Interest is growing in products created from natural materials, and innovators in the furniture industry are among the beneficiaries. In the furniture and home decoration business, materials could include rattan, water hyacinth, bamboo or vines _ all of which were used long ago but with simple patterns.
‘You‘should dare to think, and think outside the box. Don’t be ashamed of Thainess. Thais are skilled in handicraft but are ashamed that if they [focus on it] they will fall behind the trend THITIPORN CHANAWANGSA Design director, Peakchan Co Ltd
Thitiporn Chanawangsa makes mats, chairs and vases from agriculture-based raw materials, including hemp fabric, which is normally used to make ropes and rice sacks.
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