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UnBespoke

UnBespoke is an investigation into the use of natural limestone in the production of a modular table accessory that can be arranged in a variety of formations. The design stems from a famous mathematical problem, the Haberdasher’s Puzzle, which solves how to dissect a square into pieces that can then be reconstituted into an equilateral triangle. When the pieces are rotated from the square to the equilateral triangle, the undulated interior edges of the initial square are revealed on the perimeter of the triangle.

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Tide and Stream

This artistic installation tried to describe the similar scene where Chinese and Western cultures collide in Guangzhou and to show the inclusiveness of Guangzhou.The upper transparent part represents Tide, standing for things brought to Guangzhou from other places. Colorful and dazzling elements are loved by young people. The lower metal part stands for Stream, representing indigenous things of the inland that are strong, rich, and meaningful. Characters that carry Cantonese culture and Guangzhou people's life attitude are displayed there in the form of movable type plates.

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Flow With The Sprit Of Water

Often community environments are polluted by the inter- and intra-personal dissonances of their inhabitants which results in visible and invisible chaos in the surroundings. The unconscious effect of this disorder is that inhabitants regress into restlessness. This habitual and cyclical agitation influences the body, mind, and spirit. The sculptures guide, groom, purify, and strengthen the positive "chi" of a space, focusing on pleasant and peaceful outcomes. With a subtle shift in their environment, the public is guided towards a balance between their inner and external realities.

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Iceberg

Icebergs are interior sculptures. By connecting mountains, it is possible to build mountain ranges, mental landscapes made of glass. The surface of each recycled glass object is unique. Thus, each object has a unique character, a soul. Sculptures are handshaped, signed and numbered in Finland. The main philosophy behind the Iceberg sculptures is to reflect the climate change. Therefore the material used is recycled glass.

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Vetrina nel Vento

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Flow

This is a cutting-edge design for those seeking something completely different and modern or just a practical set of furniture. This elegant design creates a graceful interplay between the organic lines and a contemporary look. “Flow” effortlessly fuses the worlds of sculptural art with product design, and makes a huge visual impact within many interior styles. Its adaptability is wonderfully suited for many settings from corporate to residential. The user can change the appearance and utility of the space by using multiple configurations of the pieces creating a stunning view.

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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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