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Ready Made Curtains
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-01-15 18:28:53 UTC
My favorite launch of innovative products at this week’s IMM Cologne. The Ready Made Cortain of Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Kvadrat. They really stand out as designers, those brothers Bouroullec. Reinventing the products they design instead of redesigning. …
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Trap lamps gives light without energy, solar panels or batteries
by: Mirjam Visser, 2013-01-03 17:20:30 UTC
Sometimes you are touched by the beauty of things, often so simple that you wonder why nobody thought of it before. Trap Light is the result of an exciting collaboration between Gionata Gatto (Pedalator, Urban Buds) and Mike Thompson (Latro, Blood Lamp …
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Wattcher: save energy any place
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-31 09:26:29 UTC
The Wattcher consists of a sensor, a sending unit and a display. The sensor can be placed on any electricity meter (analog meters with a turning wheel, digital meters with LED pulse, and smart meters). The sensor is connected to the sending unit. Both are …
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Form follows function: Boxetti
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-24 14:41:50 UTC
Maximal functionality and comfort within minimal space, getting rid of the unused stuff. And this all without boredom! Like transformers go furniture. Boxetti collection is driven by three basic design principles – functionality, advanced technologies …
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Tactile light; controlled by gesture
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-11 13:51:14 UTC
This light, Fonckel One, is fun! It invites to touch it and then reacts to you, where you touched it and how in a very precise way. That it can shine up or down, more intense or soft, dim or focus or widen the beam, makes it adaptable to different tasks …
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Classic shoe with cult status has a natural latex sole
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-11 07:30:21 UTC
The “grasshopper” is a classic shoe that has got cult status. Comfortable to wear and walk in. it main characteristics are excellent quality and low-polluting substances. The leather used is tanned with rhubarb and not coated with a plastic coating as …
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Zeno combines solar light with artificial light when necessairy
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-12-08 09:18:29 UTC
The Zeno Lamp brings natural sunlight indoors through a system of light collectors and fiber-optic cables. The beauty of the Zeno lamp lies in its flexibility of use – not only can it pipe natural light indoors, but it can also be used with a wide variety …
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Minikitchen
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-11-14 16:21:10 UTC
Boffi recently brought a redesign of it’s sixties minikitchen. Cooking, cooling, storage all integrated in a compact movable unit. Coming in handy if you live small or like the flexibility of cooking in or outdoors. Or maybe even for people doing catering …
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Piet, the no mix toilet
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-28 08:43:19 UTC
From the graduate exhibition of the Design Academy Eindhoven, in the Netherlands and part of the annual Dutch Design Week. One of my favorite sustainable products with an impact. Every human being produces around a litre of urine per day. Urine contains …
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Winner of the Materiaalprijs; energy from food and glassware
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-10-21 17:01:36 UTC
The dutch MateriaalPrijs winner 2012 announced at the Dutch design week. Imagine if every object worked as a solar cell? In this collection everyday objects absorb energy from daylight.This solar glassware gathers energy from the light around it. …

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