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Flip table by Daisuke Motogi

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Daisuke Motogi has designed "Flip table" for Sixinch Japan. The wooden frames can either be put vertically or horizontally so that you can change the table height.
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ÉCAL's The Future Sausage exhibition explores alternatives to meat consumption

ÉCAL's The Future Sausage exhibition explores alternatives to meat consumption | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A molecular chef, a master butcher and a designer from Swiss university ÉCAL will explore alternatives for future meat consumption at Milan design week.

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nravil's angular 'white line' house overlooks lively kazakh landscape

nravil's angular 'white line' house overlooks lively kazakh landscape | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

kazakhstan-based architecture firm, nravil, completes its elegant, monochromatic ’white line’ house overlooking the almaty cityscape.

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So, people are making clothes out of IKEA bags now

So, people are making clothes out of IKEA bags now | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it
The IKEA Frakta. The big, blue bag that is always there to share the load. Everybody has one stuffed away in a dark corner of their house, and while you may have been led to believe it only had one purpose, you’d be so wrong. The Frakta is having its fashion moment.
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iftach gazit’s ready meals for the homeless can be cooked at the laundrette

iftach gazit’s ready meals for the homeless can be cooked at the laundrette | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

influenced by sous vide cooking, iftach gazit's meals are enclosed in a waterproof tyvek vacuum bag and can be made in a washing machine with your laundry.

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taller KEN populates madero café in guatemala with tropical planting

taller KEN populates madero café in guatemala with tropical planting | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

conceived by taller KEN, madero café's vibrant interior is layered with textures and colors, forming an oasis-like escape from the outside world.

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Breast cancer detection bra designed by Mexican teen gets top inventors' prize

Breast cancer detection bra designed by Mexican teen gets top inventors' prize | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Julian Rios Cantu was inspired by his mother’s struggles as she repeatedly battled the disease.

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Austeja Platukyte designs biodegradable alternative to plastic

Austeja Platukyte designs biodegradable alternative to plastic | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Vilnius Academy of Arts graduate Austeja Platukyte has designed a range of eco-friendly, waterproof packaging that could replace non-biodegradable plastic.

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Skyscraper competition proposal involves erecting towers within world's largest trees

Skyscraper competition proposal involves erecting towers within world's largest trees | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A conceptual scheme by a team of South Korean designers calls for inserting towers within the hollowed-out trunks of giant sequoias in the western US.

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around the corner grain building in japan by eureka studio

around the corner grain building in japan by eureka studio | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

tokyo-based eureka studio has completed a seven-unit apartment complex in the saitama city of japan with uneven building morphologies.

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shigeru ban's disaster relief shelters go on view in sydney

shigeru ban's disaster relief shelters go on view in sydney | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

two disaster relief shelters designed by shigeru ban have been constructed in the courtyard garden of sydney's sherman contemporary art foundation (SCAF).

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ÉCAL students blur the boundaries between art and design with Milan exhibition

ÉCAL students blur the boundaries between art and design with Milan exhibition | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

ÉCAL's fine art and industrial design students have come together to put on an exhibition that explores the "grey zone" between the two practices.

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Andrea Ponti models chair series on Hong Kong's urban architecture

Andrea Ponti models chair series on Hong Kong's urban architecture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Italian designer Andrea Ponti's Shadows in the Windows chairs are line-drawn versions of window seats that reference Hong Kong's architectural landscape.

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These kids build tiny houses, chicken coops — and life skills

These kids build tiny houses, chicken coops — and life skills | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

A new curriculum makes design-build projects into a part of every student’s education.

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Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Bike would generate clean air as you pedal

Daan Roosegaarde's Smog Free Bike would generate clean air as you pedal | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Daan Roosegaarde has unveiled the next concept in his Smog Free Project – a bicycle that would inhale polluted air, clean it, and release it.

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Minimalist Light Phone is designed to be used as little as possible

Minimalist Light Phone is designed to be used as little as possible | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Designers Joe Hollier and Kaiwei Tang have designed a mobile phone that intentionally lacks features, in hopes of encouraging users to disconnect.

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Moontopia competition-winners show nine visions for lunar architecture

Moontopia competition-winners show nine visions for lunar architecture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Nine space-age designs have been revealed as the winners of the Moontopia competition, which asked architects and designers to visualise life on the moon.

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japan’s ferrari-designed luxury sleeper train takes its maiden voyage

japan’s ferrari-designed luxury sleeper train takes its maiden voyage | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

japan’s champagne-colored fancy sleeper train, the train suite shiki-shima, has been dubbed the world’s most luxurious mode of public transport.

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the elbow clip-on cassette player is a turntable tonearm for tapes

the elbow clip-on cassette player is a turntable tonearm for tapes | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

a portable cassette player reduced to the core, elbow gets rid of the plastic casing usually found on a tape player and strips it back to a single pulley.

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MIT Self-Assembly Lab's Rapid Liquid Printing technology produces furniture in minutes

MIT Self-Assembly Lab's Rapid Liquid Printing technology produces furniture in minutes | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

MIT researchers have developed a revolutionary new form of 3D printing that can produce large objects in a fraction of the time of regular printers.

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Ferrari design team creates Cockpit office chair for Poltrona Frau

Ferrari design team creates Cockpit office chair for Poltrona Frau | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Ferrari's design team has created an office chair for Italian brand Poltrona Frau that resembles the driver's seat of a sports car.

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Ikea Had a Great Reaction to Balenciaga Making a $2,145 Version of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag

Ikea Had a Great Reaction to Balenciaga Making a $2,145 Version of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

The designers at Balenciaga must be big Ikea fans, because the French fashion house just unveiled a fancy new leather bag that looks strikingly like Ikea’s famous blue tote—though the price tag looks a whole lot different.

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circular runway allows planes to take off and land in all directions

circular runway allows planes to take off and land in all directions | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

dutch scientist henk hesselink's 'endless runway' be used in all wind conditions, by allowing planes to take off and land at any given point on the circle.

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What Happens When You Let Students Design Hotel Furniture

What Happens When You Let Students Design Hotel Furniture | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Boutique and luxury hotels often pay careful attention to the furniture in each room. Instead of generic stuff that looks like it came from the clearance section of Wayfair, they give guests name-brand beds, nightstands, desks, and chairs. The functions are more or less the same, but they come in a prettier shell. For Salone del Mobile, the annual furniture fair in Milan, industrial design students at ECAL created a collection of hospitality furniture that’s dramatically different–equal parts clever, bizarre, and inventive.

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15 must-see exhibitions and installations at this year's Milan design week

15 must-see exhibitions and installations at this year's Milan design week | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

With Milan design week just around the corner, we've sifted through the hundreds of invitations in our inboxes to create this guide.

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Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards 

Announcing The Winners Of The 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards  | What's new in Design + Architecture? | Scoop.it

Our 25 expert judges combed through more than 1,000 entries from around the world to find the most innovative ideas to make the world better.

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