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Anemone

In this project, what I mainly focus on is the visual tension. What I want to do is think outside the box of a sofa, and made a strong visual impact by combining two very contrast things, the shape of traditional sofa and the pompous figure of anemone.Under the sea, the anemone is the protector of the fish, but when we enlarged the scale it let people felt afraid and have the meaning of defense. The characteristic of the PU tube made a contrast between the feeling you sitting on it and the visual impression. The couch coat the user gently and softly just like the anemone protect the fish.

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Canela

Canela was designed to be a comfortable yet striking and elegant piece of furniture. The traditional joinery ensures that it's rigidity is derived from the structural design and not the thickness of the components, allowing these to be kept 'light' and delicate. The introduction of copper against the dark wood helps to set it apart visually, particularly from behind.

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Compound

Compound is a contemporary coffee table made with brass, giving it a luxurious feel. The coffee table can be moved around and placed on the Compound side table to create a bigger coffee table. The use of a wooden top creates a new texture and creates a contrasting dynamic to the brass to keep it intriguing for the users.

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Floating

The stool works on compression of air. The stool looks as it is floating on air. When they sit the compression of air in the cylinder acts as the cushion. He designed in such a way that the user could get a feel of floating when they take a seat. The design lasts long as there is use of only wood and glass which are rigid.

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Little Bo

Bo is a porcelain vase shaped like a headless animal. This design is meant to be completed by the flowers which become the head of the creature and define its final character. Bo is crafted in Spain by local artisans. Its exterior surface is sanded by hand giving the vase a matte finish and a uniform look.

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QWERTY

Sooner or later, we all end up by falling asleep on our computer’s keyboard. Turning the archetypal image of a keyboard into a sofa bed, QWERTY holds you on its soft keys while working in the office or at home, bringing a pinch of irony in our daily life. Anyway QWERTY is much more than a sofa bed. Thanks to micro electric motors controlled by a remote control, every single keycushion is adjustable to give total freedom. In this way, the furniture becomes a unique and comfortable support.

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