8 Product Designs

Vietnam

Low Cost House

Designer: Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Client: wNw House JSC

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By minimizing the functions of the house and using low cost locally sourced natural resources and energies the construction can be achieved for 3200 USD.

http://www.archdaily.com/307274/low-cost-house-vo-trong-nghia-architects/

http://votrongnghia.com/

 

Stone House

Designer: Vo Trong Nghia

Client: Private Residence

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Unique torus shape design utilizing locally sourced stone which neutralizes the temperature of the living space. Rising green roof and stone exterior creates a space which stands out in the new residential area.

 

Cast Aluminium Furniture 

Designer: John Reeves

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Fabricated out recycled solid aluminium. Tough and enduring, manufactured simply and efficiently. Mistakes can be melted down and cast again to reduce wastage. Vietnam based UK designer John Reeves worked with skilled carvers to design the wooden seat. Hand carved timber is juxtaposed with the die cast mould to achieve a poetic and organic feel.

http://www.furniii.com/2012/09/cast-aluminium-furniture-series-one-design-by-reevesdesign/

 

Kontum Indochine Café

Designer: Vo Trong Nghia

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Designed as part of hotel complex in Kontum City. Fibre reinforced plastic roof is suported by 15 pure bamboo cone structures inspired by Vietnamese fishing baskets. Maximising the shadow from the roof and an adjacent artificial lake increases cool airflow allowing the space to operate without air conditioning in the tropical climate.

http://www.archdaily.com/392710/kontum-indochine-cafe-vo-trong-nghia-architects/

 

South Korea

Tube Grip

Designer/s: Hyo-eun Kim and Eun-seok Kim

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Novel compact design to aid with carrying heavy handled objects (i.e. groceries, book bags etc.). Awarded iF Concept Design Award, 2010.

http://www.etre.com/blog/2010/09/give_me_a_hand/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+reaction+(Reaction!)

 

Book Brick

Designer: Gihawoo Design

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Humorous way to divide abstract space and support books with the icon of physical bricks

http://gihawoo.tistory.com/37

 

Plug and Player

Designer: Gihawoo Design

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A kind of minimalism through convergence

 

Hidden Light

Designer: Gihawoo Design

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Though the chair and light are different objects, they are both used in the act of reading

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