• Noppadon Sangwalpetch Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts, Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, Bangkok, Thailand
Keywords: design, odor absorbing tiles, wood charcoal


            This research aims to analyze focusing on studying the properties of wood charcoal used in household use and Properties of tiles are an integrated research using qualitative research in analytical studies to obtain important information on the design of tiles from wood charcoal with an in-depth interview and observations from 20 experts in design marketing materials. The analysis of the properties of wood charcoal found that the odorabsorbing properties of wood charcoal have the most use with an average of 40 percent, followed by hygroscopic properties with an average value of 25 percent. According to the analysis of the type and characteristics of the tiles, it is found that in general, tiles can be divided into 6 types, namely ceramic tiles. Mosaic tiles, granito tiles, marble tiles, earthenware and glass tiles which each type have different characteristics and properties which affect the utilization in each area of use. The size of the popular tiles can be divided into 2 types, which are 8 x 8 inches, 12 x 12 inches, 13 x 13 inches, 16 x 16 inches, 24 x 24 inches, used for flooring and 8 x 8 inches 8 x 10 inches. The use of wall coverings, which the size and characteristics of the use area affect the selection of tiles which is divided into 2 types. For first type; If the area is wet, we should use the surface and small tiles. If the area that needs cleaning is easy, we should use tiles with shiny skin and large. For type 2; if it is the size of the area with a small area, we should choose light colored tiles and for large areas, we should choose dark tiles.