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Design Newspaper featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

The Sun House

The Sun House, with its geometrically bevelled exterior, is an Organic Architecture that combines solar power, green technology and symbiosis with the environment. The building's facade is dominated by solar panels, and the bevelled form is used to obtain a large amount of light and achieve better energy generating. The building is designed using environmentally friendly construction methods and all energy is reused through various recycling systems.

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K Farm

K Farm challenges urban farming under extreme conditions and turns farming into natural education that people can enjoy. Because of this coastal condition along Victoria Harbour, It has innovated three types of farming to suit this specific climate. One is Hydroponics to provide weatherproof farming for in all conditions, two is aquaponics to study how fish and plants can coexist, and three is organic with various height and species to serve as inclusive farming.

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Boat Biologs

Collaborating with the London boat community, these bioremediating floating gardens were designed to be built and installed by boat residents using accessible and locally sourced materials to fight canal water pollution. By incentivizing boaters with the promise of a private floating garden, this community-based call to action automatically strategizes and targets the source of water pollution and converts it into the solution. This collectively improves the quality of this shared water ecosystem whilst promoting the growth of native plants, insects and birds.

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Briiv

Briiv is a new take on the air purifier. Using renewable and natural materials to filter the air in your home or office environment, briiv creates clean, safe, breathable air via an innovative filter system. briiv’s filters of moss, coconut husk and a silk-carbon matrix perform as effectively as an air purifier of the same low-power class. The filter media are compostable and briiv connects to smart home applications for control and to monitor usage for replacement filters.

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LastSwab

LastSwab is a reusable and sustainable alternative to single-use cotton swabs. LastSwab is designed to be used up to a thousand times and to be easy to use, easy to clean, and most importantly designed to feel like the ones we are used to using. LastSwab is made in two versions, a Basic version to replace the purpose of a cotton swab, and a Beauty version with an angled tip made for correcting make-up. Both come in a carrying case made from recycled ocean-bound plastic, which is also the material used for the rod of the swab.

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Eco Ocean

Eco Ocean frames are made from recycled ocean plastic, because plastic has no place in the ocean. Eco teamed up with the NGO Waste Free Oceans to source old ropes from the maritime industry found in the ocean and on shorelines. The waste material is shredded and molded into pellets which in turn are injection molded into frames. The collection consists of bold yet easy-to-wear frames. They are lightweight and super comfortable with a smooth, matte finish in ocean-inspired shades. Each frame comes in a case made from recycled PET fabric.

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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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