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

 

Up

Up, bathroom collection designed by Emanuele Pangrazi, shows how a simple concept can generate innovation. The initial idea is to improve the comfort slightly tilting the seating plane of the sanitary. This idea turned into the main design theme and it is present in all the elements of the collection. The main theme and the strict geometric relationships give the collection a contemporary style in line with European taste.

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Steam

Steam is a stove-top tea maker. It brews tea by passing hot water pressurized by steam through stacked kettles. Reflecting upon tea culture in east, Steam has stacking teapots specially designed for tea preparation. Larger lower kettle is filled with water to boil, and then boiled water evaporates into upper kettle, steeping loose-leaf tea blend rather slowly. When desired amount is collected in upper part, switch on top is turned to stop water transfer. Serving is made using two kettles with poured tea and water to dilute, therefore allowing user to adjust the strength of drink.

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Only Right Here

Since the twelfth century the first bullfights were documented as an act or public spectacle. Today consciousness awakening of people is a symptom of an overall global assessment, being partakers of the divine nature, we are a whole. "Only Right Here" symbolizes a new era, where there will be an extinction of aggressive activities, being embodied in what once was a cultural feast, and the great evolutionary step on a humanistic level.

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Smartstreets-Cyclepark™

The Smartstreets-Cyclepark™ is a versatile, streamlined bike parking facility for two bicycles which fits in minutes to enables rapid improvement of bike parking facilities across urban areas without adding clutter to the street scene. The equipment helps reduce bike theft and can be installed on even the most narrow streets, releasing new value from existing infrastructure. Made of stainless steel the equipment can be RAL colour matched and branded for Local Authorities or sponsors. It can also be used to help identify Cycle routes. It can be reconfigured to fit any size or style of column.

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Bridal Veil

This arts - art object with lights on. Spacious room with a ceiling of complex profile, like cumulus clouds. Chandelier fits in a space, smoothly flowing from the front wall to the ceiling. Crystal and white enamel leaves in conjunction with the elastic bending of thin tubes create the image of a flying veil over the world. The abundance of light and golden glow flying birds create a feeling of spaciousness and joy.

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Eye of Ra'

The ambition of this design is to merge ancient Egyptian history with the futuristic fluid methodology of design. It is a literal translation of Egyptian most iconic religious tool into a fluid form of street furniture that borrows the characteristics of the flowing style where no specific shapes or design is advocated. The Eye represents both the male and female counterparts in the procreation of God Ra. The street furniture hence is presented in a sturdy design symbolizing masculinity and strength while its curvaceous looks portray femininity and gracefulness.

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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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