sa'lahmade

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    “Sa’lah” describes artisans who have a specific craft skill in the local language of northern Thailand. The distinctive and practical nature of their works reflect a diversity derived from their heritage of culture, tradition, beliefs and ways of life that has created the indigenous context of northern people.

Artisans

“Hug” is a northern Thai word meaning love, so for this reason Pooncharat “Fluk” Salee created Hug Craft because her work begins and ends with her love for everything that
A former flight attendant, founder Nopporn “Don” Kaewhunim never lost his desire to satisfy customer needs. His company, Don Designs, does this by being attentive to customer demands whether they
Doi Tung is a social enterprise operated by the Doi Tung Royal Development Project. Its goal is to be a business changing the world for the better by bridging the
Bringing modernity to her family’s well-established business in Ban Tawai, Chiang Mai, was Pisuttinee “Som” Sa-gnuanrak main goal. The result was that she created Wicker Thailand, a brand specializing in
Master Somluk Pantiboon remembers being passionate about the arts in his childhood days. As a youth, he wanted to study in Chiang Mai, but at the time no faculty of
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
Veerada “Nan” Siripong grew up in a family that owns a small factory in San Kamphaeng that produces frames, doors and windows, so woodworking has been part of Veerada’s life
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