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Top 100 Design Trends for August

From Convenient Festival Toilets to Sustainability Exhibitions

— August 10, 2019 — Art & Design
How one curates their life says a lot about them, and this list of August 2019 design trends is sure to serve as a source of inspiration. Whether it's house and home, DIY, artistic sculptures or installations, this list has something unique to offer.

Sometimes design serves a practical purpose, and other times it's for aesthetics. The Lapee is a perfect example of hoe design can be used to increase convenience and comfort, as it offers an alternative to festival toilets that limits long line-ups, without being too obtrusive. Meanwhile, in The Netherlands, design was leveraged to teach an important lesson about climate change and sustainability. In this exhibit, human touch made an impact on the design, altering it for the next person to enter.
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Comic Book-Friendly Backpacks
Comic Book-Friendly Backpacks
Jim Lee and HEX Work on an Innovative Backpack for Comic Book Fans
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Extended Museum Sculpture Gardens
Extended Museum Sculpture Gardens
The NOMA Extension by Reed Hilderbrand is Wholesome and Artistic
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98
Style-Mixing Mural Prints
Style-Mixing Mural Prints
Belin Completes a Mural in Paris & Limited Run Prints are Availble
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97
Elegant Tequila Coffee Liqueurs
Elegant Tequila Coffee Liqueurs
Black Fire's New Spirit Has Exquisite Linework Illustration
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96
Human-Inspired Pet Cuisine
Human-Inspired Pet Cuisine
Pet Plate Boasts a Blue-Accented Identity by Design Firm & Walsh
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95
Golden Middle Finger Sculptures
Golden Middle Finger Sculptures
Case Studyo & Hajime Sorayama Launch a Provocative Decorative Item
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94
Design-Forward Anti-Smoke Respirators
Design-Forward Anti-Smoke Respirators
Rimal Bhatt's Breathing Mask Allows 15 Extra Minutes
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93
Sculptural Dancer-Friendly Pillars
Sculptural Dancer-Friendly Pillars
Concrete Choreography is a Stunning Project by ETH Zurich
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92
Crisp Sand Photography Series
Crisp Sand Photography Series
Claire Droppert's Sand Creatures Captures Nature in a Unique Way
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91
Rock-Inspired Public Furniture
Rock-Inspired Public Furniture
Adam Goodrum Creates Fluid Urban Environments with His New Line
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90
Seaweed-Based Prefab Panels
Seaweed-Based Prefab Panels
Kathryn Larsen is Interesting in Utilizing Seaweed for Construction
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89
Flat-Pack Gift Boxes
Flat-Pack Gift Boxes
Give Simply's Pop-Up Gift Wrap's Boxes Simplify Gift-Giving
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Futuristic Concert Hall Designs
Futuristic Concert Hall Designs
Steven Holl's Zinc-Clad Building is a Future-Forward Addition
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Minimalist Scandinavian Pancake Joints
Minimalist Scandinavian Pancake Joints
Pancake Social Establishes a Design-Forward Ambiance
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86
Politically-Charged Architectural Proposals
Politically-Charged Architectural Proposals
Vilius Vizgaudis Debuts a Sustainable Utopian Concept
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Repurposed Historic Post Offices
Repurposed Historic Post Offices
OMA New York is Creating a New Entertainment Space in Houston
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84
Eternal Musical Desert Installations
Eternal Musical Desert Installations
The Sound Installation 'Toto Forever' Debuted in the Desert
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Wellness-Boosting Self-Sufficient Ecosystems
Wellness-Boosting Self-Sufficient Ecosystems
WilkinsonEyre Builds a Community-Enhancing Complex
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Wooden Spiky Pavilions
Wooden Spiky Pavilions
Pedro & Juana Designs a Stunning Structure for the MoMA PS1 Warm Up Series
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Pop Art-Inspired Contemporary Exhibits
Pop Art-Inspired Contemporary Exhibits
Madsaki's Artistic Presentation is Inspired by Warhol
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Dreamy Architectural Explorations
Dreamy Architectural Explorations
Peter Tarka Embraces Pastel Colors, Geometry and Surrealism
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Artist-Adorned Graphic Bag Lines
Artist-Adorned Graphic Bag Lines
Herschel Supply Embraces Jean-Michel Basquiat in Its New Capsule
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Iceberg-Inspired Opera Buildings
Iceberg-Inspired Opera Buildings
Henning Larsen Designs a Waterfront Performance Venue in China
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Free-Form Abstract Exhibits
Free-Form Abstract Exhibits
Sam Friedman's 'Days of Kindness' Exhibit Features Whimsical Imagery
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Cheerfully Branded Education Centers
Cheerfully Branded Education Centers
«City of the Sun» is a Humanitarian Family Education Center
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Cocoon-Like Elegant Hotel Bars
Cocoon-Like Elegant Hotel Bars
Bryan O'Sullivan Studio Facilitates a Cozy Atmosphere in This Bar
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Stunning Art Deco Workplaces
Stunning Art Deco Workplaces
Note Design Studio's Summit House Has a Romantic Aura in Its Design
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Industrially Symmetric Retail Plans
Industrially Symmetric Retail Plans
Various Associates Infuses Its Project with Monochrome Motifs
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72
Elevated Chilean Retreat Homes
Elevated Chilean Retreat Homes
Guillermo Acuña Outfits This House with Sizable Wooden Entry Stairs
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Modern Social Clubs
Modern Social Clubs
The Britely is a Full-Service Club That Revitalizes Old Hollywood Glamor
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70
Ethereal Brand Identities
Ethereal Brand Identities
Monotypo Studio Curates the Aesthetic for MIES, a Gourmet Product Line
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69
Jellybean-Inspired Table Designs
Jellybean-Inspired Table Designs
Jaime Hayon Boasts a Collection of Candy-Informed Playful Tables
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68
Ivy-Covered In-Garden Studios
Ivy-Covered In-Garden Studios
Matt Gibson's Writer's Shed is Compact, Sweet, Functional & Tranquil
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67
Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor
Vibrant Confectionery Wall Décor
Dormify & by robynblair Partnered to Launch Candy-Themed Prints
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Textured Mountain-Inspired Furniture
Textured Mountain-Inspired Furniture
Fernando Mastrangelo Utilizes a Complex Mix for This Range
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65
Brand-Commissioned Modern Art
Brand-Commissioned Modern Art
Nike Commissions Artworks to Go with Its Inspirational Launch
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64
Peelable Bronzer Packaging
Peelable Bronzer Packaging
TOP's Bronzer Product Tube Feature Stickers That Reveal a Pale Color
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63
Art Deco Chocolate Packaging
Art Deco Chocolate Packaging
Chez Christophe is a Swiss Chocolate Brand with an Elevated Product
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Whimsical Family-Friendly Workspaces
Whimsical Family-Friendly Workspaces
Second Home Revolutionizes the Co-Working Environment
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Whimsical Marbled Confectionery Packaging
Whimsical Marbled Confectionery Packaging
Lolli and Pops Unveil Eye-Catching and Bespoke Packaging
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60
Stylishly Modern Magazine Tables
Stylishly Modern Magazine Tables
Fredericia's Furniture Design is Inspired by Jens Risom's Work
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59
Character-Themed Limited Edition Rugs
Character-Themed Limited Edition Rugs
Hebru Brantley Playfully Emphasizes the Home Decor Category
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58
Exclusive Rooftop Extensions
Exclusive Rooftop Extensions
The Soho House in Brooklyn Welcomes a Color-Rich Rooftop Design
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57
Illusory Brick House Facades
Illusory Brick House Facades
For This Bold Project, Brooks + Scarpa and Studio Dwell Collaborate
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Colorful Climate Change-Inspired Totems
Colorful Climate Change-Inspired Totems
Alicja Biała & Iwo Borkowicz Work with Climate Change Data
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Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Whimsically Inspired Furniture
Adam Nathaniel Furman Embraces Japanese Lacquer Work in New Capsule
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Ingredient-Centric Restaurant Identities
Ingredient-Centric Restaurant Identities
Mordis&Co is a Chic, Contemporary Restaurant in Barcelona
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Contemporary Patterned Hotels
Contemporary Patterned Hotels
The Menhaden Hotel is Inspired by the Heritage of Greenport Village
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52
Bespoke Lost Love Museums
Bespoke Lost Love Museums
The Museum of Broken Relationships Launched in Toronto
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Earthy Luxe Hotel Branding
Earthy Luxe Hotel Branding
Hotel SEPP Communicates Luxury with a Twist Through Branding Practices
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Timber Festival-Inspired Pavilions
Timber Festival-Inspired Pavilions
Atmos Studio's Alex Haw Proposes a Burning Man Pavilion
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Playful Mood-Based Campaigns
Playful Mood-Based Campaigns
The Latest Spotify Campaign is a Collaboration Between Designers
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Manga-Inspired Art Wall Projects
Manga-Inspired Art Wall Projects
nana-nana, Akira & Kosuke Kawamura Boast a Collaborative Exhibit
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Light-Integrated Paintings
Light-Integrated Paintings
Pelle Gives New Meaning to the Concept of Luminous Artwork
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Multi-Generational Housing Designs
Multi-Generational Housing Designs
Marshall Homes' FlexHouz is Spacious and Strategically Divided
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Interactive Climate-Centric Exhibits
Interactive Climate-Centric Exhibits
The Olafur Eliasson Exhibition at the Tate Modern is Stunning
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Playful Doodle Furniture
Playful Doodle Furniture
Jeong Greem Attempts to Alleviate the Mundane from Furniture Collections
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Apartment-Inspired Hotel Designs
Apartment-Inspired Hotel Designs
Studio Tamat and Sabina Guidotti Curate a Boutique Hotel in Rome
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Retro Modular Sofas
Retro Modular Sofas
Manga Arquitetura's Tetris Sofa Has an 80s-Inspired, Adaptable Design
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Industrially Psychedelic Furniture Designs
Industrially Psychedelic Furniture Designs
Studio Buzao Utilizes a Unique Electroplating Technique
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Incredibly Realistic Temporary Tattoos
Incredibly Realistic Temporary Tattoos
Inkbox's New Product is Exclusive to Its Physical Location
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Deliberately Unfinished Furniture Projects
Deliberately Unfinished Furniture Projects
People Can Finish Qiang Huang's Furniture with Bikes
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Soap-Based Toiletry Packaging
Soap-Based Toiletry Packaging
'Soapack' Vessels are Made with Vegetable Oil-Based Soap
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Reusable Water Bottle Collections
Reusable Water Bottle Collections
JJJJound Covers All Ground in Terms of Water Bottle Design
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Reflection-Based AI Installations
Reflection-Based AI Installations
Ultravioletto Curates a Mirror-Dependent Installation in Spoleto
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Luxurious Timeless All-Ceramic Cups
Luxurious Timeless All-Ceramic Cups
Lekoch's Gold-Rimmed Marble Coffee Mug is Subtle Yet Striking
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Ethereal Tea Shop Interiors
Ethereal Tea Shop Interiors
Thanks to New Practice Studio, the Atmosphere of Spiritea is Soothing
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Pop Art-Inspired Camouflage Glasses
Pop Art-Inspired Camouflage Glasses
RETROSUPERFUTURE’s Boasts a Capsule, Informed by Andy Warhol
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POC-Centric Exhibits
POC-Centric Exhibits
The Get Up, Stand Up Now Exhibit in London Boasts an Identity by Here Design
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Playfully Colorful Kindergarten Designs
Playfully Colorful Kindergarten Designs
Kientruc O Designs a Dynamic Facade for a Kindergarden
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Shipping Container-Style Food Halls
Shipping Container-Style Food Halls
Boxi Park Mixes Culinary Delights and Live Entertainment
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Accessible Multi-Generational Households
Accessible Multi-Generational Households
AZL Architects Designs a House That is Not Age-Specific
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AR-Powered Space Travel Mugs
AR-Powered Space Travel Mugs
This AR Mug by NASA Commemorates the Agency's 60 Year Anniversary
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Affection-Exploring Objects
Affection-Exploring Objects
Elena Tamburini's 'Filotea' Encourages Affection in Elderly Couples
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Transformative Travel Backpacks
Transformative Travel Backpacks
HYLETE's Carry-On Backpack Suits Short Trips & Long Getaways
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Bauhaus-Inspired Color Tools
Bauhaus-Inspired Color Tools
The MOO Color Study Boasts a Selection of Bauhaus Colors
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Versatile Fiberglass Sheds
Versatile Fiberglass Sheds
Richard John Andrew's Practice Will Operate from a Garden Shed
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Immersive Children-Centric Spaces
Immersive Children-Centric Spaces
Greg Nelson Embraces Vibrancy for the Cayton Children’s Museum
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Pine Needle Bio-Materials
Pine Needle Bio-Materials
The 'Cheer Project' by Gaurav Wali Repurposes Shed Pine Needles
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Delicate Luxury Scarves
Delicate Luxury Scarves
Louis Vuitton and Alex Israel Launch a Vibrant Textile Capsule for FW 2019
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Portable Personal Safes
Portable Personal Safes
Master Lock's Portable Safe Secures Small Valuables on the Go
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Stylishly Elevated BnB Experiences
Stylishly Elevated BnB Experiences
The Ossington House is a Luxe BnB Concept by Alison Goodwin
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Crowdsourced Graffiti Walls
Crowdsourced Graffiti Walls
Carlo Ratti Associati Created Art Painted by a Swarm of Drones
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Chilled Shipping Boxes
Chilled Shipping Boxes
GlacierBox's eCommerce Packaging Design Holds Frozen & Refrigerated Food
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Uninspired Vibrant Posters
Uninspired Vibrant Posters
Alex + Hugo Launch Colorful 'Demotivational Posters' with Cynical Words
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Brutalist-Informed Fashion Editorials
Brutalist-Informed Fashion Editorials
Vivienne Westwood's FW19 Lookbook Honors the Barbican Estate
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14
Anti-Sexism Chair Designs
Anti-Sexism Chair Designs
The Manspreading Chair by Laila Laurel Offers Subtle Commentary
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Highly Elegant Restaurant Interiors
Highly Elegant Restaurant Interiors
The Lucky Cat Restaurant Boasts a Romantic Atmosphere
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Environmentally Focused Interactive Exhibitions
Environmentally Focused Interactive Exhibitions
Daan Roosegaarde's Exhibit is Set in Dark Rooms
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11
Ukranian Furniture Designs
Ukranian Furniture Designs
Faina Builds Furniture from Clay and Flax to Pay Homage to Its Roots
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10
Disrupting Shipping Aesthetics
Disrupting Shipping Aesthetics
Infamuse Taps Anagrama Studio to Design a Strong Visual Identity
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9
Obscuring Facial Jewelry
Obscuring Facial Jewelry
Ewa Nowak's Jewelry Shields the Wearer from Facial Recognition Tech
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Immersive Landscape-Inspired Art
Immersive Landscape-Inspired Art
Wade Kavanaugh & Stephen B Nguyen Boast an Installation in Maine
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Lab-Friendly Flat-Pack Stools
Lab-Friendly Flat-Pack Stools
King & Webbon Enters a Collaboration with the Science Museum
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6
Unconventional Vehicle Designs
Unconventional Vehicle Designs
The Disruptors Exhibit Taps Designers Outside of the Industry
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5
Stunningly Hypnotic Couture
Stunningly Hypnotic Couture
Iris Van Herpen Boasts Kinetic Fashion for Paris Haute Couture Week
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4
Female-Focused Festival Toilets
Female-Focused Festival Toilets
Lapee is Designed to Help Alleviate Long Waits for the Bathroom
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3
Low-Cost Furniture Designs
Low-Cost Furniture Designs
Esrawe Studio's Project is Intended to Improve Living Conditions
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2
Optical Illusion Desktop Toys
Optical Illusion Desktop Toys
The 'MezmoCoin' Keeps Hands Busy When Brainstorming or Working
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Focus-Boosting Desktop Accessories
Focus-Boosting Desktop Accessories
POD Helps to Combat Procrastination & Increase Productivity
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