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Top 100 Home Concepts in August

From Smart Stove Monitors to Cooling Pillow Mats

— August 27, 2017 — Art & Design
A major theme that runs throughout the top August 2017 home ideas explore the use of unconventional materials to completely change the look and feel of familiar furniture and decor pieces. Examples of this include wooden office furniture pieces designed to provide comforts of home, soft concrete sculptures and clocks made out of fabric.

Many consumers are looking to rebel against the monotony of minimalism by incorporating whimsical, naturally inspired pieces of decor into their homes that are shaped like everything from clamshells and branches to logs, bubbles and birds.

Some standout home design innovations include Lululemon's ivivva brand launching a line of active-inspired home decor for teens, as well as the Kuri household robot being updated to recognize pets within the home.
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Cost-Effective Security Systems
Cost-Effective Security Systems
The 'Fynoti' Simplifies the Process of Arming Your Home for $9
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99
Lichen-Like Carpeting
Lichen-Like Carpeting
Mohawk Group Has Created a Collection of Lichen Carpeting Inspired by Nature
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98
Semi-Functional Furniture
Semi-Functional Furniture
Symbiotic Objects by Xiang Guan Can Only Function With Human Interaction
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97
Leather Headphone Stands
Leather Headphone Stands
Triwoodtech's Stylish Leather Headphone Stand is Lightweight and Mobile
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96
Standalone Copper Washbasins
Standalone Copper Washbasins
The Tropfen Washbasin is Both Elegant and Luxurious
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95
Smart Stove Monitors
Smart Stove Monitors
Wallflower Will Alert Users Who Forget to Turn the Stove Off
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94
Simplistic Security Camera Apps
Simplistic Security Camera Apps
The Snoop App Turns Smarthpones and Tablets into Security Cameras
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93
Active Teen Decor
Active Teen Decor
Lululemon's ivivva Brand and PBteen Collaborated on Teen Home Decor
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92
Smartphone Sleeping Bags
Smartphone Sleeping Bags
'Bagby' Puts Phones to Bed for a Phone-Free Bedroom Challenge
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91
Color-Changing Floor Tiles
Color-Changing Floor Tiles
Dutch Tile Manufacturer Mosa's 'μ' Tiles Interact With Space and Time
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90
Biting Storage Clips
Biting Storage Clips
AniBites are Multi-Use Storage Clips Designed as Animal Heads
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89
Connected Smart Home Systems
Connected Smart Home Systems
Oomi Boasts Integration with Amazon Alexa, Philips Hue, Nest and More
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88
Modular Outdoor Taps
Modular Outdoor Taps
'The Dueacca' is a Versatile Outdoor Tap That Enhances Any Garden
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87
Dual-Purposed Humidifiers
Dual-Purposed Humidifiers
The 'Mool' Humidifiers Double as a Vase and Jug During Humid Seasons
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86
Piercing-Inspired Mugs
Piercing-Inspired Mugs
The Cerco Series Features Espresso Handles That Look Like Piercings
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85
LED-Embedded Shelving Units
LED-Embedded Shelving Units
The Glint Shelving Unit's LED Lights Mimic the Stages of the Sun
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84
Stylish Citronella Coils
Stylish Citronella Coils
Fredricks and Mae's Citronella Attracts People and Repels Mosquitoes
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83
Curtain-Wrapped Home Extensions
Curtain-Wrapped Home Extensions
Matt Gibson's Home Addition is Wrapped in Metal-Mesh Curtains
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82
Sculptural Candle Snuffers
Sculptural Candle Snuffers
The Ocasco Was Designed to Emulate the Setting Sun
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81
Sculptural Incense Burners
Sculptural Incense Burners
The Ark is an Incense Burner That Doubles as a Living Room Centerpiece
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80
Pet Recognition Robots
Pet Recognition Robots
The Kuri Robot Now Recognizes When Dogs and Cats are in View
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79
Shelled Speaker Systems
Shelled Speaker Systems
The Moonraker Speaker System Pays Homage to Mid-Century Design
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78
Portable Adaptable Dwellings
Portable Adaptable Dwellings
The 'SCARAB' Remote Living Habitat Can be Placed Virtually Anywhere
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77
Suspended Toilet Brushes
Suspended Toilet Brushes
The Balance Brush Makes Cleaning Toilets a Little More Hygienic
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76
Cooling Pillow Mats
Cooling Pillow Mats
'Penguin' is a Cooling Gel Mat That Helps to Beat the Summer Heat
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75
Transparent CD Players
Transparent CD Players
This Glass Device Brings Purpose to the Nostalgic Music-Listening Device
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74
Artfully Tiled Footstools
Artfully Tiled Footstools
The Toto Stool Took Inspiration from a Modern Brazilian Movement
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73
Smooth Multi-Use Trays
Smooth Multi-Use Trays
Shinya Yoshida's 'Drape Collection' is Pleasingly Tactile
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72
Bird-Shaped Carafes
Bird-Shaped Carafes
This Glassware Collection Was Designed to Put a Smile on People's Faces
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71
Multi-Purpose Storage Fixtures
Multi-Purpose Storage Fixtures
'Club' Offers Alternative Storage Solutions for Compact Living
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70
Photography Brand Security Cameras
Photography Brand Security Cameras
The Polaroid Hoop is a Simplified Home Security Camera
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69
Surface-Mounted Ceramic Washbasins
Surface-Mounted Ceramic Washbasins
The Pencil Washbasins Make Any Kitchen or Bathroom Luxurious
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68
LED-Infused Mobiles
LED-Infused Mobiles
'Reflected Sequence' is a Lighting Structure Made of Geometric Mobiles
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67
Pensive Teapot Concepts
Pensive Teapot Concepts
This Unconventional Teapot Serves as a Reminder of Personal Reflection
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66
Pillow-Shaped Candle Holders
Pillow-Shaped Candle Holders
'Pillow' from Mu Objek Shows How Easily Concrete Can Be Shaped
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65
Bubbly Brass Lamps
Bubbly Brass Lamps
Rosie Li's 'Bubbly' Lamp Collection is Inspired by Soap Bubbles
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64
Beach-Inspired Lighting
Beach-Inspired Lighting
Pado Lighting Was Inspired by the Waves Seen on Jeju Island
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63
AI-Powered Speakers
AI-Powered Speakers
The Alibaba Tmall Genie X1 is a Small-Scale Smart Speaker for the Home
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62
Sustainable Cannabis Houses
Sustainable Cannabis Houses
The Walls of This Home in Israel are Made Out of Hemp and Concrete
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61
Celestial-Inspired Chandeliers
Celestial-Inspired Chandeliers
Lindsey Adelman's 'Afterglow' Pieces are Romantic and Rebellious
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60
Curvilinear Roofline Designs
Curvilinear Roofline Designs
The Avocado Acres House was Inspired By LA's Case Study Homes
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59
Square-Framed Chair Sculptures
Square-Framed Chair Sculptures
'Shadows in the Window' Highlights Individualism in Urban Settings
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58
Concrete Espresso Makers
Concrete Espresso Makers
The Anzo Concrete Espresso Maker Features a Modern Industrial Design
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57
Hotel-Inspired Lighting Series
Hotel-Inspired Lighting Series
The Hobo Lighting Series Was Designed for Stockholm's Hobo Hotel
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56
Fragmented Chair Designs
Fragmented Chair Designs
The 'Fused Chair' is Made of Parts from Five Broken and Unwanted Chairs
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55
Shapely Modular Candle Holders
Shapely Modular Candle Holders
The Endless Candle Holder Features a Modular Design
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54
Industrial Concrete Tables
Industrial Concrete Tables
The Concreta's Industrial Top is Balanced by Its Slim Sculptural Frame
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53
Prescription Bottle Lamp Shades
Prescription Bottle Lamp Shades
This Whimsical Lamp was Upcycled from Empty Prescription Bottles
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52
Touch-Responsive Lamps
Touch-Responsive Lamps
The FLO Lamp Provides 180 Degrees of Light and Interactive Features
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51
Adjustable Roofed Loungers
Adjustable Roofed Loungers
'Ipanema' Furniture Helps Create a Private and Calming Space
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50
Cervical Spine-Supporting Pillows
Cervical Spine-Supporting Pillows
The ComfortAdjust Pillow Aims to Relieve "Tech Neck"
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49
Influential Patent Prints
Influential Patent Prints
'Fancy Patents' Offers Fine, Embossed Prints of Famous Patent Sheets
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48
Elegant Cork Armchairs
Elegant Cork Armchairs
This Chair by KDVA Studio Was Inspired by Ancient East Design
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47
Sculptural Shaving Sets
Sculptural Shaving Sets
The OFFSET Shaving Kit Brings Beauty to Personal Grooming
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46
Bird-Shaped Pencil Holders
Bird-Shaped Pencil Holders
BKID's Creative Pencil Holders Add an Artful Touch to Any Desk
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45
Adjustable Industrial Lighting
Adjustable Industrial Lighting
'Hiline Lighting' Offers Three Infinitely Customizable Pieces
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44
Minimalist Grid Calendars
Minimalist Grid Calendars
The Perpetual Calendar Trades in Pages for a Grid System
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43
Rainbow Coupe Glasses
Rainbow Coupe Glasses
These Champagne Glasses Make Rainbow Reflective Cocktails
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42
Glamorous Handcrafted Lamps
Glamorous Handcrafted Lamps
'Float' by Articolo is Reminiscent of Old Hollywood Style
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41
Sculptural Uni-Body Lamps
Sculptural Uni-Body Lamps
The Arco Lamp Was Inspired by the Rigid Shape of Gemstones
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40
Furniture Playground Hybrids
Furniture Playground Hybrids
'Play Grown' Fuses Furniture Design with Jungle Gyms
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39
Sculptural Home Appliances
Sculptural Home Appliances
The FIN Collection Features Chic and Discreet Laundry Machines
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38
Contrasting Sculptural Chairs
Contrasting Sculptural Chairs
The Polymorph Chair is an Expression of Contrasting Ideologies
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37
Glowing Garden Pebbles
Glowing Garden Pebbles
These Solar-Powered Decorative Pebbles Can Light Up Backyards
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36
Fabric Clock Faces
Fabric Clock Faces
The Fabric Clock by 'Munito' is a Subtle and Quirky Timepiece
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35
Art Deco Desk Clocks
Art Deco Desk Clocks
This Decorative Clock Was Made with Nixie Tubes
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34
3D Gradient Rugs
3D Gradient Rugs
This Three-Dimensional 'Carpet Sign' Collection Was Designed by Karim Rashid
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33
Designer Bedroom Sets
Designer Bedroom Sets
Ted Baker's SS17 Line Features Luxurious Bedding
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32
Inflatable Furniture Concepts
Inflatable Furniture Concepts
This Furniture for Children Replaces Screws with Balloons
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31
Faux Foliage Wallpapers
Faux Foliage Wallpapers
This Jungle-Inspired Wallpaper from Murals Wallpaper is Minimal, Yet Bold
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30
Modernized Iron Radiators
Modernized Iron Radiators
This Fatty Cast Iron Radiator Fuses Modern Design with Vintage Aesthetic
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29
Modular Umbrella Stands
Modular Umbrella Stands
The Obbo Umbrella Stand is Both Functional and Aesthetically Pleasing
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28
Naturalistic Laser-Cut Lamps
Naturalistic Laser-Cut Lamps
Marta Sansoni's Laser-Cut 'Maggio' Lamp Looks Like Woven Branches
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27
Leather Wall Pockets
Leather Wall Pockets
Javier Prieto Martínez's Leather Goods Serve as an Alternative to Shelves
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26
Sun-Soaked Oceanside Suites
Sun-Soaked Oceanside Suites
The Redesigned Porto Fira Suites are Inspired by Monastic Simplicity
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25
Colored Concrete Vases
Colored Concrete Vases
BentukBentuk Creates Feminine Concrete Products
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24
Pastry-Inspired Furniture
Pastry-Inspired Furniture
The CAKE Collection is as Curvy and Enticing as Its Name Suggests
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23
Unconventional Lamp Shade Covers
Unconventional Lamp Shade Covers
The Neptune Lamp is Compatible with Ikea's 'Stråla' Cord Set
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22
Contemporary Rocking Chairs
Contemporary Rocking Chairs
Scott Wilson's 'Fulton Rocker' Re-Imagines the Classic Design
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21
Dynamic Moving Bookshelves
Dynamic Moving Bookshelves
'Oddly' is a Functional Bookshelf That Leans and Rolls
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20
Mobile Nap Trailers
Mobile Nap Trailers
Casper's UK Sleep Tour Introduces a 'Sleepmobile' on Wheels
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19
Design-Centric Cat Houses
Design-Centric Cat Houses
The LUNARBOX Cat Condo Features an Elevated, Customizable Design
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18
Asymmetrical Sloped Roof Homes
Asymmetrical Sloped Roof Homes
The Single Family House by Andrii Ortynskyi is Irregularly Chic
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17
Maximalist Furniture Catalogs
Maximalist Furniture Catalogs
IKEA's Newest Catalog Fully Embraces a Maximalist Aesthetic
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16
Odor-Free Compost Bins
Odor-Free Compost Bins
The 'Taihi Bin' Relies on a Japanese Method of Decomposition
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15
Angular Neon Lighting
Angular Neon Lighting
UV by 'TJOKEEFE' is a Glowing Triangular Light Fixture
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14
Novelty Clamshell Lamps
Novelty Clamshell Lamps
This Clamshell Lamp From 'Cotton On' Features an Iridescent Ceramic Shell
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13
Modular Rooftop Gardening Kits
Modular Rooftop Gardening Kits
The Fairmount Tile Planters Provide a Modular Gardening System
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12
Cantilevered Treetop Houses
Cantilevered Treetop Houses
The Skywalk Treehouse Lets Inhabitants Walk Right Out to the Canopy
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11
Log-Inspired Furniture
Log-Inspired Furniture
'Cabin Lounges' Feature Log Modules Stacked in an Intersecting Pattern
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10
Eclectic Luxury Homeware Lines
Eclectic Luxury Homeware Lines
The 'Gucci Décor' Home Accessories Collection is Bold and Bright
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9
Jacob's Ladder Lamps
Jacob's Ladder Lamps
The Crane Lamp by Animaro Uses an Elegant Mechanical Design
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8
Self-Watering Planters
Self-Watering Planters
The 'Lander Planter' Elegantly Displays Plants at Home or at the Office
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7
Egyptian-Inspired Cat Homes
Egyptian-Inspired Cat Homes
BAST Cat Furniture Draws Inspiration from Ancient Egyptian Mythology
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6
Modular Kitchen Stations
Modular Kitchen Stations
This Modular Kitchen by LCMX Was Designed for Urban Dwellers
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5
Domestic Office Furniture
Domestic Office Furniture
The 'Work Series' Can Adapt to a Number of Office Environments
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4
Simply Designed Toothbrushes
Simply Designed Toothbrushes
This Minimal Toothbrush Aims to Brand a New Kind of Tooth Care
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3
Outlet-Hiding Floating Shelves
Outlet-Hiding Floating Shelves
Multiple Devices Can Be Balanced on This Floating Wall Shelf
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2
Hanging Treehouse Homes
Hanging Treehouse Homes
The 'Sequoia Shelter' is a Practical Solution for Off-the-Grid Living
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1
Urban Space-Saving Furniture
Urban Space-Saving Furniture
'Nook' is Adaptable Furniture That Makes Small Spaces Feel Bigger
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