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LastSwab

LastSwab is a reusable and sustainable alternative to single-use cotton swabs. LastSwab is designed to be used up to a thousand times and to be easy to use, easy to clean, and most importantly designed to feel like the ones we are used to using. LastSwab is made in two versions, a Basic version to replace the purpose of a cotton swab, and a Beauty version with an angled tip made for correcting make-up. Both come in a carrying case made from recycled ocean-bound plastic, which is also the material used for the rod of the swab.

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Warehouse 20 21 22 23

As an appreciation to the historical structure, the purpose of Historical Workshop Reappearance design was not only to preserve but also to spotlight the structure by drawing attention to the historical element. The architect uses new steel frames that outline the space protects the original structure, and with lighting design also exhibits the structure, making the space an exhibition for the industrial architecture itself. The project brings a modern characteristic to the space that creates an overlapping relationship between modern and industrial.

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The Sun House

The Sun House, with its geometrically bevelled exterior, is an Organic Architecture that combines solar power, green technology and symbiosis with the environment. The building's facade is dominated by solar panels, and the bevelled form is used to obtain a large amount of light and achieve better energy generating. The building is designed using environmentally friendly construction methods and all energy is reused through various recycling systems.

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Gae Plus Yu

Gae Plus Yu is a math study system that improves learning efficiency through its ease of use. Employs a structural learning system that combines a Concept book with a Drill book. The effect of the organic learning provided through the two books is symbolized by the completion of the circle created by combining the two semi-circles, each with their own unique texture. Through various color configurations for each level of difficulty, students can easily select textbooks that match their ability, thereby providing sense of academic accomplishment.

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Gaojia Garden

Gaojia Garden is situated in quiet woods by the canal under Gongchen Bridge in Hangzhou. The corridor is designed by combining both new and old elements to create an art and culture corridor. The design of the Nanhua Building is to respect history and preserve original design elements left by combing with modern design techniques and modern forms of manifestation. A tea house in the Republic of China era takes shape.

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Science is O2

O2 is a science textbook that has used its established brand identity to imprint a confident and consistent brand image on its consumers. With rising need for no-contact education, O2 has digitized their brand identity, beginning with an easily scannable QR code on the cover. The code is designed as a key, opening useful textbook promotions and information. In this way, digitalization leads a constant effort to change brand identity to surpass the limits presented by books.

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