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It’s Trending: How To Rock (Ebook)

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We are back with another article of our It's Trending series: How To Rock is one of the themes you might want to consider as part of upcoming design aesthetics within Lifestyle Trends 2021/22. Rocks are entering the design scene. There are two reasons why we see an incremented activity and expression:   1// LONGING FOR STABLE VALUES In times of crisis, we seek stability and …

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Domed Buildings As A Driver For Community Power

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200 colored domed buildings constructions contain holiday homes and facilities on the island of Hormuz overlooking the Persian Gulf. Iranian practice ZAV Architects wanted to encourage tourists to visit the forgotten island and help increase the local GDO (gross domestic product) while being an alternative to standard high-rise holiday apartments. We are used to seeing high-rise hotel structures on shores; these …

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Home Of The Future: Self-Sufficient City Model

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Architect Vicente Guallart has won the international competition promoted in the new area of Xiong'an, near Beijing, with a project that defines a new standard for residential buildings and a self-sufficient city model in the post-Covid-19 era. The good news is, it can be applied worldwide. "We can no longer continue designing cities and buildings as if nothing had happened. In …

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What would be the perfect self-service store for online consumers?

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Posti, Finland’s leading postal and logistics company, asked what would be the perfect self-service store be like for online-shopping customers. And how could a row of parcel lockers look appealing and focus on human-centered design? Also, which is the retail future? I have learned a great deal during the past months about how brands miss opportunities and offer a service that only …

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Sustainable meal kits that come with an incentive system by PriestmanGoode

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In the past months, we couldn’t dine out or have dinner parties, and food consumption was very much reduced to in-house cooking, with one exception - meal kits.       Zero, designed by PriestmanGoode will be presented at the 2021 Salone del Mobile in collaboration with For Wallpaper* Re-Made.  The concept encourages consumers to use and return bioplastic containers to takeaway restaurants. The containers …

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Cornucopia: a tactile, fun, and striking vase collection

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After many months of virtual collection overload, it is wonderful to see new design objects; or more specifically, a tactile, fun, and striking vase collection that is actually photographed on a real set such as at La Glace, the oldest patisserie in Copenhagen. Two Danish design studios have teamed up to offer their skills in one pr¡oject. Design duo Röd Studio specializes …

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