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Thrilled to be a FRAME jury member-This is what we do.

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Back To The Jury. I'm happy I could make it this time and hopefully add as a FRAME jury member. I've been reading FRAME for ages and always admired their sharp eye for what is going on behind the scenes. Being a jury member has given me wonderful opportunities at former processes to access projects and creatives I probably wouldn't have found …

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Why Round Shapes Spark Joy And 5 Examples Of Chubbiness

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Designer and author Ingrid Fetell Lee, who has been researching joy for ten years, shares in her TED Talk Where joy hides and how to find it that neuroscientists have discovered a reaction to why round shapes spark joy and make us feel good. There is no surprise that aesthetics change people's attitudes and mood; forms and shapes are just one part …

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Floating Coworking Space That Looks Like Organic Cells

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This floating coworking space could be part of how we want to work, mingle and collaborate in the future. Working from home is safe but also very limiting; employees seek more camaraderie and working at their office desk, but would also love to have an inspirational space in between.     And while this project is merely a conceptual idea to present a …

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IKEA: Recycled Denim Cover Give Klippan Sofa New Life

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We are happy to see that IKEA continues to inspire and to present innovative projects reducing waste. On this occasion, IKEA and MUD Jeans, a Dutch denim company, have teamed up to give recycled denim a new life by using it to develop KLIPPAN sofa covers sold in 9 European markets.       According to Piotr Jakubiak, Deployment Leader at New Business and Innovation …

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How to make silence and contemplation attractive?

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How to make silence and contemplation attractive and desirable? A rising Monastic Mood is defined by designing and curating a space of stillness as a way of creating a sanctuary of silence.     Cedric Etienne, co-founder of Studio Corkinho (Antwerp-based) started a pilgrimage that took him to monasteries and cloisters in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Portugal, Spain, Italy, and Japan to study …

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We Answer To 10 Burning Trend-Related Questions

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Today we'd like to share comments and answers to the question Is there an additional trend topic we should cover raised in our previous edition of The Wednesday Journal after presenting our upcoming three trend reports. In case you missed it, the reports belong to 1. Health/Wellbeing: The New Care Economy 2. Nature As A Muse/Sustainability: Essentiality 3. Urbanization/Work-Life Balance: Autonomous Cluster   Is there an additional trend …

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