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Kamiyama SHIZQ Project

One and only beauty. A stack of annual rings is a design that only the nature that the mountain of the god of Japan raises. Technology that lasts 1000 years. A masterpiece that traditional craftsmen who hardly remained in Japan carefully finished one by one. A miracle that the climate of Japan occurred. Warm and soft touch and mouthfeel are comfortable, lightweight and excellent in keeping warmth retaining ability is Japanese cedar. The annual rings piled up for years in the mountain of god are still alive, to meet someone.

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Twin Lotus

Upon arrival at the Noi Bai international airport visitors are welcomed by twin murals depicting lotus ponds in full bloom. The lotus, the national flower of Vietnam, was selected as the focus for 2 impressive 720 sq. meter outdoor murals painted on the facade of the T2 terminal. For over 2 months, lead designer Thu Thuy and New Hanoi Arts company worked creating these 15 meter high murals which were unveiled in January 2019. The blooming lotus reflecting in the pool and in the terminal’s glass windows, creates a sense of endless beauty and peace, a surrealism first impression of Hanoi.

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Alphathreat

Over 420 million children live in war-ravaged countries today. Their world is one of destruction, desolation and despair - something that's entirely unimaginable in peaceful countries. Directed at parents in peaceful countries, Alphathreat sheds light on the atrocities that these children are subjected to. It reimagines the English alphabet to achieve this. With a spread dedicated to each letter of the alphabet, Alphathreat highlights the plight of these children. Each spread consists of an illustration that resembles a letter, a nursery rhyme and a fact tying them together.

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Walk Along Not Alone

'Walk along, not alone' introduces end of life preparation in a friendly and structured way. With this game, the elderly Chinese immigrants learn how to cope with ageing and end of life in the Netherlands context. The game offers practical information about end of life preparation, creates a comfortable atmosphere for talking about the end of life.

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Hack a Bench

Enhancement of existing benches that prompts the imagination of socially inclusive public space. Ten undulating parts were designed to 'hack' the existing park benches to enhance users' sitting behavior. The newly ‘hacked’ benches have been reoriented towards the visually pleasing open areas including the sky, the lawn and the pond. These small changes transform the park into various clusters of cultural experience. Cultural events such as site-specific dance performance, temporary art installations were organized periodically after the launch of the benches.

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usaaan

usaaan is an umbrella rental platform, to solve people's daily sunny days to facilitate the travel needs. Cause the market opportunities, social issues and umbrella’s general situation, Radio Foshan teams up with usaaan to make an organizational response to people's umbrella needs by collaborative innovation. In addition to providing convenience for people's outdoor travels, this umbrella rental service is also designed to promote the positive social spirit of mutual assistance and mutual trust between citizens and between cities and to strengthen citizens' sense of belonging in their cities.

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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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