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Top 100 Design Trends in July

From Illusory Gourmet Desserts to Extravagant Diamond Fountain Pens

— July 28, 2018 — Eco
The July 2018 design trends display innovation in function, convenience, entertainment and aesthetic. In the creation of his illusory gourmet desserts, for example, Chef Ben Churchill makes use of a deceptive styling technique and approach to presentation that mask a delicious treat in the exterior of a rather ordinary and somewhat unappealing object — like a dish sponge or a moldy orange. Other instances of design-forward thinking extend to much more useful products that will definitely prove to be of assistance to consumers. In this case, Philip Frenzel has the solution to broken screens with his airbag-inspired phone case. A third kind that is prominent in the July 2018 design list is the abundance of arty and conceptually-challenging furniture pieces for the home.

With regards to its flexability and creativity, the design industry always has the potential of solving pesky problems or elevating an aesthetic to astronomical heights.
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Upcycled Water Heater Seating
Upcycled Water Heater Seating
The '79°C' Bench is Crafted from an Unlikely Appliance
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99
Drag-and-Drop 3D Modelers
Drag-and-Drop 3D Modelers
Vectary Offers Teams a Simple and Attractive 3D Design Tool
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98
Stylishly Designed Axes
Stylishly Designed Axes
The Barebones Hatchet Blends Form and Function in a Single Package
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97
Architect-Honoring Home Refurbishments
Architect-Honoring Home Refurbishments
Philipp Mohr Channels Le Corbusier's Vision for Design
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96
Space-Inspired Micro-Furniture Capsules
Space-Inspired Micro-Furniture Capsules
IKEA's Line of Micro Home Furniture is Convenience-Focused
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95
High-End Ceramic Flasks
High-End Ceramic Flasks
Misc Goods Co Created Black and Ivory Alcohol Flasks for the Summer
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94
Imperfect Ceramic Homeware
Imperfect Ceramic Homeware
Zhekai Zhang's 'Fabric Formula' Collection is Minimalist, Crisp & Clean
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93
Recycled Limited Edition Pens
Recycled Limited Edition Pens
Caran d’Ache's Partnership with Nespresso Boasts a 849 Ballpoint Pen
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92
Rustic Robust Pocket Knives
Rustic Robust Pocket Knives
Barebones' New No 6 Field Knife is an Indispensable Outdoors Necessity
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91
Break-Apart Tea Boxes
Break-Apart Tea Boxes
This Tea Box Design is Segmented by the Days of the Week
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90
Minimal Coastal Retreats
Minimal Coastal Retreats
The Stockholm Summer House Mixes Japanese and Scandinavian Design
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89
Iconic Architect House Renovations
Iconic Architect House Renovations
The Haddock House Was Originally Made by Frank Lloyd Wright
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88
Tranquil Boat Hotels
Tranquil Boat Hotels
The Fuchun Boat Rooms Offer a Unique Travel Experience
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87
Spanish-Style Retail Spaces
Spanish-Style Retail Spaces
Kettal Studio Opened a New and Modern Showroom in New York City
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86
Sleek Leather Travel Accessories
Sleek Leather Travel Accessories
Waterfield Designs' Product is for the Professional On-the-Go
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85
Custom Brutalist Illuminators
Custom Brutalist Illuminators
These Stoneware Table Lamps by Natalie Weinberger are Modern
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84
Inclusive LGBTQ Flags
Inclusive LGBTQ Flags
A Redesigned Rainbow Flag Celebrates More People Within the LGBTQ Community
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83
Elegantly Designed Survival Knives
Elegantly Designed Survival Knives
The Opinel No.8 Survival Knife Modernizes the Iconic Knife
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82
Knife Servicing Tools
Knife Servicing Tools
The CRKT Knife Maintenance Tool Ensures a Blade is Always Tended to
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81
Elegant Lighting Solution Showers
Elegant Lighting Solution Showers
The 'Melograno' Shower Head Offers Both Water and Illumination
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80
Extravagant Diamond Fountain Pens
Extravagant Diamond Fountain Pens
The David Oscarson Pen is Ultra-Luxurious and Seaside-Inspired
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79
Hidden Hotel Speakeasies
Hidden Hotel Speakeasies
63 Wall Street's New Speakeasy is a Luxe Residents-Only Lounge
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78
Luxe Urban Backpacks
Luxe Urban Backpacks
The 'Scholar' Backpack Infuses Style and Sensibility Into Every Situation
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77
Modern Valley-Facing Homes
Modern Valley-Facing Homes
Casa Gozu by OPUS Folds Perfectly Into the Mountainous Backdrop
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76
Cutting-Edge Cocktail Bars
Cutting-Edge Cocktail Bars
The Untitled Bar in London Offers High-End Drinks in a Modern Setting
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75
Infinitely Spinning Tops
Infinitely Spinning Tops
The LIMBO Top is Implicitly Inspired by 'Inception'
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74
Greenery-Focused Modern Homes
Greenery-Focused Modern Homes
The Morell House from Vibe Design is a Luxe and Open Family Home
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73
Relaxing Scenic Humidifiers
Relaxing Scenic Humidifiers
The SanSui Humidifier/Diffuser Artfully Promotes Unwinding
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72
Affordable Polycarbonate Buildings
Affordable Polycarbonate Buildings
Michael Green Architecture Boasts a Uniform Design Aesthetic
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71
Hybrid Refined EDC Knives
Hybrid Refined EDC Knives
The Benchmade 486 Saibu Features Practical and Beautiful Design Elements
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70
Beach-Ready Wine Glasses
Beach-Ready Wine Glasses
The Crofton Floating Wine Glasses from Aldi are Meant for Sand and Surf
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69
Extremely Detailed Floral Ceramics
Extremely Detailed Floral Ceramics
Hitomi Hosono's Vessels are Incredibly Delicate and Elegant
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68
Egg-Inspired Soft Serve Cups
Egg-Inspired Soft Serve Cups
McDonald's Added to Its McFlurry Flavors with a Fun Variety & Design
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67
Minimalist Pool Houses
Minimalist Pool Houses
Gluckman Tang's La Jolla Guesthouse is a Stylish and Elegant Poolside Abode
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66
Intelligently Designed Wheelbarrows
Intelligently Designed Wheelbarrows
The WheelEasy Folding Wheelbarrow Makes Storage a Lot Simpler
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65
Minimalist Multigenerational Houses
Minimalist Multigenerational Houses
Compass Architekti Builds a Modern L-Shaped Home in Bratislava
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64
African-Inspired Furniture Silhouettes
African-Inspired Furniture Silhouettes
TheUrbanative's 2018 Collection Mixes Modernity and Culture
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63
Ultra-Modern Countryside Hotels
Ultra-Modern Countryside Hotels
One Take Architects Embarks on a Renovation in Yixing Country
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62
Design-Forward Tattoo-Style Apparel
Design-Forward Tattoo-Style Apparel
The Sorry Mom Tattoo Studio Boasts a Minimalist Tee Colelction
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61
Stylish Marble Restaurants
Stylish Marble Restaurants
Akira Back Restaurant Offers a Luxurious Interior and Unique Menu
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60
Sleek Multipurpose Cutting Tools
Sleek Multipurpose Cutting Tools
The Desk Knife from Craighill is Stylish and Satisfying to Use
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59
Artist-Honoring Limited Sneaker Releases
Artist-Honoring Limited Sneaker Releases
Adidas & BEYOND THE STREETS Pay Tribute to Shepard Fairey
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58
Iridescent Ink Labels
Iridescent Ink Labels
Sterling Creativeworks' Wine Label Design Shows Off a Premium Embellishment
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57
Greenery-Integrated Family Houses
Greenery-Integrated Family Houses
The Melt House is a Modern and Open Home for Various Lifestyles
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56
Insect-Inspired Yard Structures
Insect-Inspired Yard Structures
The Dragonfly Pavilion From CDR Studio is a Unique Oasis
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55
Customizable Bed Bases
Customizable Bed Bases
The Leesa Adjustable Base is Easily Customized for a Comfortable Sleep
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54
Historic Mediterranean Hotels
Historic Mediterranean Hotels
Lagranja Design Breathed New Life Into the Breezy Hotel Terramar
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53
Science-Inspired Brand Identities
Science-Inspired Brand Identities
Futura Develops a Sleek Image for a Liquid Yeast Manufacturer
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52
Neo-Gothic Restaurants
Neo-Gothic Restaurants
The Tied House Restaurant Celebrates the Neighborhood's Design Features
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51
Refined High-Performance Apparel
Refined High-Performance Apparel
The Arc'teryx Veilance Collection Boasts a Subdued Color Palette
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50
Malleable Micro-Apartment Concepts
Malleable Micro-Apartment Concepts
The 'Mini Living Urban Cabin' Was Conceived By BMW Designers
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49
Paint-Splattered Fashion Runways
Paint-Splattered Fashion Runways
Alexander McQueen's Spring/Summer 2019 Capsule is Artist-Inspired
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48
Productive Inspirational Journals
Productive Inspirational Journals
The MOO x Seth Godin Journal Helps Foster Good Work
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47
Whimsically Dreamy Fashion Runways
Whimsically Dreamy Fashion Runways
Thom Browne's SS 2019 Capsule Debuted with Color & Imagination
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46
Functional Modular Workspace Desks
Functional Modular Workspace Desks
NookDesk Boasts Three Levels for Comfort and Flexibility
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45
Cloud-Like Printed Installations
Cloud-Like Printed Installations
The Cloud Pergola is a Large-Scale 3D-Printed Structure
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44
Minimalist Veneer Desks
Minimalist Veneer Desks
The DUOO Desk from Zegen Offers Stylish Basics for Working from Home
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43
Shopping-Style Chic Leather Bags
Shopping-Style Chic Leather Bags
Giulia & Camilla Venturini's Design is Based on Shopping Bags
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42
Surrealist Fashion Editorials
Surrealist Fashion Editorials
Maison Kitsuné & TOILETPAPER Collaborate on a Genderless Collection
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41
Tactical Defense Pens
Tactical Defense Pens
The Nitecore NTP20 is Just as Mighty as Any Sword
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40
Multi-Purpose Furniture Designs
Multi-Purpose Furniture Designs
Bifunctional is a Company That Blends Technology & Architecture
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39
Chromatic Glamping Tents
Chromatic Glamping Tents
Atelier Chang Gives a Playful & Whimsical Twist to SJCC Glamping Resort
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38
Homey San Francisco Cottages
Homey San Francisco Cottages
Feldman Architecture Optimizes Views and Enlarges This Dwelling
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37
Lush Vietnamese Restaurant Interiors
Lush Vietnamese Restaurant Interiors
Huy Bui Created a Natural Environment for Restaurant Di An Di
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36
Social Media-Friendly Offices
Social Media-Friendly Offices
The Instagram Office by Gehry Partners is Exceptionally Whimsical
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35
Homey Co-Working Space Interiors
Homey Co-Working Space Interiors
Natalia Sanchéz Embraces Art, Minimalism and Modernity
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34
Graphic Clothing Pop-Up Shops
Graphic Clothing Pop-Up Shops
PUMA Basketball & Chinatown's Tee Offerings are Fierce and Limited
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33
Colorful Customizable Furniture Designs
Colorful Customizable Furniture Designs
SITIA Concepts Boast a Personalized Approach to Interiors
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32
Illustrated Fashion Collaborations
Illustrated Fashion Collaborations
RVCA Employs the Talents of MUTI for a Summery Fashion Line
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31
Artist-Inspired Enamel Jewelry Collections
Artist-Inspired Enamel Jewelry Collections
Freywille Remembers Van Gogh Paintings with Its Pieces
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30
Funky Butterfly Pool Floats
Funky Butterfly Pool Floats
The Butterfly Pool Float is an Instagramable Summer Accessory
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29
Off-Grid Cabin Rentals
Off-Grid Cabin Rentals
Tom's House is a small yet luxurious abode on a hillside in Queenstown
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28
Naturalistic Design Baby Gyms
Naturalistic Design Baby Gyms
The Franck & Fischer 'BabySpyder' is Entertaining for Infants
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27
Vegetable-Tanned Passport Wallets
Vegetable-Tanned Passport Wallets
This Travel-Focused Wallet Blends Elegance, Ethics & Ease of Use
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26
Personalized Wine Capsules
Personalized Wine Capsules
Baby Brunello Makes a Modern Replacement for Cards on Gifted Wine
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25
Tech-Savvy Luggage Cases
Tech-Savvy Luggage Cases
PLEVO Boasts a Smart Luggage Collection That is Fully Theft-Proof
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24
Multifunctional Studio Sheds
Multifunctional Studio Sheds
Ryuji Kajino's Malubishi Architects Fuses the Modern and Historic
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23
Chic Modular Plant Pots
Chic Modular Plant Pots
Leafy — a Wall-Hanging Plant Pot, Brings a Fresh Aesthetic to the Interior
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22
Modern Campsite Retreats
Modern Campsite Retreats
The Bach Family House Offers Three Luxurious Timber Cabins in New Zealand
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21
Minimal Sculptural Furniture Collections
Minimal Sculptural Furniture Collections
Cecilia Xinyu Zhang's Line Builds on Abstract Forms
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20
Customizable Clear Labels
Customizable Clear Labels
Sticker Mule's Clear Roll Labels Give Small Businesses a Clean Look
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19
Product-Cradling Packaging
Product-Cradling Packaging
This Innovative eCommerce Package Design Requires No Bubble Wrap
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18
Dark Matte Minimalist Retreats
Dark Matte Minimalist Retreats
The Black H House is a Luxe Retreat on the Scottish Isle of Skye
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17
Luxe Historic Vacation Rentals
Luxe Historic Vacation Rentals
The Casa Xolotl is a High-End Modern Rental Home in Merida
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16
Luxe Jungle Retreats
Luxe Jungle Retreats
The Guava House is a Unique Travel Experience in Sri Lanka
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15
Modern Bike Storage Pods
Modern Bike Storage Pods
The Alpen Bike Capsule is a Unique and Stylish Way to Keep Bikes Safe
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14
Highly Minimalist Co-Working Spaces
Highly Minimalist Co-Working Spaces
Soda Created an Ultra-Flexible Work Space for The Office Group
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13
Strongly Chromatic Fashion Collections
Strongly Chromatic Fashion Collections
Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Debut Boasts Prismatic Colors
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12
Bright Mid-Century Homes
Bright Mid-Century Homes
The Palm Springs Desert House Exudes Classic Charm and Design
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11
Luxurious Aquarium Villas
Luxurious Aquarium Villas
The Villa on the Rocks is an Elongated Retreat in the South of France
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10
Tent-Shaped Hut Rentals
Tent-Shaped Hut Rentals
Luke Stanley Architects & Anthony Hunt Design Collaborate on a Cute Deisgn
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9
Arty Cinematic Travel Posters
Arty Cinematic Travel Posters
The Big Domain's Latest Imitative Strongly Inspires Wanderlust
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8
Customizable Heirloom Notebooks
Customizable Heirloom Notebooks
The Endeavor Notebook System Offers Refillable Writing Essentials
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7
Mischievous Sculptural Objects
Mischievous Sculptural Objects
Sebastian Errazuriz Remixes Classic Sculptures in Suggestive Ways
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6
Double Hammock Tents
Double Hammock Tents
The Vertex by Clark Outdoor is a Lightweight and Modern Camping Alternative
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5
Digital Influencer Fashion Collaborations
Digital Influencer Fashion Collaborations
Lil Miquela Showcases an Exclusive T-Shirt by Barneys
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4
Industrial-Style Contemporary Homes
Industrial-Style Contemporary Homes
Normless Architecture Studios Agreeably Fused Two Movements
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3
Modular Camper Kitchens
Modular Camper Kitchens
The 'TK Van' Features a Removable Stove Pod and Carbon Block Water Filter
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2
Illusory Gourmet Desserts
Illusory Gourmet Desserts
Ben Churchill's Dessert Art is Incredibly Realistic, Trippy & Delicious
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1
Airbag-Inspired Phone Cases
Airbag-Inspired Phone Cases
The AD Case Deploys Springs to Ensure Smartphone Safety
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