THINKK Studio is a notable Thai design studio that was established in 2008 by Decha Archjananun and Ploypan Theerachai, two world-class designers. The design concepts of THINKK Studio have harmonized research and experiments with a sense of fun and creativity, which are then applied to and combined with the unique features of Thai qualities. Since the beginning, THINKK Studio has always blended various global concept designs such as Scandinavian aesthetics with “Thainess”, whether in materials usage or production processes. There are many works produced for leading world brands from the studio. Most have been recognized for their premium quality and design by many remarkable institution.
THINKK Studio also closely cooperates and provides consultations for local communities via many public and government projects. For example, the studio worked with the SUPPORT Arts and Crafts International Centre of Thailand (SACICT), Thailand Creative & Design Center (TCDC) and Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP). Moreover, to support Thailand’s creative industry, THINKK Studio has spearheaded the formation of a Thai young blood designer group, the Design PLANT, since 2013.
One of the outstanding joint projects between THINKK Studio and a local village is SARN Collection, which collaborates with a community in Prachinburi province to add more value to their palm weaving handicraft product to export overseas.
Most of THINKK Studio collections intend to present an unorthodox overview of the contemporary Thai designing and manufacturing landscape. All collections pass through meticulous co-research and experiments with local Thai manufactures and craftsmen, incorporating industrial processes, innovative technologies and the artistry and heritage of Thai handicrafts.
Apart from continually creating small decorative items, THINKK Studio plans to expand their product line into the furniture market and launch other products that serve the needs for architectural or interior design. Meanwhile, the studio will do more research and experimentation with local Thai manufactures and craftsmen that incorporate industrial processes, innovative technologies and artistry heritage handicrafts. The latter encompasses bamboo and rattan wicker works from different local communities.
Winning the INTERIOR DESIGN’S Best of Year Award in 2018, Fluted Glass Table reveals the possibility in dealing with fluted glass in a refined way. This oval-shaped side table consists of colorful fluted and flat glass sheets. By sealing a layer of printed gradient tape between the glasses, it looks as if the translucent material disappears from top to bottom.
The main idea of this set, comprising a teak wood table and seat, is to play with the space between the teak battens, a key element of outdoor furniture. This seat is an original collection item with a simple, fine contemporary design that can be furnished in any type of garden, whether classic, modern or contemporary.