56thStudio/Saran Yen Panya
Cheap Ass Elites, Standard, Stool, 2015
Plastic basket with painted rubber wood,
H 135 x W 80 x D 45 cm
Photo: Saran Yen Panya, © 56thstudio
This furniture combines plastic crates and Victorian-style wooden chair legs, juxtaposing these two elements to ‘high’ and ‘low’ in both sociological and design terms.
56thStudio is a design studio with a focus on visual branding and styling. Voted designer of the year by many organizations, 56thStudio employs a small group of creative people working with both local and international brands. Saran Yen Panya studied at the department of industrial design at Chulalongkorn University Bangkok and at the department of graphic design and illustration at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm. He was awarded young designer of the year 2014 by Wallpaper magazine Thailand, young designer talent of the year 2014 by Elle Decoration Thailand and has received many more awards.