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Beertone

Beertone is the first Beer Reference Guide based on the different beer colors, presented in a glass form fan. For the first edition we collected information from 202 different swiss beers, travelling around the country, from East to West, from North to South. The whole process took a lot of time and a detailed logistic to get done but the result of these two passions together make us very proud and further editions are already planned. Cheers!

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Ergo-table for bed

The table is able to rotate in a certain angle to fit under the bed/compartment for maximize space and open in a usable manner. Able to have few swivel feature which is on 2 planes to have easy swing for the user. It can help solve potential problem on placing the laptop or similar devices directly on to the bed which traps air flow. In ergonomic aspect, the Swing table lets the user have a proper mounting surface to avoid pressing on user's lap. While the body is on preferred posture, the table swings towards him/her easily maintaining comfort. The use of table is disabled friendly too.

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Glow

Nescafe Decaf's "Why Not?" campaign paved the way for the first glow-in-the-dark print material ever to be produced. A cup of great tasting coffee during the evenings can be very enjoyable as with the experience of our readers once they land on our print ad. In a lit room, the material shows a Nescafe Decaf pack with the headline: “Sarap ng Kape” ("Great Tasting Coffee") When lights are turned off, the moon and stars glow along the new copy that reads: “Sarap ng Kape…Lalo Na Sa Gabi!” ("Great Tasting Coffee...especially at night!")

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Projected Path

Turning across traffic at intersections is a disproportionately dangerous maneuver because an error in judgment can result in a head-on collision. People have trouble perceiving the correct speed of oncoming traffic because humans cannot accurately judge the speed of objects going directly towards it. This design uses an augmented reality heads-up display to show the Projected Path of cars, which is where it will be in the next 3 seconds. The faster the car goes, the longer the path. Drivers can now confidently turn across traffic when there are no red paths in the intersection.

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Ropo

Ropo is a self balancing dustpan and broom concept, which never falls down on the floor. Thanks to the small weight of the water tank located in the bottom compartment of the dustpan, Ropo keeps itself balanced naturally. After easily sweeping the dust with the help of the straight lip of the dustpan, users can snap the broom and the dustpan together and put it away as a single unit without the concern of it ever falling down. The modern organic form aims to bring simplicity to the interior spaces and the rocking weeble wobble feature intends to entertain the users while cleaning the floor.

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MAXX

MAXX is a modular sofa that converts for multiple uses. The sofa back rests are easily relocated along the frame to create a double sided sofa, a deep lounging sofa or a cal queen bed. A mattress topper and bed linens are stored under panels beneath the seat cushions. The sofa can also be divided to create a double chaise and and a single chaise or three separate chaise lounges. Tables are built into the arms with recessed tall slender vases which are not seen until they are in use.

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