|Designers Field at BIG+BIH October 2012|
New products showcased at this month's Bangkok International Gift Fair and Bangkok International Houseware Fair reference a wide range of style trends and movements.
The utility/Shaker vibe is seen in simple, ergonomic designs including colour-washed, stick-back, Windsor chairs, ladder hooks and rails in earthy tones and honest materials such as wood, canvas, paper and leather.
|Hyena at BIG+BIH October 2012|
|Ayodhya at BIG+BIH October 2012|
Sculptural organic forms are seen in both woven pieces and ceramics. Furniture, textiles and lighting are made from natural bamboo, rattan, and other indigenous grasses, twisted paper and manmade fibres, while ceramic pots are inspired by woodland flora.
|Korakot at BIG+BIH October 2012|
|Prempracha's Collection at BIG+BIH October 2012|
|A.R. Parawood at BIG+BIH October 2012|
|Thinkk at Talent Thai Next at BIG+BIH October 2012|
Key colour trends at the fair include tomato red, egg yolk yellow and a plethora of blues ranging from pale and dusky to indigo or midnight. Retro pastels are also in evidence across lighting, tabletop and kitchen ware whilst neon brights remain current, finding their expression by way of vibrant patterns as well as products offered in multiple, neon rainbow shades.
|Whoop at BIG+BIH October 2012|
|SACICT at BIG+BIH October 2012|