2007, as part of the DEP’s program, I was selected and
served as a mentor, project coordinator for interior design industry professionals from the Asia Pacific region. I participated in the “neON” InteriorLifestyle Japan 2007.
2008 and 2009, I individually participated in “SaloneSatellite” competition which was held within the Salone Internazionale del Mobile, the furniture fair at Fiera Milano, Rho-Pero (Milan), Italy. At SaloneSatellite,young creative designers exhibited new ideas and projects inspired by creativity, ecology and sustainability, to make “the big jump” into the production world, taking advantage of the wonderful stall of exhibitors,
2012, I joined with The SUPPORT Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (SACICT)
to work on the specific project. The project name is “Thai Navatasilp”. The objective is to develop the handicraft products such as textile, ceramic, jewelry metal and woven items in order to keep pace with the international standards. I designed the textile products.
Moreover, this project also exhibited at Tendance fair in Prague, Czech Republic on September.
Bringing Thai fabrics to design a dress that can be worn in the present era. I have used Pha lai nam lai hand-woven fabric from Nan province to design a dress for GEN X. The design concept comes from Safari style. I want to convey to the dress for working women who is active and smart. "Safari in Town" is the name of this dress.
Contemporary jewelry design that uses natural fabric weaving and embroidery techniques to create the beautiful sculpture items. Moreover, I used the turmeric to dye yellow color for that fabric. Inspiration is the impression of the beauty of contemporary Thai architecture but bring the fabric to make a form. The resulting in a new form.
2013, I participated in the innovative craft award that was organized by SACICT. The criteria were that I had to work with Thai communities that have skill of Thai traditional craft. I chose “Nang yai” for my design because I impress the art craft of puppet figures are made from perforated cow or buffalo hide. The performances were a popular means of entertainment during the Ayudhaya period. I worked with two communities from Krabi province and Pattalung province.
Thai creative award
Bringing Thai identity to be the highlight of this product. Using hemp fiber which is a raw material. The crochet pattern conveys femininity. It has a free form shape that allows viewing around it. Can be folded flat for easy transport. Moreover, this is a handicraft made by Thai local community.
The designs from
this contest changed my life and make me see the world of design from a broader perspective.