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Getting a Better Perspective

Getting a Better Perspective

Well isn’t this cool? The 360 shelf Made To Fit is a better designed shelf for all things that you would put on a normal, boring looking book shelf. Ever have that issue where trying to get your books to stand up on a normal shelf just becomes the most aggravating tedious little thing? Yeah,(…)

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Honeycomb wall

Honeycomb wall

These walls almost scream “chaos”, but taking a closer look, there is roughly nothing that these walls wouldn’t be good for. The Helix furniture systems acceptable advantage of being able to unmistakably manifest onto any shape or sized walls makes them easy and suitable for any room in the house. The Helix  furniture walls can be(…)

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Inflatable tents

Inflatable tents

Regardless if you are an all-the-time camper or a rookie to the adventures that lie ahead, the majority of us know that no matter where you go, you must be careful to make sure you have all of the right necessities and know safety precautions. For starters, a reliable and sturdy tent would be a(…)

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A Winged Welcome

A Winged Welcome

Perhaps one of the most beautiful ways to greet new visitors to the entrance of Iran’s landmark city, Mashhad, designers have created a lifelike gate resembling the birds that grace the city’s Imam Reza shrine. Created by Naser Nasiri and Taher Nasiri, this bird-like structure would be a gateway that sets tourists in awe as they drive(…)

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Tie the Knot in the Ribbon

Tie the Knot in the Ribbon

Everyone knows that weddings are one of the most special moments in a couple’s life, so why not have it in one of the most magical locations in the world? That was the idea behind the Ribbon Wedding Chapel, designed by Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP Co. A beautiful structure situated beside the Inland Sea of Japan,(…)

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Crystal Clear

Crystal Clear

While it looks like a giant hunk of hard quartz, this new chair is actually a comfortable resting place! Using the mathematical algorithm of quartz’s crystalline structure, Ctrlzak and Davide Barzaghi have created the Quartz chair for your amazement (and comfort). Comfy rock-themed chairs are a fund way to lounge around or entertain guests. Rock(…)

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Get Into the Swing of Things

Get Into the Swing of Things

Looking for a way to make meetings less boring or really get people into the swing of things with others at a bar? Instilling a playful feeling that is sometimes lost when we grow older, the designers at Duffy London have added to their Swing Table collection the newest idea, Swing Bar. In a few words,(…)

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Mountain Module

Mountain Module

Livable shelters become increasingly popular as more of us travel, providing an easily-constructed shelter in remote places. Especially useful in areas that are difficult to develop, these structures can add a sense of home-away-from-home while hiking or backpacking. One such shelter is the Huba Mountain Shelter by Michael Holcer. While these shelters are most popular(…)

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Home Sweet Mini

Home Sweet Mini

Feel like building a small house in just a few days? This is actually possible with a pre-fabricated house that fits together easily to create a beautiful living space in a short matter of time. Even easier to assemble is a Mini House, that packs all the necessities of a cabin or cottage into one(…)

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Building with Words

Building with Words

Creating 3D landscapes by turning text into varying shapes and patterns by printing letter-sized documents with a 3D printer, designer and artist Hongtao Zhou recreates skylines and figures with the written word called Textscapes. Created as an interactive tool for those who can read or use Braille, Zhou builds shapes by layering variations of Braille,(…)

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Build a Better Community with this Toolbox

Build a Better Community with this Toolbox

We all have those moments where we are suddenly in desperate need of tools – from trying to hang a picture to replacing a doorknob. But many of us don’t have a constant need for tools, which means we have to go out and purchase new tools even though we’ll get little use out of(…)

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Live Like a VIPP

Live Like a VIPP

We all need a place to get away from our busy lives sometimes, and there are few better places to which we can escape than the serenity of nature. Immersing oneself in the outdoors is a great way to relax, although sleeping in a tent for a few days is not ideal. Instead of a(…)

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Create Conversation Pieces with Art + Décor

Create Conversation Pieces with Art + Décor

Many people who love home décor are also lovers of art, which means they would have plenty of affection for the “Foggy Chair” by Daria Pavlova. Custom-painted so that the chair is covered in a gradient that culminates in the color of its surroundings, (such as brown to white in a white room) the chair(…)

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Welcome to the Cloud

Welcome to the Cloud

Urban Future has combined efforts with a team of talented experts to create “Cloud Citizen”, a futuristic complex design that incorporates green energy located in Shenzhen Bay across from Hong Kong. This design is part of the Shenzhen Super Bay Competition, which asks designers to create cities set in the near future that can give(…)

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Shelter and Safety for Civilians in War Zones

Shelter and Safety for Civilians in War Zones

Providing a safe haven for innocent civilians in times of war, the “Safe Box” protects women, children, and the elderly or infirmed, until they are evacuated. Once inside, civilians will find safety equipment, first-aid, food, and other essential items. The bullet- and shock-proof structure deflects any danger, including a biochemistry attack. Those inside can even(…)

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