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Cartouche

Ancient Egypt was one of the nations that created perfumes, clothes design, oils, and other beauty treatments. Indeed, the Egyptians placed a very emphasis on their physical appearance. Dress form design was inspired by a cartouche which is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphic nameplate, shaped like an oval with a horizontal bar at the base of the oval and a king's nickname written inside of the oval. The oval surrounding their nickname was meant to protect them from evil spirits in life and after death. The cartouche has become a symbol representing luck and protection from evil.

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Kali

This step trolley is one of the elements of the designer's K series for the QUISO brand. It is made of beautifully crafted solid wood. Its sturdy and stocky design makes it ideal for serving alcohol at the restaurant table. For the safety and elegance of the service, the glasses are suspended from a cushion, the bottles are immobilized by a non-slip coating, the industrial wheels have a smooth and silent rolling.

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Carbon

Carbon – Industrial fusion reaction full of energy and vibrancy! The Carbon Barstool combines solid natural oak legs with a seat that is made of steel powder coated rods, that are curved and bent individually, destined to embrace the human form and prioritise comfort. The foot rest is bent and has laser cut denting, providing more adhesion. Carbon's metal structure is available in various colours, and also available in stainless steel. Available in two sizes, Carbon is indicated for indoor hospitality, home and contract use.

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Bandage

The Bandage sofa is a smart product for offices or homes. When members of Bogdanova Bureau team started to design this piece of furniture, they first of all thought about the comfort. The first thing, which you imagine when you think about the sofa is a dozen uncomfortable pillows, moving from side to side and making your rest miserable. Design team seen this problem often and decided to fix it with the special bandage system.

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Raw

The x sign is used by Davide Diliberto to remind architectural elements like construction structures or scaffolding, in order to make an usually large object look empty and lightweight, with a neutral appearance. Raw is a family of radiators, made of curved and welded pipes, three dimensional, featuring a diagonal cross. It comes in different shapes and sizes, in vertical or horizontal layout. Thanks to the framework structure, any single unit can act as a heated towel rail.

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BridgeDna

The bridge DNA chair designed it based on people’s needs. cutting the back and the bottom of the seat surface into a cambered surface, and designed a downward bending at the seat and back to make it comfortable for sitting. For the round connecting plate, Maple as my material so that the overall structure became the visual focus. Succeeded in designing the chair with the spirit of a bridge. It is very light in all aspects: both visually and from a weight perspective.

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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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