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Top 100 Design Trends in September

From Artistically Revamped Tech to Basketball-Centric Exhibits

— September 15, 2019 — Art & Design
The September 2019 design list spotlights cutting-edge ventures that elevate numerous industries. A prominent pattern in this round-up is the intersection between art and technology as designers seek to introduce a more aesthetically enriching element to user experience. Although not functional, 3D artist Julien Rivoire reenvisions retro tech devices with reference to artistic sensibilities. Utilizing Autodesk Fusion 360, he produces new, visually-enticing versions of the WinAmp player, the Nokia snake game, and a Netflix-style gadget.

Another instance of cutting-edge projects in the September 2019 design category is a collaboration between experimental fashion pioneer Iris van Herpen who joins forces with Neutelings Riedijk Architects to develop a beautifully textured frieze for the Naturalis Biodiversity Center. This was her first full-scale architecture project.
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NFC-Enabled Cycling Helmets
NFC-Enabled Cycling Helmets
POC's Ventral Air SPIN NFC Helps to Enhance a Bicyclist's Safety
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Whimsical Australian Homes
Whimsical Australian Homes
This Kennedy Nolan Home Features a Circular Pool and a Green Staircase
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Historic Luxury Retirement Apartments
Historic Luxury Retirement Apartments
London's Wildernesse House Offers 23 Apartments
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Resort-Style Mattresses
Resort-Style Mattresses
The Sedona Hybrid by Brooklyn Bedding Gleans from Southwest Resort Life
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Stylishly Abstract Magazine Racks
Stylishly Abstract Magazine Racks
The Paper Pet by Frederik Roijé is Unique and Design-Forward
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95
Raised Chilean Cabin Homes
Raised Chilean Cabin Homes
This Bright Red Cabin is Raised by Stilts
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Custom Metro Card Campaigns
Custom Metro Card Campaigns
RIMOWA is Teaming Up with NYC MetroCard for the 'Never Still' Campaign
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Charitable Scholastic Water Bottles
Charitable Scholastic Water Bottles
This Composition Notebook S'well Bottle is Stationery-Themed
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Llama-Shaped Door Hooks
Llama-Shaped Door Hooks
Urban Outfitters Debuts Dynamic Llama Over-The-Door Multi-Hook
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Funky Cartoon Beverage Redesigns
Funky Cartoon Beverage Redesigns
Gunna Drinks Unveiled Fresh Bold Packaging for Its Drinks
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Reissued Designer Collabs
Reissued Designer Collabs
The Target Anniversary Collection Revives Exclusive Collaborations
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Adaptable Modular Rugs
Adaptable Modular Rugs
CHACCRA Fights Disposable Culture with Modular Rug Designs
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Heat-Generating Yarns
Heat-Generating Yarns
Red Heart Heat Wave Boasts the Ability to Get Up to 12 Degreed Warmer
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Elegantly Minimalist Speakers
Elegantly Minimalist Speakers
Kanto's TUK Pushes the Design Boundaries of the Bookshelf Speaker
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Pet-Friendly Washable Rugs
Pet-Friendly Washable Rugs
Ruggable's Machine-Washable Rugs are Easily Removed and Changed
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Unique Map-Adorned Glasses
Unique Map-Adorned Glasses
The Urban Map Glass Lets You Decorate with a City Map of Your Choice
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Biodegradable Flower Pots
Biodegradable Flower Pots
Mobius' Biodegradable Plastic is Made from Paper Manufacturing Waste
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Furniture-Specific VR Shopping
Furniture-Specific VR Shopping
Natuzzi Supplements Its Showroom with a High Tech Retail Experience
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Custom DIY Canvas Sneakers
Custom DIY Canvas Sneakers
Convrse Launches a Pair of All-Stars in a 'Nurie' Iteration
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Nostalgic Space Travel Posters
Nostalgic Space Travel Posters
This Art Series Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing
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CBD-Infused Shampoo Bars
CBD-Infused Shampoo Bars
Mighty Green's Haircare Products Share the Benefits of Hemp
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Ultra-Cozy Wooden House Extensions
Ultra-Cozy Wooden House Extensions
Rise Design Studio Uses Douglas Fir Wood for This Home
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Personalized Upcycled Vases
Personalized Upcycled Vases
UncommonGoods Launches the Personalized Champagne Wedding Vase
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Cast Iron-Inspired Appliances
Cast Iron-Inspired Appliances
Maytag's New Black Kitchen Appliance Finish is Matte & Textured
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Playful Plant Pot Facades
Playful Plant Pot Facades
A Plant Pot Wall Adorns the Green Villa by MVRDV in the Netherlands
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Autonomous Boat Bridges
Autonomous Boat Bridges
Carlo Ratti's Dynamic Bridge is Made Up of Circling Autonomous Boats
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Needle-Free Knitting Yarns
Needle-Free Knitting Yarns
The Beginner-Friendly Bernat Alize EZ Wool Comes Pre-Looped
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Stylishly Versatile Customizable Backpacks
Stylishly Versatile Customizable Backpacks
Kiri Can Be Tailored to Satisfy a Variety of Activities
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Funhouse Chapel Rides
Funhouse Chapel Rides
Norwich Cathedral's Ride Helps Visitors Appreciate Ornate Interior Details
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Bottle Label-Inspired Bar Interiors
Bottle Label-Inspired Bar Interiors
Ménard Dworkind Oversees the Aestehtic of Montreal's Vinvinvin
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Exploratory Geometry-Inspired House Designs
Exploratory Geometry-Inspired House Designs
Atelier RZLBD's 'Mask House' is Situated in Toronto
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Inflatable Rooftop Gardens
Inflatable Rooftop Gardens
SKNYPL Made a Modern Take on Korean Rooftop Garden Design
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Design-Forward Smokeware Decor
Design-Forward Smokeware Decor
Laundry Day Makes Smoking Accessories That are Made to Be Displayed
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Italian Architecture Illuminators
Italian Architecture Illuminators
The Cupolone Lamp is Inspired by the St. Peter's Basilica Dome
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Hand-Drawn Corduroy Stools
Hand-Drawn Corduroy Stools
BODE Boasts a Selection of Unique Stools, Each Retailing for $2,000 USD
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Stunningly Lush Concrete Pergolas
Stunningly Lush Concrete Pergolas
Di Gregorio Associati Architetti's Modern Residence is in Italy
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Textile-Inspired Facades
Textile-Inspired Facades
Julie Firkin Architects Boasts a Striking Patterned Facade for This Abode
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Eco-Minded Toilet Designs
Eco-Minded Toilet Designs
EOOS and Laufen Produce a Urine-Trapping Toilet as a Wastewater Solution
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Design-Forward CBD Oil Packaging
Design-Forward CBD Oil Packaging
Alpinols Boasts an Incredibly Elegant Branding Aesthetic
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Inaugural Art Concept Spaces
Inaugural Art Concept Spaces
STANDART Opens Up a Platform for Experimentation in Cologne, Germany
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Theatrical Toilet Roll Sets
Theatrical Toilet Roll Sets
The Play Edition by Who Gives a Crap Features Stackable Characters
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Slick Three-Apartment Urban Villas
Slick Three-Apartment Urban Villas
Nicola Probst Architetti's Design Boasts Smooth Corners
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Strategic Brand Typeface Swaps
Strategic Brand Typeface Swaps
IKEA Switches Its Verdana Typeface to Noto to Adapt to Languages
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Text-Based Digital Rebellions
Text-Based Digital Rebellions
Re:publica's Identity Contradicts the Values of Digital Cultures
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High-Tech Celestial Mapping Robots
High-Tech Celestial Mapping Robots
Olafur Eliasson and Carlo Ratti's Robot Can Chart the Sun
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3D-Printed Origami Illuminators
3D-Printed Origami Illuminators
The 'Conductive Origami' Lamps Have a Folding Aesthetic
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Brainwave-Designed Objects
Brainwave-Designed Objects
José de la O & Mirai Innovation Tap the Creativity of the Brain
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Psychology-Informed Table Designs
Psychology-Informed Table Designs
The Codependent Table by 1th Studio Boasts a Deeper Meaning
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Artist-Honoring Metal-Inspired Fashion
Artist-Honoring Metal-Inspired Fashion
HUF & the Frazetta Girls Collaborate on a Summer 2019 Drop
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Communally Build Mindful Pavilion
Communally Build Mindful Pavilion
Geçit is a Simple Pavilion Built Through a Five-day Workshop
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Basketball-Centric Exhibits
Basketball-Centric Exhibits
Tyrrell Winston Debuts an Inaugural Show in Stockholm, Sweden
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Multi-Sensory Gemstone Installations
Multi-Sensory Gemstone Installations
The Gemfields VOID Exhibition Shows Large-Scale Projects
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Upcycled Accessory Collections
Upcycled Accessory Collections
Harry Jones' Ghostly Ocean Debris is Made Out of Refugee Life Vests
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Elegantly Multi-Functional Coffee Tables
Elegantly Multi-Functional Coffee Tables
Isabel Quiroga Creates A Strikingly Modern Table Design
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Stair-Free Swimming Pools
Stair-Free Swimming Pools
The Beach Entry Fiberglass Pool Boasts a Gently Sloping Design
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Container-Based Seasonal Bars
Container-Based Seasonal Bars
SG Blocks Builds This Bar with Its Signature GreenSteel Product
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Lively Modern Amsterdam Studios
Lively Modern Amsterdam Studios
TANK Architecture & Design Agency Switches Locations of Operation
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Baroque-Influenced Contemporary Rental Units
Baroque-Influenced Contemporary Rental Units
Paweł Tatara & Znamy się Introduce a Unique Aesthetic
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Urbane Packable Backpacks
Urbane Packable Backpacks
This Chic Backpack Can Be Compactly Folded Down Into Its Own Pouch
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Elevated Party Supplies
Elevated Party Supplies
Draper James and Coterie Launched a Dapper Party Decor Collection
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Romantically Elegant Furniture Showrooms
Romantically Elegant Furniture Showrooms
Workstead's Upstate New York Showroom is Quite Classy
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Eco-Friendly Bamboo Toilet Paper
Eco-Friendly Bamboo Toilet Paper
No.2 Toilet Paper Helps You Lower Your 'Carbon Buttprint'
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Build-Your-Own Shelving Units
Build-Your-Own Shelving Units
andAssociates Boasts the Modern and Sculptural amime Shelving System
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House-Like Apartments
House-Like Apartments
Atelier Pierre Thibault Arranged a Slated Facade for a Dual Apartment Layout
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Artistically Revamped Tech
Artistically Revamped Tech
The Artist Julien Rivoire Created New Versions of Retro Tech Devices
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Branded Mountainous Eco-Cabins
Branded Mountainous Eco-Cabins
'On Mountain Hut' is an Adventurous Activation by Running Brand On
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Character-Themed Limited Edition Rugs
Character-Themed Limited Edition Rugs
Hebru Brantley Playfully Emphasizes the Home Decor Category
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Interactive Climate Change Installations
Interactive Climate Change Installations
Thijs Biersteker's Symbiosia is an Installation in Paris
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Sound Wave-Shaped Wall Décor
Sound Wave-Shaped Wall Décor
The Wooden Custom Song Wall Sculpture is Eye-Catching and Unique
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Sofa-Transforming Sleep Kits
Sofa-Transforming Sleep Kits
Burrow's Nomad Sleeper Turns Couches Into Comfortable Sofa Beds
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Interaction-Encouraging Futuristic Retail Spaces
Interaction-Encouraging Futuristic Retail Spaces
Masquespacio Delievrs a Whimsical Vibe to RUBIO
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Versatile Modern Furniture
Versatile Modern Furniture
LeviSarha Releases Two Collaborations and They are Both Ultra-Chic
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Incredibly Realistic Temporary Tattoos
Incredibly Realistic Temporary Tattoos
Inkbox's New Product is Exclusive to Its Physical Location
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Futuristic Italian Farmhouses
Futuristic Italian Farmhouses
This Unique Home Was Designed by Simone Subissati Architects
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Elevated Gardening Tools
Elevated Gardening Tools
Garden Glory Boasts an Incredibly Chic Collection for the Modern Gardener
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Stunning Architecture Photomontages
Stunning Architecture Photomontages
Mohammad Hassan Forouzanfar Fuses Tradition and Modernism
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Plant-Covered Self-Sufficient Structures
Plant-Covered Self-Sufficient Structures
WOHA Debuts an Immersive and Futuristic Pavilion
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Handmade Modern Sculpture Series
Handmade Modern Sculpture Series
Laura Itkonen's Vuela Series Has a Strong Ethereal Quality
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Visually Appealing Multi-Level Houses
Visually Appealing Multi-Level Houses
Scenario Architecture Creates a Visual Connection Here
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Large-Scale Printed Ecosystems
Large-Scale Printed Ecosystems
BigRep's GENESIS Eco Screen is a 3D-Printed Plant & Insect Habitat
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Slick Mid-Century Outdoor Furniture
Slick Mid-Century Outdoor Furniture
Nendo Releases a Collection of Stunningly Elegant Furniture
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Innovative Modern Bathroom Designs
Innovative Modern Bathroom Designs
Roca Pushes the Boundaries of Bathroom Materials with Surfex
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Innovative Soap-Making Methods
Innovative Soap-Making Methods
Danielle Coffey's Project Efficiently Turns Fats and Oils into Soap
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Noodle-Like Blankets
Noodle-Like Blankets
Golden Field's Unique Blanket Takes Inspiration from Japanese Udon Noodles
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Chic Industrial Cafe Design
Chic Industrial Cafe Design
Schemata Architects Sparsely Curates This Cafe Concept in South Korea
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Adorable Egg Boiling Devices
Adorable Egg Boiling Devices
The Eqquins is a Design-Forward Product That Helps to Boil & Store
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Cartoon-Inspired Apparel Collections
Cartoon-Inspired Apparel Collections
Nike Introduces a Few Spongebob Apparel Pieces Ahead of Drop
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Creatively-Focused Japanese Culture Brands
Creatively-Focused Japanese Culture Brands
b.Eautiful Allows People to Explore Japanese Culture
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Stylishly Elevated BnB Experiences
Stylishly Elevated BnB Experiences
The Ossington House is a Luxe BnB Concept by Alison Goodwin
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Augmented Reality Art Tours
Augmented Reality Art Tours
Apple & the New Museum Take Urban Art to the Digital Environment
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Contemporary Urban Furniture Collections
Contemporary Urban Furniture Collections
Civil and Brad Ascalon Launch the Doppio Collection
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Brutalist-Informed Fashion Editorials
Brutalist-Informed Fashion Editorials
Vivienne Westwood's FW19 Lookbook Honors the Barbican Estate
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Couture-Inspried Concrete Friezes
Couture-Inspried Concrete Friezes
Iris van Herpen Boasts Her Experimental Haute Couture Aesthetic
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Creativity-Fostering Design Toys
Creativity-Fostering Design Toys
Alessandra Fumagalli Romario's Imaginary Language Encourages Kids
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Expressive Rainbow-Inspired Abodes
Expressive Rainbow-Inspired Abodes
Big Bit is a Whimsical Rentable Apartment in Margate Old Town
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Stylishly Adaptable Shelving Systems
Stylishly Adaptable Shelving Systems
Artem Zakharchenko-Halytskyi's Gate System is Design-Forward
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Stylish Countertop Hydroponic Gardens
Stylish Countertop Hydroponic Gardens
Rotofarm by Bace Ensure Consumers Enjoy Fresh Veggies
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Minimalist African Safari Lodges
Minimalist African Safari Lodges
ARRCC Extends Afro-minimalism as a Movement with This Project
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Shipping Container Micro Homes
Shipping Container Micro Homes
Marilia Pellegrini Produces a Concept for a Luxury-Focused Home
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Low-Cost Furniture Designs
Low-Cost Furniture Designs
Esrawe Studio's Project is Intended to Improve Living Conditions
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