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Cecilia

Cecilia is an armchair in a sustainable way, made of reused materials. A tribute for a lovely grandmother, who was in love with handmade works and the nature. A way to give new use for special materials that could go to the trash. With a poetic and comfortable backseat. The design of its low and reclining structure its an invitation to rest.

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Bloom

Bloom is a succulent dedicated grow box that acts as a stylish home furniture. It provides perfect growing conditions for succulents. The main aim of the product is to fill the desire and nurture for whom living in urban areas with less green environment access. Urban life comes with many challenges in daily life. That leads people to ignore their nature. Bloom aims to be the bridge between consumers and their natural desires. The product is not automated, it aims to assist consumer. The application support will allow users to take action with their plants which will allow them to nurture.

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One Line

The Sola garden furniture collection is a series of multifunctional products that will help charge mobile devices anywhere using the energy generated by the solar panel. The collection consists of a coffee table, deckchair and high table, each product has additional lighting and USB charging ports. The panel size has been optimally fitted for energy needs, which is why the SOLA products are independent and ecological. The minimalist look, high functionality and lightness of the construction make the sola collection ideal for the garden, restaurant, cafe.

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Para

Para is a set of public outdoor chairs designed to provide restrained flexibility in outdoor settings. A set of chairs that has a uniquely symmetrical form and totally deviates from the inherent visual balance of conventional chair design Inspired by simple seesaw shape, this set of outdoor chairs is bold, modern and welcomes interaction. Both with a heavy weighted bottom, Para A supports 360 rotation around its base, and Para B supports bidirectional flipping.

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Poise

The acrobatic appearance of Poise, a table lamp designed by Robert Dabi of unform.studio shifts between static & dynamic and a big or small posture. Depending on the proportion between its' illuminated ring and the arm holding it, an intersecting or tangent line to the circle occurs. When placed on a higher shelf, the ring could overhang the shelf; or by tilting the ring, it could touch a surrounding wall. The intention of this adjustability is to get the owner creatively involved and play with the light source in proportion to other objects surrounding it.

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Moon Gate

The Moti chair integrates aesthetics and structure, breaking the traditional structure, and using circles to connect the support points, which effectively balances the forces and reducing the material loss. The use of Mortise and tenon joints and full hidden dovetail joint make the joint more stable. The design is inspired by the arches, moon gate in ancient Chinese gardens, the circular holes designation brings broader visual sense, which also implies that there is no barrier between communication.

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