ORAKARN SAYATANAN (Thailand), Master in Product Design 2016 – Founder and Designer, PARA
Founder and designer of PARA, an eco-friendly brand for an innovative use of Thai natural rubber in the design field, Orakarn’s design focuses on finding materials for eco-conscious consumers through sustainable design. Her product “Tree-in-One”, an innovative bottle pourer that turns into a vacuum stopper, is the first one of a collection made up of environmentally friendly components and fully recyclable packaging that gained great recognitions since it was born in 2016.
In 2017, PARA was selected to join the “Talent Thai 2017” project, organized by the Royal Thai Government to promote and showcase Thai designers’ works to the international markets. It was also exhibited at “The Finest Thai 2017” at the Thai Royal Embassy in Singapore and during the Paris Design Week 2017. PARA has also been selected to take part in the Salone del Mobile exhibition during the Milan Design Week 2018.