyushu through creativity” Exhibition

16 March - 26 May 2013 / 10.30 - 21.00 / Gallery 2, TCDC / Free Admission

Learn the story behind business success through the case study of Kyushu Railway Company. Not only from the advancement of technology and effective management, but the company also achieved a winning combination of “Kyushu’s elements”, “business acumen” and “design process”. This principle was applied to every aspect of the rail services and the company became Japan’s biggest provider of sightseeing railway operations. It also helped boost local businesses both in agricultural and tourism sectors, and generated income which allowed more local development and better visiting experience.

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Exhibition Activities


“Make Your Own Little Train”


My Dream Train”

25 - 26 May 2013 / 13.30 - 17.00 /
Gallery 2 TCDC / Free of Charge

Everyone, especially children, are invited to join us and exercise your imagination by painting, folding and building your very own train model. And you can bring home your own little train for free!

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26 April - 26 May 2013 / 10.30 - 21.00
/ TCDC Lobby / Free of Charge

Stop by at TCDC Lobby to share your creative ideas on how Thai train should be on a postcard to the State Railway of Thailand in two topics: “You would like to travel by train for the purpose of….” and “How would you like Thai train to be in the future?”

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“Ploy Saeng 10 Festival: 10/10” Creative Showcase

Apply online free till 1 May at www.tcdc.or.th/ploy-saeng or download application
and email ploy_saeng@tcdc.or.th

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 at TCDCCONNECT, and publish your work in Wallpaper* magazine. Your thesis will be displayed from 27 June - 11 August 2013 at TCDC Bangkok.

For inquiry, please contact tel. 02 664 7667 ext. 136, 119 (Monday - Friday, 10.00 - 17.30)
or via Facebook page

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Entertainment Creative Workshop II

Apply today - 19 May 2013! (Conducted in Thai)

TCDC and Workpoint Entertainment, Thailand’s leading media company, offer you 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, Pathumthani, on 17 – 21 June 2013. Participants’ selected work will be broadcasted on television.

For more information, please call 02 664 7667 ext. 213, 214.


TCDC added 2 new design databases!

WGSN (World Global Style Network)
is the world’s leading trend forecaster. The company enables subscribers to make better design decisions by identifying and analysing the trends that will shape commercially successful products and services in the future. WGSN’s inspiration and insight are only available through online subscriptions to a variety of state-of-the-art digital tools and through bespoke consultancy services. 

is the online resource of visual effects and animation projects from both professional designers and design enthusiasts around the world.


Creative Thailand (Free monthly magazine in Thai)
May issue “HOPE & FEAR” is out now!

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


TCDC Digital Resource Application

Now you can download the design and creativity resources from TCDC such as Skills Mapping, Transform The Surroundings, Baht & Brains via the application TCDC Digital Resource for iPad and iPhone on the App Store. Stimulate your thought and get ready for the new era where new idea and innovative thinking process becomes the key to life-changing success.


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. Complete list of TCDC Publications.

“Creative City” Book
Price: 245 Baht
“Always Prepare:
Living with changes” Book
Price: 500 Baht

“Creative Ecologies:
Where Thinking Is A Proper Job”
Price: 175 Baht

“New Directions in
Thai Materials” Book

(Published in Thai & English versions)
Price: 1200 Baht
“Baht & Brains Book
Price: 650 Baht
“Plean Lok Rob Tua Transform The Surroundings Book
Price: 195 Baht
Ongoing Programs
Permanent Exhibition:
"What is Design?”
Material ConneXion Bangkok now
opens to all TCDC members!


TCDC Creative Kit

Material ConneXion Bangkok
Introducing the New
Material Database


Barcode Scanner Service for Platinum Members


View TCDC’s Past
Exhibitions Online

For more information, please call TCDC Information Counter
TCDC Bangkok Tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 213, 214 | TCDC Chiang Mai Tel. 052 080 500

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6th Fl., The Emporium Shopping Complex 622 Sukhumvit 24 Rd., Bangkok 10110, Thailand
เวลาทำการ: อังคาร - อาทิตย์ (ปิดวันจันทร์) Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday (Closed Mondays)
10.30 - 21.00 Tel: (66) 2 664 8448 Fax: (66) 2 664 8458


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1/1 ถนนเมืองสมุทร ตำบลช้างม่อย อำเภอเมือง จังหวัดเชียงใหม่ 50300
1/1 Muang Samut Road, Changmoi Subdistrict, Muang District, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
เวลาทำการ: อังคาร - อาทิตย์ (ปิดวันจันทร์) Opening hours: Tuesday - Sunday (Closed Mondays)
10.30 - 18.00 Tel: 052 080 500 Fax: 052 080 505


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