From the traditional Thai technique used in brass buddha statue forging to an art-nouveau style of furniture, Masaya is renowned for its unsurpassed bronze work that not only possesses strength, functionality and sturdiness but also gives furniture a luxurious and elegant touch.
Designer Apiwat Chitapanya finished his master’s degree in Applied Art from Silpakorn University, Bangkok. Having opportunities to design for many companies allowed him to experiment with atypical materials such stainless welding, and metal and brass casting.
Apiwat aims to push his design beyond the norms by blending art nouveau and design together to create uniqueness. In order to present this concept, Apiwat chooses materials like brass to depict surreal beauty and unusual shapes that hint of a little fantasy.
One of his most famous collection is the Ink collection. Inspired by Chinese paintings, this collection recalls the beauty of ink brush strokes in the forms of a dining chair, stool and bench. With color choices of black and gold, furniture from Ink Collection can also be adapted with the use of a glass top or colorful upholsteries.