See also: Bangkok's next big design trends of 2016


Nuttiya Tarn 

These casual-looking everyday bags from young designer Nuttiya “Taan” Ratchtrachenchai mix traditional Thai woven rattan details with canvas and faux leather in styles like bucket, tote and clutch.
Price: B1,290-2,190  

Bolona Lab

Designer Duangkamol Vongsomsri creates a series of leather tote and shoulder bags made to resemble the natural shape, pattern and surface of banana leaves. 
Price: B12,000     
Bolona Shop, 2/F, CentralWorld, Ratchadamri Rd., BTS Chit Lom.  


This stationery brand is all about fountain pens. Brand owner Pichakorn “Kong” Meedech presents elegant pens crafted from wood, brass and leather. 
Prices: B690-790


For his well-established handmade jewelry brand, Sarran Youkongdee makes each piece from environmentally-friendly, re-used paper in designs that are getting more and more intense with every new collection. 
Prices: TBA

Thxful For Small Mercies

This woodwork brand founded by Inthanu Faromkao, the designer behind M/O/M furniture, specializes in small home decorative items that blend together Thai wood carving and weaving techniques. 
Prices: B1,650 for beechwood carved pendant light, B1,150 for woven tray and B650-2,150 for wooden box carved with lotus pattern 


This brand is always up for new things. After starting out making backpacks, it invented the eco-friendly Kiddee Project line of totes made from used dialysis bags, and has now given us these colorful watches featuring vegetable-tanned leather. 
Prices: B4,800
The Selected, 3/F, Siam Center, Rama 1 Rd. BTS Siam.  

Go Went Gone

This social enterprise works with locals in many provinces to promote textile and natural dye skills. The resulting products range from natural-dyed tees and woven bracelets to home decor pieces like pillow cases. 
Prices: From B295 for key chains and B690 for tie-dye tote bag with leather handle

Kanita Leather 

This brand rolls out small and large leather goods that take their cues from banana leaf-wrapped Thai sweets like the Kanom Tien coin wallet, Kanom Jak stationery bag and Kaotommad key chain.
Prices: B375-530  
Kanita Shop, Asiatique The Riverfront, 


Traditional weaving and carving techniques feature in items like the brass ring with a bamboo striped pattern, blue indigo wooden container and wooden candle holder. 
Prices: Price TBA  

Maison Craft

The founder works with local specialists in various fields all over Thailand including textiles, ceramics and  weaving to produce ceramic teaspoons, woven pendant lamp and laundry baskets. 
Prices: B985 for pendant lamp
BACC Shop, 5/F, BACC, 939 Rama 1 Rd., 02 214 6630 ext. 305. BTS National Stadium.