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Design What

Design What featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Curve

Paradisi Curve has a double concave carbon fibre composite seat. Designed on CAD software, every minute detail of every angle, chamfer & radius was obsessively perfected in 3D space. Every carbon fibre layer was laid by hand meticulously to ensure the weave is perfect and the result flawless. Each metal piece was painstakingly machined on a CNC milling machine. All finished off with a beautifully-crafted course-grained leather cushion. Each chair is unique and numbered.

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Point

The lamp is inspired by the geometric entity for excellence, the point, generally represented as a circle. The lamp is a pure geometric form, and as a symbol for the ideal order triggers the visual expression clear and its specific language of form, a feeling of calm, balance and harmony. These are the sensations from which sprang the design. The collection Point is made of two table lamp formats, created to better use the strips in high efficiency LEDs to create a direct and an indirect light. The elements combine to achieve a unique element: a true and proper light sculpture.

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BAMBOO FOREST

The traditional open storage closet was for showing books and pottery. By adding strings and sewing marks, the image of a traditional open storage closet was changed to more feminine one. The furniture silhouette can be changed naturally by binding method of strings. The top wood panel of the furniture and the lowest panel is drilled to make many small holes vertically, and connected with many flexible strings to look like a string curtain. The details of the point on which wood panels is connected with strings is made to look like sewing.

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Minimal Bookshelf

The Minimal Bookshelf is a simple storage solution that incorporates the books it holds in its design and construction. The bookshelf features grooves cut into both ends of a shelf, which the user can slot books into to serve as bookends. If your book collection is too large to fit on one shelf, a second or third can be added, with the bookends doubling as pillars to support the shelves stacked on top.

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Recharge

The Recharge ushers in a new era of book lights, changing the way book lovers everywhere read. With its slim, portable body finely crafted of matte Silicone, the Recharge fluidly bends in any direction to cast a bright white beam wherever needed. Its two LEDs provide 8 lumens of light, while its sturdy, petite clip firmly grasps book pages. The eco-friendly Recharge has a 16 hour battery life and charges via an included micro USB cable, eliminating the need to replace the battery. Designed for sustainability, the Recharge's LEDs last 50,000 hours and never require a replacement bulb.

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Reflections

Reflections is from the design collection called Textures which was inspired by the landscapes of South America. The yarns were hand spun and designed to create a three dimensional texture on a flat woven surface. The contrasts of the tight loops combined with the hanging yarns created the unique pattern of the hand knotted silk rug.The surface echoes the boldness of the blue mountains and warm golden sunsets.

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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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