nitipak samsen / Designer

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personal detail

name : Nitipak Samsen
E-mail : dotmancando@gmail.com, nitipak.samsen@network.rca.ac.uk, dot@haque.co.uk


education

2007-now : Royal College of Art : MA Design interactions
1996-2000 : Silpakorn University : B.Arch Bachelor of Architecture


work experiences

Nov 2009 - now, designer at Haque Design + Research

Nov 2012: Visiting tutor at Design interactions, Royal College of Art

Mar 2012: Guest judge for Future of Money design award 2012, London, UK

Nov 2011: Visiting tutor at Design interactions, Royal College of Art

Mar 2009 - Sep 2009, part-time working with Haque Design + Research on Natural Fuse project.

July 2008 - September 2008 : worked as internship at haque :: design + research

July 2004 – July 2007 : worked as exhibition designer at Tabbinn Studio.

July 2004 : Set up small studio with other 3 Thai designers named as “Tabbinn Studio”

April 2004 – May 2004 : lived my life as a monk in Cholaprathan temple, Thailand.

Sep 2002 – April 2004 : worked as exhibition designer at B.U.G. Studio, Thailand.


selected exhibitions

15 Nov - 21 Jan 2013, Re-Pong as part of GAME exhibition at Science Gallery, Dublin.

29 Sep - 11 Nov 2012, Trails at 23rd Biennale of Design, Ljubljana, Slovenia

12 Sep - 18 Sep 2011, Trails as part of GlitchFiction, Paris Design Week, Cité de la Mode et du Design, Paris

7 Aug - 25 Oct 2010, Natural Fuse exhibition as part of Incheon International Digital Arts Festival 09, Incheon, Seoul, Korea (as lead designer on the project at Haque: design+research)

9 Feb - 21 Mar 2010, Natural Fuse exhibition as part of Silicon Dreams exhibition, San Sebastian, Spain. (as lead designer on the project at Haque: design+research)

30 Oct - 03 Nov 2009, The Buttons & BuyProduct exhibition, DESIGNTIDE TOKYO 2009, Tokyo Midtown Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

08 Oct - 13 Dec 2009, Coin Flipper & BuyProduct exhibition, WHAT IF...
FUTURE FORM, FUTURE FUNCTION?, Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

24 – 27 Sep 2009, BuyProduct exhibition, Disruptive Thinking, as part of 100% Design London, London, UK.

17 Sep - 7 Nov 2009, Natural Fuse exhibition as part of Toward The Sentient City by Architecture League New York, USA. (as part of Haque: design+research)

09 July 2009: Test_Lab: What Crisis?! at V2 Institute for unstable media, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Jun 2009: Show Two, Royal College of Art, London, UK.

May2009: Show&Tell, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK.

May2009: Futuresonic 2009, Manchester, UK. (as part of Haque: design+research)


talks

17 May 2012,THAI INTER (ACT)! , London, UK

20 Nov 2010, Interactive Design and Communication, Silpakorn University, Thailand

1 Nov 2009, DESiGN NiPPON 09, Tokyo, Japan

25 Sep 2009, Coin Flipper talk, This happened... London#8, London, UK.

18 Sep 2009, Natural Fuse talk with Usman Haque, Presented as part of the public program series organized in conjunction with the Architectural League’s fall 2009 exhibition, USA.

09 July 2009, Test_Lab: What Crisis?! at V2 Institute for unstable media, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.


selected publications

Jan 2012: TRAIL$ was blogged in www.core77.com

April 2011: was interviewed and published in Art4d Magazine, Thailand

March 2011: Tree Tape for Kids was blogged in www.dezeen.com

March 2011: BuyProduct and Natural Fuse are published in My Green City: back to nature with attitude and style.

18 Aug 2009: Coin Flipper was blogged in http://blog.makezine.com

03 Aug 2009: BuyProduct was blogged in www.nextnature.net

July 2009: BuyProduct in RCA Sustainable Showcase.

10 July 2009: The Buttons was blogged in www.nextnature.net

06 July 2009: BuyProduct was blogged in www.dezeen.com

March 2009: Little Big Theater was published in EDGE magazine, UK


awards

September 2012 Trail$ was was awarded Special Jury Award from BIO23, Biennial of design, Ljubljana.

March 2011 The Money Trailer was awarded first prize from Future of Money Design Award 2011.

June 2009 BuyProduct was nominated for RCA Sustainability Showcase

June 2009 BuyProduct was nominated for Conran Foundation Awards 2009

April 2002 Third prize in ASA( the Associate of Siamese Architect) design competition : Future Conceptual Design in Architecture

April 1999 Third prize in ASA( the Associate of Siamese Architect) design competition : French Embassy Bangkok.