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Top 45 Design Trends in August

From Crushed Bedding Sets to Reopening Restaurant Furniture

— August 29, 2020 — Art & Design
Since many countries are currently in the process of reopening some amenities and businesses for public use after the fierce COVID-19 lockdown procedures that were imposed by governments, the August 2020 design category is filled with various solutions that help maintain physical distancing and safety in a more precarious time.

Many designers are coming up with ways to help businesses and institutions open safely. While engineering firm Arup launched 'Liverpool Without Walls' which is geared toward allowing the conscious reopening of dining patios in the city, Isometric Studios devises a museum toolkit that incorporates various suggestions for physical distancing and better circulation for cultural institutions.

In public spaces, the August 2020 design category showcases Caret Studio's StoDistante installation and Paula Scher's painted green dots as aesthetic-forward physical distancing guides.
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Design Enhancement Tools
Design Enhancement Tools
PTC Created Creo 7.0 with Generative Design Tools and Other New Features
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Heritage-Accenting Streetwear Shops
Heritage-Accenting Streetwear Shops
The Noah Store in Osaka Commemorates the Space's Origin
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Next-Generation Space Suits
Next-Generation Space Suits
NASA is Employing Generative Design Algorithms to Enhance Performance
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Safety-Focused Museum Toolkits
Safety-Focused Museum Toolkits
Isometric Studio Has Released Visual Guidelines for Post-COVID
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Collective Insurance Providers
Collective Insurance Providers
Laka Caters to Cyclists, Boasting Both Bicycle & Recovery Insurance
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Generative Design Aircrafts
Generative Design Aircrafts
Airbus Used Generative Design Technology to Improve the A320
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Photography Playing Cards
Photography Playing Cards
The Photography Deck Combines Entertainment & Educational Tips
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Dessert-Inspired Luggage Collections
Dessert-Inspired Luggage Collections
The New RIMOWA Range Boasts Desert Rose and Cactus Colorways
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Iceberg-Inspired Floating Diving Platform
Iceberg-Inspired Floating Diving Platform
Bulot+Collins Boast a Design-Forward Play Surface
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Crushed Bedding Sets
Crushed Bedding Sets
PeachSkinSheets' Limited-Edition Collection Embraces "Wrinkles and Crinkles"
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Recycled Mosaic Marble Flooring
Recycled Mosaic Marble Flooring
This Floor Has Contrasting Materials for Maximum Impact
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Artist-Designed Gin Bottles
Artist-Designed Gin Bottles
Bombay Sapphire's Hebru Brantley Bottle Supports a BLM Chapter
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Long-Lasting Beach Chairs
Long-Lasting Beach Chairs
Sunflow's Durable Beach Chair Focuses on Comfort & Portability
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Dotted Social Distancing Markers
Dotted Social Distancing Markers
Paula Scher Encourages Distancing with Painted Green Dots
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Sunken Sales Office Lounges
Sunken Sales Office Lounges
This Sunken Conversation Pit Offers a Place to Chat and Relax
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Canned Sparkling Tequilas
Canned Sparkling Tequilas
Onda Mixes Tequila with Sparkling Water and Real Fruit Juice
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Silkworm-Spun Pavilions
Silkworm-Spun Pavilions
Neri Oxman and the Mediated Matter Group Reveal a Striking Pavilion
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Mushroom-Scented Perfumes
Mushroom-Scented Perfumes
Braindead Releases a Fragrance and Hand Soap with the Shroom Cola Scent
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Commemorating Pride Bricks
Commemorating Pride Bricks
Ali Forney Center is Auctioning the Queer Brick for Support
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Luxurious European Linens
Luxurious European Linens
Flax Sleep and Jackie Kai Ellis Present a Parisian-Inspired Line
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Social Distance-Encouraging Installations
Social Distance-Encouraging Installations
Caret Studio's Gridded System Brings Awareness
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Vibrant AI-Created Designs
Vibrant AI-Created Designs
The AI System Dubbed 'Nikolay Ironov' Fooled Clients for A Year
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Ergonomic Gaming Chairs
Ergonomic Gaming Chairs
The Embody Gaming Chair Supports Gamers, Streamers & eSports Athletes
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Chakra-Inspired Rugs
Chakra-Inspired Rugs
CHACCRA's Cozy Rugs Support Mindfulness & Wellness at Home
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Science-Backed Sleep Lights
Science-Backed Sleep Lights
TrueLight's Luna Red Sunset Sleep Light Bulb Helps with Falling Asleep
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Mineral-Like Crayons
Mineral-Like Crayons
These Rock-Inspired Crayons Blend in with Nature
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Distorted Persian Rug Patterns
Distorted Persian Rug Patterns
Kourosh Asgar-Irani's Rug Designs are Digitally Altered
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Rock Climbing-Inspired Staircases
Rock Climbing-Inspired Staircases
Deferrari+Modesti Develops a Feature for a Dynamic Household
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Comfortable Seating Collections
Comfortable Seating Collections
The Envisioned Comfort Collection is Design-Forward & High-End
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Bespoke 3D-Printed E-Bikes
Bespoke 3D-Printed E-Bikes
Superstrata's Unibody Carbon Fiber Bike is Custom 3D-Printed
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Generative Design Vans
Generative Design Vans
Volkswagen Used Generative Design Software to Improve Its 1962 VW Microbus
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Traditional Japanese Aesthetic Pens
Traditional Japanese Aesthetic Pens
The Zenical 'Zen Pen' Has a Relaxing Design
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Retro-Themed Handheld Lanterns
Retro-Themed Handheld Lanterns
Zara Home's Lamp with Handle is Available in Two Colors
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Old-Fashioned Tabletop Game Furniture
Old-Fashioned Tabletop Game Furniture
This Vintage Industrial Foosball Table is Finely Crafted
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Wearable Beanbag Chair Fashion
Wearable Beanbag Chair Fashion
Dahee Kim Challenges Traditional School Uniform Designs in Korea
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City-Themed Experiential Pop-Ups
City-Themed Experiential Pop-Ups
JAMNOLA Explores What Makes New Orleans So Special
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Biophilic Design Plant Holders
Biophilic Design Plant Holders
The Uplift Planter by Modern Sprout Offers Full-Spectrum Light
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Mindful Flatpack Sets
Mindful Flatpack Sets
The Limited-Edition IKEA Mindsets Encourage Introspective Moments
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Reopening Restaurant Furniture
Reopening Restaurant Furniture
Arup Boasts Special Designs for Dining After COVID-19 Lockdown
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Reusable Dual-Filter Masks
Reusable Dual-Filter Masks
MIT Researchers Made a Reusable Silicone Mask with Removable Filters
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Tiny Mountainous Modular Cabin
Tiny Mountainous Modular Cabin
Massimo Gnocchi and Paolo Danesi Debute a Small Modular Cabin
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Maker-Friendly Crafter Cabinets
Maker-Friendly Crafter Cabinets
The Craft Room 'DreamBox' Hides All Equipment Inside
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DIY Modular Sheds
DIY Modular Sheds
Mod Shed's Designs Can Be Easily Assembled in an Afternoon
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3D-Printed Custom Face Masks
3D-Printed Custom Face Masks
LuxMea Studios & Shapeways Revolutionize the Mask Production Process
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Ultra-Thin Hot Water Bottles
Ultra-Thin Hot Water Bottles
Undu is a Revolutionary Hot Water Bottle Design for Menstrual Cramps
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