Bangkok Design Week 2018, “THE NEW-IST VIBES”

Jan Thu 1970

Let’s see Bangkok Design Week 2018 under the concept:

"THE NEW-IST VIBES: Design forwarding". If you wonder what it is, let’s visit.

Bangkok is being transformed into the first design city in history and is considered to be another step of success in Thailand in pushing it to successfully become the first design festival in Bangkok. Creative and Design Center (TCDC) is ready for pushing Bangkok step forward into the "World Design Capital" in 2022 or the next 5 years .


“Bangkok Design Week 2018 ″ was held for the 1st time since TCDC has successfully organized “Chiang Mai Design Week”, a festival where a wide range of creative professionals, designers, artisans and artists have been together for a special occasion once in a year to present innovative designs and a new project that meets the needs of people these days. Moreover, to expand business channels both inbound and outbond in order to utimate their potential. This will lead to build an environment suitable for creators to work and for business entrepreneurs in the creative industries to realize the image of Chiang Mai to become a Craft city.


Creative and Design Center (TCDC) under the Prime Minister's Office Bangkok Office for promoting the convention and exhibition (Public Organization), together with government and private sectors, including more than 60 agencies, jointly organized the Bangkok Design Week 2018, following the concept of "The New-ist Vibes, Design forwarding". By reflecting Bangkok in 3 dimensions; City & Living, Well being & Gastronomy and Creative Business, arasing the benefits of design in modern living to step into a creative city with arts, culture and skills as originally as well.


Participants will experience Bangkok where is full of creative atmosphere in 5 areas of Bangkok, Charoenkrung at the 4th floor of Creative Design Center (TCDC) and at "Lan Ploy Seang", a student creative product market at Lan Bai Mai Yip In Soi, Khlong San at The Jam Factory and Lhong 1919 at Sam Yan at TCDC COMMONS Ideo Q Chula-Samyan and Faculty of Architecture of Chulalongkorn University, Rama 1 at Bangkok Art and Culture Center and the 3rd floor of Siam Discovery and Sukhumvit at W District BTS Phra Khanong


In Bangkok Design Week 2018, there were outstanding activities awaiting for everyone to have fun in all 6 styles; creative exhibition and exhibition (Design showcase & Exhibition), Brainstroming and talking activity (Symposium & Talk), Business networking activities (Business Program), Creative District & Social Project, Creative Program and Creative Market, etc. Those who are interested in any field can go visitng.

Today, our team will take you to feel the atmosphere of Bangkok Design Week 2018 and also to see what is outstanding out there. Today, our destination are 3 places and we will let the audience see the real event by own eyes.


Let's start with the Charoen Krung district. The venue is Creative Design Center (TCDC) where has been created as a space for many creative activities such as art exhibitions, architecture, pavilions from recycled plastic waste "Waste Side Story by PTTGC" at the front yard of the Central Post Office.


A lot of work pieces are gathered inside and await for you.