Embark on the Enchanting 'Journey of Thai Craft'
ICONCRAFT invites you to immerse yourself in the allure of exquisite craftwork from Thailand's four regions, starting today until June 5, 2023.
published : 25 May 2023 at 15:46
ICONCRAFT, an inspiring haven of creativity, invites you to partake in the captivating world of Thai craft through "The Journey of Thai Craft." This extraordinary exhibition seamlessly blends local wisdom, contemporary design, and exceptional craftsmanship to create works that embody the rich art and culture of the Thai people. Join us from today until June 5, 2023, at ICONCRAFT on the 4th and 5th floors of ICONSIAM and the 3rd floor of Siam Discovery.
Embark on a remarkable voyage to the land of cultural plateaus and profound beliefs, the northeastern region of Thailand, or "ISAN." Immerse yourself in the enchantment of
handicrafts that intertwine diverse subcultures, leaving a lasting impression on millions of visitors. Discover the allure of "ERASAKON," a brand originating from Sakon Nakorn province, renowned for its indigo dyeing. Be captivated by their exquisite 18K white gold-dipped stainless steel necklace adorned with intricate Thai fabric detailing, seamlessly blending traditional wisdom with contemporary fashion. Another brand, "NITDA," showcases a delightful silk bag owned by the younger generation. They employ a unique painting technique called "Tam mi," directly applied onto the silk fabric, resulting in modern patterns that bring Thai art to the global stage.
Next, immerse yourself in the charm of craftwork from the captivating "Northern Region," a land of mountains and rich cultural heritage. Explore the unique offerings of "MALI SKY," a fashion craft brand that draws inspiration from various local cultures across Thailand. Their handcrafted creations beautifully capture the essence of hill tribe decorations and intricately woven textiles, ensuring the preservation of local traditions and cultural heritage. Adorned with vibrant colours and
patterns, their hill tribe-style craft bags are perfect for daily use, reflecting the allure of the region.
Introducing the remarkable "Ceramic Tiffin Box" by the brand "PANNGAN CERAMIC," showcasing the distinctive Lampang style in a captivating manner. Lampang is renowned for its iconic "Chicken design utensils," and this brand masterfully incorporates the beloved design into their creations, employing a blue and white painting technique that exudes charm. Witness the unique identity of Lampang come to life through their Blue and White Ceramic Lampang style, featuring not only chickens but also other charming designs like dogs and cats.
Join us on this extraordinary journey of Thai craft, where tradition meets contemporary innovation, offering a glimpse into the cultural riches of Thailand's four regions. Experience the exquisite artistry and immerse yourself in the captivating stories woven into each masterpiece.
Prepare also to be captivated by the craftsmanship of "AYODHYA," Thailand's renowned home furnishings brand. Their reputation stems from their expertise in crafting unique products using water hyacinth natural fibre, which has become their distinctive material. As pioneers in utilising water hyacinth fibre, they create vases, utensils, picture frames, baskets, lanterns, carpets, and chair cushions that not only boast exceptional designs but also promote environmental sustainability. By supporting this brand, you contribute to improving the health of Thai rivers and uplifting local Thai craftsmen.
Next, we have "SENSARN COLLECTIVE," a brand dedicated to sustainability and inspired by the wonders of nature. Under an eco-friendly concept, they collaborate with locals in Ratchaburi province's Baan Pong district to create exquisite home decor pieces. Their woven plant pots, for example, are crafted from recycled plastic, transformed into plastic strands, and skilfully woven together with bamboo. This brand's commitment to sustainability shines through every creation.
Now, let's embark on our journey to the "Southern Region," known for its breath-taking islands and distinctive local crafts. Discover the beauty of the sedge weaved bag from "VARNI CRAFT," a brand hailing from Pattalung province. This Thai sedge mat craft brand excels in creating cool and unique craft pieces. Using palm and sedge leaves, they skilfully weave different products. To enhance the vibrancy of natural sedge, the brand employs vibrant dyeing techniques. Sedge is a remarkably durable and flexible material, ensuring the longevity of their exquisite creations.
For batik fabric enthusiasts, "DALHA BATIK" is a Thai fabric craft brand dedicated to driving the Thai handicraft industry forward through a fusion of traditional and contemporary batik patterns. Their intricate ancient batik technique utilises metal moulds to create patterns, followed by delicate fabric painting to produce one-of-a-kind pieces. With over 80 years of expertise, "DALHA BATIK" is committed to preserving the art of batik-making for future generations.
Join us in celebrating the creativity of Thai artists and immersing yourself in the allure of Thai crafts through the "Journey of Thai Craft" campaign, running from today until June 5, 2023. Explore exquisite handicrafts from renowned brands such as CHANSOMA, NITDA, WISHARAWISH, BOONYARAT THAI CRAFT, AYODHYA, SOR LANGSUAN, SANKONG, and many more. As a VIZ Card member, you'll enjoy special privileges, including a discount of 800 baht on your next purchase for receipts over 10,000 baht at ICONCRAFT. Additionally, for receipts over 2,500 baht, you can redeem a discount of 150 baht, exclusively available at ICONCRAFT on the 4th and 5th floors of ICONSIAM. For more information, call 1338 or visit our Facebook page: ICONCRAFT.