Panuwat Usakulwattana


Senior type designer at Cadson Demak and writer by trade. He also actives in design educational area. Currently served as a guest lecturer and specialist in typography at several design institutes in Thailand.

Panuwat Usakulwattana studied Communication Design at Bangkok University. Joining Cadson Demak as a graphic designer where he rapidly expanded his interest in to type design. Later on he shifted his focus to type design and became a full time type designer.

He has designed numbers of Thai fonts, ‘Thutiya’ is one of his well-known works that has won the 1st prize in Thai category of Granshan Competition in 2017.  He also designed various notable typefaces that can be widely recognized in locally such as Tatsana Suksa a custom work for Tourism Authority of Thailand, a popular spa and skincare product Panpuri. He also was one of Google Fonts Thai collection project development team.


BITS9 Welcome Party
Panuwat Usakulwattana
October 10, 2019
Keynote Presentation
4:00pm - 6:00pm
at TCDC Chiang Mai

Keynote Presentation:
“Born to be plain”

A talk exploring the ideas of being plain and unpretentious in a contemporary Thai typeface that carries itself a distinguished feeling of Old Style Thai characters.