New Thai Style
Thai Style is renowned throughout the world for its grace, form and colours, reflecting wider national culture. Whether pavilion-style architecture, elegant interior designs, innovative use of textiles and materials, today's Thai Style combines cultural traditions with skilled craftsmanship and modern interpretations. These design forms have evolved into a 21st century paragon of design practice that is universally admired. Contemporary Thai Style - one that merges ancient practices with modern fashions, graphics and technologies is what this book seeks to showcase. Forward-looking designs - be they in architecture, furniture design, art, interiors or landscaping are featured in this exciting new publication. A number of carefully selected homes, resorts, hotels and residences from the north, through Bangkok, to the islands in the south are featured in New Thai Style - a cornucopia of all that is new and exciting in confident, thrusting Thailand's design scene. Work from established and emerging architects and designers is featured as international culture vultures and collectors, hot hoteliers and developers lead the way with a 21st-century aesthetic, confident and contemporary, yet still distinctly Thai.