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December 7, 2011

Mr.8 ZTE Platinum award winner

Nowadays, Chinese chess i commonly played all around the world. But can you imagine visually impaired people from different countries and communities with different cultures playing the game without any trouble? The Public Design Lab of the School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, has made this possible with their design, “Chess for All”. It consists of a newly invented tactile system which overcomes the limitations of conventional Braille and cultural differences, meeting the call of society with inclusive and equal opportunities for all.

The Mr.8 (TD-U220) is a TD-model cell phone of ZTE, with its main target consumers being young students. Appearance, circuitry, hardware and software design was all independently researched and developed. Dominated by the industrial design ethos that shape comes first, the Mr.8 marksa an affinity with newer, simpler thinking as its design theme – the basis of ZTE’s language for customer solutions.

With a strong design sense and unique appearance, the Mr.8 also embraces green technology while focusing on users experience, leading to a design firmly grounded in both business and humanity.

Advocating green low carbon ,Mr. 8 refuse wasting ,inflexible and impossible.It reflects environmental aspects to connect phone packaging with USB line.When users disconnect traditional cell phone packaging, packaging becomes usefulness which both occupy space and creat waste. USB of Mr. 8 adopts FFC (Flexible Flat Cable) ultra-thin data wires which are compressed in interlayer of packaging thickness. Tearing the packaging along the dotted line and then you can get the USB itself. So the process of tearing is also openning the package. The teared USB package can be used when connecting built-in charger and the instructions are printed in two cards left.

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November 16, 2011

China’s best designs 2011

Shanghai Museum of Glass

From the gleaming façades of myriad skyscrapers; historical ties with international craftsmanship and style; as well as recently unearthed archeological gems, Shanghai’s mastery of glass is as long as it is versatile. Fittingly housed in the former premises of the Shanghai Glass Factory, the museum pays homage to this extensive history, skill and indeed very fabric of Shanghai today, where swathes of glistening glass-clad towers dominate the cityscape.

Axor Bouroullec basin and mixer

The Axor Bouroullec bathroom collection comprises more than 70 individual products – from mixers to accessories and from wash basins to bath tubs. A bathroom collection that adapts to you and your needs; that gives you the freedom to design the best bathroom solution for you. It’s a matter of more individuality; of shaping your life in line with your own, personal visions.

  • The mixers can be positioned over, on and around your wash basin with almost complete freedom
  • Integrated shelves on the wash basin, bath tub and exposed installation mixer provide room for the mixer and personal utensils

The designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec let you decide what to do with your objects. The Axor Bouroullec collection is about allowing people to design their own personal bathrooms. Precisely tailored to the specific environment, customs and personal style.

Gourd Thermo-mug


The “Gourd” is a 350mL double- walled stainless steel thermo-mug. The gourd shaped water container evolved from a traditional method of commuter bottle.

Asus Eee PC X 101

Asus EeePC X101 cares consumers and transfers the empathy into design The harmony of the curves determines the form of this affordable computer. Featuring aesthetic, harmony curves and compact mechanism, this design is a revolution of netbook series and anchored in exquisitely slim and light. It gives new meaning to the term ultra portable. With a goal to strive toward mobility, the design of this computer focuses on the communication of the people and their life style. The flowing curves and compact mechanism built up the thin and weightless framework with an absolute affordable price which brings a wireless info receive and sharing experience that correlates contemporary simple life style and economic trend. While X101 is in such size and weight, it still maintaining the timeless elegance and classic beauty that exude style.


Artist and designer Daan Roosegaarde (1979) remarkable works of art function as a documentation of the dynamic relation between architecture, people, and technology.

His designs, such as ‘Dune’ and ‘Intimacy’, are tactile high-tech environments in which viewer and space become one. This connection, established between ideology and technology, results in what Roosegaarde calls techno-poetry.

In 2009, Roosegaarde won the Dutch Design Award. He has been the focus of exhibitions at the Tate Modern, the National Museum in Tokyo, the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, and various public spaces in Rotterdam and Hong Kong.
Bamboo chair
It was said, Chinese furniture marker use the forest area more than ten times of Hong Kong. Please imagine How much woods has been used.The designer hope make change by our hands. The best choice is replace wood. Use another reproducible low carbon material. This is our new design. The series drawing room furniture use hundred percent solid bamboo. add color painter, fabric and some Chinese element. It looks more vogue, more modern and more usefully.
Luxgeon Neora Concept Car
“Neora”, is the combined words from “Neo” and “Era”. “Neo” in Greek simply means “new”; so thatthe Neora is the Luxgen design team at HAITEC’s interpretation of “New Era”.
In the era of the global warming, with the disaster happening around g g, pp g the world, as people are thirstingafter the energy to propel the world moving forward, we in the transportation business has the obligedresponsibility to provide consumer with clean and sustainable means of transportation, without losing the integrity and the essence of an automobile, the emotional attribute that is essential to a vehicle.
In ear ear-phones SHE9000

SHE9000 In-ear Headphones have an easy grip and fit perfect in the ear, even on the go. Housed in superior metal, these earphones are shielded from unnecessary vibration for accurate sound transmission, resulting in smooth bass response, and clear mid-to-high range tones.

Headband headphones SHB 9100 Philips Design Stefano Marzano & Design Team

The SHB9100 is a new mid-sized Bluetooth headband that incorporates the benefits of wireless technology, the comfort of a “floating cushion design” and great sound quality.

The application of quality materials ensures a solid built quality and comfortable fit. Additionally, the floating cushions ensure a great level of fit whilst allowing to maintain a seamless/conic design. Bluetooth technology allows users to listen to music and talk on the phone without the hassle of wires or phone interaction.

Philips Notebook Pico Projector

The PPX1630/CN is a portable compact pico projector designed for multiple ways of input and use cases. It is able to receive signals from various media (PC, Smart Phone, media stored on USB sticks, Camcorders, BDP/DVD players and other sources). A built in battery allows operating this projector anywhere at any time. A power charger is included for more permanent use or charging. An integrated keypad on the top surface provides an intuitive navigation through the onscreen menu. The overall soft shape supports the minimal physical footprint (100mm x 100mm x32mm). In combination with the elegant black piano gloss finishing the dark chrome accent elements enhance the overall sophisticated look and feel.
HD Camcroder CAM 110 BL

CAM110BL is an easy to use movie camera with a very simple UI and built-in USB. The camcorder is designed to be as simple as possible. The advanced anti-shake technology lets you take great videos that you will always be proud to share.

GreenVision BRP361/362/363 Philips Design Stefano Marzano & Design team

GreenVision is a LED-based road-lighting solution that delivers reliable performance and significant energy savings. It is available in a choice of sizes to suit different applications, and with three optics for different road width and spacing configurations.

Fidelio SoundSphere Docking Speaker DS9800W Philips Design Stefano Marzano & Design team

DS9800W is nothing less than a complete high fidelity music system with the sole aim to deliver outstanding musical fidelity from your iPhone, iPod and iPad. For those who want precision and purity from their music, it lets you get the best quality sound.

Bubies Lingerie PpluP Designers Limited

In a nutshell, our vision for the first Bubies Lingerie Limited flagship store was that of a complete sensory experience that communicated class, sophistication and genuine excitement. Synthesising bold design aspects, thoughtful green elements and mesmerising aesthetic details, we created a symphony of a feminine fairy-tale aura with the bold sensual attraction of a Victoria’s Secret fashion show. This is in line with our passionate belief in creating something daring, unconventional yet functional and conducive to business and consumer needs.
Landscape in Bustling City COMODO Interior & Furniture Design Co. Ltd.
With the plan of business expansion, the designer transformed his new design studio into a “natural landscape in bustling city”.
“FLY” 3D glasses
To improve the traditional 3-D TV glasses heavy and rigid look and make the product more light weight for a better wearing experience with new design.  Through the form of 3-D surface design to change the user’s emotions to make consumers experience the 3-D technology pleasurably.  The curved glasses frame is perfectly match the people’s head to achieve the most comfortable wearing condition, it also goes along with the conventional glasses to support and dissipate forces to reduce burden on nose.  Whether used alone or cooperate with glasses all very comfortable.  Sitting or lying down in the state to watch 3 d TV are equally clear stability.  All components are independent, and can be separated apart, when products part is damaged, it only needs to replace the damaged part.  The independent replacement parts design can reduce waste, protect environment and show durability.  Glasses legs used the best elasticity and reductive PR90 materials and SF finishing to provide users comfort and safeties when they wear them.  The unique structured type and the metal circle line glasses frame combined together stably. The simplified design reduces products weight in vision.

The back curve design is not just for prevent speaker is blocked when it lays on a flat surface, but is also shaped for hand holding to enhance stability of single hand operation. Keep good operability and comfort with both horizontal and vertical operation. The clear partition of the keyboard reduces operation mistake. The targeted consumers are primary smart phone users, the small and exquisite design is more attractive, the interface design is also modified according to the commonly used function more convenient and fast use. Curved surface design has reduced the product connect area between product and flat surface to increase its abrasion resistance and service life. The curved shape design makes the products show more affinity and uniqueness. The combination of fruity shape and colors make the product distinct character, and the more energetic. The simplified design and partial details with decorations to make it more elegant look, and short cut the distance between technological products and users.

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