Handmade Chiangmai

Welcome to handmade chiangmai. We present an interactive digital showcase of the rich history, variety and quality of the Chiangmai craft industry. With various industries represented our showcase features stories of wood, ceramics, textiles, paper, soaps & oils and metals. We explore the makers, their history and the communities scattered throughout the region.

handmade chiangmai is a partnership initiative of British Council Thailand in support of the Chiang Mai Creative City initiative, with Chiang Mai University CAMT, STEP and Nohmex as partners. We are always seeking out new partners and encourage craftmakers to enrich our community by joining us.

Featured Products

Explore what Chiangmai has to offer through this showcase of inspiring handmade products.

James the Monkey

James the Monkey

by Kids Fusion

Two Toned Tote

Two Toned Tote

by Suranat Leather Studio

Chedi Collection

Chedi Collection

by Kedtawa

Aladdin Chair

Aladdin Chair

by Don Designs

Number 1 Rug

Number 1 Rug

by Bua Bhat

Peacock Handbag

Peacock Handbag

by Yardphiroon

Kinyo Glaze

Kinyo Glaze

by Mengrai Kilns

Alabaster Ointment

Alabaster Ointment

by SABU-SABU

Sakon Handbag

Sakon Handbag

by Hand By Boon

Sareekha Teapot Collection

Sareekha Teapot Collection

by In Clay Studio

Hearts Collection

Hearts Collection

by Siam Phompratan

Leather Studded Cushion

Leather Studded Cushion

by Suranat Leather Studio

Rocky Stream

Rocky Stream

by Bua Bhat

Stripy Handbag

Stripy Handbag

by Hand By Boon

Coral Collection

Coral Collection

by Loyfar Collection

Hand-Milled Soap-on-a-Rope

Hand-Milled Soap-on-a-Rope

by SOAP-n-SCENT

Liquid Castile Soap

Liquid Castile Soap

by SABU-SABU

Butterfly Ring

Butterfly Ring

by Prem

Summer Dress

Summer Dress

by Studio Naenna

Profiled Designers & Craft Makers

Chiang Mai is blessed with a rich community of designers and craft makers spanning over generations of heritage. contemporary designers are evolving to include influences from all over the world, only adding to the richness. Here are some highlights from our community.

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Archan “Maek” Naksorn

Archan “Maek” Naksorn

Niramis Design Community

Archan Naksorn believes in the power of networking and as one of the core members of Niramis Design Community, instills this belief in its’ members.

Pitiporn “Palmy” Batpim

Pitiporn “Palmy” Batpim

Palmy

The recipient of a diploma in Footwear from the London College of Fashion, Palmy proudly displays her thesis project in the window of her charming shop. The young designer-cobbler combines style and comfort with a special attention to detail.

Saroenrong “Joei” Wong-Savun

Saroenrong “Joei” Wong-Savun

Rubber Killer

Saroenrong “Joei” Wong-Savun transforms recycled materials such as inner-tubes of tires and car seat-belts into minimalist trendy totes and sleek messenger bags. His brand, Rubber Killer, first debuted at the Nimmanhaemin Art & Design Promenade in 2010.

About Handmade Chiangmai

handmade chiangmai is a joint collaboration between the British Council and the Chiang Mai Creative City Initiative, represented by the College of Arts Media and Technology (CAMT), Chiang Mai University, the Technology Development Centre for Industry (TDCI), Chiang Mai University, and the Northern Handicrafts Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NOHMEX).

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