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Top 100 Design Trends in August

From Custom Closet Designs to Toy-Inspired Planters

— August 28, 2021 — Art & Design
The August 2021 designs have brought a collection of unique ideas that exemplify distinctive visions and remarkable aesthetics. Many of the designs share a common ethos of functionality, customization, and eco-consciousness. Whether it's repurposed furniture collections or eco-friendly resealable cans, everything is designed with a purpose.

The FlexiSpot Modish Standing Desk is a sleek bamboo desk, designed to create a relaxed working atmosphere. The desk is made using durable materials and is completed with socket outlets to create a smooth working experience. The desk can be customized to any height and comes with a child lock to secure the desk into place.

While the CMF planter - inspired by the classic 'Slinky' toy - is an aesthetically conscious design that is sleek and sophisticated. Made with elastic steel, the planter comes in various heights and is suitable for indoor and outdoor spaces.
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State-of-the-Art Greenery Toilets
State-of-the-Art Greenery Toilets
Kengo Kuma Made Walk in the Woods for the Tokyo Toilet Project
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99
Curvilinear Glass Atriums
Curvilinear Glass Atriums
Nebraska's Joslyn Art Museum Expands with a 42,000 Sqft Pavilion
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98
Modular Self-Watering Planters
Modular Self-Watering Planters
The Magnapot is a Clutter-Free Planter Option
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97
Music-Reactiv Light Installations
Music-Reactiv Light Installations
Collectif Scale's Latest Art Installation Evolves as Music Plays
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96
Carbon Fiber Museum Buildings
Carbon Fiber Museum Buildings
The 'MAE Museum' Will Have a Carbon Fiber-Constructed Interior
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95
Sculptural Floating Gardens
Sculptural Floating Gardens
Studio Ossidiana Crafts the Buyukada Songlines Floating Garden
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94
Community-Boosting Canopies
Community-Boosting Canopies
Roberto Scaia Uses Simplistic White Covers to Transform a Public Space
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93
Mushroom-Like Public Toilets
Mushroom-Like Public Toilets
Toyo Ito's Designs are Part of the Tokyo Toilet Project
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92
Cheese-Backed Design Competitions
Cheese-Backed Design Competitions
The Parmigiano Reggiano Design Challenge is Accepting Applicants
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91
Abstract Anim Waterfront Walks
Abstract Anim Waterfront Walks
Hong Kong's New Waterfront Walk Is Filled With Interactive Objects
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90
5G-Connected Traffic Signals
5G-Connected Traffic Signals
This Conceptual LED Traffic Signal Reduces Confusion
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89
Calming Cloud Photography Prints
Calming Cloud Photography Prints
Clouds in the Sky by Kevin Francis O’Gara is Serene
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88
Cauldron-Like Olympic Sculptures
Cauldron-Like Olympic Sculptures
Nendo's Fiery Sphere was Featured at the Olympic Opening Ceremony
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87
House-Shaped Restrooms
House-Shaped Restrooms
The Tokyo Toilet Project Expands to Into the Harajuku District
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86
Limited-Edition Tejolote Sets
Limited-Edition Tejolote Sets
Maestro Dobel Launched a Limited-Edition Tequila Cocktail Tool
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85
Old-Fashioned Parisian Eateries
Old-Fashioned Parisian Eateries
The Abstinence Restaurant was Designed by Studio Lizée-Hugot
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84
Stained Beechwood Chairs
Stained Beechwood Chairs
The Filo Chair by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec is Designed fro Mattiazzi
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83
Tunnel-Focused Firefighting Vehicles
Tunnel-Focused Firefighting Vehicles
The Conceptual 'Tunnel Keeper' is Optimized for Small Spaces
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82
3D-Printed Concrete Footbridges
3D-Printed Concrete Footbridges
The Striatus is 3D-Printed and Built Without Any Reinforcements
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81
Noah's Ark-Inspired Museum
Noah's Ark-Inspired Museum
Architect Firm Olson Kundig Designs the New Children's Museum in Berlin
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80
Luxurious Space-Friendly Luggage
Luxurious Space-Friendly Luggage
Astroneer Luggage Is Designed with Space Tourism in Mind
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79
Virtual Reality News Studios
Virtual Reality News Studios
Softroom's News Pavilion Extends Reality for Newsreaders
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78
Summer-Ready Sun Loungers
Summer-Ready Sun Loungers
OISIDE's Collection of Sun Loungers Combines Style and Comfort
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77
Hand-Crafted Reptile Tape Measures
Hand-Crafted Reptile Tape Measures
Coppertist.Wu's Chameleon Tape Measure Fits on a Keychain
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76
Wes Anderson-Inspired Cafes
Wes Anderson-Inspired Cafes
ASKA Design Firm Create a Pastel-Colored Cafe
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75
Tilting Posture-Supportive Chairs
Tilting Posture-Supportive Chairs
The 5° Chair is Designed to Adjust with the Body's Movement
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74
Gold-Adorned Tequila Bottles
Gold-Adorned Tequila Bottles
Clase Azul Gold Tequila Promotes Mexico's Beauty
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73
Perforated Brick-Fronted Buildings
Perforated Brick-Fronted Buildings
AKDA's Apartment Building in New Delhi is Inspiring
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72
Bamboo Worktop Standing Desks
Bamboo Worktop Standing Desks
The FlexiSpot Modish Standing Desk Boasts a Smart Control Panel
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71
Stone-Inspired Veined Furniture
Stone-Inspired Veined Furniture
Annysa LaMantia Designed the Vitality Capsule Collection
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70
AI-Inspired Artworks
AI-Inspired Artworks
Andrea Bonaceto's New Collaboration with an AI Robot Sophia
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69
Elegant Cavernous Workspaces
Elegant Cavernous Workspaces
Beyond Space Created a Cave-Like Office Space with Flowing Fabric
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68
Sleek Space-Saving Toilet Designs
Sleek Space-Saving Toilet Designs
The Roca In-Wash In-Tank Toilet Hides the Tank Inside the Bowl
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67
Repurposed Furniture Collections
Repurposed Furniture Collections
The Padded Chair Series is Made From Discarded Material
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66
Curated Travel Host Kits
Curated Travel Host Kits
The 'Airbnb Host Essentials' Collection by Muji Has Launched
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65
Modular Weaving Structure Systems
Modular Weaving Structure Systems
Orsi Orban Created the MMINTA Modular System Based on Weaving
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64
Antibacterial Coffee Pots
Antibacterial Coffee Pots
The Florecer Comes with a Removable Inside for Deep Cleaning
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63
Chic Customizable Coffee Stations
Chic Customizable Coffee Stations
The Conceptual 'Oblige' Modular Cafe Can Be Placed Anywhere
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62
Thermal Imaging Firefighting Drones
Thermal Imaging Firefighting Drones
The Conceptual Prophet Drone is Equipped with a FLIR Camera
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61
Warm-Toned Parisian Bakeries
Warm-Toned Parisian Bakeries
Emmanuelle Simon Designed the Liberté bakery in Paris
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60
PC Hardware-Equipped Bikes
PC Hardware-Equipped Bikes
The Exo Giga Bike is Built for Riding and Computing Performance
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59
Seashell-Based Clay Ceramics
Seashell-Based Clay Ceramics
Natural Material Studio Designed Shellware Made from Seashells
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58
Cellphone-Inspired Steering Wheels
Cellphone-Inspired Steering Wheels
The Nokia Wheel is Inspired by the Nokia 5300 XpressMusic
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57
Flexible Silicone Tracker Cases
Flexible Silicone Tracker Cases
The UAG DOT Loop Silicone AirTag Case is Soft Yet Sturdy
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56
Classic Designer Sofas
Classic Designer Sofas
Vico Magistretti Designed the Raffles Sofa for De Padova
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55
Hexagonal Home Extensions
Hexagonal Home Extensions
Reddymade Collaborated with Artist Ai Weiwei to Build a Geometric House
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54
Mono-Material Clothing Pegs
Mono-Material Clothing Pegs
The 'Blip' Clothing Peg by Rutvik Jadhav Helps Reduce Plastic Waste
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53
Birthday Cake Protectors
Birthday Cake Protectors
Wishsaver Keeps Birthday Cake Safe & Tradition Alive
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52
3D-Printed Metal Bridges
3D-Printed Metal Bridges
The MX3D Bridge is a Fully Functional Stainless Steel Bridge in Amsterdam
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51
Intuitive Smart Home Controllers
Intuitive Smart Home Controllers
The 'Kano Sense' Universal Smart Home Device Optimizes Control
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50
Maze-Inspired Hand-Tufted Rug Lines
Maze-Inspired Hand-Tufted Rug Lines
Kevin Francis Design Boasts a Striking Modern Rug Capsule
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49
Undulating Bamboo-Based Schools
Undulating Bamboo-Based Schools
The Green School in Bali Unveils its Bamboo-Made Arc Gymnasium
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48
Interactive Space-Themed Exhibits
Interactive Space-Themed Exhibits
Sara Shakeel's Shine On Exhibit Features a Redesigned Mercedes
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47
Finnish Pine Home Decor
Finnish Pine Home Decor
Vaarnii Celebrates its Debut Collection with Pine Wood
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46
Waste Upcycling Creative Classes
Waste Upcycling Creative Classes
Katie Treggiden is Leading 'Waste: A Masterclass'
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45
Oasis-Like Residencies
Oasis-Like Residencies
Alain Carle Architecte Creates the Unexpected NORM House
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44
Toy-Inspired Planters
Toy-Inspired Planters
Inspired by the Shape of the Slinky, the CMF Comes in Various Height Springs
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43
Transparently Divided Homes
Transparently Divided Homes
Studio PHH Divides Waterfront House With Dramatic Atrium
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42
Accessibility-Focused Induction Stovetops
Accessibility-Focused Induction Stovetops
The Ugo Uses Voice Commands to Help the Blind Community
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41
AR-Powered Art Posters
AR-Powered Art Posters
Amplifier Launches Augmented Reality Art Posters to Inspire Social Change
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40
Timber-Made Homeware Collections
Timber-Made Homeware Collections
Jan Hendzel Studio Launched its Bowater Collection
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39
Eco-Friendly Resealable Cans
Eco-Friendly Resealable Cans
Canovation's CanReseal is Resealable & Reduces Plastic Waste
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38
Blade-Free Keychain Box Cutters
Blade-Free Keychain Box Cutters
The KeySmart 'SafeBlade' Offers a Safer Way to Open Packages
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37
Fluidly Designed Office Chairs
Fluidly Designed Office Chairs
The 'Key Smart' Intelligent Chair Optimizes Body Posture
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36
Pollution-Blocking Stroller Covers
Pollution-Blocking Stroller Covers
The 'BRIMMU' Protects Children from Smog, Viruses and More
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35
Sterilizing Sweeping Robots
Sterilizing Sweeping Robots
Xiaomi ROIDMI Eve Plus Automatically Collects Dust & Sterilizes Waste
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34
Engaging Engineering Subscription Kits
Engaging Engineering Subscription Kits
The Eureka Crate Makes Engineering Accessible to Youth
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33
Multifunctional Modular Geometric Shelters
Multifunctional Modular Geometric Shelters
The 'Ekodome' is Constructed with Durable Materials
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32
Two-in-One Coffee Makers
Two-in-One Coffee Makers
The Gevi 2-in-1 Coffee Machine Prepares Beans and Brews Java
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Vintage-Style Living Space Stoves
Vintage-Style Living Space Stoves
The Dovre Vintage 50 Wood Burning Stove Is Thermally Efficient
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30
Scandinavian Design Wrist Rests
Scandinavian Design Wrist Rests
The 'Flick' Arm and Wrist Rest Puts a Focus on Ergonomics and More
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29
Growing Fungi Pendant Lamps
Growing Fungi Pendant Lamps
Sebastian Cox’s Mycelium Pendant Lamps Boast a Rustic Design
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Towel-Sterilizing Bathroom Racks
Towel-Sterilizing Bathroom Racks
The Haier 'Leader' Smart Towel Dryer Sterilizes Linens and More
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27
Quilted Modular Sofa Systems
Quilted Modular Sofa Systems
The Quilton Sofa was Designed by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levian
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26
Modernized Minimalist Aesthetic Turntables
Modernized Minimalist Aesthetic Turntables
The Conceptual RMV Turntable is Demurely Designed
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25
Stunning Custom Closet Design
Stunning Custom Closet Design
Rimadesio's 2021 Closet Design Merges Form and Function
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24
Modular Multifunctional Home Devices
Modular Multifunctional Home Devices
The 'Walk and Hang' is Both a Clothing Rack and a Treadmill
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23
Loft-Laden Tiny Homes
Loft-Laden Tiny Homes
The 'Nugget' Tiny Home Features Two Lofts & Accompanying Staircases
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At-Home Senior Exercise Systems
At-Home Senior Exercise Systems
The Conceptual 'SPRY' Elderly Fitness Machine is Intuitive
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21
Supportive Health-Focused Doghouses
Supportive Health-Focused Doghouses
This Wellness-Inspired Doghouse Supports Canine Health
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20
Nature-Preserving Architectural Designs
Nature-Preserving Architectural Designs
Korea's National Arboretum Children's Forest School
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19
Ultra-Modern Rocking Horses
Ultra-Modern Rocking Horses
These nok.nok Rocking Horses Come in Two Styles
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18
Air Cushion Smartphone Cases
Air Cushion Smartphone Cases
The Conceptual 'Air Case' Offers Eye-Catching Protection
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17
Contactless Smart Delivery Boxes
Contactless Smart Delivery Boxes
The Conceptual Smart Delivery Storage Box (SDSB) is Advanced
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16
Stackable WFH Furniture Designs
Stackable WFH Furniture Designs
The 'uuma' Portable Table and Chair is Constructed with Fiberglass
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15
Naturally Crafted Tiny Homes
Naturally Crafted Tiny Homes
The Conceptual 'Living Shell' Shelter Has a Natural Construction
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14
Greek Modernist Oases
Greek Modernist Oases
Modernism Meets Tradition in Kalesma Mykonos
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13
3D-Printed Marine Plastic Furniture
3D-Printed Marine Plastic Furniture
This Upcycled Beach Furniture Gives New Life to Refuse
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12
Calm-Inducing Modern Homes
Calm-Inducing Modern Homes
SOA architekti and Richter Design Collaborate on 'House Lhotka'
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11
All-in-One Automotive Cat Towers
All-in-One Automotive Cat Towers
The Conceptual Tesla Model L Cat Tower is Futuristic
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10
Folding Origami Lamps
Folding Origami Lamps
The OMLAMP Opens to Reveal a Hypnotic Elegance
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9
Design-Conscious Cat Stools
Design-Conscious Cat Stools
The MYZOO Studio 'Cat Chair' Keeps Pets Continuously Entertained
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8
Futuristic Mobile Health Modules
Futuristic Mobile Health Modules
The Tesla Module Rescue is Designed for Disaster Relief
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7
Eco-Friendly Outdoor Meeting Pods
Eco-Friendly Outdoor Meeting Pods
The 'Minka Solar Pod' Has a Solar-Powered Design
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6
Retro Electric Motorcycles
Retro Electric Motorcycles
Omega Motors Revives Retro Motorcycle with Electric-Powered Design
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5
Self-Balancing Monowheel Scooters
Self-Balancing Monowheel Scooters
The Conceptual Honda Baiku Electric Scooter is Futuristic
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4
Futuristic Electric Scooter Designs
Futuristic Electric Scooter Designs
The Alexander Yamaev Design is Interesting Yet Practical
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3
Electric Urban Cargo Bikes
Electric Urban Cargo Bikes
The Conceptual 'LARA' Cargo Bike Supports Heavy Payloads
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2
Prefab Geometric Cabins
Prefab Geometric Cabins
The 'Wander 2.0' Tiny House is a Premium Glamping Structure
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Single-Tiered Tiny Homes
Single-Tiered Tiny Homes
This Elegant Tiny House Packs Plenty of Room On a Single Level
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