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Design Articles featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

Issa grotto hill house

The traditional, rural, hand made topography of the stone-wall (need for horizontal surfaces for cultivation ) is a context that encompasses the aesthetics of the building from its bare function and microlocation. With a concise approach to construction and function of the building in an area with no infrastructure /no water, electricity / it comes to the stripping of the primary needs of the living spaces, use of natural resources and limited means, which in turn create an unobtrusive aesthetic.

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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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Atelier J-AR

Atelier J-AR is a public art studio that advocates ideas relating to the "Juxta" architecture fields. The team is passionate about architecture in a wider and comprehensive context, studying ideas that are often overlooked in the built environment around people. In their research studio, they focus on the phenomenal relationships among man-made tangibles (objects & environment) and the behaviours of people who fall near to, alongside or close to them, with the goal of reconnecting people with the environment.

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eco

This product is ecofriendly both for the entire production cycle and beacuse it's made of Materi-Bi® so entirely compostable (in compliance with UNI EN 13432); no toxic (best food bioplastics); it's worked with the technologies of traditional plastics and it's printed with water colors. It has ludic and educational value because a puzzle stimulates psycho-social development of the child, it increases the curiosity to manipulate a sensory toy, it grows sensitivity and respect for the plant world.

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MonkeyGlasses

MonkeyGlasses' eyewear have a Nordic look and takes pride in delivering a comfortable and unique product that gives consumers opportunity to do good while looking good. By combining a biodegradable material with modern design, quality, comfort, durability, social and environmental charity projects and their Zero Waste program, they offer a unique product to modern, global consumers, who cares about the effects of their choices as consumers, and want their eyewear at affordable prices.

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Yallingup

An energy efficient eco house for young family on 120 acre Yallingup property that embodied their ideals to live sustainably and off-grid.The residence is elevated for views, cooling breezes and large northern glazing for radiant heat gain with harvested rainwater storage of 550,000 Litres. The residence boasts a 5.5 kilowatt photovoltaic system behind anthra zinc parapet.It is power and water self-sufficient,incorporating passive solar design principles and is surrounded by citrus,nut and pomme fruit orchards which are sited to permaculture principles as part of the design brief.

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World's greatest design teams.

Sometimes you need a very big team of talented designers to come up with truly great designs. Everyday, we feature a distinct award-winning innovative and creative design team. Explore and discover original and creative architecture, good design, fashion, graphics design and design strategy projects from design teams worldwide. Get inspired by the original works by grand master designers.

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