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XXS

Extra small and extra simple clasp, wich can be put on very thin nylon or wire by everybody without use of any tool. It is especially designed to wear minimalist pendant such as a single pearl or for example the XXS A'Design Award Trophee. With an usual clasp, there is always the restriction of a clasp to large to allow the threading of a very little pendant. XXS clasp, being put after the threading of the pendant suppress this problem. It exists in many size, depending on the link used, from the very thin nylon to thick leather.

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Celloridoo

Celloridoo is a new musical instrument which is composed of a bowed string instrument like a Cello, and Didgeridoo, an Australian simple wind instrument. Celloridoo as a chordophone which is played by a bow is tuned in fifths, starting with A3, followed by D3, G2, and then C2 as the lowest string. The other part of the instrument as a aerophone is set on C key which is suitable for many kinds of musics. This part is played with continuously vibrating lips to produce the drone while using a special breathing technique called circular breathing.

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Heavenly Creation

To design a book in an interactive way is a hard work, specially for an ancient book. Heavenly Creation was the first encyclopedia in China, which is covering a wide range of technical issues. It takes a lot of researches, inculding questionnaires, interviews to understand how people use mobile device and how they interact with it nowadays to make this book into an E-book. Meanwhile they studied how image matters and animation can draw people's attention and guide people. All researches helped them to create a fun, interactive and meaningful learning experience for the target audience.

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EAE

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Air Touch

The research for the product was based on creating a new way for users to replace but also conveniently order new filters, an app was developed to help monitor status of the machine as well as its operation. The machine was designed to be smart, watching the air quality constantly and updating users real time through the app.

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Crossway

In view of the development of more functional, piano on the screen size up to 27 inches, within the overall framework, needs to consider how the 27-inch big-screen into the overall need to embody the sense of science and technology as well as sense of poise and reflect the piano. By structure optimization in design, cleverly placed under the flip-screen lay flat and, by folding rods to help open the clamshell, and uses clear plastic and aluminum frame to reduce weight, and piano with a sense of transparency.

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