Wee Viraporn is a lover of pixel art and pixel type. His large scale Post-it art have appeared in office buildings, malls, restaurants, and art galleries around Bangkok.
He received a master degree in Typo/Graphic Studies from London College of Communication before founding Conscious, a visual communication design studio specialized in environmental graphic design. The studio has designed signage and way-finding systems for major corporates in both public and private sectors, luxury residential projects and Suan Luang Rama IX, Bangkok’s largest public park and botanical garden.
Believing that design should serve the society and improve quality of life, he enjoys working for social, educational and cultural organizations. His work includes designing books on architectural heritage conservation for UNESCO and making a contemporary version of Thai classical literature book for The Royal Society. He also participated in many community-driven design projects such as redesigning bus stop signage system in Bangkok.
He is also a guest lecturer at various institutions and took part in many design conferences and workshops. Focusing on activities that aim to stimulate awareness and educate the public and enthusiasts about graphic design in Thailand.
BITS 8 on the beach Discussion Panel
October 6, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
at Tamarind Ballroom,
InterContinental Hua Hin Resort
"What are we all up to in Thai typography?"
Multiple views on Thai typography and the use of Thai font in Bangkok graphic design design scene.
A group discussion by Thai designers who are currently named the most active in the business. Leaded by Vorathit “Tap” Kruavanichkit who will share his success on running an edgy type foundry which goes hand in hand with a stylish graphic design firm. Wee Viraporn, the founder of Conscious, a well established design studio known for using type in environmental graphic design. The conversation will not be completed without a straight forward opinion from Piyapong Bhumichitra, the partner of Shake & Bake, an editorial design expert. Former the driven figure behind the prominent design magazine “art4d”.
The whole session will be moderated by Anuthin Wongsunkakon. This discussion needs the off stage opinion. The attendees are more than welcome to join the dialog. This session will be conducted in English.