A STUDY OF THE TRADITIONAL PATTERNS ON DON KAI DEE BENJARONG PORCELAIN TO DESIGN HANGING WALL ART FOR SOUVENIR PRODUCTS
A souvenir is a reminder of special moments. In many destinations, the souvenir has played an important role as a medium of cultural and historical representation from the perspective of design. The purposes of this study were to study and analyze the uniqueness of Don Kai Dee Benjarong patterns for designing hanging wall art for souvenirs product. This research focused on the development of hanging wall art for souvenir products. Qualitative research was conducted to describe the result of the analysis, accompanied by a research and development approach.
The results showed that the identity of the traditional patterns is their beautiful colors, and some pieces of Benjarong had a combination of nielloware making techniques incorporated into the pattern painting, making the workpiece stand out as a unique pattern of the Benjarong from Don Kai Dee Village. There were both ancient and applied designs used to create new designs that were unique to specific groups. The design of hanging wall art can be used in the development of souvenir design as a medium between the art and culture of the past and contemporary society. As a result, incorporating these traditional design elements into contemporary design is seen as a way to preserve the heritage.