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Top 100 Design Trends in September

From Dual-Toned Earbud Cases to Solar-Powered Spotlights

— September 4, 2021 — Art & Design
As the return to normalcy is ever so anticipated following a prolonged lockdown, designs that focus on a post-pandemic life currently dominates the market.

Matteo Belfiore Architecture has designed a contemporary office space purposefully equipped with anti-microbial surfaces. The office is located in Japan and is home to the cyber company Cybernet. As the company anticipates a return to the office, they commissioned Matteo Belfiore Architecture to design a space that will ensure its employees are kept safe. The surfaces chosen for the office are Urban Active Surfaces by Fiandre - which are designed to kill bacteria and viruses using a process called photocatalysis.

Meanwhile, accessory companies like Away have released brand new hard-sided suitcases as travel once again picks up. Away's new Flex collection offers expendable suitcases ideal for over-packers and travelers who love to shop.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Light-Reflecting Structures
Light-Reflecting Structures
Snøhetta Offers a Unique Garden Experience in New Museum Design
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99
Accessible Park Designs
Accessible Park Designs
A New Park in Iran Was Built to Accommodate the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
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98
DNA-Inspired Structures
DNA-Inspired Structures
Denmark's Latest 'Marsk Watchtower' Attracts Visitors to Its National Park
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97
Voice-Activated Restrooms
Voice-Activated Restrooms
Kazoo Sato's Voice-Activated Toilet Joins the Tokyo Toilet Project
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96
Dual-Toned Earbud Cases
Dual-Toned Earbud Cases
The Bullstrap Terra AirPods Case Boasts a Sleek Leather Design
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95
Pioneer Digital Artist Shows
Pioneer Digital Artist Shows
Yucef Merhi's New Art Show is Titled Yucef Merhi: Open
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94
Waste-Reducing Cannabis Packaging
Waste-Reducing Cannabis Packaging
Humidi.co Reduces Plastic Waste with PHA-Based Packaging
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93
Solar-Powered Spotlights
Solar-Powered Spotlights
Kinichy Sun Spots is the Latest Handcrafted Solar Powered Light
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92
Pollution-Testing Devices
Pollution-Testing Devices
Two Architects Have Created a Way to Detect Pollution Levels Using Hair
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91
Forestry Protection Installation
Forestry Protection Installation
Carlo Ratti's Natural Capital Illustrates the Vital Role of Trees
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90
Drink-Themed Autumn Decor
Drink-Themed Autumn Decor
STōK Cold Brew's Fall Decor Was Created for PSL & Cold Brew Fans
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89
Revamped Urban Spaces
Revamped Urban Spaces
Diamond Schmitt Reimagines Toronto's Unused Ontario Place
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88
Nature-Connecting Products
Nature-Connecting Products
Caity Duffus Has Designed a Container to Watch Mushrooms Grow
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87
Undulating Architectural Designs
Undulating Architectural Designs
Snøhetta Architects Have Reimagined the Famous Norwegian Bath
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86
Timeless Italian Glassware
Timeless Italian Glassware
Obakki's Purpose-Driven Glassware is Crafted from Swiss Glass
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85
Fish Scale Packaging Concepts
Fish Scale Packaging Concepts
This Packaging Concept Features Fish Scale Plastic
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84
Adaptive Student Backpacks
Adaptive Student Backpacks
Target's Adaptive Backpack Designs Fit on the Back of a Wheelchair
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83
Interactive Sound Istallations
Interactive Sound Istallations
Yuri Suzuki Installed the Interactive Sonic Bloom in London
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82
Compressed Glass Bud Vases
Compressed Glass Bud Vases
Glassmateria Studio Launched its Unique Slimline Vase Collection
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81
Tragedy-Commemorating Art Collections
Tragedy-Commemorating Art Collections
Richard Yasmine Commemorates the 2020 Beirut Explosion
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80
Kaleidoscopic Reflective Exhibitions
Kaleidoscopic Reflective Exhibitions
Siba Shabi's Imaginem Sui Exhibition Creates Visual Illusions
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79
Engraved Mirror-Polished Sculptures
Engraved Mirror-Polished Sculptures
NECTAR Was Created by Artists Oskar Zieta and James Jean
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78
Curated Glassware Exhibitions
Curated Glassware Exhibitions
GLASS to GLASS Features Acclaimed Artists and Glass Artisans
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77
Wing-Shaped Roof Designs
Wing-Shaped Roof Designs
Bernardes Arquitetura Designed a Brazilian Villa with a Unique Roof
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76
Artistic Museum Guesthouses
Artistic Museum Guesthouses
Foundation CAB Offers Artist Residencies in its Guesthouse
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75
Comfortable Contemporary Chairs
Comfortable Contemporary Chairs
Style Nations' New 'Askew' Chair Boasts Comfort and Craftmanship
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74
Clay-Textured Furniture Collections
Clay-Textured Furniture Collections
The Objects for Living: Collection II is Inspired by Play-Doh
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73
Carbon-Free Candleholders
Carbon-Free Candleholders
Lena Bergström's Steel Candleholder is Made as Symbol of Hope
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72
Calming Pastel Float Spas
Calming Pastel Float Spas
Floating Realities is a Float Tank Spa Project in Geneva, Switzerland
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71
Ruin-Embracing Designs
Ruin-Embracing Designs
Atelier Xi Embraces Existing Ruins in a New Library Design
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70
Cityscape-Designed Chessboards
Cityscape-Designed Chessboards
(Archi)TECT’S GAMBIT Chessboard is Designed by Carpenter
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69
Customized Birth Prints
Customized Birth Prints
The Coco Studio Offers Personalized Birth Posters
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68
Carbon-Neutral Travel Packs
Carbon-Neutral Travel Packs
Peak Design is Offering Shoppers a Travel Bundle Discount
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67
Work-Desk Greenery Accessories
Work-Desk Greenery Accessories
The Bridge Adds a Garden Roof Above Worktops for a Natural Touch
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66
Wooden Pastel Nursery Signs
Wooden Pastel Nursery Signs
DreaMachineWorks Offers Handmade Wooden Signs for Kids' Rooms
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65
Anti-Microbial Office Designs
Anti-Microbial Office Designs
Cybernet's New Office is Completed with Anti-Microbial Surfaces
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64
Oversized Artist-Designed Plates
Oversized Artist-Designed Plates
Tiwa Select's Collection of Plates Are Designed by 13 Artists
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63
Fashionable Toothbrush Collabs
Fashionable Toothbrush Collabs
The Philips Sonicare x Susan Alexandra Shares Unique Accessories
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62
Belted Furniture Designs
Belted Furniture Designs
The Belt Furniture Collection by Claudio Larcher is Designed to Move
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61
Carbon-Capturing Paints
Carbon-Capturing Paints
Celour Sequesters 27 Grams of CO2 for Every 135 Grams of Paint Used
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60
Design-Conscious Dental Offices
Design-Conscious Dental Offices
JCPCDR Architecture Removes the Sterility from a Dental Office
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59
Millennial Mid-Century Furniture
Millennial Mid-Century Furniture
Loft & Luv is a Millennial-Targeted Small Space Furniture Brand
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58
One-Handed Tape Dispensers
One-Handed Tape Dispensers
The O N Tape Dispenser Boasts a Sleek Design for the Modern Lifestyle
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57
Vibrant Hand-Crafted Skateboards
Vibrant Hand-Crafted Skateboards
Angry Orchard & Bryte Skateboards Debut a Dynamic New Collection
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56
Experiential Auto Clubs
Experiential Auto Clubs
Lynk & Co’s Antwerp Club is a Leisurely Setting for Socializing
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55
Japanese Garden-Inspired Furniture
Japanese Garden-Inspired Furniture
André Fu's Art Deco Garden Collection is Zen-Based
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54
Modern Southern-Style Hotels
Modern Southern-Style Hotels
The Thompson Savannah Hotel by Hyatt Hotels Just Opened in Georgia
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53
Swirled Pencil Tip Protectors
Swirled Pencil Tip Protectors
The Pencil Cap is the Newest Release by Japanese Brand 'Tsukushi'
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52
Lotus-Shaped Smart Lamps
Lotus-Shaped Smart Lamps
This 3D-Printed Lamp is Inspired By the Egyptian Lotus Flower
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51
Beginner-Friendly Shaving Systems
Beginner-Friendly Shaving Systems
The First Shaving Series Supports Teenagers in Puberty
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50
Green Marbled Restaurant Experiences
Green Marbled Restaurant Experiences
The Elgin Cafe Boasts an Emerald Green Marble Interior
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49
Eco-Friendly Coconut Coolers
Eco-Friendly Coconut Coolers
The Nutshell Cooler is Sustainable and Highly Efficient
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48
Made-to-Measure Bath Accessories
Made-to-Measure Bath Accessories
Ritmonio's ELEMENTA Accessories are Made-to-Measure
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47
Memorial Ash-Made Pebbles
Memorial Ash-Made Pebbles
Parting Stone's Technology Creates Pebbles From Loved One's Ashes
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46
Elegant Iridescent Glassware
Elegant Iridescent Glassware
The Aura Collection Elevates the Home Bar Experience
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45
Lightweight Versatile Multi-Tools
Lightweight Versatile Multi-Tools
The Leatherman Curl EDC is a Multi-Use Pocket Tool
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44
Fine Art NFTs
Fine Art NFTs
Innovation Without Borders Launched the First Impressionist NFT
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43
Earthy Restaurant Designs
Earthy Restaurant Designs
Studio Wok Draws Inspiration from the Local Landscape for New Restaurant
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42
Video Game-Themed Kinetic Sculptures
Video Game-Themed Kinetic Sculptures
The LEGO Pac-Man Piece Opens and Closes its Mouth
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41
Scandinavian-Inspired Luxury Hotels
Scandinavian-Inspired Luxury Hotels
Hightail House is a Luxury Boutique Hotel in California
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40
Designer Washable Rugs
Designer Washable Rugs
Jonathan Adler & Ruggable Created an Exclusive 16-Piece Collection
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39
Smart Lamp Vases
Smart Lamp Vases
Gingko's Smart Vase Light is a Design That Does Double Duty
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38
Wooden Abstract Sculptures
Wooden Abstract Sculptures
Donna Wilson is the Artist Behind Abstract Assembly
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37
Farmhouse Decor Collections
Farmhouse Decor Collections
IKEA's HÖSTKVÄLL Range Shares Cozy Fall Accents
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36
Expandable Hard-Sided Suitcases
Expandable Hard-Sided Suitcases
Away's Flex Collection Has a Built-In Zipper Expansion
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35
Creative Street Art Interventions
Creative Street Art Interventions
A Dynamic Artistic Collaboration Redefines a Korean Waterfront
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34
Upcycled Dog Beds
Upcycled Dog Beds
LAY LO's ReMade Collection Features Hand-Stitched Patchwork Designs
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33
Sustainable Luxury Perfumes
Sustainable Luxury Perfumes
This Guerlain Fragrance Bottle Features Recycled Swarovski Crystals
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32
Female Body-Inspired Homeware
Female Body-Inspired Homeware
Paola Vilas' Modernist Style is Translated Into Cheeky Homeware
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31
Hygienic Toothbrush Sets
Hygienic Toothbrush Sets
The NEST Pro Set Supports Oral Care Anywhere & Keeps Pieces Sterile
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30
Monochrome Restaurant Designs
Monochrome Restaurant Designs
Renesa Architecture Design Studio Creates an Emerald Dining Oasis
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29
Curvilinear Bookshelves
Curvilinear Bookshelves
Mudd Architects Has Completed a Writer's Cabin with a Unique Bookshelf
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28
Waffle-Weaved Smart Towels
Waffle-Weaved Smart Towels
The K-25 Smart Bath Towel Features Ultra-Usability
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27
Sanitary Pad Washing Devices
Sanitary Pad Washing Devices
Looop Can is a Portable Washing Device Designed for Refugees
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26
Thoughtfully-Designed Furniture
Thoughtfully-Designed Furniture
Shinola and Crate & Barrel Have Collaborated in a Home Décor Line
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25
Culture-Harmonizing Designs
Culture-Harmonizing Designs
Yunshik Shim Has Designed a Chair That Harmonizes the East and West
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24
Minimal Modular Drawer Organizers
Minimal Modular Drawer Organizers
The Toko Drawer Organizer is Customizable and Boasts Clean Lines
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23
Museum-Like Hotel Rooms
Museum-Like Hotel Rooms
DDAA Has Designed a Hotel Room That Doubles as an Art Exhibit
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22
Timeless Bathroom Accessories
Timeless Bathroom Accessories
Brizo Launched a Bath Collection Inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright
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21
Outdoor Recyclable Coolers
Outdoor Recyclable Coolers
The Wooly Eco-Friendly Cooler Uses Wool for Insulation
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20
Ocean Plastic Hangers
Ocean Plastic Hangers
The (re) x Hanger is Made from 100% Recycled, Ocean-Bound Plastic
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19
Limited-Edition Teardrop Trailers
Limited-Edition Teardrop Trailers
The Black Bean Upgrades Traditional Trailer Features For Comfort
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18
Experiential Coffee Houses
Experiential Coffee Houses
Taste Space Designed a Café That Invites Customers on a Coffee Journey
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17
Immersive Art-Focused Retail Stores
Immersive Art-Focused Retail Stores
ECCO Has Launched One-Of-A-Kind Flagship Store in Shanghai
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16
Eco-Friendly Crocheted Sunshades
Eco-Friendly Crocheted Sunshades
Eva Pacheco and Team Crocheted Eye-Catching Sunshades in Spain
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15
Climate-Conscious Designs
Climate-Conscious Designs
Estudio ALA Embraces the Todos Santos Vernacular in a New Hotel Design
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14
High-Fashion NFT Video Games
High-Fashion NFT Video Games
Louis Vuitton Celebrates 200 Years with a New NFT Art Video Game
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13
Express Cannabis Shops
Express Cannabis Shops
Sip ‘N’ Smoke by Superette is Styled Like a Cafeteria with a Moving Line
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12
Gen-Z Targeted Home Projectors
Gen-Z Targeted Home Projectors
Togic One is a Modern Projector With a Camera-Ready Design
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11
Multifunctional Backpack Kits
Multifunctional Backpack Kits
The 'Tego Adventure Kit' Adapts to Travellers Shifting Needs
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10
5G Beach Workspaces
5G Beach Workspaces
Three's Fully Connected Setup on Margate Beach Supports Remote Work
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9
Immersive Furniture Stores
Immersive Furniture Stores
IKEA's Home Experience of Tomorrow Introduces a New Store Design
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8
Comfort-Focused Minimalist Homes
Comfort-Focused Minimalist Homes
The Armadale House was Created by Conrad Architects & Mim Design
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7
Eye-Catching Retail Spaces
Eye-Catching Retail Spaces
Studio Animal Transforms a Retail Space into a Life-Size Rainbow
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6
Post-Pandemic Work Spaces
Post-Pandemic Work Spaces
Google's 'Camp Charleston' is an Outdoor COVID-Safe Work Environment
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5
Hackable Tube Clocks
Hackable Tube Clocks
Nextube is a First-of-Its-Kind Clock with a Retro-Modern Style
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4
Cat-Centric Tables
Cat-Centric Tables
Dinos Created a Cat-Friendly Table with a Partially Concealed Perch for Pets
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3
Phygital Sneaker Stores
Phygital Sneaker Stores
Nike Rise Seoul Offers the Future of Digital & Physical Experiences
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2
Convertible Tote Backpacks
Convertible Tote Backpacks
The IKEA DRÖMSÄCK Tote Transitions Into a Backpack
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1
Elevated Backyard Sheds
Elevated Backyard Sheds
Best Practice Architects Transformed a Static Shed into a Functional Space
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