CU 2013: Networking Session “Showcase”

7 - 8 September 2013 / The Scala Theatre / Free admission

TCDC invites members and non-members to explore creative works in service design and design thinking by Thai designers and entrepreneurs, in order to present the potentials of Thai design community and to build a network of designers and creative entrepreneurs.  

Read more articles about service design and design thinking here
*For the ticket holder who can not join the International Symposium on 7-8 Sep, please read detail here.

CU 2013 Live@TCDC Chiang Mai

7 - 8 September 2013 / The Auditorium, TCDC Chiang Mai / Free of charge  

Exclusive for TCDC members! Watch the International Symposium live at TCDC Chiang Mai. Book your seat today!

TCDC Chiang Mai will live-stream the International Symposium, one of 4 key activities in TCDC’s annual symposium CU 2013, free of charge. Seven world-class experts from diverse fields will reveal new business opportunities where design can be used to meet unmet needs.

Every speaker will lecture in English, except Udom Taepanich will lecture in Thai.
Only 50 seats available per session.

Read detail & Reserve seat online 

“Service Design” Seminar

5 September 2013 / 17.00 - 18.30 / The Auditorium, TCDC / Free of charge /
Conducted in English with Thai translation via headphone.

TCDC in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts a seminar by two experts from Norway: Prof. Dr. Simon Clatworthy and Ted Matthews from The Oslo School of Architecture and Design. They will share how service design will become a new channel to develop Thai design to boost business as well as quality of life.

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Ploy Saeng 11 Festival: Nod to the North

8 August - 3 November 2013 / 10.30 - 18.00 / The Gallery, TCDC Chiang Mai / Free Admission

Join in the search for the brightest lights of creative Chiang Mai, a city rich in capitals, opportunities and potentials hidden in every creative industry through a showcase of 30 most influential works as selected by 30 leading entrepreneurs and designers.

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“TCDC SOCIAL CLUB: Make Your Brand Stand Out” Special Activity for TCDC Members

21 September  2013 / 14.00 - 17.00 / TCDC Member Lounge / Free of charge

This September, TCDC SOCIAL CLUB will be held under the theme “Make Your Brand Stand Out”.  Let’s meet up and exchange experiences with TCDC members who will present their products or projects in corporate identity, creative consultancy, design consultancy and other related fields

Now - 4 September: Members apply and submit works online here
10 September: Selected members for the presentation will be announced online. Reserve your seat online here.
17 - 29 September : Presented works will be showcased in front of Workshop@TCDC.

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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 6 - 10 September 2013, please contact Promosalons/FTCC to get a free entrance badge.

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TCDC invites SMEs to a World of Ideas and Business Opportunity.

Special for creative entrepreneurs!
Apply for membership today with special rate and other benefits to enhance your publicity.

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Creative Thailand (Free monthly magazine in Thai)

September issue “UNMET NEEDS” is out now!

Free download for iPad & iPhone via TCDC Digital Resource

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


Introduction to Service Design Workshop Video

TCDC has organized the “Introduction to Service Design” workshop to promote the use of “service design” among government agencies to improve the quality of public service.  The workshop was conducted by Prof. Birgit Mager, President of Service Design Network; Ben Reason, Co-Founder of Livework Studio and Julia Schaeper, Service Designer from National Health Service (NHS), during February 14 - March 1, 2013 at TCDC. Participants had the chance to use service design process to work on the real problems encountered by their organisations, which include the State Railway Of Thailand, Thailand Post, Airports of Thailand PLC, Baan Paew Hospital and TCDC.

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FREE access to Material ConneXion Online Database

Every Wednesday, July - September 2013 / Material ConneXion Bangkok, TCDC

Material ConneXion Bangkok offers FREE access to Material ConneXion Online Database, world’s most comprehensive resource for advanced, innovative materials and processes. The database provides material descriptions, usage characteristics and manufacturer contact information which can answer your material related questions.

Every Idea has a Material Solution

For more information, please contact tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 225, 10.30 - 21.00 (closed Mondays)


3 online databases available at TCDC Resource Center Bangkok and Chiang Mai

Available at TCDC Resource Center Bangkok and Chiang Mai.

Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database), formerly known as Euromonitor Passport, is a marketing tool that contains data for many countries on consumer market sizes, market data & forecasts, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands.

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. 

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


Visual Project@TCDC: September 2013
1 - 30 September 2013 / 10.30 - 21.00 / Living Wallpaper and Creative Space / Free of charge

In September, learn more about the "Design Thinking" process that can be applied to your real-life work and business.

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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

(Published in Thai & English)
Price: 500 Baht
Creative Ecologies:
Where Thinking Is
A Proper Job

Price: 175 Baht
New Directions in
Thai Materials
(Published in Thai & English)
Price: 1,200 Baht
Baht & Brains Book
Price: 650 Baht
Plean Lok Rob Tua - Transform
The Surroundings
Price: 195 Baht

Ongoing Programs

Permanent Exhibition:
"What is Design?”
Material ConneXion Bangkok
now opens to all TCDC members!
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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