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Design What featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Mozaik system

The mozaik system is made up of cables wrapped in vertical fabrics that are then separated by a fiberglass rod held by brass connectors. In these connectors the vertical cables receive the low-voltage current needed to power an LED bulb, which is covered by a hexagonal diffuser in fabric. The fabric of the tube as well as the electrical cables can be chosen in many variations of colors of the collection of the materials of the manufacturer. From the rhomboid shape of connectors, tube and cables, all kinds of compositions can be created in both height and length.

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Goby by Tonik, Designed by Karim Rashid

Tonik is a hospitality furniture brand wrapped around a full blown design statement that pushes beyond boundaries and transforms everyday spaces into funky slices of paradise that connect people. Tonik is also a designer collective and works with the best and brightest minds, including the uber-cool, industrial design-guru (drumroll sold separately) Karim Rashid. Tonik embodies the American spirit: different people from different backgrounds that relish deep discussions of differing opinions, bringing the world closer together.

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Kollen

Kollen Bookshelf is a shelf created from the repetition of adaptable pieces in matter of size and shape of the objects on it. Its autonomous structure allows an independent working of each of the strips, so that they can be placed in different positions according to the user’s need. This structure will also allow for it to be a decorative element, it follows a clean structure broken by a curved edge that represents the mountains, in a nod to the piece’s originary region.

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Andromeda

The name Andromeda comes from the famous galaxy visible to the naked eyes from Earth, and it is inspired by the macroscopic and primordial beauty of light. The lamp has two different light sources, one directed to the bottom and one diffused to the top, which can be switched on or off separately. The diffused one is based on LED edge lighting technology and creates a starry sky effect thanks to 170 different-sized holes scattered along the lower surface. The bottom one, also based on LED technology, is accessorized by an innovative and simply-to-use interchangeable lens system.

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IO Doodle Box

IO Doodle Box is a portable storage unit designed to accommodate children’s interest in learning, drawing and creating. The unit has integrated wheels that allow children to easily and independently move it around. In addition, IO Doodle Box doubles as a bench seat with internal storage for art work and a removable tray for drawing and painting accessories which ensures that materials are always at hand. The piece accommodates a roll of paper which when pulled out and over the lid creates a drawing board and further invites children to draw and doodle spontaneously whenever the mood strikes.

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Imnu

Imnu introduces a remake of a design classic, an original approach to the knownl wall clock. The focus in this design lies on the pointers of the clock. Instead of being attached to a pin in the middle of the dial, they run around the circumference. The clock face is a thin disc which seems to float on the wall. The designer‘s decision to leave the dial free of anything has a surprising effect as the hands come from behind the disc, folding themselves over the outer edge. The wall clock Imnu stands out thanks to its unconventional and minimalistic nature.

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