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Folium

Folium is a Biomimetic water repellent bicycle seat design enabled by emerging nano technology materials. Bicyclists worldwide struggle to keep their bicycle seats dry and comfortable when it rains. As a result, unattractive, awkward plastic grocery bags or fabric covers are used to keep their bike seats dry. Sometimes rain discourages bicycling altogether. Folium's design encourages water drops to roll off. Inspired by Lotus leaves which repel water during Monsoon rains, Folium's surface material is engraved with a microscopic surface texture similarly to Lotus leaves and others plants.

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DrumString

Combining two instruments together that means giving a birth to a new sound, new function in instruments usage, a new way to play an instrument, a new appearance. Also note scales for drums is like D3, A3, Bb3, C4, D4, E4, F4, A4 and the string note scales are designed in E-A-D-G-B-E system. The DrumString is light and does have a strap that's fastened over shoulders and waist therefore using and holding the instrument will be easy and it give s you the ability of using two hands.

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Fishermen

Since September in 2017, ‘The Fishermen And The Sea’ now takes first place in viewer ratings among other programs that go on the air at the same time. In order to effectively visualize 'friendly and enjoyable' fishing activities, the designers in Channel A B&C use angled shapes, witty characters, vivid colors as the program's key design elements. Irregular and angled visual motif made its highly characterized design principle. This consistency in program design made this program unique from many other tv shows.

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Mogcook

Mogcook is a cut-and-deboned fish delivery service for parents rearing baby in weaning period. Mogcook service is defined by following characteristics: 1) Fish is all deboned, 2) each potion is about 10g, which is said to be a suitable amount for baby, 3) fish is caught in its season, 4) fish is caught in the sea by Mie Prefecture, 5) fish is delivered frozen after steamed so that users can heat and cook easily. Mogcook delivers baby food recipe cards supervised by a registered dietitian and fish information cards as well as fish.

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Cereal Code

Cereal Code is a complete meal for those in a hurry. It helps its customers benefit from enjoying a nutritious meal any time of the day. As seen in its name, it is a combination of "cereal" and "code". "Code" refers to the vending machine code that customers select. The customer builds a snack of cereals, toppings, and either milk or yogurt. The customized meal will then have its own personalized code derived from the selections a customer makes. The possibilities are as endless as the vending machine options!

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Almada

This musical instrument validates the role of design as a mediator of a productive network, highlighting the partners operate in this field for the first time. The trumpet benefits from aesthetic solutions and innovative techniques. The design solutions are focus on the application of handmade filigree rings and new finger buttons. The surface treatment is done with different layers to adjust the sound and make it warmer. The trumpet has been produced with different processes, from craft field to the industrial one and it presents a clean and an efficient design for any musician.

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