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Pets for Pets

True to its name, Pets For Pets is a pet feeder specialized for cats, dogs and birds, composed of waste PET bottles integrated to the main plastic structure. Serving as a sustainable simple food reservoir and a water tank depending on simply Torricelli's law, waste bottles of 5 Lt and a 1,5 Lt are positioned upside down to complete the product.

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La Maison Noire

La Maison Noire, a kennel made in black carbon, a material that resist heat, absorb odor and stiffness without compromising weight. It is designed for medium to small size pet living indoor or outdoor purpose. The open latch allow natural lighting and fresh air circulation into the living area giving your pet the ultimate climate condition. The production of La Maison Noire is made by carbon fibre and is cured in an autoclave at over 120 degrees over a period of 8 hours. The result is a lightweight structure that is stronger and lighter than steel, prevailing any kind of weather conditions

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PoLoo

The PoLoo is an automatic toilet to help dogs poo in peace, even when the weather is lousy outside. In the summer of 2008, during a sailing holiday with the 3 family dogs Eliana Reggiori, a qualified sailor, devised the PoLoo. With her friend Adnan Al Maleh designed something which will help not only the dogs quality of life, but also to improve to those owners who are elderly or disabled and unable to get out of the house in winter period. It’s automatic, avoid smell and easy to use, to carry, to clean and ideal for those living in flats, for motorhome and boats owner, hotel and resorts.

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Pet Project

Design is all about details and and the house pets are often left aside. I decided to create a shelter for the dogs and cats of the house with the same guide lines of designing a new residence. Minimalist, contemporary, straight lines and apparent structures. A very easy circulation system with a large main entrance and open views on all side to enjoy the view of the house from the house. The pet project can be personalised with different modules available for different sizes and roof colours for individuality. Their favourite cushion can be placed inside and give your pet the perfect space.

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Motorola Scout 5000 – by Binatone

The Motorola Scout 5000 is a stylish Wearable camera with tracking & activity monitoring that meets consumer demand for product design that merges functionality with style and beauty. The design was inspired by the simple form of the circle.

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Canoe

Cats spend an average of 16 hours each day curled up in slumber and when it comes to sleep, they look for any comfortable place. They are extremely attracted to “fique” or “sisal” and they can’t resist the temptation of having direct contact with it. Canoe is a cat bed made out of fique, a natural fiber still spun by hand and then knitted into an exceptional fabric made by artisans from a Colombian rural region. The shape that hosts the cat is the result of gracefully folding and securing the opposite sides of the fabric with leather cords intertwined forming x shaped stitches.

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Read the latest interviews and conversations on design, creativity and innovation between design journalist and world-famous designers, artists and architects. See latest design projects and award-winning designs by famous designers, artists, architects and innovators. Discover new insights on creativity, innovation, arts, design and architecture. Learn about design processes of great designers.

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