Design Release

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

 

Buckets of Love

Design for a social enterprise in Phnom Penh (Alma Café) which helps the needy through the Buckets of Love campaign. By donating a small sum, a pail containing food, oil, necessities is donated to the needy villagers who need it. Share the gift of love. Here the idea was simple, featuring the buckets full of graphic hearts that depict love. By portraying it pouring out, it signifies showering the needy with the well needed love. The bucket carries a smiley face that lights up not only the receiver but the sender as well. A little gesture of love goes a long way.

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inflatable house

The white (or printed) PVC unit evokes the shape of a traditional house and relies on a modular structure. It is made of inflatable elements 1,60 m (usable) wide, 2,70 m long and 27 cm wide each. Anchored to a system of composite plastic platforms (recycled and recyclable material), the modules are connected by zippers that make the unit waterproof. Once the unit’s length is set, each module ends with non-inflatable filling panels that include either a door or a window. These elements, that allow for the unit’s ventilation, are also fitted with a system of side zippers. Protection from sun ray

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Green Project

Green Project aims to create a pleasing experience for home composting and attract more Bay Area participants. The designers collaborated with Rodgers Ranch Farm to gain knowledge about composting and collect user feedback. Green Project provides a Kitchen Grinder for solving the difficult problem of preparing food waste and a three-bin Backyard Composter to speed up the process. The composter features a rotating design that increases airflow, creating an optimal compost environment. It also has a water tank base for stability and convenience when adding moisture to the compost.

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Smartpark

Smartpark is technology-based playground which offers a new play pattern. System encourages childrens to attend outdoor activities and to socialize in real life while it keeps track of their activities and locations to make parents feel secure about their children. Kids earn points due to their activities and these points are used as rewards. Reward system has wide range of reinforcements from toys of different stores which sign sponsorship with Smartpark to tickets for the educational events or openair child festivals which children can enjoy while learning.

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Infinity

Infinity is a minimal design which consist of a mirror horizontally placed on the grave stone. This mirror acts as a reminder of other world that people go that place after death via reflecting the sky so when people look at grave stone, their vision would get adverted to the blue sky and moving clouds . As a result they will overcome their negative feelings, know that their beloved is not finished and that some activities are happening somewhere else in a none physical state. This symbolic design could also help decrease fear of death and reminds that human spirit is eternal.

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Tentative

Tentative is a smart compact post disaster shelter tent. A simple yet innovative tent is a way to bring fast practical shelter to emergency disaster victims; the collapsible tent is flat packed for easy transport and is suitable for all climates and only an hour to pop up with necessary few tools. The compact disaster shelter is made of a fiber and a durable weather resistant textile which is quilted sewed and consists thermally insulated perlite in between. It uses a roof that helps in collecting water and providing lighting and ventilation.

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