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


E Drum

Inspired by a gyrosphere. the show combines a number of elements that together create an extraordinary experience. The installation changes its shape and creates a dynamic environment for the drummer to perform in. Edrum breaks the barrier between sound light and space, each note translates into light.

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Pluto keeps the focus firmly on style. Its compact, aerodynamic cylinder is orbited by an elegant handle perched over an angled tripod base, making it easier to position with its soft-but-focused light with precision. Its form was inspired by telescopes, but instead, it seeks to focus on the earth instead of the stars. Made with 3d printing utilizing corn-based plastics, it is unique, not only for using 3d printers in an industrial fashion, but also eco-friendly.

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This stool is designed to help one to maintain neutral sitting-standing posture. By observing people’s daily behavior, the design team found the need for people to sit on stools for a shorter period of time such as sitting in the kitchen for a quick break, which inspired the team to create this stool specifically to accommodate such behavior. This stool is designed with minimal parts and structures, making the stool affordable and cost-efficient for both buyers and sellers by taking into account the productivity of manufactures.

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Light Weaving

Combing weaving techniques of the indigenous people in Taiwan, the production team wants to present an image that sunlight at dawn penetrates the spider web and create fantastical lights effects like a dream catcher.The production team tries to bring those delicate weaving artworks outdoor for the audience to have new experiences. The LED lights will change with the timing system, create a fantastical and wonderful atmosphere. Watching fluorescence penetrating through all the woven totem creates an unlimited cutting space effect. This effect will lead people to relax as their imagine.

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Magic Blocks

The boards are joined together by craft welders and finished in various colors of paint coating treatment, suitable for indoors and outdoors. Functionally, the objects are designed in different heights to overlap or simply serving their purpose individually. In the vision, through different combinations, perspective and color overlap is generated to decorate different interior spaces.

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In order to solve an increasingly diverse storage needs, most people will use a lot or custom cabinets. But these cabinets are difficult to adjust again to accord to changes in demand. If to buy the new cabinet, it will cause a lot of waste. Dynamic solves this problem well. It balances the change in demand with the contradiction between different storages. By "platform + accessories" adaptation under way to meet the growing storage needs of different environments. It also has a strong "growth" ability to deal with storage changes.

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