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ResoNet Sinan Mansions

ResoNet Pavilion is commissioned by Sinan Mansions in Shanghai for the celebration of Chinese New Year 2017. It consists of a temporary pavilion plus an interactive LED light 'resonet' attached in the inner surface. It employs Low-Fi techniques to visualise the resonance frequencies inherent in the natural environment, via the interaction of the public and surrounding elements detected by a LED net. The Pavilion illuminates the public realm in response to vibration stimuli. Apart from visitors can come to make Spring Festival wishes, it can be also used as a performance stage.

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Heart

The Hearth is designated for city bikes. Its function is intentionally hidden into the interior accessory. Even though it looks very light and airy, it can really carry a lot thanks to its shape, which will release the weight equally on the wall. However, functionality remains unchanged. The hanging of the bike is dealt with in a very sophisticated way - the bike slides itself into its ideal position and you don't have to worry about hitting an exact point. The Heart has 4 elements, which are in touch with bike, covered by the plastic tubes in the same color and width as metal weldment.

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Tree Pod

Fabiana and Roberto's designs are inspired by nature as a source of raw materials ready to be up cycled and reshaped to fit unexpected new purposes, the slight imperfections inherent in any material harvested from the nature just empower and transform it in a unique way. For The Pod, one of the object in The Tree Of Life collection, the duo draw inspiration by the mighty Baobab tree, symbol of life and prosperity growing in 32 countries across the African continent and at the hearth of many stories and traditions.

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ChuangHua Tracery

ChuangHua Tracery fit for home deco, commercial space , hotel or studio which its essence inspired by ChuangHua, the Chinese window grilles pattern. Using sheet metal bending technology and powder paint coating in vivid reddish color setting off with purely white that enlightened its festive looked, making them free from the metallic image of hard, cold and heavy. Aesthetically simple clean and neat in its structural shape designed, when light pass through the laser cutting tracery pattern, the shadow projected onto the surrounding wall and floor that shows a glimpse of beauty.

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15 degree

Playing with people’s inherent desire for order and balance are the types of human condition that 15° is trying to explore. The form moves away from a two-dimensional graphic to a sculptural, and pleasing form. My inspiration comes from asymmetry. The asymmetry is not just defined by its physical presence. Therefore the essence of asymmetry could be balanced. The balanced form also creates asymmetry. It is the condensation of stories of the encounter with the place.

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Purity seat

Unique features of the project, is the use form on the Kneeling human To demonstrate the performance associated with it means Sitting in complete comfort. The seat design, derived from a sincere man which Is praying at the God almighty. It is quite obvious that Its form is such that the mode of the individual purity” Kneeling on the sky”.also, his hands tied behind States Praying to God For freedom.

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