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Augusta

The Augusta reinterprets the classic dining table. Representing the generations before us, the design seems to grow from an invisible root. The table legs are oriented to this common core, reaching up to hold the book-matched tabletop. Solid European walnut wood was selected for its meaning of wisdom and growth. Wood usually discarded by furniture makers is used for its challenges to work with. The knots, the cracks, the wind shakes and the unique swirls tell the story of the tree's life. The uniqueness of the wood allows this story to live on in a piece of family heirloom furniture.

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Move it

Move it, the mobile office system, is SIGEL’s solution that allows agile, flexible working (desk sharing, co-working, activity-based working) and project work. Move it is a beautifully designed, complete concept for modern office environments. The products will appeal to people with a finely-tuned aesthetic sense. This intelligent storage system has a modular design and is ideal for transporting office supplies.

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Tomeo

During the 60s, visionary designers developed the first plastic furniture. The designers’ talent coupled with the versatility of the substance led to its indispensability. Both designers and consumers became addicted to it. Today, we know its environmental dangers. Still, restaurant terraces remain filled with plastic chairs. This is because the market offers little alternative. The design world remains sparsely populated with manufacturers of steel furniture, even sometimes republishing designs from the late 19th century… Here comes the birth of Tomeo: a modern, light & stackable steel chair.

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Nuvem

Nuvem goes beyond the confines of traditional illumination. Slamp patented Opalflex recicled material, versatile modules can be infinitely combined creating floating landscapes.The design can be lit by multiple, bidirectional spotlights that can be positioned above the system or threaded through to illuminate from below.The easily adaptable, mutable installation brings an artistic, ethereal touch to any king of spaces.The modules can be infinitely combined to create floating landscapes and transforming an architectural space running across ceilings and down the walls,creating an infinite sky

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Mobius

The Mobius ring gives inspiration for the design of Mobius lamps. One lamp strip may have two shadow surfaces (i.e. two-sided surface), the obverse and the reverse, which will satisfy all-round lighting demand. Its special and simple shape contains mysterious mathematical beauty. Therefore, more rhythmic beauty will be brought to home life.

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Time Book

Time Book are made by hand-polished crystal glass blocks. Special ink was screen printed on the surface and cured at high temperature. The high density of crystal glass gives them perfect stability when in use. Time Book is minimalistic in terms of function, form and material, it’s like a book-shaped sculpture. The function is clearly presented by its form. The text on the book uses Quinsay Parto typeface designed by Time book’s designer. The “MMXIX” on the book spine is the Roman numeral writing of “2019”.

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Good designs create value for society. Everyday we feature a special design project that demonstrates excellence in design. Today, we are pleased to showcase an award-winning design that makes a positive difference. We will be featuring more great and inspiring designs daily. Make sure to visit us everyday to enjoy new good design products and projects from greatest designers worldwide.

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