KIMPTON MAA-LAI BANGKOK PRESENTS “THE TALE OF THE FULL MOON” DESIGN-CENTRIC MOONCAKES BY THAI ARTIST JEEP KONGDECHAKUL

| August 26, 2023

Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok debuts its 2023 Kimpton Mooncake that honours the Year of the Rabbit through the illustrations by local Thai artist Jeep Kongdechakul, whose designs have been featured in many glossy fashion magazines and for brands such as Rimowa and BMW.

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Drawing from Kimpton’s fashion-forward luxury, this year’s whimsical yet refined presentation of mooncakes for Mid-Autumn Festival gifting is inspired by the Chinese folktale of the noble Moon Rabbit and Chang’e, the Moon Goddess. The mooncakes are contained in a package featuring Jeep Kongdechakul’s imaginative illustrations of the elegant goddess’s fluffy loyal rabbit companion and prosperity symbols like the peony and the jade plant. The bright and bold floral designs are featured on the box and the reusable, origami-like bag it comes in.

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Designed to convey love, appreciation and good fortune for the recipients, each Kimpton Mooncake collection comprises four distinct varieties including the traditional lotus seed with egg yolk, crowd-favourite durian with egg yolk, satisfying creamy custard and sweet and sour cranberry. Each individual mooncake comes in a bright diagonal hot pink and lime green striped modern box.

Kimpton Mooncakes are available at THB 2,488 net per box and are available for pick-up at the hotel from today – 29 September 2023. Kimpton Mooncakes can also be purchased at Mooncake Festival 2023 at Siam Paragon, G floor from 10 – 29 September 2023 For further details, please call 02 056 9999 or email taste.kimptonmaalai@ihg.com.

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About the Author:

Current: Editor of At-Bangkok.com, Managing Director at dp-Studio Co. Ltd. Past: Lecturer, Instructor at School of Architecture King Mongkut University of Technology, Architect at RNL Architect, Architect at Roth Sheppard Architects Education: School of Architecture Chulalongkorn University Bangkok Thailand (B.Arch) School of Architecture University of Arizona USA - School of Architecture University of Colorado, Denver USA (M. Arch)
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