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Trempel

Cloth hangers "Trempel" are made of recycled materials. Cardboard tubes are very good for manufacturing, often this lightweight material is used as a packaging product. Trempel's main idea - is its ease of fabrication and replication of all used feedstocks. The essential idea of hanger's shaping lies in established angle of a cardboard tube cutting.

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eco

This product is ecofriendly both for the entire production cycle and beacuse it's made of Materi-Bi® so entirely compostable (in compliance with UNI EN 13432); no toxic (best food bioplastics); it's worked with the technologies of traditional plastics and it's printed with water colors. It has ludic and educational value because a puzzle stimulates psycho-social development of the child, it increases the curiosity to manipulate a sensory toy, it grows sensitivity and respect for the plant world.

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RP10

Casa Ramos Pinto, which has been combining innovation with tradition in the production of wine Ports since 1880, has surprised the market by launching this multi-functional packaging, created and produced by the Portuguese advertising agency Omdesign, for its iconic RP 10YO. This is highly innovative with two cork blocks and an outer sleeve of pressed cardboard that unites the two parts. It may be used afterwards for multiple purposes, for example as a cooler, somewhere to keep your pocket contents, pen holder, jar or even a flower vase.

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Grotto

A bright grotto–a contemporary abstraction of nature–is the design concept for this underground washroom. Sustainability, spatial sculpting, human comfort drive the design. The grotto retains the original layout, uncovers two round, tilted square columns to form a unique white mass; seamless curve surfaces diffuse light and omit dirty edges. Plants, irrigated by filtered greywater, purify the air, add life and colors. The original sandstones are crushed as gold aggregates of the new terrazzo floor. Integrated tap-hand dryer, waterless urinal and toilet largely reduce water-use and waste.

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MorePlusDesk with moss

MorePlus Desk with natural moss is an eco-design table with a cardboard body and wood finishes. Under a tempered glass top a moss rug lives with the only humidity of the air. A table that strikes for its visual and tactile properties but most of all for the open-air sensation that brings to our interior spaces. Every part of MorePlus Desk with natural moss can be separated to go to recycling and different disposal, it is repairable and customizable. Pure lines and the association of different materials are striking features of this stylish table.

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TetraPOT

TetraPOT is a sea defence system made of concrete. It comes with plant seeds in a decomposable pot. Randomly distributed TetraPOTs along coastlines will eventually interlock to create a long-lasting sea defence of growing trees and roots that help keep the blocks in place. As plants keep growing inside out from TetraPOT, the roots intertwine and gradually form a natural sea defence. The design not only prevents soil erosion, but also helps to protect and create a natural habitat.

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