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Rhita

Assembly and disassembly designed for sustainability cause. With an Innovative hinge structure system designed, 70 percent of parts were reduced, no glue or rivet for fixation, no sewing of the inner lining, that makes it easier to be repaired, and downsized 33 percent of freight volume, eventually, extend the suitcase life-cycle. All parts can be purchase individually, for customizing own suitcase, or parts replacement, no returning suitcase to repair center needed, saves time and reduce shipping carbon footprint.

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No Footprint House

The NFH is developed for serial production, based on a larger toolbox of prefabricated residential typologies. A first prototype was built for a European family in the southwest of Costa Rica. They chose a two-bedroom configuration with steel structure and pine wood finishes, which was shipped to its target location on one single truck. The building is designed around a central service core in order to optimize logistical efficiency regarding assembly, maintenance and usage. The project seeks for integral sustainability in terms of its economic, environmental, social and spatial performance.

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Sustainability

V Vissi is the brand under V Visionary Design Studio. Designer aims to co-created with the experienced-profession, fashion and apparel stakeholders to design and customize sustainable and ethical products. Sustainable fashion is a process of fostering change to fashion industry and what we are doing is a new prospective to the fashion system. Collaboration, Co-create and Re-design, designer revisits our fashion industry from linear economy to circular economy. Designer believes that sustainable initiatives are the key to bring positive impacts in making a better environment to the community and world.

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Brewhouse

Hospitality design is a highly challenging area where the interiors need to stay fresh and appealing with the future trends in design. Pallet is a micro brewery that was designed with the thought of using sustainable materials in their raw state to achieve contemporary designs. Unconventional use of recycled wooden pallets for the interior decor is the highlight of this restaurant. It portrays the design philosophy of repetition of a module to generate patterns and textures. Although materials used are in raw state it gives international look and attracts clientele across the world.

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UrbnEarth Planter

The Planter is the first at-home salad growing system that waters itself and learns which plants to grow based on your unique outdoor conditions. Never worry about over or under watering again. The Planter also works with a subscription service that delivers compostable seed trays and nutrient-rich soil. And when it's time to harvest, new seed trays automatically show up at your door. Grow enough kale, tomatoes, radishes, lettuce and other greens to eat organic salads every couple of days. Enjoy the freshest, safest, and most delicious salads from your porch to your table.

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Natural Composite Pillar

The prototype is one of the largest 3D printed biological artifacts today, created using a novel sustainable manufacturing technology deploying exclusively natural materials: Cellulose, which is the most abundant biomaterial on earth, associated with plant matter, and Chitin, a biomolecule extracted from the exoskeleton of insects and arthropods. The physical and mechanical material properties are in the range of high-density synthetic foams and low-density timbers. The artifact is based on renewable sources, widely available in nearly every ecosystem and naturally biodegradable.

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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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