Designer

Apiwat Chitapanya

43/10 Soi Sunthornpimol, Jarumuang Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Tel: 0819388498
Email: w_a_t@hotmail.com
Website: www.apiwatchitapanya.com
Instagram: apiwat_chitapanya


Education
Collage of Fine Arts, Ladkrabang
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Faculty of Architecture, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkragang
Master Degree of Applied Art, Faculty of Decorative Arts, Silpakorn University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Personal Statement
The main concept of my furniture design is furniture beyond functional, by blending art and design together in order to create a unique identity with value added to the work. Not only think carefully about its function, I always merge beauty and artistic aesthetics into my furniture.

Work Experience

  • Nowadays, I am a mainly furniture designer for MASAYA brand and some for another brands such as Deesawat, Prempracha, Zen Forum, Element 26 and Moonler.
  • Jewelry designer for Nova Collection, Chiang Mai,
  • Design and supply decorative art for Alexander Lamont and Restrogen.
  • Ownership of Lollop Part.,Ltd. , design and provide decorative item.

Exhibitions

  • Collaborative project with Nova collection for Chiang Mai Design Week 2019
  • Tokyo Art by Design Pier, October 2019, Japan
  • London Design Festival September 2019, Mayfair Design District, London
  • Slow Hand Design, Milan Design Week 2019
  • Bangkok Design Week 2019, Thailand
  • Collectible Design 2018, The Factory Gallery,  Hong Kong
  • Design Pier Exhibition 2018, Usagi Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
  • Design Star International Furniture Fair Singapore 2018
  • Art Stage Singapore 2018
  • Bangkok Design Week 2018, Thailand
  • Slow Hand Design, Milan Design Week 2018, Italy
  • Chiang Mai Design Week 2018, Thailand
  • Design Award Exhibition 2017, Budapest, Hungary
  • Design Pier Exhibition 2017, Industry+, Singapore
  • Meet My Project at Via Gallery2017, Paris Design Week, France
  • Slow Hand Design, Milan Design Week 2017, Italy
  • Good Design Exhibition 2016, Tokyo, Japan
  • Bologna Design Week 2016, Italy
  • Asia Talent 2016 at Thailand Innovation and Design Expo 2016

Awards

  • Finalist Designer of the Year 2019
  • Design Excellent Award 2019 (Furniture)
  • A Design Award 2017-2018
  • TOP Design Selection Award 2017
  • A Design Award 2016-2017
  • Japan’s Good Design Award 2016
  • Prime Minister’s Export Award 2016 (Best Design)
  • Design Excellence Award 2016 (Furniture)
  • Asia Talent Outstanding 2016 by Living Etc.