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Top 100 Design Trends in February

From DIY Incense Kits to Color-Changing Gin Bottles

— February 25, 2018 — Art & Design
Regardless of one's feelings about intelligent design, there's no question that the February 2018 design trends are intelligent. Design in the broadest sense is incredibly pervasive, which is especially clear when looking at the design trends here; they range from pure graphic design to products and industrial designs.

Design is at its best when it helps people to carry out their everyday tasks in the most expedient and pleasant way possible. The ergonomic scissors from designers Lucy Yip, Sarah Koh and Sophie Lin are a great example of that. Without fundamentally changing the functionality of scissors, the designers found a way to make the common tool far easier on one's hands — something that people who use scissors frequently, like those working in the garment industry, will surely appreciate.
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Freshness
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Consumer-Friendly 3D Printers
Consumer-Friendly 3D Printers
Polaroid Unveiled User-Friendly Consumer 3D Printers at CES 2018
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98
Abstract Scenic Rugs
Abstract Scenic Rugs
'Take Me Back to Formentera' Recreates European Scenes on Floor Coverings
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97
Bamboo Shoot-Inspired Skyscrapers
Bamboo Shoot-Inspired Skyscrapers
Taipei's Newest Skyscraper Will Be Shaped After Green Bamboo
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96
Conceptual Re-Purposed Gas Stations
Conceptual Re-Purposed Gas Stations
Reebok's 'Get Pumped' Imagines Gas Stations as Wellness Hubs
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95
Elegant Carbon Fiber Ashtrays
Elegant Carbon Fiber Ashtrays
The enjoyment of a good cigar is always a moment to be savored.
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94
Alarm-Protected Bags
Alarm-Protected Bags
Skarabeos Battles Theft Though Its Portable Alarm System
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93
Home Textile Expos
Home Textile Expos
The Heimtextil Trade Show is an International Event for Textile Professionals
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92
Comical Tomato Lamps
Comical Tomato Lamps
Case Studyo Released Another Edition of the Classic 'Give Up' Lamp
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91
Elegant Therapeutic Pipes
Elegant Therapeutic Pipes
'Le Sifflu' Teaches Correct Breathing Techniques
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90
Exclusive Cryptocurrency Pens
Exclusive Cryptocurrency Pens
Ancora's 'Bitcoin Pen' Can Only Be Purchased with Bitcoin
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89
Soda Brand Typefaces
Soda Brand Typefaces
Coca-Cola's 'TCCC Unity' Typeface Was Designed by Neville Brody
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88
Minimal Bathroom Collections
Minimal Bathroom Collections
Patricia Urquiola Designs the Lariana Bathroom Collection for Agape
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87
Forged Carbon Watch Cases
Forged Carbon Watch Cases
The Forged Carbon Armour Watch Case Protects the Most Rugged of Watches
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86
Colorful Geometric Door Handles
Colorful Geometric Door Handles
Bonnemazou-Cambus Designed a Line of Unique Door Handles
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85
Castle-Like Furniture Stores
Castle-Like Furniture Stores
The New Knoll LA Store is Based on York Castle in Morocco
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84
Playful Home Murals
Playful Home Murals
'RE Apartment' Features a Mural by Suye, a Local Artist
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83
Swelling Balloon Vases
Swelling Balloon Vases
The 'BalloonVase' by Evan Gant Uses Simple Materials for Charming Results
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82
3D-Printed Measuring Cubes
3D-Printed Measuring Cubes
This Unique Measuring Utensil Combines Multiple Tools Into One Form
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81
Mid-Century Restaurant Redesigns
Mid-Century Restaurant Redesigns
Note Design Studio Overhauled a Decades-Old Finnish Establishment
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80
Design-Focused Rug Collaborations
Design-Focused Rug Collaborations
Paul Smith Partnered with the Rug Company in This Collection
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79
Sleek Dual-Tone Suitcases
Sleek Dual-Tone Suitcases
Away Travel Unveiled a New Dual-Tone Suitcase Line
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78
Tech-Updated Iconic Guitars
Tech-Updated Iconic Guitars
The Spirit of Innovation Continues in the New Fender Classic Guitars
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77
Arched Apartment Designs
Arched Apartment Designs
Raad Studio Combined Two TriBeCa Lofts Using Old Arches
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76
Chiropractor-Designed Support Pillows
Chiropractor-Designed Support Pillows
The Posture Meets Design Pillow is Beautiful and Functional
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75
Interactive Storytelling Igloos
Interactive Storytelling Igloos
Aberrant Architecture Teaches Children About Design
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74
Stackable Modular Playgrounds
Stackable Modular Playgrounds
This Customized Playscapes System Transforms Lots into Playgrounds
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73
Vitamin-Focused Produce Branding
Vitamin-Focused Produce Branding
Agrohub Highlights the Vitamin Content of Fruits, Fish and More
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72
Culture Mash-Up Sculptures
Culture Mash-Up Sculptures
Brendan Lee Satish Tang Mixes History and Pop Art in Ceramic Sculptures
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71
Word-by-Word Bookmarks
Word-by-Word Bookmarks
The LastWord Bookmark Lets Readers Mark Their Exact Place on the Page
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70
Architect-Designed Car Showrooms
Architect-Designed Car Showrooms
The 'Genesis Gangnam' Was Designed by Prada's Store Architects
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69
Sushi-Inspired Waste Bins
Sushi-Inspired Waste Bins
The Temaki Sculptured Waste Bin is made from a sheet of carbon fiber
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68
DIY Incense Kits
DIY Incense Kits
'SMULD HOUSE' Helps Consumers Craft Their Own Home Fragrances
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67
Panoramic Birdwatching Landscapes
Panoramic Birdwatching Landscapes
Herdla Tower is a Modern Wooden Birdwatching Destination
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66
Community-Fostering Workspaces
Community-Fostering Workspaces
Studio IQL's IntegriChain Office Encourages Creative Collaboration
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65
Postmodern Handmade Furniture
Postmodern Handmade Furniture
Anna Horvath's 'Collezione L!Puff' Experiments with 3D Form
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64
Gyroscopic Nail Clippers
Gyroscopic Nail Clippers
The Ego Clipper Has a Unique, Circular Design
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63
Illuminated Owl Decor
Illuminated Owl Decor
'The Dukes' Sculpture Set by BIG-GAME Lights Up in the Dark
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62
Fantasy Franchise Ice Hotels
Fantasy Franchise Ice Hotels
A Game of Thrones-Themed Ice Hotel Has Opened in Finland
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61
Abstractly Embroidered Pillows
Abstractly Embroidered Pillows
Tom Dixon Makes Colorfully Tufted and Embroidered Pillow Designs
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60
Eco-Friendly Terraced Offices
Eco-Friendly Terraced Offices
The 'Googleplex' is an Environmentally Friendly Office Complex
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59
Millennial Pink Furniture
Millennial Pink Furniture
Ercol's Modern Upgrade Features Subtle Colors that Accent its Chairs
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58
Private Dining Concepts
Private Dining Concepts
The New Shandao Restaurant Offers Up Private Dining Booths
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57
Versatile Camping Equipment
Versatile Camping Equipment
Jasco's Eco Survivor Products Make Outdoor Trips More Functional
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56
Decaying Social Media Art
Decaying Social Media Art
The 'Social Decay' Series Depicts Crumbling Social Media Logos
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55
Nightclub-Inspired Card Games
Nightclub-Inspired Card Games
'Berghain' Takes Inspiration from a Legendary Techno Club in Berlin
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54
Minimalist Cat Climbing Structures
Minimalist Cat Climbing Structures
Yoh Komiyama's Cat House Was Inspired by Modernism
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53
Ink Stone Jewelry Boxes
Ink Stone Jewelry Boxes
Designer Mario Tsai Creates Jewelry Boxes from Ink Stone
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52
Suprematist-Inspired Rebranding Initiatives
Suprematist-Inspired Rebranding Initiatives
The Russian Tourist Board Has a New Artistic Identity
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51
Ambitious Office Building Additions
Ambitious Office Building Additions
This 42 Storey Building Addition Consists of Layered Glass
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50
TV-Inspired Comic Book Covers
TV-Inspired Comic Book Covers
These Covers Show the Netflix Original Black Mirror in a New Medium
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49
Vintage Wireless Smart Speakers
Vintage Wireless Smart Speakers
Klipsch Unveiled Smart Speakers with a Vintage Look at CES 2018
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48
Atmosphere-Inspired Installations
Atmosphere-Inspired Installations
Chris Cheung Visualizes Carbon Dioxide in a Mesmerizing Way
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47
Tree-Covered Canopy Towers
Tree-Covered Canopy Towers
Sou Fujimoto's Mixed-Use Canopy Building is Coming to Nice, France
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46
Fast Sustainable Houses
Fast Sustainable Houses
This Bamboo Frame for Social Housing Can Be Made in One Week
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45
Design-Driven Pharmacies
Design-Driven Pharmacies
Waterfrom Shapes Pharmaceuticals into a Modern Experience
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44
Tech-Integrated Outdoor Furniture
Tech-Integrated Outdoor Furniture
Nocturnal Beasts is a Series of Furniture for Teenagers
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43
Architectural Memo Pads
Architectural Memo Pads
Triad's Omoshiro Blocks Reveal 3D Models as Its Pages are Torn Away
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42
Colorful Temporal Exhibits
Colorful Temporal Exhibits
'Colour of Time' Consists of 120,000 Paper Cut-Outs
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41
Illustrated Color-Vibrant Vases
Illustrated Color-Vibrant Vases
Jillian Evelyn Illustrates Elegant Modern Furniture Accessories
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40
Modular Contemporary Sofas
Modular Contemporary Sofas
CARMENES Launched 'Numeral Collection' a Line of Modular Furniture
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39
Luxury Smart Shower Systems
Luxury Smart Shower Systems
The Elmer Shower Can Be Connected to Any Home
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38
Slithering Play Spaces
Slithering Play Spaces
'La Serpentina' is a Unique Playground Installation Designed by ELEMENTAL
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37
3D-Printed Genius Toys
3D-Printed Genius Toys
The Real Play Coalition's 'Open Einstein' Replicates a Genius' Playthings
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36
Cryptic Notebook Kits
Cryptic Notebook Kits
Baron Fig's 'Lock & Key' Has a Hidden Puzzle Inside
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35
Color-Changing Gin Bottles
Color-Changing Gin Bottles
This Griffiths Brothers Label Turns Blue When the Alcohol is Chilled
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34
Custom-Built LEGO Homes
Custom-Built LEGO Homes
The 'Little Brick Lane' Etsy Shop Builds LEGO Houses to Spec
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33
Compact City-Friendly Trucks
Compact City-Friendly Trucks
The 'Mini Square' Urban Pickup Truck Concept has a Modular Design
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32
Premium Commuter Backpacks
Premium Commuter Backpacks
Able Carry's Backpacks are City-Tested and Commuter-Approved
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31
Glacier-Inspired Kitchen Islands
Glacier-Inspired Kitchen Islands
Snarkitecture Sculpts Furniture from Natural Formations
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30
Rugged Adventure Coolers
Rugged Adventure Coolers
The Otterbox Trooper is Designed to Keep Things Cold and Stay Durable
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29
Geometric Lighting Installations
Geometric Lighting Installations
Pelle Released a Set of Weathered Steel Lighting Fixtures
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28
Space-Efficient Storage Rods
Space-Efficient Storage Rods
The Draw a Line Series Uses Tension to Create Storage from Dead Space
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27
Cinematic Cafe Designs
Cinematic Cafe Designs
This Wes Anderson-Inspired Cafe Perfectly Captures the Filmmakers Aesthetic
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26
Convertible Bookshelf Tables
Convertible Bookshelf Tables
The 'Urbana Incredible' Table Increases Efficiency in Small Spaces
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25
Magnet-Infused Bedding
Magnet-Infused Bedding
The 'MagnetG' Magnetic Weighted Blanket Alleviates Stress
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24
Quirky Graphic Design Illustrations
Quirky Graphic Design Illustrations
YeahYeahChloe Comments on Society Through Pastel Graphics
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23
Chromatic Home Concepts
Chromatic Home Concepts
'Yellow Door House' is Punctuated by Pops of Color
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22
Contemporary Capsule Hotels
Contemporary Capsule Hotels
Schemata Architects Redesigned a Tokyo Capsule Hotel
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21
Pressure-Alleviating Scissors
Pressure-Alleviating Scissors
These Ergonomic Scissors Alleviate Pain from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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20
Grainy Psychedelic Photography Series
Grainy Psychedelic Photography Series
Dana Trippe's Photos Encompass Nostalgia and Psychedelia
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19
LED-Integrated Wooden Plant Frames
LED-Integrated Wooden Plant Frames
The 'Limbus Greenframe’ Highlights the Beauty of Indoor Plants
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18
Adaptable Shelving Systems
Adaptable Shelving Systems
The Rigg Modular Shelves System is Easy to Customize and Shift Around
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17
Brutalist Architecture Wallpapers
Brutalist Architecture Wallpapers
Murals Wallpaper Celebrates Raw Beauty with a Concrete Effect
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16
Yugoslavian Concrete Architecture Designs
Yugoslavian Concrete Architecture Designs
MoMA Explores International Designs with Its Exhibition
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15
Chic Expanding Sofas
Chic Expanding Sofas
The Shrinkable Sofa Transforms from an Armchair to a Three-Seated Couch
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14
Conceptual Floating Communities
Conceptual Floating Communities
The Proposed 'Floating Offshore Community' is Set in Hong Kong
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13
Productivity-Boosting Meditation Pods
Productivity-Boosting Meditation Pods
Open Vessel's Meditation Pods Offer Peace in the Workplace
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12
Activated Charcoal Bioplastics
Activated Charcoal Bioplastics
This Gelatinous Biomaterial Was Designed to Reduce Air Pollution
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11
Breathtaking Interior Design Projects
Breathtaking Interior Design Projects
The Tanzanian Safari Lodges' Interior is Design-Forward
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10
Lightweight 3D-Printed Bikes
Lightweight 3D-Printed Bikes
The 'Furia' Concept Bicycle Incorporates a Carbon Fiber Design
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9
Dystopian Hand-Carved Jewelry
Dystopian Hand-Carved Jewelry
Captve Makes Accessories with a Narrative
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8
Birdnest Treehouse Designs
Birdnest Treehouse Designs
The ORIGIN Tree House Has a Heated Spa and Chilling Area
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7
Mountain-Side Modern Cabins
Mountain-Side Modern Cabins
I-kanda Created a New Cabin on a Rock in the White Mountains
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6
Concrete Canvas Designs
Concrete Canvas Designs
Designer Neal Aronowitz Designs with a Ground-Breaking New Material
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5
Modular Rug Furniture
Modular Rug Furniture
Front's Modular Rugs Can Fold Up to Be an Extra Chair at Your Dinner Party
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4
Comic Book-Inspired Sneakers
Comic Book-Inspired Sneakers
Instagram Artist Joshua Vides Customizes His Kicks by Hand
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3
Award-Winning Pet Houses
Award-Winning Pet Houses
The La Maision Noire Pet House is Designed to Keep Pets in Comfort
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2
Modernized Camping Shelters
Modernized Camping Shelters
Olson Kundig Architects Created Comfy and Secure Bunkers for Camping
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Locally Sourced Custom Furniture
Locally Sourced Custom Furniture
AngleWood's Unique Designs Add a Modern Twist to Your Home
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