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Advertising Agency: ageisobar, São Paulo, Brazil
Creative Director: Carlos Domingos
Art Directors: Henrique Mattos, Cristiano Rodrigues, Cicero Souza
Copywriters: Daguito Rodrigues, Ricardo Porto, Nicholas Bergantin
Published: March 2013

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luca nichetto: motek for cassina

influences behind the development of the chair are taken from the art of japanese paper folding and production processes used in the automotive industry.

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New collection by La Chance


Milan 2013: French design brand La Chance launched its second collection in Milan earlier this month, featuring a bright red winged bench by Luca Nichetto and a fragmented coffee table by Noé Duchaufour-Lawrance (+ slideshow). (more…)

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arik levy: wireflow for VIBIA

the geometric compositions of the lighting elements’ metal rod structures make them appear like two dimensional line drawings, suspended in air.

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paper-made stool-light-dresser and cabinet by jeroen wand

the dutch designer looks for new combinations between materials and techniques, whilst creating interventions within a traditional means of production.

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up-cycled lamps from construction sites by studio usame

lamps are manufactured using reclaimed construction waste material such as wooden scaffolding, beams and galvanized steel pipes and connectors.

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Sam Pearce’s Loopwheel: Tangential Suspension for Bikes

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Six years ago, industrial designer Sam Pearce was sitting in an airport when “I saw a mother pushing her child in a buggy,” he writes. “The front wheel hit a slight kerb [sic] and the child jolted forward because of the impact. It happened several times in the time I was waiting there.” He then did what many ID’ers do, which is to find the nearest piece of paper and sketch out a potential solution. What he drew in his notebook was this:

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A simple idea for a wheel with built-in suspension.

Two years later, while off-road cycling, he remembered the sketch and began thinking if a suspension system like that could be built into a bike wheel. Now, many years of tinkering later, what Pearce has come up with is this:

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It’s called the Loopwheel, and its system of “tangential suspension”—essentially leaf springs folded back in on themselves—are not only workable, but they provide a gentler ride over sharp obstacles due to physics:

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For now, Pearce is focusing on developing Loopwheels for smaller bikes, because the design “[allows] suspension where suspension can’t normally fit,” as with a folding bike design.

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Last month Pearce debuted his creation at the UK’s Bespoked Bicycle show. Response was tremendous, and he’s now seeking Kickstarter funding to get the Loopwheel into proper production; up until now he’s been making them as one-offs in his shop.

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Mercado Business Magazine: Pope

Understand and make your own pope.

Advertising Agency: JWT, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Executive Creative Directors: Analía Ríos, Sebastián Castañeda
Creative Directors / Art Directors / Copywriters: Joaquín Ares – Ariel Abadi
Illustrator: Flamboyant Paradise
Account Director: Eliana García
Published: April 2013

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