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MAXX

MAXX is a modular sofa that converts for multiple uses. The sofa back rests are easily relocated along the frame to create a double sided sofa, a deep lounging sofa or a cal queen bed. A mattress topper and bed linens are stored under panels beneath the seat cushions. The sofa can also be divided to create a double chaise and and a single chaise or three separate chaise lounges. Tables are built into the arms with recessed tall slender vases which are not seen until they are in use.

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Magnetic menu

A few plastic transparent foils linked with magnets that serve as the perfect cover for different types of printed material. Easy to use. Easy to manufacture and maintain. Long-lasting product that saves time, money, raw materials. Environmentally friendly. Easily adaptable for different purposes. Ideal use in restaurants as a cover for menus. When waiter brings you just one page with fruit cocktails, and just one page with cakes for your friend, for example, it’s almost like personalized menus made just for you.

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Paperclip Armrest

The Paperclip Armrest is a dual-level armrest that allows neighboring occupants to use the same armrest at the same time- useful in eliminating the frustration that occupants in tight seating arrangements face, such as in the theatre or in the economy class cabin. The Paperclip Armrest is a simple and elegant solution to an age-old problem. It is a design concept that can appear in many different shapes and forms.

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Ergo-table for bed

The table is able to rotate in a certain angle to fit under the bed/compartment for maximize space and open in a usable manner. Able to have few swivel feature which is on 2 planes to have easy swing for the user. It can help solve potential problem on placing the laptop or similar devices directly on to the bed which traps air flow. In ergonomic aspect, the Swing table lets the user have a proper mounting surface to avoid pressing on user's lap. While the body is on preferred posture, the table swings towards him/her easily maintaining comfort. The use of table is disabled friendly too.

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Projected Path

Turning across traffic at intersections is a disproportionately dangerous maneuver because an error in judgment can result in a head-on collision. People have trouble perceiving the correct speed of oncoming traffic because humans cannot accurately judge the speed of objects going directly towards it. This design uses an augmented reality heads-up display to show the Projected Path of cars, which is where it will be in the next 3 seconds. The faster the car goes, the longer the path. Drivers can now confidently turn across traffic when there are no red paths in the intersection.

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Reggal Originals

Reggal Originals is a signalling design concept prototype that helps cyclists to show their directional intention to other motorists. The prototype is designed in the way that motorists are able to see from all round. The product is able to achieve by two avenues: the front and the back. Most important of all, it must be integrated into a single system.By doing so the product must have the premium feel that seamlessly fit into the bicycle without any protruding item. The front signalling lights are created using LED lights that would sit nicely into the grooves of a metal ring.

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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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