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event|added Jul 12, 2017

The Beauty and the Book Award


The BEAUTY AND THE BOOK AWARD is an audience prize for the most beautifully designed book and was awarded for the first time in 2014. It is organised by the Book Art Foundation and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

The main criterion for this prize is not the content of the book, but its outward appearance. All lovers of beautiful books can nominate the book they think is most beautiful at as well as vote for those that have already been entered.

There are no restrictions regarding year of publication or topic. Everything is allowed: fiction, non-fiction, art, design, architecture, photography, cooking, arts & crafts. All books that were not included in the competition in previous years are eligible.

Submissions can be made until 8 September. After that, it will only be possible to vote. The shortlist will be published on 25 September, containing the winning titles of each category. The final vote will take place live at the Fair, which is also where the winner will be announced on Saturday, 14 October. GET YOUR TICKET HERE


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Parametric Chess Game


Students at the University of Arts, Braunschweig create a parametrically designed and chess game. The task was to conceive a complete set of chess figures from a single algorithmic definition, yet each individual figure should exhibit distinct individual characteristics. The students were asked to depart from the classical notion of chess figures and reduce their particular features to a selection of essential parameters. After a selection process one set was chosen, refined and 3D printed.

Designer: Students (Germany)
Manufacturer: (Germany)
Material: Acrylic / ABS
Dimension: 30 cm * 30 cm
Price: -

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product|added Jul 03, 2017 0 rating 3.01 / 5  |  32203 votes

ENCHANTED SOUL - Each ring has its own soul


We Hide Mysteries Inside Our Wood And Resin Ring. Each ring is carefully created by hand and imparted with natural materials such as flowers, wood, moss, amber, corals, etc. The result makes each jewel look as if it contains its own hidden world. find here the kickstarter campaign.

Designer: Enchanted Soul (Canada)
Manufacturer: Enchanted Soul (Canada)
Inspired By: Natural landscapes
Material: Resin and Wood
Colours: All
Price: $59 USD

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product|added Jul 03, 2017 0 rating 3.01 / 5  |  46980 votes

Black and Colhours


Dsignio has designed and developed a watch for Colhour Watches characterized by combining live colors with black. Dsignio has looked for clean and timeless lines to create a colorful collection where the combinations of its parts allow a large number of possibilities.
The watch´s black alloy case houses a Japanese Seiko PC 215 movement and it guarantees a type of water resistance of 3Atm. Dsignio has also designed strong silicone straps in various colors so the users can customize their watch.

Designer: DSIGNIO (Spain)
Manufacturer: Colhour Watches (Spain)
Material: Alloy and silicone.
Colours: several colours
Price: 50

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video report|added Jul 01, 2017

Token identity ring - to access everything

Token lets you live securely in a digital world. One ring to access everything. Token is your password, house key, credit card, car key, access badge and transit card.



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product|added Jun 29, 2017 0 rating 3.02 / 5  |  47495 votes

Wealth watch


Wealth Watch aims to merge the benefits of cash and card in money management. Using a central hub, it allows users to set long and short-term savings goals, allocate budgets for days/weeks/months. The budget is then transferred to a wearable device that allows electronic payments whilst offering tactile feedback. The wearable will let the user know when they are getting low and stops working when the user has reached the set budget. An app gives on-the-go control over spending and savings.

Designer: Ruaidhri phelan (Ireland)
Inspired By: Cashless society
Material: Copper detailing, ABS, acetal POM
Colours: Grey copper

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product|added Jun 23, 2017 0 rating 3.01 / 5  |  67923 votes

shelving system DIY


The shelving system is assembled in layers. The connection of the lements is achieved by sliding in simple metal pins in one vertical axis. Hence the vertical elements can be swiveled freely.
There are many option – free configuration in height and length or combination of materials. Complex forms can be reallized, like bows, overhangs or junctions.
The shelving system is an open source – project published on bysomeone. Plans, a configurator and assembly references can be downloaded here.

Designer: tpunktr (Germany)
Manufacturer: do it yourself
Material: SwissCDF
Dimension: variable

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product|added Jun 20, 2017 0 rating 3.02 / 5  |  74319 votes

The Coolest bike upgrade so far


You can convert any bike into a smart one and open up entire new possibilities for smarter city commute. A host of features that ensures a flawless, informed and connected commute coupled with a beautiful design which adds personality to your bike.

With features such as In-depth ride metrics, Auto Smartlights, Sunlight readable display, Accident detection, navigation, call notifications etc, it gives a new dimension to what the future of smart and safe commute would look like.

Designer: Rajiv Hirur

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