Mae Fah Luang Foundation wins 4 Design Excellence awards (DEmark) 2020
from the Ministry of Commerce.
Innovative and sustainable production processes that reduce the reliance on new raw materials, combined with inspiration from ethnic lifestyles, have resulted in four products that have been awarded the design award. These are the Hmong Coat, made of upcycled plastic yarn; Hmong Shoulder Bag made of natural bamboo fibres; ceramics using vetiver grass, and macadamia nut shells as alternative fuel sources for the baking process; and packaging for Peaberry Coffee made of recycled waste from the mulberry paper production in order to achieve Zero Waste.
ML Dispanadda Diskul, CEO of Mae Fah Luang Foundation under Royal Patronage, led the product design team to accept the Design Excellence Award 2020 (DEmark) which was held by the Office of Design and Innovation for Trading Promotion (DITP), Department of International Trade Promotion, Ministry of Commerce, to raise the standard of Thai products to meet global expectations. The event was held at the Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, Soi Sukhumvit 24, on Tuesday 8 September 2020.