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Shape changing furniture and lamps made out of paper
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-29 15:46:35 UTC
Softseating is made from heavy weight versions of the same kraft paper and textile materials used in softwall + softblock modular system. Each element of softseating utilizes a flexible honeycomb structure to fan open into a stool, table, bench or lounger …
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Crate Cabinet upcycles
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-27 05:47:18 UTC
Indestructible second hand crates get a second life as drawers in a steel cabinet. Since the supply of plastic crates varies continuously your version of crate cabinet is the only one in the world. Crates are coming according to rasters so that they …
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The game of reducing water consumption
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-22 21:48:27 UTC
In the western world, the way we shower is a big emitter of CO2 and pressure on the environment. Not only does it take a lot more water (and energy) to make a liter of tapwater but we prefer also to shower hot. Paul Priestman was inspired by a sign in a …
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Tile kitchen minimizes number of materials
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-20 15:51:23 UTC
This kitchen brings back into view everything that one normally hides away these days. It thus contrasts a lot with the usual modern-design kitchen which, in its radical abstraction, making it a pure from of its essential functions; preparing, cooking, …
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Natural Leaf Disposable Plates
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-18 11:32:47 UTC
A fully biodegradable dinner plate series is developed. Hampi plates are disposable plates made from naturally shed leaves of the Areca Nut tree, which grow abundantly in Tamil Nadu, a state in Southern India. The leaves are collected from the ground and …
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Carafe keeps drinkingwater cool (or warm)
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-15 08:42:20 UTC
Evasolo from Denmark, has a history of over 100 years in good design, leading to over 150 awards for the slick designs of appliances for kitchen, bath etcetera. Design for them is a combination of aesthetics, functionality and choice of materials. And good …
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1-2 integrating packaging and paint tray
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-09 10:06:06 UTC
Given their experience in packaging technology it is practically inevitable that at FLEX/ the INNOVATIONLAB® novel ideas arise daily that do nót necessarily hold a direct relation to a current project or client: ideas that concern various packaging matters …
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Miniaturizing and integrating functions, less eco-cost more customer value
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-08-06 07:42:51 UTC
This streamer is only 3″ × 3″ tall (10cm x 10cm). A great sample of minimization and integration as ecodesign strategies. Barely larger than a coaster, Roku 2 is the smallest streaming player ever—perfect for slipping neatly alongside any TV or entertainment …
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The drinking fountain
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-07-27 15:48:19 UTC
The drinking fountain is a ceramic water cooler that is connected to the existing water supply. it can be placed in a public environment, in- or outdoor. Here, the drinking fountain is creating a social meeting point; a place where people gather to drink. …
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Luxury hotelroom at the airport; a stack of sea containers
by: Mirjam Visser, 2012-07-24 17:55:02 UTC
A few meters away of the arrival gates at Schiphol Airport you can find a intriguing building, a stack of shipping containers. Concrete, led by frustration of the rooms and services of the hotel branch, developed a new concept, CitizenM. It stands for Mobile …

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