All about design

Art January 30, 2018 16:04

By The Nation

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The 2018 edition of Bangkok Design Week explores the theme of “the NEW-ist Vibes” by inviting the Thai creative & design community to share fresh and insightful visions of Bangkok.



Running until Sunday (February 4), it’s divided into six categories.

Creative District Project

The pilot project of the creative district for improvement of signage, green and public space, play and art activities in Charoen Krung district is aimed at bettering the quality of life and boosting tourism.

Showcase & Exhibition

Showcase & Exhibition allows students from the fields of design and innovation, young designers, creative industry entrepreneurs, and domestic and foreign studios to exhibit their meticulously crafted creative products in the form of showcases and exhibitions, such as Experimental Design, Crossover and Co-Creation. This activity aims to collectively reflect all aspects of the design process and design situation, and provide a useful guideline to further develop tangible ideas into meaningful products.

Symposium & Talk

As a think-tank activity, where famous thinkers and designers worldwide are invited to deliver a lecture on a topic within their area of expertise, Symposium & Talk is held with an aim to provoke inspiration and help further develop creative ideas, which Thai thinkers, designers, and entrepreneurs stumble upon, through business case studies, and to create positive impacts on business and society at the international level.

Creative Programme

Creative Programme offers a platform for visitors to exchange knowledge and experience beneficial for creative entrepreneurship through interactive participation in a variety of fun-fuelled activities covering all Thailand’s creative industry sectors, such as film screening, musical performances, district tours, bringing a joyful and vigorous vibe to the design week.

Business Programme

Business networking activities provide opportunities for all. Activities include Business Pitching, Business Matching and Consult service for business growth and sufficiency.

Creative Market

The market features 100 booths of Charoen Krung specialities, design goods and products from latest collections of Thai designer. It’s being held in parallel with the U Creative Market by various Thai design studios.

Find out more at angkokDesignWeek.com www.BangkokDesignWeek.com and Facebook/bangkokdesignweek