TCDC Social Club Extra: Showcase, Marketplace & Talks @Baan Lae Suan Fair

TCDC Social Club going to Baan Lae Suan Fair 2013! Check out the showcase and shop creative everyday products from 12 Thai entrepreneurs. And join the talks about product development at Center Point Zone, 9 - 10 November.

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“Jaguar and trends in Luxury design” Design Talk

16 November 2013 / 15.00 - 17.00 / Convention Hall1 , Le Meridien Chiang Mai Hotel / Free of charge / Conducted in English

Julian Thomson, Director of Advanced Design for Jaguar, will reveal their unique design philosophy and how they approach to design in a changing market.

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“Understanding Upcycling” Workshop

26 November 2013 / 9.30 - 18.00 / Auditorium, TCDC Chiang Mai / Free of charge / Conducted in Thai

Asst.Prof. Singh Intarachuto, Head of Green Design Center and Rungtip Luilao, faculty of Home Economics and Scrap Shop advisor from Kasetsart University will explain the process of upcycling in detail. Join the workshop to learn how to create value and green product out of scrap materials. 

“The Cooperation” Exhibition

24 September - 24 November 2013 / 10.30 - 21.00 / TCDC Lobby / Free admission

This exhibition explores the pilot nine-month project where four pairing of material manufacturers and new designers explored the potential and possibility of Thai innovative materials.  The purpose is to create new products that satisfy every demand, from production and function to commercial requirement.

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“3D Printing: Design Shift” Mini-Exhibition

17 September - 15 December 2013 / 10.30 - 21.00 / TCDC Resource Center / Free admission

What will happen to the world of business and design, if anyone can easily and cheaply produce 3D prototype, or even create the product itself at home?  With 3D printing technology, the intersection of imagination and production has become closer and more tangible. 

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

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

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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 - December 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.


November issue “#goodmorning”  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.


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

This November, let’s explore Frank Gehry's masterpieces that break the rules of conventional architecture--Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Walt Disney Concert Hall-from the initial design process to world-renowned success.

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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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6th Fl., The Emporium Shopping Complex 622 Sukhumvit 24 Rd., Bangkok 10110, Thailand
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10.30 - 21.00 Tel: (66) 2 664 8448 Fax: (66) 2 664 8458


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1/1 Muang Samut Road, Changmoi Subdistrict, Muang District, Chiang Mai 50300, Thailand
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