Design Stories

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Magnetic menu

A few plastic transparent foils linked with magnets that serve as the perfect cover for different types of printed material. Easy to use. Easy to manufacture and maintain. Long-lasting product that saves time, money, raw materials. Environmentally friendly. Easily adaptable for different purposes. Ideal use in restaurants as a cover for menus. When waiter brings you just one page with fruit cocktails, and just one page with cakes for your friend, for example, it’s almost like personalized menus made just for you.

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Paperclip Armrest

The Paperclip Armrest is a dual-level armrest that allows neighboring occupants to use the same armrest at the same time- useful in eliminating the frustration that occupants in tight seating arrangements face, such as in the theatre or in the economy class cabin. The Paperclip Armrest is a simple and elegant solution to an age-old problem. It is a design concept that can appear in many different shapes and forms.

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Cans'n Caps

Cans'n Caps are designed to re-use every aluminum beverage can in several different ways. It adds various functions to used cans with each different cap.Every minute an average of 113,204 aluminum cans are recycled while around 100,000 cans are thrown away and end up in landfills. Cans'n Caps offer a simple but efficient way of reusing these aluminum cans by turning them into functional and fun objects of everyday life. The design goal behind this project is to reduce aluminum can waste in nature by re-using them, while raising environmental conscience among people around the world.

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Beertone

Beertone is the first Beer Reference Guide based on the different beer colors, presented in a glass form fan. For the first edition we collected information from 202 different swiss beers, travelling around the country, from East to West, from North to South. The whole process took a lot of time and a detailed logistic to get done but the result of these two passions together make us very proud and further editions are already planned. Cheers!

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Design Milk

Design Milk is an online magazine dedicated to modern design that covers a broad range of areas including architecture, home furnishings, art, technology, and fashion. Our highly curated and hand-picked designs and our original features, such as our weekly designer interviews, product process articles, and creative regular postings attract millions of readers from around the world. Design Milk is the only global online magazine to offer the absolute best in modern and innovative design in a large variety of categories intermixed with inspiring original content.

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Ergo-table for bed

The table is able to rotate in a certain angle to fit under the bed/compartment for maximize space and open in a usable manner. Able to have few swivel feature which is on 2 planes to have easy swing for the user. It can help solve potential problem on placing the laptop or similar devices directly on to the bed which traps air flow. In ergonomic aspect, the Swing table lets the user have a proper mounting surface to avoid pressing on user's lap. While the body is on preferred posture, the table swings towards him/her easily maintaining comfort. The use of table is disabled friendly too.

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