Slow Hand Design + T-Style: Thai Crafts Enhance Recycled Materials –

Curated by Eggarat Wongcharit

During the Milan Design Week 2019, DITP presented the winners of the DEmark award, objects that best interpret Thai craft tradition from a contemporary point of view. A new generation of objects that combine manual skills with new technologies, for a high value added production that can be applied also to industrial volumes, mixing craftsmanship and industry. Therefore, the added value of design consists in applying future technologies to traditional processes, for an increasingly sustainable production.

T-STYLE – Thai design

T-Style celebrates Thai crafts. Thai craftsmen create with passion, which is the focus of “Fine Craft”, the exhibition dedicated to Thai handicrafts, made with recycled materials from agricultural waste and other production scraps. Recycling and reuse have become habits in Thailand and “Thai style” products are characterized by excellent workmanship and quality.

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