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25 Nano

25 Nano is an artistic light instrument to represent ephemeral and permanence, birth and death. Working with Spring Pool Glass Industrial CO., LTD, whose vision is building a systematic glass recycle loop for a sustainable future, 25 Nano chose the relatively fragile bubble as a medium in contrast with solid glass to embody the idea. In the instrument, light shimmers through life cycles of the bubble, projecting rainbow-like color and shadows to the environment, creating a dreamy atmosphere around the user.

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Dava

Dava is developed for open space offices, schools and universities where quiet and concentrated work phases are important. The modules reduce acoustic and visual disturbances. Due to its triangular shape, the furniture is space efficient and allows a variety of arrangement options. The materials of Dava are WPC and wool felt, both of which are biodegradable. A plug-in system fixes the two walls to the tabletop and underlines simplicity in production and handling.

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Gorge

'Gorge' is a coffee table with a shape of a gorge. Designing it, Designer 'Ramei Keum' strived to put it in a form so that elements composing of a table such as a top board and legs may become one element, not individual elements. The shape of a gorge folded in a V shape itself plays a structural role of supporting the top board of the table, and plays a role of holding/ keeping magazines or books as well as completing an aesthetic form of the table.

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1x3

1x3 is inspired by interlocking burr puzzles. It is both - a piece of furniture and a brain teaser. All parts stay together without the need of any fixtures. The interlocking principle involves only sliding movements giving a very fast assembly process and making 1x3 appropriate for frequent change of place. The level of difficulty depends not on dexterity but mostly on spatial vision. Instructions are provided in case the user needs help. The name - 1x3 is a mathematical expression that represents the logic of the wooden structure - one element type, three pieces of it.

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CRAWL LAMP

CRAWL LAMP is a unique contemporary desk lamp. Base and shade design has its striking feature which combines simplicity and geometric form . It has a 4 legged base instead of using traditional round or square bases. Shades has an elegant appearance as well as graceful sloping cut out from its mouth with energy-efficient 5W LED bulb. Shade is adjustable from left to right, or, from upward to downward direction with a maximum of 180 degrees & 120 degrees rotation, respectively. Main switch has 2USB port as additional functionality.

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NUO

Nuo’ pendant consist of two materials, made from rattan strips base and stem of banana trees that are environmentally friendly material and can be parsed again. This material processed with a particular method so that this material is very beautiful, flexible, and strong. After going through a careful process of finishing, it will be formed products of high artistic merit. The result, ‘Nuo’ has a unique beauty and simplicity in the finished pendant form, reflecting the traditional skills and the unique allure of material fashioned by human hands.

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