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KORAKRIT ARUNANONDCHAI
Art
JAM ACUZAR
Art, Real Estate
GAGGAN ANAND
Food
ROBBIE ANTONIO
Real Estate
BOONYAPHA BENCHARONGKUL
Art, Party Planning
CHARLE CHAROENPHAN
Technology
AMARIT CHAROENPHAN
Technology
Adrian Cheng
Art, Real Estate
BOBBY CHENG
Real Estate, Design
JONATHAN CHEUNG
Fashion
CHOI SEUNG-HYUN (T.O.P)
Music, Art
VIVIAN CHOU
Fashion
SAPPASIT FOONGFAUNGCHAVENG
Real Estate, Fashion
ANANDA EVERINGHAM
Entertainment
ANDRE FU
Architecture
PATRICK GROVE
Technology, Finance
JASON GUNAWAN
Hospitality
RONALD AKILI
Hospitality
PIYATAT HEMMATAT
Art
SYED ASIM HUSSAIN
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
VORASIT ISSARA
Hospitality
KULAPAT KANOKWATANAWAN
Food
PONGSUANG KUNPRASOP
Design, Art
ALAN LO WONG
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
YENN LO WONG
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
PALIN LOJANAGOSIN
Media
CHEN MAN
Art
HRH Prince Abdul Mateen
VUTHITHORN MILINTACHINDA
Entertainment
KIKO MIZUHARA
Fashion
Justin Ng
Fashion
KHANNGOEN NUANUAL
Music
VICTORIA TANG-OWEN
Design
CHRISTOPHER OWEN
Design
TIRAWAN PANGSRIVONGSE
Real Estate, Hospitality
TREECHADA PETCHARAT
Entertainment
ITTHIPAT PEERADECHAPAN
Food
AKAPOL SUDASNA
Art
SUPAMAS PHAHULO
Art
Talenia Phua Gajardo
Technology, Art
SUVADEE PHUNGBUNPHRA
Fashion
ORAND PUIPUNTHAVONG
Fashion
THANARUEK Laoraowirodge
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
TATCHAI Nakapanare
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
DUANGPORN SONGVISAVA
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
DYLAN JONES
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
CANDICE LIN
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
JARRETT WRISLEY
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
DEE POON
Fashion
Saowakon Pornpattanarak
Beauty
PRANAPDA PHORNPRAPHA
Fashion, Retail, Education, Business, Transportation
PRANITAN PHORNPRAPHA
Transportation, Social Enterprise
Ivan Pun
Art, Design, FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Barom Bichanchitr
Retail
SAKSON ROUYPIROM
Non-profit
APINYA SAKULJAROENSUK
Entertainment
NISHITA SHAH
Philanthropy
NATTAPON SIANGSUKON
Music
CHAI SIRIS
Art, Film
AIYAWATT SRIVADDHANAPRABHA
Retail, Sports
GALUH SUKARDI
ART
KLYDUAN SUKHAHUTA
Fashion
PIMDAO SUKHAHUTA
Fashion
MATINA SUKHAHUTA
Fashion
MARIA TANIGUCHI
ART
EDWARD TANG
Art
NAWAPOL THAMRONGRATTANARIT
FILM
NATASHA KAYE WHIFFIN
Art
JENNIFER WOO
Fashion, Retail
HAMISH WYLLIE
Entertainment, Design
LAUREN YATES
Media, Fashion
HUISHAN ZHANG
Fashion
ZHU ZHU
Entertainment
KIM WACHTVEITL
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
NALIN WACHTVEITL
FOOD AND BEVERAGE
The new establishment

TWO MAGAZINE'S SECOND NEW ESTABLISHMENT LIST IS COMPRISED OF A NEW GENERATION OF INDIVIDUALS AND COLLABORATIVE PARTNERS WHO ARE MOVING AND SHAKING THE SOCIAL, CULTURAL, AND ECONOMIC LANDSCAPES OF BOTH THAILAND AND AN INTERCONNECTED ASIA.



THEY ARE CREATING A PATH FOR THEMSELVES IN AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE BORDERS ARE DISSOLVING AND THE REALMS OF DIGITAL AND REALITY ARE BLURRING. THEY ARE FROM DIVERSE DISCIPLINES - ENTERTAINMENT, PHILANTHROPY, REAL ESTATE, FOOD AND BEVERAGE, AND MEDIA (TO NAME A FEW)

KORAKRIT
ARUNANONDCHAI
AGE: 30
INDUSTRY: Art
EDUCATION: Columbia University
NATIONALITY: Thai
NYC-based Korakrit Arunanondchai is a fixture on the global contemporary art scene; his generation-defining work is coveted by collectors.
JAM
ACUZAR
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: Art, Real Estate
EDUCATION: American University, Paris
NATIONALITY: Filipina
Art collector/heritage conservationist Jam Acuzar moved beyond Family Development company to establish her Bellas Artes Project Foundation.
GAGGAN
ANAND
AGE: 40
INDUSTRY: Food
EDUCATION: N/A
NATIONALITY: Indian
The most famous chef in Asia (No.1 restaurant in Asia 3 years in a row), Gaggan Anand is a force to be reckoned with in the culinary world.
ROBBIE
ANTONIO
AGE: 39
INDUSTRY: Real Estate
EDUCATION: American University, Paris
NATIONALITY: Filipino
Robbie Antonio divides opinion around the world with his attempts to make property development “sexy” at his family business, Century Properties.
BOONYAPHA
BENCHARONGKUL
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: Art, Party Planning
EDUCATION: Bristol University
NATIONALITY: Thai
The director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Boonyapha Bencharongkul helms the family museum & her own ventures, such as Pette’s Balloons.
AMARIT & CHARLE
CHAROENPHAN
AGE: 30 - 34
INDUSTRY: Technology
EDUCATION: UCLA - SIIT
NATIONALITY: Thai
Amarit and Charle Charoenphan are the founders of co-working space HUBBA, which has now grown to multiple locations around Thailand.
Adrian
Cheng
AGE: 35
INDUSTRY: Art, Real Estate
EDUCATION: Harvard University
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Adian Cheng is redefining the meanings of art patron and real estate developer with K11 Foundation and New World Development.
BOBBY
CHENG
AGE: 39
INDUSTRY: Real Estate, Design
EDUCATION: Harvard Design School
NATIONALITY: Singaporean
Bobby Cheng is the director of Brewin Mesa, one of the most progressive real estate investment and design management companies in Asia.
JONATHAN
CHEUNG
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: Parsons School of Design & UCL
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Co-founder of Hong Kongs Buzz Agency, Jonathan Cheung brings together the HK and Global international sets with a stellar list of clients.
CHOI SEUNG-HYUN
(T.O.P)
AGE: 28
INDUSTRY: Music, Art
EDUCATION: Seoul Art School, Dangook U.
NATIONALITY: Korean
Superstar Choi Seung-Hyun (TOP) has a passion for contemporary art with his TTTOP x Sotheys sale & patronage of young contemporary artists.
VIVIAN
CHOU
AGE: 23
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: Wharton Business School
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Vivian Chou is making industry-changing moves, including the acquisition of Thakoon and bringing a different model to the fashion industry.
SAPPASIT
FONGFAUNGCHAVENG
AGE: 37
INDUSTRY: Real Estate, Fashion
EDUCATION: University of Birmingham
NATIONALITY: Thai
VP of Marketing at real estate giant AP Group, Sappasit Foongfaungchaveng created the irregular football field and founded trunks brand TIMO.
ANANDA
EVERINGHAM
AGE: 35
INDUSTRY: Entertainment
NATIONALITY: Laotian-Australian
Thai entertainment industry’s enduring hero, Ananda Everingham is a national heart-throb and a versatile actor, producer, and a photographer.
ANDRE
FU
AGE: 41
INDUSTRY: Architecture
EDUCATION: Cambridge University
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Architect/designer Andre Fu, with his minimal aesthetics & attention to detail, is the go-to for luxury brands in fashion, art, and hotels.
PATRICK
GROVE
AGE: 41
INDUSTRY: Technology, Finance
EDUCATION: University of Sydney
NATIONALITY: Malaysian
Entrepreneur Patrick Grove has floated 5 companies from startup and turned his Yahoo analogue (Catcha) into a billion-dollar investment group.
JASON GUNAWAN
& RONALD AKILI
AGE: 36
INDUSTRY: Hospitality
EDUCATION: RMIT - Hawaii Pacific University
NATIONALITY: Indonesian
Jason Gunawan & Ronald Akili’s Potato Head Empire offers 10+ establishments where art, food, music and design are given equal significance.
PIYATAT
HEMMATAT
AGE: 39
INDUSTRY: Art
EDUCATION: CCAD
NATIONALITY: Thai
Piyatat Hemmat, one of Thailand’s leading photographers and cofounder of Photo Bangkok, produces his works as he runs RMA institute.


SYED ASIM
HUSSAIN
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
EDUCATION: Carnegie Mellon University
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong-born Pakistani
Syed Asim Hussein is co-founder of Black Sheep Restaurants the coolest eateries in Hong Kong from Holy Fook to Carbone & SoulFood Mahanakorn.
VORASIT
ISSARA
AGE: 36
INDUSTRY: Hospitality
EDUCATION: DCT Switzerland
NATIONALITY: Thai
Founder of Sri Panwa and heir to Charn Issara real estate empire, Vorasit parlayed his Swiss Hotel training into a world class resort.
KULAPAT
KANOKWATANAWAN
AGE: 34
INDUSTRY: Food
EDUCATION: Thammasat University
NATIONALITY: Thai
The founder of After You, Kulapat Kanokwatanawan took her company public last year proving that a passion for sweetness can create an empire.
PONGSUANG
KUNPRASOP
AGE: 38
INDUSTRY: Design, Art
EDUCATION: Silpakorn University
NATIONALITY: Thai
“Note” Kungprasop is a man of many talents, with a website (Third World), co-founder of creative agency, Slow Motion, and the Art Forward Fund.
ALAN & YENN
LO WONG
AGE: 36
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
EDUCATION: UWA - Princeton University
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese - Singaporean
Hong Kong’s dining power couple, Alan Lo and Yenn Wong, continues to win in the restaurant scene with Classified Group and JIA Group.
PALIN
LOJANAGOSIN
AGE: 35
INDUSTRY: Media
EDUCATION: DePaul University
NATIONALITY: Thai
Founder of the Out-of-Home media business, OOH, Palin Lojanagosin is reintroducing innovation to advertising media in Thailand.
CHEN
MAN
AGE: 36
INDUSTRY: Art
EDUCATION: Chinese Central Academy of Fine Arts
NATIONALITY: Chinese
Photographer, model and designer Chen Man stars in, directs and shoots the biggest brands in Asia & draws acclaim for her artistic projects.
HRH Prince Abdul
Mateen
AGE: 25
EDUCATION: SOAS University of London
NATIONALITY: Bruneian
The 4th son of the Sultan of Brunei, HRH Prince Adbul Mateen is a national polo player and currently serves in the Royal Brunei Armed Forces.
VUTHITHORN
MILINTACHINDA
AGE: 39
INDUSTRY: Entertainment
EDUCATION: Thamasat University
NATIONALITY: Thai
Confident and controversial, it’s not talk show Woody Kerd Ma Khui making Woody Milintachinda a household name, it’s his outgoing personality.
KIKO
MIZUHARA
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: Fashion
NATIONALITY: Japanese-American
Model/actress Kiko Mizuhara, seen fronting Marc Jacobs eyewear campaign, was named “the future of Japan” by i-D Japan and a Chanel It-girl.
Justin
Ng
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: Boston College & Sciences Po
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Former Business Development Director of PR firm Social/Capital, Justin Ng is now consulting on social media and planning his next venture.
KHANNGOEN
NUANUAL
AGE: 39
INDUSTRY: Music
EDUCATION: San Francisco Institute of Art
NATIONALITY: Thai
Co-founder of Thaitanium & Knock restaurant, Khanngoen “Khan” Nuanual, is currently involved with the crowdfunding platform Asiola.
VICTORIA &
CHRISTOPHER OWEN
AGE: 32 - 31
INDUSTRY: Design
EDUCATION: Central Saint Martins / Oxford
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese/ British
Victoria Tang-Owen & Christopher Owen cofounded Thirty Thirty Creative agency, which works with the best in fashion, luxury, and lifestyle.
TIRAWAN
PANGSRIVONGSE
AGE: 34
INDUSTRY: Real Estate, Hospitality
EDUCATION: CU, Imperial College
NATIONALITY: Thai
Tirawan Pangsrivongse steers her family’s hotel group’s Cape-, Kantary-, and Kameo Collections, along with ventures like Tokyo’s Camp Curry.
TREECHADA
PETCHARAT
AGE: 30
INDUSTRY: Entertainment
EDUCATION: Assumption University
NATIONALITY: Thai
Actress Treechada Petcharat has overcome both stereotypes and prejudice: crowned Miss Tiffany in 2004 with more film roles to come.
ITTHIPAT
PEERADECHAPAN
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: Food
EDUCATION: UTCC
NATIONALITY: Thai
“Seaweed guy” Itthipat Peeradechapan made a fortune off 1 product: Tao Kae Noi seaweed. Other snackworthy treats will soon grow his business.
SUPAMAS PHAHULO
& AKAPOL SUDASNA
AGE: 36 - 37
INDUSTRY: Art
EDUCATION: TU – Pepperdine & Art Institute
NATIONALITY: Thai
With Bangkok CityCity, gallerists and collectors Supamas “Louktan” Phahulo and “Op” Sudasna are the new dynamic face of art in Bangkok.
Talenia Phua
Gajardo
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: Technology, Art
EDUCATION: Central Saint Martins, London
NATIONALITY: Singaporean
Sassy, multifaceted Talenia Phua Gajardo is currently CEO of both the curated online gallery Artling and online marketplace, Luxglove.com.
SUVADEE & ORAND
PUIPUNTHAVONG
AGE: 41 - 40
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: AUW / CU
NATIONALITY: Thai
Spearheading PP Group, Suvadee Phungbunphra and brother Orand Puipanthavong import luxury fashion such as Céline, Givenchy, and Loewe.
THE
CHEFS
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
NATIONALITY: TH - AU - US - TW
Bangkok foodies owe the young chef/entrepreneurs Thanaruek & Tatchai, Duangporn Songvisava & Dylan Jones, and Candice Lin & Jarrett Wrisley.
DEE
POON
AGE: 35
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: Harvard University
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Dee Poon inherited the reins to PYE (a division of textile giant Esquel) a Chinese brand with the know-how and resources to be reckoned with.
Saowakon
Pornpattanarak
AGE: 38
INDUSTRY: Beauty
EDUCATION: Bangkok University & Mesa College
NATIONALITY: Thai
Saowakon Pornpattanarak took her company Do Day Dream Company and Snail White to newer heights with soaring popularity across Southeast Asia.
PRANAPDA & PRANITAN
PHORNPRAPHA
AGE: 40 - 38
INDUSTRY: Fashion, Retail, Education
EDUCATION: Brown University, American University
NATIONALITY: Thai
“Note” Kungprasop is a man of many talents, with a website (Third World), co-founder of creative agency, Slow Motion, and the Art Forward Fund.
Ivan
Pun
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: Art, Design, FOOD AND BEVERAGE
EDUCATION: Oxford University
NATIONALITY: Burmese
Ivan Pun is at the forefront of the changes happening in the newly opened Myanmar, especially in the culinary world.
Barom
Bichanchitr
AGE: 33
INDUSTRY: Retail
NATIONALITY: Thai
Barom Bichanchitr, man about town and Managing Director of Central Embassy, has delivered what he promised, and now Central Embassy is bringing everyone together.
SAKSON
ROUYPIROM
AGE: 38
INDUSTRY: Non-profit
EDUCATION: University of San Diego & NYU
NATIONALITY: Thai
Doctor Sakson “Saks” Rouypirom relocated to Thailand four years ago with a Medical degree focusing on psychology from New York University in tow and a heart full of eagerness to make this world a better, healthier place.
APINYA
SAKULJAROENSUK
AGE: 26
INDUSTRY: Entertainment
EDUCATION: Rangsit University
NATIONALITY: Thai
With several accolades to her name, Apinya Sakuljaroensuk has starred in numerous films, some of which are internationally recognized.
NISHITA
SHAH
AGE: 36
INDUSTRY: Philanthropy
EDUCATION: Boston University
NATIONALITY: Indian-Thai
Making Forbes’ list as Thailand’s richest woman (2007), there’s more to Nishita Shah than her wealth, particularly her role in philanthropy.
NATTAPON
SIANGSUKON
AGE: 37
INDUSTRY: Music
EDUCATION: London College of Printing
NATIONALITY: Thai
Nattapon Siangsukon blazes distinctive trails in the music scene with the Paradise Bangkok Molam International band.
CHAI
SIRIS
AGE: 32
INDUSTRY: Art, Film
EDUCATION: TU & CMU
NATIONALITY: Thai
The Chiang Mai-based contemporary artist has received much international acclaim for his thought-provoking artwork.
AIYAWATT
SRIVADDHANAPRABHA
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: Retail, Sports
EDUCATION: BU & De Montfort University
NATIONALITY: Thai
King Power Group heir & Leicester Football Club Vice Chairman, Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha has taken the Foxes to win big time and again.
GALUH
SUKARDI
AGE: 29
INDUSTRY: ART
EDUCATION: Glion Institute of Higher Education
NATIONALITY: Indonesian
Art specialist Galuh Sukardi has worked with some of the region’s most prominent artists and has emerged as one of SEA’s most cultured members.
KLYDUAN, PIMDAO &
MATINA SUKHAHUTA
AGE: 32, 34, and 37
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: PSD, NYU & TU
NATIONALITY: Thai
The Sretsis sisters Pimdao, Klyduan, and Matina Sukhahuta are non-conformists known for their disruption, irreverence, and independence.
MARIA
TANIGUCHI
AGE: 35
INDUSTRY: ART
EDUCATION: Goldsmith University
NATIONALITY: Filipina
Winner of the Hugo Boss Art Prize Asia, Maria Tanaguchi has shown her talents at many covetable spots, including the White Cube Hong Kong.
EDWARD
TANG
AGE: 28
INDUSTRY: Art
EDUCATION: University College London
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese/British
Hong Kong native Edward Tang has shown that, at a relatively young age, one can be a specialist in art.
NAWAPOL
THAMRONGRATTANARIT
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: FILM
EDUCATION: Chulalongkorn University
NATIONALITY: Thai
A film director who made it mainstream yet still remains independent, Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit is often dubbed the Thai Wes Anderson.
NATASHA KAYE
WHIFFIN
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: Art
EDUCATION: University College London
NATIONALITY: British
Natasha Kaye Whiffin is the founder of the Young Collector’s Collective in Hong Kong, a group of influential patrons and collectors.
JENNIFER
WOO
AGE: 32
INDUSTRY: Fashion, Retail
EDUCATION: Wellesley College
NATIONALITY: Hong Kong Chinese
Jennifer Woo is the chairman and CEO of Lane Crawford group, and daughter of real estate tycoon Peter Woo.
HAMISH
WYLLIE
AGE: 37
INDUSTRY: Entertainment, Design
EDUCATION: Macleay College
NATIONALITY: Indonesian-Australian
Hamish Wyllie has become one of the biggest names in entertainment in Indonesia over the last few years. This meteoric rise will come as no surprise to those who know him.
LAUREN
YATES
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: Media, Fashion
EDUCATION: Sydney College of the Arts
NATIONALITY: Thai-Australian
Writer, stylist, fashion designer, and advocator of change, Lauren Yates has established a unique voice through her website Ponytail Journal.
HUISHAN
ZHANG
AGE: 33
INDUSTRY: Fashion
EDUCATION: Central Saint Martins
NATIONALITY: Chinese
An upcoming Asian designer, Huishan Zhang became the first Chinese designer to be stocked by Barneys.
ZHU
ZHU
AGE: 32
INDUSTRY: Entertainment
EDUCATION: Beijing Technology and Business
NATIONALITY: Chinese
A new generation of Chinese screen siren, Zhu Zhu has come a long way from her start as an MTV China host.
APICHATPONG
WEERASETHAKUL
INDUSTRY: Film, Art
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Winning the Palme d’Or in 2010 for Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives.
Eric
Booth
INDUSTRY: Fashion, Art
Establishment move: Launching ASAVA in 2008, ASV in 2010, and following this with SAVA Dining in 2015.
Orawan
Ingkasit
INDUSTRY: Fashion
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Founding Olivia Diamonds in 2007
Polpat
Asavaprapha
INDUSTRY: Fashion
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Launching ASAVA in 2008, ASV in 2010, and following this with SAVA Dining in 2015.
Kamol & Krissada
Sukosol Clapp
INDUSTRY: Music, Entertainment
NATIONALITY: Thai
Kamol’s establishment move: Founding Bakery Music.
Krissada’s establishment move: Lead singer of Prue.
DISAPHOL
CHANSIRI
INDUSTRY: Art, Law
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Building one of the most extensive contemporary art collections in Thailand.
Nat
Prakobsantisuk
INDUSTRY: Fashion
NATIONALITY: thai
Establishment move: Co-founding U-Dox. Co-founding Film on the Rocks Yao Noi.
Chanond
Ruangkritya
INDUSTRY: Real Estate
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Founding Ananda Development.
Sombatsara
Teerasaroch
INDUSTRY: Fashion
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Founding TUE company in 1998, which has produced many of the country’s most elaborate fashion shows and events.
Sri & Nicki
Von Bueren
INDUSTRY: Fine Jewelry
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move : The well-connected brothers at the helm of Lotus Arts de Vivre. 
Pichai
Chirathivat
INDUSTRY: Music, Fashion
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Founding Spicy Disc Records in 2004.
Nattapol
Sarasas
INDUSTRY: Gone far beyond
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Co-founding U-Dox. Co-founding Film on the Rocks Yao Noi.
Pichet
Klunchun
INDUSTRY: Performance Art
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Re-interpreting khon and taking it into the future.
KULAPAT
YANTRASAST
INDUSTRY: Architecture
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Founding wHY Architecture in 2003. Receiving the 2009 Silpathorn Award for Design.
Apisek Wongvasu &
Sirot Setabandhu
INDUSTRY: Design, Production
NATIONALITY: Thai
Apisek’s Establishment move: Co-founding b | u | g studio and iP.
Sirot's Establishment move: An advisor to Korn Chatikavanij.
Winai
Chairakpong
INDUSTRY: Design, Production
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Co-founding b | u | g studio in 1999.
Chakrit
Benedetti
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Taking Italasia into the future with his sister Fa.
KIM & NALIN
WACHTVEITL
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: Collectively founding Wine Garage.
Rirkrit
Tiravanija
INDUSTRY: Art
NATIONALITY: Thai
Establishment move: One of the most important international artists of our time.
Diloklarp
Janthachotbutr
AGE: 28
INDUSTRY: LIFESTYLE
Half of Bangkok-based brand Him & Her Studio, Diloklarp “Him” Janthachotbutr is developing his own food brand, Dilo’s, launching w/ granola!
DALAD
KAMBHU NA AYUDHYA
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE
Driven by a passion for food, Dalad Kambhu is opening a restaurant in Berlin following a popular pop-up she did with Rirkrit in summer 2016.
CHATCHAWARN
JANTHACHOTIBUTR
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: PHOTOGRAPHY
Photographer Chutchawarn “Chut” Janthachotibutr who works/exhibits in Bangkok, NYC, and Paris was brand ambassador for Leica Thailand 2016.
DENNIS
KARLSSON
AGE: 29
INDUSTRY: MOTORBIKES,FASHION
Dennis Karlsson brings back old-school cool with Half Caste Creations’ incredible motorbikes and Basic Rights’ musically-inspired menswear.
JIRAT
RATTHAWONGJIRAKUL
AGE: 29
INDUSTRY: ART
Promoting established and rising artists, Jirat “Tae” Ratthawongjirakul manages Rirkrit Tiravanija’s interests as manager of Gallery VER.
LISA
KING
AGE: 34
INDUSTRY: FASHION
Print developer/designer/founder of the eponymous brand Lisa King London, Lisa rose to fame with her unique graphic vision.
PRACH
NIYOMKAR
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: FASHION
Textiles artist Prach “Mann” Niyomkar found his calling as a natural indigo and dye specialist working from his hometown of Sakon Nakhon.
MARY
PANGSAPA
AGE: 28
INDUSTRY: ART
The go-to curator of her contemporaries, Mary Pangsapa is friend and confidante to artists new and old, entrusted with the keys to AS YET.
PARAMA
RAIVA
AGE: 24
INDUSTRY: FOOD
Heiress to the S&P Company, Corporate Executive Cooperator Parama Raiva even finds time to sell apparel on her IG site, Triadic Affair.
THANYAPORN
JARUKITTIKUN
AGE: 31
INDUSTRY: FOOD AND BEVERAGE,INNOVATION
Thanyaporn “Mint” Jarukittikun is founder of EDGE, which focuses on both thinking outside the box and pushing brands to their boundaries.
NIKI
SCHUR-NARULA
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: ART, FOODSTUFFS
A passion for sustainability, business and art serves Niki Schur-Narula as Marketing Director of Maprao Coconut Water & gallery founder.
NONTAWAT
NUMBENCHAPOL
AGE: 32
INDUSTRY: FILM
Nontawat Numbenchapol is a filmmaker and visual artist captivates and exposes the world around us as fluent a storyteller and documentarian.
SARAN
YEN PANYA
AGE: 27
INDUSTRY: ART, DESIGN
Designer/stylist/visual storyteller, Saran Yen Panya espouses keeping an open mind in order to create weird, wonderful, and beautiful things.
CHANYAPORN
THONGTHAI
AGE: 26
INDUSTRY: JEWELRY
Chanyaporn “O” Thongthai, counts Rihanna, Pixie Lott, Mathangi “MIA” Arulpragasam, and Lorde as fans of her daring jewelry.
PATCHARAVIPA
BODIRATNANGKURA
AGE: 26
INDUSTRY: JEWELRY
The youngest of the four Nai Lert Park siblings, Patcharavipa carries herself with a confidence and composure comparable to that of her ever-elegant elder sisters.