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

 

Cradle of forest

Cradle of forest can bring authentic nature instead of pseudo nature into their daily life, and it can be carried over into the future. This good work is based on their hope which a desire to bring environmental issues closer to them, although they tend to view the issues on a global scale. It is hoped that companies aiming to comply with Paris Agreement, a new international treaty aiming to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, will actively use Cradle of forest.

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Maidan

The Maidan tent is a covered, welcoming square, designed to host various activities. The structure is a round, multifunctional space open on every side and subdivided into eight sectors which are zoned in two concentric areas. The center of the tent is an open common meeting place enclosed by a ring of semiprivate spaces where people can gather to pursue their activities in a more intimate common space.

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Harmony

Bamboo is a renewable resource, its growth cycle is very short,there are a lot of bamboo resources in China, as the environment becomes worse and worse,The use of renewable resources is particularly important.The design of a pen reference the simple structure of Chinese traditional bamboo clip, which including two same bamboo,and connected by a torsion spring, It simplifies the process of replacing the cartridge greatly. On the other hand, brush pot can also be used as a clip,This is a sustainable design and can to promote the harmony of human and nature.

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Invisible Farm

Invisible Farm is the art installation to capitalize the possibility of vertical farming with your window in urban living space. It is inspired by the typical metal frames around the windows in Taiwan residential buildings to be able to design custom hydroponic farming system with simple mechanical system. The installation of Invisible Farm was successfully exhibited in CMP Block of Taichung where is the one of most popular art gallery in the city.

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High Altarpiece Zacatecas Cathedral

Gantous Arquitectos in collaboration with Mexican sculptor Javier Marín, were the winners of a competition hosted by the State of Zacatecas in 2008 for the design and construction of a high altarpiece for the Zacatecas Cathedral, as well as the complete overhaul of its presbytery. The brief was to create a project which would complement the Cathedral’s magnificent 17th century Baroque façade, while balancing the austere neoclassical interiors. The resulting 10 meter wide by 16.7 meter high altarpiece is composed of geometric prisms rising from the highest platform of the ceremonial space.

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Tutranquilo

Nuevo Leon’s firefigthers are the only independent organization across Mexico’s country. For this reason they have to find ways to finance themselves by creating raffles and crowdfunding. To turn this situation around, strong connection between the organization and the citizens must be created. To achieve this goal the teamwork created a strategy that is divided in ambient and digital parts and they function together in a cyclic manner by itself.

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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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