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Coral

As a child, Pang Swee Tuan loved visiting the beach. Memories of these happy moments have always stayed firmly with him. Inspired by the intricate details on corals, he created the series "Coral - Rhythm of the Seas", to commemorate the wonderful times of his childhood. Coral-inspired, this teapot has a single handle that effectively encompasses handling the teapot from all directions (overhead, left or right) and is inclusive of the myriad of ways different cultures handle a teapot.

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Free Estonian

In this unique artwork, Olga Raag used Estonian newspapers from the year when the car was originally produced in 1973. The yellow newspapers at the National Library were photographed, cleaned, adjusted, and edited to be used on the project. The final result was printed on special material used on cars, which lasts for 12 years, and it took 24 hours to apply. Free Estonian is a car that draws attention, surrounding people with positive energy and nostalgic, childhood emotions. It invites curiosity and engagement from everyone.

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Tape Art

In 2019, a visual party of lines, color chunks, and fluorescence sparked Taipei. It was the Tape That Art Exhibition organized by FunDesign.tv and Tape That Collective. A variety of projects with unusual ideas and techniques were presented in 8 tape art installations and exhibited over 40 tape paintings, together with videos of the artists’ work in the past. They also added brilliant sounds and light to make the event an immersive art milieu and materials they applied included cloth tapes, duct tapes, paper tapes, packaging tales, plastic tapes, and foils.

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Black Star

The concept of the design is based on the transformation of wood species that have no grain or color into an object vessel pleasing to the eye and additionally achieving an interesting haptic feeling. The design object is handcrafted, beginning with woodturning for forming the outside and hollowing the inside of the object. Drilling and forming the holes into the outer surface comes next, as well as adding color stain. The usage of a pyrographic pen brings further embellishment onto the piece. Finally the object is charred black, resulting in a soft and warm touch, as well as adding contrast.

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Gajusz Foundation

The mural was created for children’s hospice. The design is a metaphor for the transition between two worlds. The building’s walls were used to show the metaphor. The dark and starry universe contrasts with the huge pink bird. Pink flamingo symbolizes caring support. Girl’s hair is a symbol for imagination and free spirit.

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Tide and Stream

This artistic installation tried to describe the similar scene where Chinese and Western cultures collide in Guangzhou and to show the inclusiveness of Guangzhou.The upper transparent part represents Tide, standing for things brought to Guangzhou from other places. Colorful and dazzling elements are loved by young people. The lower metal part stands for Stream, representing indigenous things of the inland that are strong, rich, and meaningful. Characters that carry Cantonese culture and Guangzhou people's life attitude are displayed there in the form of movable type plates.

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Good designs create value for society. Everyday we feature a special design project that demonstrates excellence in design. Today, we are pleased to showcase an award-winning design that makes a positive difference. We will be featuring more great and inspiring designs daily. Make sure to visit us everyday to enjoy new good design products and projects from greatest designers worldwide.

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