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Top 100 Art & Design Trends in September

From DIY Rowboat Kits to Hackable Urbanite Furniture

— September 30, 2018 — Autos
The September 2018 art & design trends push creative boundaries by incorporating artistic elements into one's daily life. Ranging from the ultra-creative to the ultra-functional, this month's concepts boast intricate design details and evoke a simplistic aesthetic quality.

Aalo furniture exemplifies these concepts as Sejun Park designs a series of furniture pieces that can be simply assembled to fit any space with expansive versatility. The brand's DIY sensibility is inspired by the designer's goal in extending furniture's lifetime value. This gives it an ample amount of function to counteract our current consumer culture which often centers around inexpensive and disposable items.

Another example of this month's art & design concepts is the Stitchbird Rowboat kit that comes with all the essential components needed to make up a vessel. This process doesn't require any special tools or skillsets, making it easy for beginners to simply construct a boat.
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Activity
Freshness
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Modernized Old-School Cameras
Modernized Old-School Cameras
The 'M24.004' Camera Creates Physical Keepsakes of Your Images
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99
Wearable Athletic Adventure Knives
Wearable Athletic Adventure Knives
The 'TRAK XL' Everyday Carry Knife Keeps Users Prepared
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98
Repurposed Multifunctional Garage Spaces
Repurposed Multifunctional Garage Spaces
Davidson Rafailidis Creates a Raw and Edgy Interior
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97
Low-Lying Desert Abodes
Low-Lying Desert Abodes
Hoogland Architecture's Design is Affordable, Secluded and Contemporary
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96
Combat-Ready Axes
Combat-Ready Axes
The Winkler Combat Axe is Virtually Indestructible
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95
Contemporary Art Skateboarding Decks
Contemporary Art Skateboarding Decks
Yayoi Kusama and MoMA Launch Beautiful & Arty Skateboards
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94
Balanced Stability Boats
Balanced Stability Boats
The G5Marine Stik Boats Keep You Secure When Sitting or Standing
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93
Strikingly Stretched Seating Solutions
Strikingly Stretched Seating Solutions
The 'Red Dot' Chair Creates an Undulating Effect
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92
Performance-Driven Packable Rain Jackets
Performance-Driven Packable Rain Jackets
adidas Originals Boasts a Sleek and Technical Urban Piece
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91
Realistic 3D Cat Portraits
Realistic 3D Cat Portraits
Japanese Artist Wakuneco Crafts Busts of Cats for Grieving Owners
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90
Slender Tech-Infused Door Handles
Slender Tech-Infused Door Handles
The 'Elecode' Keyless Locking System Maintains Optimal Security
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89
Fine Art Beds
Fine Art Beds
Savoir and The National Gallery are Offering Designs Printed with Paintings
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88
Self-Stabilizing Cameras
Self-Stabilizing Cameras
The 'PIVOT' Camera by Thomas Thornton Optimizes Your Photography
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87
Space-Saving Indoor Grills
Space-Saving Indoor Grills
The Gourmia GDG1900 Folding Dual Indoor Grill is Compact and Powerful
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86
Tranquil Nature-Infused Tables
Tranquil Nature-Infused Tables
The 'Lake' Table Enhances a Rooms Sense of Peacefulness
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85
Key-Integrated Safety Devices
Key-Integrated Safety Devices
The 'Tactikey' Transforms Your Keys into a Discreet Defense Tool
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84
Suspended Wooden Cocoon Chairs
Suspended Wooden Cocoon Chairs
The EcoCurves 'Gaya' Hanging Chair Provides Cozy, Outdoor Comfort
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83
TV Show-Derived Color Palettes
TV Show-Derived Color Palettes
Compare the Market's Blog Post Offers Interior Color Inspiration
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82
Space-Saving Family Houses
Space-Saving Family Houses
This Compact Family Home by Hutch Design Embraces Practicality
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81
Triangular Weekend Retreat Houses
Triangular Weekend Retreat Houses
The 'Refuge HT' Micro-Habitat is Designed for Quick Construction
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80
Eco-Friendly Aquatic Recreation Vehicles
Eco-Friendly Aquatic Recreation Vehicles
The Narke Electrojet Boasts a Powerful, Angular Design
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79
Minimalist Multi-Currency Wallets
Minimalist Multi-Currency Wallets
The Koala-Gear DJIN Wallet Keeps Essentials Compactly Stored
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78
Industrial Material PC Peripherals
Industrial Material PC Peripherals
The EXOvault Mouse by Jonathan Schipper is Chic and Functional
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77
Open Source Footwear Collaborations
Open Source Footwear Collaborations
adidas Updates Its 3ST to Meet Higher Performance Standards
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76
Theatrical Fashion Implants
Theatrical Fashion Implants
A. Human SS19 Shares Body Modifications Instead of Clothes
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75
Digitally Designed Whisky Glasses
Digitally Designed Whisky Glasses
Norlan's Rauk Whisky Glass is Inspired by Nature
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74
Marshmallow-Launching Toys
Marshmallow-Launching Toys
The Marshmallow Crossbow Propels Projectiles Over 60 Feet
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73
Elegant Floral Footwear Designs
Elegant Floral Footwear Designs
The Keds x Rifle Paper Co. Silhouettes are Playful and Delicate
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72
Keyless Touchscreen Laptops
Keyless Touchscreen Laptops
The Conceptual MacBook Pro Touch by Furkan Kasap is Productive
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71
Incredibly Glamorous Bar Interiors
Incredibly Glamorous Bar Interiors
Studio Esrawe Embraces Elegance in Auditorio Nacional's Design
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70
Colorful Botanical Jewelry Designs
Colorful Botanical Jewelry Designs
KONZUK Draws Inspiration from the World of Architecture
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69
Desert-Designed Houses
Desert-Designed Houses
The High Desert Modern House Blends Beautifully With its Surroundings
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68
Contemporary Moody Apartment Interiors
Contemporary Moody Apartment Interiors
KC Design Studio Creates a Modern Abode for a Single Person
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67
360-Degree Active Seating
360-Degree Active Seating
The Formid Seat is the First Designed to Spec, Full-Motion Seat
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66
Aquaponic Urbanite Gardens
Aquaponic Urbanite Gardens
The 'EcoQube C+' Supports Fish and Plant Life in Compact Design
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65
Creativity-Celebrating Campaigns
Creativity-Celebrating Campaigns
Post-it's Clever Advertisement Honors the Artistic Spirit
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64
Underground Hip Hop Events
Underground Hip Hop Events
adidas Skateboarding & Journeys Hosted Thousands at Organized Concert
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63
Hackable Urbanite Furniture
Hackable Urbanite Furniture
Aalo Furniture Can be Easily Disassembled When it's Time to Move
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62
Modernized Manual Sewing Machines
Modernized Manual Sewing Machines
The 'Sewing.Pro' by Onurhan Demir Has a Stylish Aesthetic
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61
Calming Cat Radio Stations
Calming Cat Radio Stations
Whiskas' 'Cat Calm Radio' is a Species-Specific Online Station
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60
Futuristic Online-Only Fashions
Futuristic Online-Only Fashions
The Neuro Studio SOLVENTUS 2019 Collection is Created on-Demand
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59
International Soda-Branded Sneakers
International Soda-Branded Sneakers
The Kith x Coca-Cola Converse Shoe Collection is Hip
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58
Moon Cycle-Themed Subscription Boxes
Moon Cycle-Themed Subscription Boxes
The Moonbox Gives the Soul a Monthly Self-Care Checkup
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57
Pet-Centric Tiny Homes
Pet-Centric Tiny Homes
This Energy-Efficient Tiny Home Welcomes Both Human and Animal Occupants
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56
Modular Expansion Backpacks
Modular Expansion Backpacks
The Next Innovation Backpack Boasts an Ergonomic, Waterproof Design
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55
Fibonacci Sequence-Inspired Furniture
Fibonacci Sequence-Inspired Furniture
The 'Fibonacci' Sideboard is Modern, Artistic and Organized
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54
Refined Industrial-Style Buildings
Refined Industrial-Style Buildings
Walker Warner Architects' Opts in for Elegance for This Design
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53
Welcoming Multifunctional Office Interiors
Welcoming Multifunctional Office Interiors
IA Interior Architects Designs a Modern Space for ASICS
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52
Functional Artwork Furniture Collections
Functional Artwork Furniture Collections
Vincent Pocsik's Pieces Mix Tradition and the Avant-Garde
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51
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
Multi-Purpose PIggy Banks
The Storage Box Series Conceals Loose Coins and Collects Assorted Items
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50
Ultra-Playful Poke Restaurant Branding
Ultra-Playful Poke Restaurant Branding
Yeye Design Gives Molo a Colorful and Unusual Aesthetic
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49
Luxurious Designer Baby Strollers
Luxurious Designer Baby Strollers
Jeremy Scott & Cybex Team Up for a Functional & Stylish Piece
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48
Minimalist Succulent-Supporting Desks
Minimalist Succulent-Supporting Desks
The 'G Table' Offers a Space to Keep Natural Greenery
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47
Teeny Pocket-Friendly Smartphones
Teeny Pocket-Friendly Smartphones
The 'Minima' Smartphone Concept is Capable Yet Compact
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46
Nostalgic Ultra-Slim Smartphones
Nostalgic Ultra-Slim Smartphones
This Conceptual Motorola RAZR Smartphone Celebrates the Original
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45
Youthfully Nostalgic Fashion Editorials
Youthfully Nostalgic Fashion Editorials
Liam Hodges Embraces the 90s for His Fall/Winter 2018 Line
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44
Incredibly Multifunctional Sustainable Backpacks
Incredibly Multifunctional Sustainable Backpacks
Tentree's Mobius is Made with Upcycled Plastic
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43
Cocktail-Themed Sock Packages
Cocktail-Themed Sock Packages
'Socktails' Packaging for Socks Playfully Spotlights Gradient Styles
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42
Furniture-Inspired Chocolate Advertisements
Furniture-Inspired Chocolate Advertisements
IKEA's Promotion for Its Dark Chocolate is Clever
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41
DIY Rowboat Kits
DIY Rowboat Kits
The Stitchbird Rowboat Kit Comes with All Essentials to Make a Vessel
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40
Stunning Handcrafted Wooden Furniture
Stunning Handcrafted Wooden Furniture
Aronson Woodworks Draws on the Uniqueness of Grain Patterns
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39
Submissive Modern Architectural Arrangements
Submissive Modern Architectural Arrangements
Alterstudio Architecture Honors Nature Through Design
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38
Architecturally-Informed LEGO Coffee Tables
Architecturally-Informed LEGO Coffee Tables
Yusong Zhang's Creation is Multi-Colored & Intricate
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37
Ultra-Chic Contemporary Narrow Homes
Ultra-Chic Contemporary Narrow Homes
Randy Bens x Falken Reynolds Create a Sleek Minimalist Abode
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36
Malleable Naturalistic Cutting Boards
Malleable Naturalistic Cutting Boards
The woodNflex Flexible Wood Cutting Board is Multifunctional
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35
Multifunctional Seating Collections
Multifunctional Seating Collections
POOL Designs the GRID Contract Collection for Petite Friture
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34
Chic Slender Feline Furniture
Chic Slender Feline Furniture
The Tuft + Paw Milo Cat Tower Ensures Optimal Cat Health
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33
Art Deco Lighting Fixtures
Art Deco Lighting Fixtures
Preciosa Lighting's Table Lamp Designs are Colorful and Arched
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32
3D Swine Anatomy Puzzles
3D Swine Anatomy Puzzles
The Megahouse 3D Pig Dissection Puzzle Teaches Animal Anatomy and More
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31
Prefabricated Flatpack Homes
Prefabricated Flatpack Homes
This Eco-Friendly Brazilian Home Was Assembled In Less Than One Month
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30
Convertible Portable Fans
Convertible Portable Fans
This Portable Mini Fan is Compact and Adjustable for Convenient Cooling
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29
Squishy Egg Alarm Clocks
Squishy Egg Alarm Clocks
The 'MORNI' Egg-Shaped Alarm Clock Helps You Wake Up Happier
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28
Artist-Inspired Casual Tees
Artist-Inspired Casual Tees
Uniqlo Debuts Another Drop of Its Creativity-Forward SPRZN NY Project
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27
Design-Conscious Medical Wearables
Design-Conscious Medical Wearables
The Sensile Medical 'SensePatch' is Easy to Wear and Use
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26
Ergonomic Standing Desk Chairs
Ergonomic Standing Desk Chairs
Ergo Impact's LeanRite Elite Supports Sitting, Leaning & Perching
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25
Refined Artistic Jewelry Collections
Refined Artistic Jewelry Collections
Le Lou Ula's Offerings Have a Potent Sculptural Direction
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24
Brutalist-Inspired Bluestone Houses
Brutalist-Inspired Bluestone Houses
Finnis Architects Embraces Contemporary Design in This Project
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23
Two-Level Tiny Homes
Two-Level Tiny Homes
The Tiny Heirloom Signature Series 'Goose' House is Built on a Trailer
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22
Multifunctional Secure Swaddle Blankets
Multifunctional Secure Swaddle Blankets
The 'SnuggleBees' Swaddle Keeps Babies Safe yet Accessible
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21
Cosmetic-Organizing Accessories
Cosmetic-Organizing Accessories
This Lipstick Holder by MUID Keeps Beauty Essentials on Hand
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20
Shape-Shifting Robotic Sculptures
Shape-Shifting Robotic Sculptures
Ozel Office's Tech Artwork is Tech-Driven and Interactive
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19
High-End Custom Tailoring Services
High-End Custom Tailoring Services
Oak and River's Garments are Handmade with Premium Fabrics
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18
Multipurpose Transforming Fitness Handles
Multipurpose Transforming Fitness Handles
The Jayflex 'CrossGrips' are Simple Yet Effective
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17
Rugged Terrain Camping Trailers
Rugged Terrain Camping Trailers
The BRS Offroad Sherpa Camper Trailer Can Withstand Adventures
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16
Efficient Nail-Packed Hammers
Efficient Nail-Packed Hammers
The 'Auto Hammer' Accelerates Construction Jobs by Limiting Downtime
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15
Ultra-Modern Home Designs
Ultra-Modern Home Designs
DEX Studio's Structure is Ideal for Outdoor and Indoor Living
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14
Alternative Engagement Rings
Alternative Engagement Rings
Arsaeus' Salt and Pepper Diamond Rings Have Captivating Character
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13
Contemporary Digital Nomad Cabins
Contemporary Digital Nomad Cabins
The Mono Cabin Comes in Three Styles for Nomadic Living
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12
Sustainable Remote Living Cabins
Sustainable Remote Living Cabins
Robin Falck's Nolla Cabin Uses Renewable Energy to Curb Emissions
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11
In-Counter Cooking Systems
In-Counter Cooking Systems
The Micro Apartment Cooking System Saves Space in Compact Kitchens
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10
DIY-Style Fashion Customization Tools
DIY-Style Fashion Customization Tools
Levi's Tailor Shop Offers Denim Workshops to Festival Goers
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9
Light-Filled Contemporary Homes
Light-Filled Contemporary Homes
Anacapa Architecture's Design is Minimalist, Modern and Low-Slung
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8
Cheeky Art School T-Shirts
Cheeky Art School T-Shirts
Chinatown Market Releases a Collection of Fun-Poking Graphic Tees
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7
Multifunctional Observation Tower Concepts
Multifunctional Observation Tower Concepts
Denizen Works Proposes a Design-Forward Viewing Tower
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6
Interactive Artful Museum Experiences
Interactive Artful Museum Experiences
The wndr museum in Chicago Celebrates a New Type of Culture
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5
Customizable Modular Prefab Cabins
Customizable Modular Prefab Cabins
Koto's Structures are Dark, Minimalist & Scandinavian-Inspired
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4
Physical Modification Exhibitions
Physical Modification Exhibitions
Simon Huck's Otherworldly Installations are Very Fantastical
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3
Modestly Built Forest Cabins
Modestly Built Forest Cabins
Prentiss Balance Wickline Architects' Sleek Design is Award-Winning
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2
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
Inventive Ziplock Bathtubs
This Flexible Bath Solves Three Major Problems Associated with Bathtubs
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1
Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture
Minimalist Easy-to-Assemble Furniture
Studio Adjective's Light Design is for Ishinomaki Laboratory
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