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Green Challenge 365

This product is an interactive calendar developed to protect forests. The target is people of all ages who are interested in the environment, and it consists of one calendar, a leaf-shaped seal, and a green ink pad. Users will have the opportunity to put a leaf-shaped stamp on the calendar once a day for every time they save on wood disposables. As the user actively participates in saving, the tree in the calendar grows richer and turns green. After one year, the tree in the calendar symbolically shows the fruits of conscience and thrift harvested by the participants during the year.

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Voice Mask

Voice Mask is a concept wearable device that mutes whatever users say aloud while wearing it. It utilizes noise-cancelling technology to mask their voice by emitting the opposite sound wave. Voice Mask is used to participate in online meetings while in a public space. It can prevent confidential information from leaking and avoid bothering others. When in use, Voice Mask is worn around the neck and positioned to cover the user's mouth. It can be folded and carried around.

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Doonya

A self–contained, modular shelter unit that can support a sizable individual or family and requires little maintenance. A completely customisable, sustainable full facility that allows a family unit to be built in just four hours, by as few as four people, using just one allen key! Every unit has a unique GPS number, giving the homeless an address, an identity; an alarm to prevent domestic abuse; a terrace for fresh air and sunlight; a roof garden with solar panel & rain water harvesting.

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Sunflower

The Sunflower is a solar lunch box that combines heating and cooling technologies all in one portable appliance. It allows you to heat up or to cool down your meal while you are outdoors, giving you the convenience of the household without the attached home appliances. The Sunflower is an ecological appliance that collects the sun's energy through a series of solar panels that spread like the petals of a flower. The Sunflower represents a new way of using alternative sources of sustainable energy - a utopian way of thinking for usage in our everyday life.

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Chilote House Shoes

The Chilote Shoe is a design-craft product hand-made by women in and near the Chilean Patagonia using only repurposed and up-cycled salmon leather and raw natural wool. This simple, noble, extremely comfortable and highly sustainable indoor shoe redefines the concept of inclusive and conscious consumption. It is the result of the synergy created by design guided craftsmanship, noble renewable materials from the Patagonia, and a disruptive socially inclusive production ecosystem. Each unit features a unique QR that links to specific details of the individuals involved in it's production.

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Triton

Triton is an alternative warning and guidance system used on the sea. The design is self contained and does not need a substructure. It uses sustainable energies. Triton, meaning The Little Sea God, symbolizes self reliance, durability and the perfect harmony with its environment. The name of the product is chosen especially since the name has the potential to emphasize the visual triplets of the form.

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