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Puncheart

This project is focused upon the design of the new concept of a punching tool that is able to make a hole large enough for a coin. This ability gives this project its unique edge and innovative design. With this punching tool, we are able to produce our own coin boxes by ourselves using empty bottles. These can then be used as donation boxes, with the money we save being donated to the third world. It is not only a tool for giving money, but also for sharing our love with one another. After donation, donors can receive feedback via UNICEF, such as photos and letters, from the people.

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Smartstreets-Smartbin™

A multiple patented litter bin with unique capabilities, the Smartbin™ complements existing street infrastructure mounting as a twin, back-to-back around any size or shape of lamp post or sign post, or in solo format onto walls, railings and plinths. This releases new, unexpected value from existing streets assets to create networks of convenient, predictably located cigarette and gum litter bins which are always within reach, without adding clutter to the street scene. The Smartbin is transforming street care in cities worldwide by enabling an effective response to cigarette and gum litter.

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Corporate Mandala

Corporate mandala is a brand new educational and training tool. It is an innovative and unique integration of ancient mandala principle and corporate identity designed to boost teamwork and overall business performance. Furthermore it is a new element of company's corporate identity. Corporate mandala is a group activity for team or individual activity for manager. It is designed specifically for particular company and it is colored by team or by individual in free and intuitive manner where everyone can chose any color or field.

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Backpack Bed™

The Backpack Bed is provided to both street sleeping homeless people turned away from shelter & disaster victims. Looks like a backpack but rolls out into a waterproof, warm and dry portable bed. Ultralight 2.9kg. Ergonomically shaped backpack straps, 190cm comfort mattress with silver foil insulation backing, 3 zipped mosquito mesh windows, hidden internal lockable pocket & lock. Plus multiple storage zones. Totally fire retardant. The Backpack Bed has multiple functionality in one - it is a backpack, bed, sun & wind shelter and a life saving device.


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Door Stops

Door Stops is a collaboration between designers, artists, riders and community residents to fill neglected public spaces, like transit stops and vacant lots, with seating opportunities to make the city a more pleasant place to be. Designed to provide a safer and aesthetically pleasing alternative to that which currently exists, the units are infused with large displays of public art commissioned from local artists, making for an easily identifiable, safe and pleasant waiting area for riders.

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ioolot - Easy Going

This mechanism its hidden and you never realize that this pants have a trick, look perfectly normal as any other pants and that's the idea!. Elderly people or people with any type of difficulty for dressing or with incontinence problems now have a solution. These pants let the user go to the bathroom faster an easier without the problem of opening as the conventional pants, (which could lead to an embarrassing accident). The pants have a front opening sealed with velcro, easier to open and close than any conventional pants. The two ways elastic waistband makes the pants very comfortable.

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