A Design Magazine

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

 

Qingdao West-Coast Technology Park

Qingdao West Coast Innovative Technology Park is part of the new town development centered around the Qingdao West High Speed Rail Station. It consists of 110,000 square meters of office space and a visitor center of 5,000 square meters. It includes a science center by Sinochem Group, an exhibition hall featuring the master plan of the new town development, conference rooms, dining facilities and a coffee bar. It seeks to extend and translate the coastal landscape into architectural forms and spaces, providing a platform that is the living room of an engine for future innovations.

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Dimension in the Shadows

Black paperboard is carried out laser cut precisely, come out 12 pieces of differently designed monthly calendar cards, mounted each one in a slit of wooden cube. Each abstract object represents a scene or a moment in changing seasons in Japan, but regardless of age or nationality, inspire people free imagination. It is worthy for observation as a paper sculpture, perceive a sharp outline attractively at back light. In every moment, the casted shadow forms various shape different from the paper itself according to the light come in, add a little entertainment in everyday scene respectively.

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Be Water

Be Water is a linear and modular, recessed, kinetic decorative LED lamp. A hypnotic effect in continuous motion that emulates sunlight reflected on the surface of moving water and projected onto walls, boat keels or under bridges. Available in four different colour variations and inspired by the four elements in nature (Water, Fire, Air and Earth) when combined with room fragrances and relaxation music playlists it offers a multi-sensorial experience. The lamp is suitable for residential, wellness, hotels, restaurants, reception and waiting areas. It's more than a lamp, it's an experience.

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Vanke Fontanelle Aesthetics Pavilion

The project is the experience center of the residential property Fontanelle developed by Vanke, located in Keqiao District, Shaoxing, China. Shaoxing is renowned as the Oriental Venice. The design team drew on the aesthetic of silk, integrating the poetic scenery of southern China with the stylish and ambience of Apennine peninsula, creating a modern space that leads a special lifestyle.

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Samsung Bot Chef

Bot Chef is Samsung's new AI-powered kitchen assistant, designed to lend an extra hand in the kitchen. Through simple voice commands and advanced natural language processing systems, Bot Chef can chop, stir, and season the perfect meal. Bot Chef's capabilities are expanded through an ecosystem of downloadable skills, and it can interact with other smart devices in the kitchen. Need to change up the recipe? It's as easy as saying "Hey Bot Chef, add some Sriracha!"

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Guangming Public Service

The project is located in Guangming District, Shenzhen city, China. Considering that the planning of Guangming District emphasizes a green city development mode with low impact, the designers suggested that the building set an example to implement the concept. This design intended to break the conservative Taishi Chair-like spatial pattern, with a view to bringing a new image and injecting vitality into the government architecture. The flexible curved plane of the "mountain" creates a relaxing atmosphere.

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