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Pack your GPS away and use marbles instead
Design graduate Sara Vrbinc has developed brAInfu.cc, a wayfinding system to rival the GPS.
Seated in style
For his first collaboration with Finnish furniture company Artek, Konstantin Grcic has designed a modern armchair for contemporary living.
The Tipcup teacup makes brewing your tea as easy as drinking it.
20+12 Design Stories from Helsinki is a journey through the 2012 World Design Capital, looking at what design can do in a city.
The waterprint of food
The Wonderwater Cafe was a pop-up restaurant that aimed to raise awareness about global water issues.
Besides gearing up for World Design Capital 2012, Helsinki is undergoing a food revolution enabled by the temporary, experimental nature of pop-up restaurants.
The Helsinki Design Week, happening from 9 to 18 September 2011, considers ways of embedding design into life.
Karim Rashid’s furniture designs for Punkalive combines elements of the natural world with mathematical constructs.
A bicycle without a front fork you say? Yes, it looks a bit odd but we appreciate the innovation and creativity driving it.
Case in point
Type Case is an installation that creates interesting displays with digital pixels of different shapes and sizes.
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