The Development of Buriram’s Silk Identity to Commercial Product Design

Main Article Content

สินีนาฏ รามฤทธิ์ เกรียงศักดิ์ เขียวมั่ง ซังฮี คิม

Abstract

The purposes of this research were to examine and collect Buriram silk information, to analyze Buriram silk information for applying as a concept used in commercial product design, and to synthesize Buriram silk identity that suits the design of commercial products through a mixed method research design: survey, qualitative and quantitative research design. Eleven groups of Buriram silk from 23 districts with ethnic identity in four distinct ethnicities: Thai-Lao, Thai-Korat, Thai-Khmer, and Thai-Kui were purposively selected by using Line Blend theory and Triaxial Blend theory in identifying the silk identity. The obtained identity was analyzed and synthesized by the use of evaluation forms evaluated by five participants from design experts and local wisdom elites, and 100 participants from Thai and foreigner tourists.


The results showed that the patterns, derived from the two theories, included a total of 552 designs. In the prototyping process, seven patterns were used


for weaving and designing into four types of prototype products with three stypes in one set: cushion, lady’s vest and glasses box. Moreover, a handbook collecting the body of knowledge relevant to silks of four ethnicities in Buriram province was also developed.  

Keywords

Article Details

Section
Research Article
Author Biography

สินีนาฏ รามฤทธิ์

Miss Sineenart Ramrit

                Ph.D. Student in Visual Arts and Design,

                Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Burapha University,

Lecturers of Industrial Design Program, Faculty of Industial Technogy,

Buriram Rajabhat University

439 Jira Road, Muang district, Buriram Province 31000

Tel.: 089-720-6155  E-mail: sineenart.ra@bru.ac.th 

References

Ingsiriwat, P. (1998). Soilceramics. Bangkok: Indian Store. [in Thai]

Klarmpaiboon, S. (2013). From old to new: Invader of identity and instability of anti-Thai operation. In Saiyawej, N. (Ed.). Redefine Thailand: New definition of Thailand. Bangkok: Thai Health Promotion Foundation. [in Thai]

Kunthonsap, K. (2017). Creative environmental friendly coloration system for
design. (Doctoral dissertation). Burapha University, Faculty of Fine and
Applied Arts, Visual Arts and Design Program. [in Thai]

Office of Buriram Province, Division of Strategies and Information for Development. (2016). Four- year Buriram development plan (2018-2021). Retrieved on 9 November 2017 from https://1th.me/PKWw [in Thai]
Prajonsarn, S., Poungpong, K., Pichetawit, N., Poungpong, P. & Ausorn, R. (2003).

A project in establishing a local wisdom database: a case study of famous
local woven fabrics categorized by ethnic groups in Buriram. Buriram:

Buriram Rajabhat Institute. [in Thai]
Siriaumpunkul, P. (1999). History and local culture of Buriram. [in Thai]

Sriwiset, P. (1978). Kui (Suai)-Thai-English dictionary. Bangkok: Research Project of Thai and Ethic languages, Language Institute, Chulalongkorn University. [in Thai]

Thailand Information Center. (2018). Buriram province. Retreived on 6 February 2018 from https://burirum.kapook.com/ [in Thai]

Wichiensil J. (2008). Geography and vocano of Buriram. In Somjit-aree, W. (Ed.). History of Buriram (p. 2). Muang Buriram Municipality. [in Thai]

Worakamwichai, S. (1998). Ancient communities in Buriam. Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment. [in Thai]