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Karekla

The Karekla-chair is a hybrid chair created from a series of neglected wooden shells. A simple adjustment of cutting the shell into segments made it into this one of a kind design, upcycling it and giving it a new life. When one decides to sit in the chair, the segments will succumb to the weight of the user and create a comfortable seating. After standing back up again the shell returns to it’s original shape. It's unusual and abstract appearance makes the user uncertain of it's primary function bringing a sort of comical twist to the whole concept.

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Concept Collection by Matthew Elton

The furniture offers great proportions, use of different material finishes, such as walnut, brightly coloured laminates, all to give the impression of a tailors suit and offer surprise and warmth. The thought that has gone in to the designs to very high. Theses pieces are designed to provide the consumer with a feeling of opulence and also the feeling that the furniture works with there surroundings to offer more than just function but also blend into the life of the owners.

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Undefined Y

Undefined Y is a multi-module furniture system, it creates a series of different functional products, such as light system, screen, trestle table, and even space by assembling several components y with different angel connectors. Through this design features to extend the lifespan and reducing the waste of the product, so as to reach the positive cycle whether for consumer, manufacturer or even environment.

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Carved

His stunning new clock designs for Lemnos are, as the collection title suggests, "Carved". Subtle, yet immediately noticeable, the numbers on these clocks are carved indents cut so close to the edge of the faces that the top of them are actually chopped off. The shadows of the carved-out letters bring a three-dimensional impression to the clock face, with its appearance changing in accordance with lights located in its immediate area. The idea was inspired by materials used for interior decoration and technical conversion.

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Kaung

Kaung came from word Kawung, a theme specially designed and developed in Jogjakarta palace environment in the olden days. With this philosophy, Kaung is expected to bring great mood and inspiration to its user. With a smooth design, Kaung is suitable for women. Kawung accent is embedded to its 4 legs. With continuous lines like a number 8, Kaung is believed can bring luck and also a symbol of prosperity.

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Trace of normal

Underneath the cup and tea pot, there are seal engravings. On the top of the table the thermo-paint is covered. When hot water is put into a cup, the temperature of the seal engraving rises. Seal engraving trace remains when people use a cup on the table. From the traces in our daily lives, one may feel that others exist in the same place without any conversation or contact and are communicating insincerely.

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