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Folded Tones

Rugs are inherently flat, the goal was to challenge this simple fact. The illusion of three-dimensionality was achieved with just three colours. The variety of tones and depth of the rug is dependent on the width and density of the stripes, rather than a large palette of colours that may jar with a particular space, thus allowing for flexible use. From above or far away, the rug resembles a folded sheet. However, while sitting or lying on it, the illusion of the folds may not be perceptible. This lead to the use of simple repetitive lines that can be enjoyed as an abstract pattern up close.

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The Netatmo Thermostat for Smartphone

The Thermostat for Smartphone presents a minimalist, elegant design, in breach with traditional thermostat designs. The translucent cube goes from white to color in an instant. All you have to do is apply one of the 5 interchangeable color films on the back of the device. Soft and light, the color brings a delicate touch of originality. Physical interactions are kept to a minimum. A simple touch allows to change temperature while all other controls are made from the user's smartphone. The E-ink screen chosen for its unparalleled quality and minimal energy consumption.

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The Coanda

The Coanda, designed by Constantino Papatsoris and Santiago Castillo, is a smart, connected ceiling fan that communicates with smartphones via a dedicated app. Users can toggle the built-in LED light fixture, control location or time-based "on" and "off" settings, airflow intensity, automated temperature optimization based on seasonal changes, and communication with smart thermostats to reach optimal temperature and energy savings. The Coanda rethinks the traditional ceiling fan design, accounting for fluid dynamics and inspiration provided by computer fans and industrial air amplifiers.

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Flux

Mehran Gharleghi and Amin Sadeghy from Studio INTEGRATE have created “Flux Table” within their exploration of fusing historically rooted geometries with contemporary modes of computation. Its intricate form and pattern is derived from a basic "Toranj", a mathematical pattern used in Iranian architecture; from which a smooth transition between two layers of a strict geometric pattern is constructed. The geometrical pattern at the top surface fuses to the bottom layer through a series of multi-directional arches. The generated form is manufactured using digital fabrication.

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BARBECUE

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CAST

The stoves were created using cast-iron and long-lasting material which conveys, in some way; a retro touch belonging to past aesthetics, recalling wood stoves and the memory of cooking on the fire. Stoves can be modern and traditional at the same time; they are clean, efficient and have a highest level of functionality. The gas burners are of the latest generation and combine design with efficiency. We wanted to re-dress an existing product with a new, desirable quality.

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