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La Vita E Bella

Melding western and eastern styles, La Vita E Bella Show Villa transitions the contemporary with the historical in the spirit of this era. Traditional Chinese details like spun silk flowers and birds wallpaper in the master bedroom sit juxtaposition with contemporary western furnishing. Overall forms, walls and spatial structures are govern by western sensibilities with gentle reminders of Chinese traditions through the use of classical banisters, metal thread on the walls and symmetrical carved screens.

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130YO Gran Cruz

To celebrate the 130th anniversary of Gran Cruz, a Port producer, Omdesign designed and produced a special commemorative packaging. The design reflects in its details the essence of Douro, as well as the cooperage artwork and ageing of the 100YO Very Old Port that Gran Cruz selected to this particular edition, enhancing the quality of their products, history and values. The bottle with a black woman screen printed is integrated in a wood package, with a velvety touch and evoking the culture and tradition written in the legacy of of the company.

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Thesaurus

Thesaurus is a symbiosis between Nature and Jewelry, materialized into a one of a kind piece of furniture. Passion and craftsmanship are united to create this sculptural table where 14,000 Swarovski crystals are carefully embedded one by one, by hand, in the natural fissures of a warm centenary olive tree trunk. The base is made of black marble, symbolizing the strata of the earth, and the glass surface is made in the shape of an olive leaf.

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Xsr 155

XSR 155 unique aspect is using extensive glass integrated with the superstructure which gives the project the architectural touch. The hybrid propulsion provides to avoid the noise, vibrations, emissions and expense of running your diesel generators at anchor. Main focus was owner’s freedom and flexibility on board. For achieving this, full glass living areas and spacious exteriors with loose furniture provided.

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Riolax Curie

Iconic, clean and innovative, Curie is the largest Acrylic Shell Spa in Brazil and it aims to bring a totally new experience to the user. Curie brings in its essence the balance between form and function and its design is a result of the quest for inspirations in several areas and products, which guaranteed to the project creative materials and processes. The 'Curie' name, also reflects the grandeur of the product, referring to one of the greatest icons of the history, Marie Curie, associated always with pioneering, innovation and technology.

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Angus Villa

Combining the exquisite details of traditional European design with touches of modern creativity, this villa transitions effortlessly from formal business entertainment to comfortable family living. With Chinoiserie influence in hand painted florals and birds throughout, the ultimate goal was to create a timeless design with reminiscences of the past, enjoyment for the present, and unfading elegance in the future.

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Design interview of the day

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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