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Top 60 Design Trends in February

From Whimsical Playground Additions to Gaming Design Contests

— February 23, 2020 — Art & Design
These February 2020 design innovations include whimsical playground additions and gaming design contests.

When exploring the month's architecture and interior design examples, standouts include the spiraled facade of 'The Exchange' building in Sydney, Australia. The structure is designed by Kengo Kuma and is "wrapped in 20,000 meters of light-colored wood," and feaures a circular design allowing for accessible public spaces.

Islyn Studio's interior for Bond Vet is another notable project, fusing functional and contemporary elements to create an inviting health center for animals. Additionally, Tetra Seats are another favorite that draws inspiration from the iconic, retro arcade game. The block-shaped seats mimic the elements found inside the game and are sold in sets of 5 that can be easily customized and reconfigured.
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Future-Facing Commuter Suits
Future-Facing Commuter Suits
Nicholas Bennett's Waterproof Suit is a Response to Climate Change
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Mobility-Centric City Concepts
Mobility-Centric City Concepts
The Toyota Woven City in Japan Was Announced at CES 2020
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Puzzle-Like Storage Benches
Puzzle-Like Storage Benches
Tetra Seats are Modular and Easy to Customize
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Gaming Design Contests
Gaming Design Contests
PUBG Boasts a Community Skin Contest for PlayerUnknown’s Battleground
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Glow-in-the-Dark Razors
Glow-in-the-Dark Razors
Billie's Clear 'Glow' Razor Transforms in the Dark
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Apocalypse-Proof House Designs
Apocalypse-Proof House Designs
Modern House Follows-Up the Cybertruck with a Cyberhouse
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54
Branded 90s Dancehall Exhibitions
Branded 90s Dancehall Exhibitions
Red Bull Arts Debuts a Travelling Solo Exhibition by Akeem Smith
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Video Game-Inspired Mail Stamps
Video Game-Inspired Mail Stamps
The New Royal Mail Stamps are Informed by a Nostalgic Theme
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Fruity POS Display Contests
Fruity POS Display Contests
The National Mango Board Boasts an Annual Mango Mania Display Contest
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Secluded Icelandic Nature Reserves
Secluded Icelandic Nature Reserves
Studio Bua is Updating a Guesthouse on Iceland’s West Coast
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Beginner-Friendly Cannabis Ranges
Beginner-Friendly Cannabis Ranges
The Tokyo Smoke Starter Kit is Curated with Beginners in Mind
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Designer-Backed Opera Costumes
Designer-Backed Opera Costumes
Rei Kawakubo Ventures into the World of High-Art with This Project
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In-Store Vertical Farm Displays
In-Store Vertical Farm Displays
Marks & Spencer Launches Infarm’s Vertical Farms in Six Locations
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Air-Circulating Chandeliers
Air-Circulating Chandeliers
These Orient Express Ceiling Fan Chandeliers are Functionally Chic
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Spiraling Civic Centers
Spiraling Civic Centers
The Work of Kengo Kuma Adorns Australia with a Building Named the Exchange
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Geometric Illumination Fixtures
Geometric Illumination Fixtures
The BROKIS GEOMETRIC Lighting Collection is Strikingly Chic
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Touch-Controlled Globe Lamps
Touch-Controlled Globe Lamps
The Bolita Illuminator Must Be Moved Manually to Control Light
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Illuminated Holocaust Memorial Installations
Illuminated Holocaust Memorial Installations
Daan Roosegaarde's Sculpture Boasts Luminescent Rocks
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Comfort-Focused Furniture Exhibitions
Comfort-Focused Furniture Exhibitions
The Friedman Benda Exhibit is Curated by Omar Sosa
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Corten Steel Landscape Accents
Corten Steel Landscape Accents
Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter Builds Structures That Offer Direction
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Window-Shaped Illuminators
Window-Shaped Illuminators
The SunnySide Device Hangs on the Wall & Produces Artificial Sunlight
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Indestructible Waterproof Notepads
Indestructible Waterproof Notepads
The Stone Paper Nanobook 2.0 Has a Titanium Cover
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Naturalistic Paper Pulp Illuminators
Naturalistic Paper Pulp Illuminators
The 'Overcast Light' by Calen Knauf Has a Charming Design
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Rounded Tip Knife Collections
Rounded Tip Knife Collections
Viners Boasts a Collection That Seeks to Reduce Knife Incidents
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Tattoo Culture-Inspired Footwear Designs
Tattoo Culture-Inspired Footwear Designs
These Vans Sneaker Designs are Edgy and Thematic
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Jewelry-Like Electrical Accessories
Jewelry-Like Electrical Accessories
Kelly Hoppen Created Elegantly Adorned Pieces for the Home
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All-Timber Neighborhoods
All-Timber Neighborhoods
Henning Larsen Developed a Wooden Sustainable Community Design
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Unconventionally Stylish Basketball Shoes
Unconventionally Stylish Basketball Shoes
The New Rendition of the Air Jordan 13s Celebrates CNY
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Minimalist Horse Stall-Inspired Cafes
Minimalist Horse Stall-Inspired Cafes
This Minimalist Cafe in Ras Al Khaimah is Designed by Bone
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Intricate 3D-Printed Sand Installations
Intricate 3D-Printed Sand Installations
Precht and Mamou-Mani Architects Collaborate on Sandwaves
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Video Game-Referencing Apartment Blocks
Video Game-Referencing Apartment Blocks
Aoa Architects' Pixel Building Pays Homage to Minecraft
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Ethereally Designed Womenswear Stores
Ethereally Designed Womenswear Stores
The Geijoeng Store in Shenzhen is Curated by Studio 10
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Upcycled Gas Container Furniture
Upcycled Gas Container Furniture
Waterform Design's Approach to This Project is Perfectly Thematic
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Warmly Contemporary Bakery Designs
Warmly Contemporary Bakery Designs
Flourist Enlists Ste Marie to Organize a Chic, Modern Interior
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Strikingly Luminous Exhibits
Strikingly Luminous Exhibits
Studio Drift Draws Inspiration from Birds & Dandelions for This Event
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Whimsical Slime Packaging
Whimsical Slime Packaging
Vault49 Curates a Stunningly Playful Design for the Moon Cotton Brand
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Hygienic Touchless Toilets
Hygienic Touchless Toilets
The Kohler Touchless Toilet is Debuting at CES 2020
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Geometry-Emphasizing Bathrooms
Geometry-Emphasizing Bathrooms
Marcante Testa's Stylish Bathroom Line References Roy Lichtenstein
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Ethereal Jewelry Shop Aesthetics
Ethereal Jewelry Shop Aesthetics
Studio Shamshiri Curates a Beautiful Interior for Sonia Boyajian
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Mesmerizing Interactive Sound Installations
Mesmerizing Interactive Sound Installations
Steve Parker's Work is Incredibly Unique and Intricate
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Shelf-Shaped Pet Beds
Shelf-Shaped Pet Beds
studio PESI's GROUND FLOOR is a Space-Saving Design for Pet Owners
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Naturalistic Lighting Collections
Naturalistic Lighting Collections
Veli Foliage Lighting Has a Low Environmental Impact
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Click-In Flat-Pack Sofas
Click-In Flat-Pack Sofas
Swyft Contributes to the Evolution of Minimalist Flat-Pack Furniture
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Brutalist-Channeling Furniture Ranges
Brutalist-Channeling Furniture Ranges
Virgil Abloh Boasts Brutalist Furniture for Galerie Kreo
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3D-Printed Dog Houses
3D-Printed Dog Houses
CallisonRTKL Made a Unique Dog House Out of 1,000 Tennis Balls
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Artistic Twisting Diffusers
Artistic Twisting Diffusers
TWYSTR Offers a Unique Aromatherapy Solution
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Eastern Philosophy-Inspired Abodes
Eastern Philosophy-Inspired Abodes
NC Design & Architecture Work on The Imperfect Residence
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Unconventionally Designed Bookstores
Unconventionally Designed Bookstores
Trace Architecture Office's Design Boasts Old & New Elements
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Hybrid Antihero Collectible Statues
Hybrid Antihero Collectible Statues
Sidewshow & PCS Collectibles Boast a 40-Inch Venompool
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Chic Ski-In-Ski-Out Hotels
Chic Ski-In-Ski-Out Hotels
Le Coucou is Part of the Meribel Resort in the Les Trois Vallées
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In-Closet Lighting Strips
In-Closet Lighting Strips
Luminook Introduced a Simple Way to Light Up Dark Spaces at CES 2020
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Digital Age Survival Kits
Digital Age Survival Kits
Lucy McRae's Kit Provides Support for Escaping a Digital Future
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Organization-Forward Designer Bowls
Organization-Forward Designer Bowls
The Kuru Line is an Iittala x Philippe Malouin Collaboration
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Inspirational Sustainability Trails
Inspirational Sustainability Trails
MINI & Kinetic Boast Sustainable Urban Solutions in Novel Ways
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Visually Striking Café Pavilions
Visually Striking Café Pavilions
This Café Pavilion by Morag Myerscough Has Illusionary Properties
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Biodegradable Honey Packaging
Biodegradable Honey Packaging
Decomer's Plant-Based Honey Packaging Eliminates Plastic Use
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Collaborative Ultra-Elegant Autos
Collaborative Ultra-Elegant Autos
Hermès and Bugatti Work on an Exclusive Chiron Designs
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High-Tech Meditation Pods
High-Tech Meditation Pods
OpenSeed's Fully Enclosed Pods Support Meditation in the Workplace
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Design-Forward Veterinary Clinics
Design-Forward Veterinary Clinics
Islyn Studio Curates the Interior Aesthetic of Bond Vet
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Intensely Whimsical Playground Additions
Intensely Whimsical Playground Additions
X+ Living's Design is Supplementary to a Restaurant
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