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Malangen

The Malangen retreat explores in particular the values of the different activities in everyday life through the interaction between spaces and functions. Each function and activity have been organised in separate volumes which are connected by in-between spaces. These in-between spaces have a primary function of separating activities and spaces, but also symbolises a journey between each activity. The main goal of the design is to bring to light values that are often forgotten in a hectic life and also highlight the connection and respect to the nature around us.

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Omdesign 2017

In order to celebrate the 165 national and international awards Omdesign has won in the last three years, they decided to create this packaging to reinforce their commitment to the future. This package made of burnt wood carries a strong message with a simple gesture, meaning that by working together, people can help return to the forest part of what was destroyed by the fires, as well as what Omdesign takes from it to develop the solutions they create every day. This caricature of a water dispenser, doling out water drop by drop, illustrates Omdesign environmental concern.

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Pallet restaurant

Pallet is a micro brewery that was designed with the thought that interiors need to stay fresh and appealing with the future trends in design. Unconventional use of recycled wooden pallets for the interior decor is the highlight of this restaurant. It portrays the design philosophy of repetition of a module to generate patterns and textures. Grey tone of raw concrete finish on walls and floor complement the wood on vertical planes and ceiling. Designers have used the blend of raw materials and contemporary straight lines that gives it an international look and attract clientele around world

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Gates of Light

GATES OF LIGHT brings the monumental structures on the Afsluitdijk (legendary Dutch dike built in 1932) back to their former glory. In the dark, the architecture of these structures is illuminated by the headlamps of passing cars, reflecting the light through small prisms. If there are no cars on the road, the structures are not illuminated. This way of using light requires zero energy and does not contribute to light pollution.

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Iconic Cloud

Designer Pia Weinberg translated her vision of creating a world for two, into a minimalistic piece of design. A design icon that will last for generations. The Iconic Cloud. Part of the new generation of rocking horses. Handcrafted in the Netherlands from solid French oak and upholstered with the highest quality fabric made from 100% wool by Kvadrat.

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XFINITY xFi

xFi is a personalized WiFi experience. Taking control of their home WiFi with easy to use tools across the platform, users know what devices are online, optimize coverage, even pause WiFi access during dinner time or choose the time their kids should be online. It’s the ultimate control tool to deliver freedom to discover everything in your WiFi connected world where the most time is spent with experiences.

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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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