Bangkok Post reviews
From ideas to Wow! creations
- Writer: Bangkok Post Editorial
- Published: June 21, 2013 at 12:24 pm
Hand-made flowers by Wirin Chaowana.
The famous "Ploy Saeng Festival" is coming back to the Thailand Creative & Design Centre with 100 new creative projects presented by young graduates from 16 institutes across the country.
In its 10th year, the festival maintains its purpose of providing a platform for new graduates to demonstrate their innovative ideas that can develop into businesses.
The event also provides an appropriate environment for networking among the creators and those who are interested in their works. This may lead to the next step towards a successful career for the graduates.
The 100 projects are presented under the theme "Create/Make/Earn".
They are from diverse fields of study which include visual communication design, industrial design, multimedia, fashion, jewellery, film, photography and architecture.
2D animation film by Putssarapon Tamphanon.
Among the creations on display are:
- Jewellery design inspired by light and rainbow colour reflections on body planes by Sasivimol Chaidaroon from Chulalongkorn University;
- Experimental architecture design for area revitalisation by Sununtha Samanwrakit from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thon Buri;
- Fashion design inspired by graphic on the poker cards by Manthana Supaporn from Silpakorn University;
- Hand-made flowers with Thai characteristics under the concept of "Geometric Arrangement" by Wirin Chaowana from Silpakorn University;
- "Mariner", a documentary photography exhibition reflecting fishermen's lives by Wirun Angsumalee from Rangsit University;
- A short film project about death by Kasidhat Gorman from Mahidol University International College;
- Healthy shoes by Walaiporn Chareonsak from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thon Buri;
- The Blanket, a 2D animation film by Putssarapon Tamphanon from Rangsit University.
Ploy Saeng10Festival will be running at the Gallery 2, Thailand Creative&Design Centre (TCDC), from Thursday until Aug 11. The centre is located on the 6th floor of The Emporium and opens Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30am to 9pm. Call 02-664-8448 ext 213/4 or visit www.tcdc.or.th.