A Design News

A Design News featuring great design, architecture, fashion, graphics and innovation from across the globe.

 

AdaptDx Pro

The AdaptDx Pro is an automated dark adaptometer that offers the ophthalmic industry a wearable test device that benefit patients by early detection of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The wearable device is powered by a digital assistant named Theia which guides the testing and interacts with patients using voice prompts driven by artificial intelligence. A personalized testing environment is achieved with adjustable padded head straps and flexible eye cups that ensure a light-tight seal. Internally, a camera guided positioning system aligns optics for testing.

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Solar Skywalks

World's metropolises - like Beijing - have a large number of footbridges traversing busy traffic arteries. They are often unattractive, downgrading the overall urban impression. Our idea of cladding the footbridges with aesthetic, power generating PV modules and transforming them into attractive city spots is not only sustainable, but creates a sculptural diversity that becomes an eye-catcher in the cityscape. E-car or E-bike charging stations under the footbridges utilize the solar energy directly on site.

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HKBCF - Passenger Clearance Building

The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge is a large sea-crossing linking Hong Kong with Zhuhai City and Macao. The Passenger Clearance Building (PCB) serve as a transportation hub to provide clearance facilities for goods and passengers respectively using the bridge. The objective of the HKBCF is to create a new landmark building that reflects Hong Kong as a vibrant global and metropolitan city, and a gateway of Hong Kong to serve for the western part of Pearl River Delta via HZMB.

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K11 Musea

K11 reinvigorate the mall together with 100 creative powers hailing from different disciplines and cultures, to make K11 MUSEA the Silicon Valley of Culture and inject art, architecture, design, sustainability and all forms of culture into the new consumer’s daily life. At the core is a 35m high atrium dubbed Opera Theatre, which features hundreds of 1,800 programmable spotlights to resemble a galaxy, evoking curiosity and creativity, taking the form of a galaxy and mysterious body of stars.

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WF01

The WF01 is a high performance, highly customizable wheelchair. Aiming to be a long-awaited presence like a supercar, the styling is different from conventional wheelchairs. It aims to build a new category of mobility, not just wheelchairs. By making wheelchairs, which are used by people with handicap into mobility that anyone wants to ride, the design team believe that the market can be expanded, and a more borderless world can be provided.

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Catzz

When designing Catzz cat bed, the inspiration was drawn from needs of cats and owners alike, and need to unite function, simplicity and beauty. While observing cats, their unique geometrical features inspired the clean and recognizable form. Some characteristic behavioral patterns (e.g. ear movement) became incorporated into cat's user experience. Also, bearing owners in mind, the aim was to create a piece of furniture they could customize and proudly display. Moreover, it was important to ensure easy maintenance. All of which the sleek, geometrical design and modular structure enable.

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