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Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai

      The craft works of each province have their own uniqueness. Chiang Mai is considered a center for handicrafts such as woven textiles, wooden crafts, basketry, sculpture and ornaments. Both traditional and contemporary designs are created in craft studios and communities scattered around the city and rural areas nearby.

Artisans

Yaujarej Somana has been attracted to handicrafts all her life, especially those that are linked to arts, culture and local traditions. Growing up in a city with a rich handicraft
Ajarn Vas displays an astonishing variety of bamboo crafts at her workshop. They include garlands of flowers and innumerable kinds of ornaments, such as birds, turtles, carps, prawns and frogs,
A chair can express the taste of a homeowner. Each corner of a house might sometimes need a different style of chair to fit with mood and tone. Roongroj Wiriyachon,
Siam Royal Orchid is one of the longest-running handicraft companies in Chiang Mai. Founded 40 years ago by Rueng Nimanhaemin, who is now its president, its mission was to create
After majoring in ceramics and graduating from the Faculty of Decorative Arts, Silpakorn University, Natthapol "Mick" Wannaporn found himself unable to earn a steady income, so he decided to continue
Mueja is a studio turning old wood into contemporary furniture that is designed and entirely handmade by Rapeepat Kaewthip, a young man from Chiang Mai who is commonly known as
Jib spent a decade on Rakker, which started out as an experimental project. “Rak” is a natural coating used in lacquer works and basketry that is mostly produced in Om
A local Chiang Mai brand, JUN designs products for male customers whose urban lifestyles require a cool, casual look using clothes of simple yet unique design. JUN offers convenient practical
Naruporn Chawantat, the owner of Naru Ceramic is like a miracle. Her big smile and bright eyes enliven the day as would a flower in bloom under a bright blue
“Hearts and Hands comes from my soul; the hearts are those of our family, and the hands are those that put all the little pieces together to make each of
The villagers of Pa Bong, which in Northern Thai means bamboo forest, have been making practical household items out of bamboo for generations, turning ancient skills into a handicraft industry.