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IKEA's flat-pack refugee shelters

Ikea has produced 10,000 o flat-pack temporary shelters designed for refugees made homeless by conflict and natural disasters.

The shelters have been designed to last three years, making them allot more durable than the common refugee tent. 88 more words


Wen Jing Lai - Westiental cutlery

 Wen Jing Lai has created a set of cutlery that fuses western and eastern traditions togeather to create hybrid eating utensils.

“I wanted to use something very typical to represent a culture, so instead of looking at clothes, I thought that cutlery and dining rituals are very distinctive between the west and the east,” Lai told Dezeen. 201 more words


Lisa Ertel - Dune furniture

Lisa Etel has sandblasted Dune furniture highlighting the underlying patterns within the wood. The lines trace out the tree’s annual rings of growth.

I enjoy her pieces as the idea is so simple yet effective, she has emphasised the natural beauty of the wood exposing its “individual history”. 63 more words