Tulpi-Arabesque is designer Marco Manders newest design, a new addition to the Tulpi product line. This design was not only inspired by the Tulip but also by the typical arabic ornaments and script. Like the minarets, the shape is slender and elegant. From every angle the brightly colored inner tray is visible. An additional advantage is that the owner can quickly recognize if the tray needs emptying. Marco Manders embraces the cohesion of environment and people, playfully contributing to, and thus enhancing, the value, appearance and importance of the surroundings.
The eye-catching Tulpi-InMotion, developed by Dutch designer Marco Manders, will bring a new experience: "If sitting becomes floating". It is a perfect combination of design, ergonomics, sustainability and experience. The Tulpi-InMotion gives a smooth fluctuation, the user imagines himself in a carefree atmosphere.
A metal bench laser cut designed by Enrico Azzimonti produced by using an innovative productive approach: it is time to break the patterns and overcome the technological limitations that till now have bound the tube processing only to some application fields. It's conceived and projected for outdoor: made for stainless steel, it is resistant to weathering. The idea is to design a chair technically and ergonomically correct and, at the same time, flexible according to various forms of social aggregation.
Design often changes the lifestyle to improve the function or the quality. Sometimes, the design could badly restrict or change those habit. To avoid that bad result of the design, a passive attitude to design was accepted for the case that a number of locals in the Beijing old downtown area still throw away cigarette butt in the drain. If the drain cover is ash tray would be more effective than establishing smoking area at the corner of the street. In that way, the locals do not have to change their habit, which , to some extent, improves smoking manner.
EnGo is an off-the-grid lighting solution powered by solar and kinetic energy generated from footsteps. Inspired by natural calm shapes and maximally utilizing sunlight, it creates a new visual and social ambient, while harvesting renewable energy. With a remote management platform and an array of incorporated sensors, EnGo is an interactive piece of street furniture that maximizes resources and collects data from a site. Features like lighting color change over a smart phone and a Charge Spot for mobile devices modernize public lighting and bring potential advertisement opportunities.