The Phaka chair was created by designer Ratthee Phaisanchotsiri for furniture company Moonler, based in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with a boxy frame whose side profile is informed by the shape of the golden ratio.
Phaka chairs come in a handful of wood finishes
Phaka chairs come in light, natural, dark, black or rough black finishes all made from solid chamchuri wood felled in Thailand.
The chair’s slim and geometric composition allows the grain of wood and the connections between components to function as decoration.
Buffo is available as a chair or sofa
Bangkok-based design brand Mobella created a duo of seating called Buffo that takes cues from the physical and aesthetic qualities of buffalo. This includes its firm upholstery reminiscent of the animal’s muscular back, combined back and armrests that are ribbed with stitching and turn up at the ends resembling horns.
The collection comprises a sofa and armchair that come in a range of fabrics in both bright and neutral shades.
Bend is made from rubber tree timber and coffee shells
Design company Waste is More has created a chair with components made from its signature material PlassCoff, which contains a mixture of recycled plastic and coffee shells.
Bend‘s seat and backrest are made from PlasCoff, supported by a frame made from wood derived from rubber trees.
Bella bench is designed to be placed in hallways and entryways
It functions as a seat, umbrella stand, shoe rack and coffee cup holder.
Luna chair comes in a selection of colour combinations
A frame made up of aluminium tubing provides a strong base for the seat and back, which are made up of polyrope that is woven and stretched to create a comfortable seat.
Deesawat’s Parallel collection includes a bench and a table
A table and bench make up the range, which aims to provide a contemporary version of classic teak outdoor furniture.
Both items are made from planks of teak
These six brands were featured on Dezeen Showroom as part of various award schemes and acknowledgements set up by Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion.
These products will be shown at various international trade shows in order to bolster Thailand’s position as a global contributor to furniture and product design.
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