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Cavalletta is a high stool designed for residential and commercial use in bars and kitchen balconies. It is suitable for different balcony heights and decoration styles. Its wooden seat is CNC sculpted into an ergonomic shape to enhance comfort. The beauty of natural wood is another feature that is highlighted in this project as the client is well known for its high quality wood products. The overall design of the Cavalletta stool emphasizes its lightness, contemporary style and comfort.

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Design inspiration is from the significant philosophy of East Asian culture which is called Zen. Zen has a saying that empty is there, not empty is not there. the concept was melted into this series of design, the overall shape of the idea of round, simple, smooth, empty, using ofrosted plexiglass to create a fine water feel, increasing the appreciation and safety of furniture. This furniture suits for a variety of using environments.

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In the year 2020 people had to reinvent their lifestyles and face a collision of professional and private in their homes. Inspiration to solve this problem was found in one of the concepts of modern partial physics, supersymmetry, which explains how the substance can transform into matter. A lighting fixture was designed to help people to switch between their life essences by the simple move and magnetic click. The lamp transforms from a vertical source of soft light to a horizontal source of concentrated light for work, creation, and close communication.

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One Hundred

Innovative, Multifunctional and Minimal. Their design stands out from all the rest in its level since it displays both creativity and uniqueness. Creative because their team used graphical figures of number 100 to design a multifunctional floor lamp and unique because where else can one find a light which also purifies the air? This is probably just the beginning of the journey of numbers finding their paths to the world of design.

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Family of four luminaires designed for rotational molding technology explores its advantages. The family includes two basic shapes: Zeppelin and Balloon. These shapes are designed to be used in various applications, sizes and proportions. The inflatable shapes used for aeronautics, air and clouds are a sign of lightness and simplicity. It is a fine metaphor for suspended lighting fixtures appear floating inside interior spaces.

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"Memoria" is a furniture project created by Sergio Sesmero for his Final Project of the Official University Degree in Product Design of ESNE. A proposal based on sustainability, functionality and the creation of new sensorial experiences, by the usage of concrete fabric as the main material, which is generally used in civil constructions that is characterized by its high durability, resistance and sustainability. The project arises from a deep study of the changes that are taking place in society, and how these are are affecting the forms of consumption.

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