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

 

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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Hanoi Mirror House

Upon entering the Mirror House in Hanoi’s Reunion Park, visitors are swept into the depths of the ocean as they explore the wonders and beauty of the sea. Brilliant colored ceramic mosaic murals feature snails, starfish, sea anemones and a wide array of tropical fish. Mirrors add a sense of magic and intrigue. This experience was captured by painter Nguyen Thu Thuy and her colleagues in a 3D artistic expression. Being able to develop a deep appreciation for public art is rare in Vietnam, but Thu Thuy is breaking the barriers.

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The Visible Secret

The book illustrated the life stories of an ADHD child and his family, not only helped public to understand the practical problems faced by the family, but also to empathise with the SEN children and their parents regarding their struggles by using different colour filters to look through the inner world of the characters (Red–reflects the SEN child, Green–reflects their parents, Blue–reflects public) in the book. It is expected that the public can have more understanding and acceptance.

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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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Smartstreets-Smartbin™

A multiple patented litter bin with unique capabilities, the Smartbin™ complements existing street infrastructure mounting as a twin, back-to-back around any size or shape of lamp post or sign post, or in solo format onto walls, railings and plinths. This releases new, unexpected value from existing streets assets to create networks of convenient, predictably located cigarette and gum litter bins which are always within reach, without adding clutter to the street scene. The Smartbin is transforming street care in cities worldwide by enabling an effective response to cigarette and gum litter.

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Atelier J-AR

Atelier J-AR is a public art studio that advocates ideas relating to the "Juxta" architecture fields. The team is passionate about architecture in a wider and comprehensive context, studying ideas that are often overlooked in the built environment around people. In their research studio, they focus on the phenomenal relationships among man-made tangibles (objects & environment) and the behaviours of people who fall near to, alongside or close to them, with the goal of reconnecting people with the environment.

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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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