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The Doberman Chair

The design inspiration comes from Doberman dog. The designer chose the mahogany as material due to the similar color to the real Doberman dog. Moreover, The Doberman Chair has a suspended backrest and a long seat size, both covered with black leather. The design is to give people a quiet and comfortable place to relax and work. Like the Doberman dog, The Doberman Chair shows its unique dignity and peace.

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After street observation, designers of Zhejiang Sci-Tech University found out that people tend to lean on desks or handrails when they are tired. Inspired by human’s unconscious behavior, Balustrade Chair, an unconventional product, is designed for this temporary situation. Therefore, designers used a simpler way to realize this thought, while not putting much attention on comfort level.

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The concept started from the idea of creating something unique and functional for smaller apartments which don't have enough space. Mubic is a modular table which has four positions, it can be transformed from a coffee table to a two, four or six persons dining table without disassembling it, but rotating its legs. It is made from the best quality of materials and with its playful functionalities and colors it can decorate any modern apartment.

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Single Rocket

The design is visually playful bringing cartoon-like clouds and aerial rockets from a personal toy collection to life, in the form of a table. Combining various techniques from lathe to 3d printing, resin casting and traditional hand curved pieces, this table is fashioned to draw a smile on the face of nostalgic adults, children, and children trapped in adult bodies. Take a trip down memory lane and enjoy your childhood once again.

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Sankao coffee table, meaning "three faces" in japanese, is an elegant piece of furniture meant to become an important character of any modern living room space. Sankao is based on an evolutionary concept, which grow and develop as a living being. The choice of material could only be solid wood from sustainable plantations. Sankao coffee table equally combines highest manufacture technology with traditional craftsmanship, making each piece unique. Sankao is available in different solid wood types such as iroko, oak or ash.

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Cosmo collection proposes an ordered and harmonious universe, of functionality and practicality combined with an aesthetic of regular and strict forms, for the most intimate and personal space. The set of the Icon headboard with the Noa container elements, form a personal bedroom furnishing, expressed through the minimalism of the forms. The thin horizontal and vertical lines host soft courtesy lighting that, together with the metal legs and harmoniously selected materials, create a powerful visual image.

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