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White Futura

“White Futura” is the second cinema in Shanghai alone designed for China Film Cinema City. This unique Cinema embodies a series of mind-blowing & complex concepts involving the Nature of our Universe (or Multiverse), it’s all about curves, exploded as well as folded elements, all giant in size. Designers were inventing distorted spheres and bubble-like spatial caverns (or negative entities) constantly in tension, creating a dynamic space that is taut with drama, and powerfully futuristic.

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Wavebot

Wavebot is an intelligent service robot.It is equipped with advanced SLAM(Simultaneous localization and mapping) technology, accurate face recognition, natural voice interaction and video cloud integration. Wavebot can be a fully autonomous assistantin offices, libraries, museums and stores, working as front desk receptionist, meeting and telepresence assistant and security guard.

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Yukyu En

“Yukyu En”, Garden of Eternity, consists of six gardens. Each plays a unique role in the process of saying goodbye to a loved one. The main garden is a modern kare-sansui viewing garden named “Tabidachi no iwa”, Garden for Setting Off on a Journey. The front part represents the present life, while the rare part, which features a single tree among the rocks and gravels, is the afterlife. The white sand that connects two parts represents the mythical river, where the dead move to the afterlife. Another garden, which reflects the changing sky in the pool, reminds the transience of life.

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Cloud7 for TUMI

Lucky for jet-setting pets everywhere, dog accessories label Cloud 7 and travel brand TUMI have collaborated on a sophisticated luxury flight carrier. While most pet carriers in the market have a ostensibly trendy approach, Cloud7's design of the carrier focusses on functionality while still being very elegant in it's shape. With airline regulations in mind, the two creative teams fashioned a design-conscious carrier with a plush wool interior, water-resistant lining, a shoulder strap that doubles as a leash and many additional extras for a dog's first class journey.

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City Lounge, St. Gallen

The granulated rubber flooring unifies every square and spared spot of the Raiffeisen quarter into a homogeneous whole. A particularly identity-building feature is its function as a haptically pleasant, cosy red carpet, that unfolds over the entire furniture. With its soft, pleasing material haptics, the amorphous silhouettes of the furniture present a deliberate contrast to the hard precision of the built surroundings.

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Hubertus

The Hotel Hubertus is located in Valdaora, at the foot of the famous ski and hiking area Kronplatz in the Puster Valley (Italy) at an altitude of about 1350 m. The family establishment was generously enhanced and enlarged with 16 new suites, a new kitchen with restaurants and -Stuben-, an entrance area with lobby, reception and wine cellar and a fitness and a relaxation room with panoramic terraces. The new 25 m long cantilevering pool, functioning as a connector between old and new, underlines the essence of this comprehensive renovation and renewal project.

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Design interview of the day

Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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