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Ecto Handplanes

Ecto Handplanes upcycle broken surfboards into thrilling high speed bodysurfing devices known as handplanes, or handboards. Bodysurfers are able to utilise the smooth glass surface and buoyancy of the Ecto Handplane to increase their speed and control whilst skimming across all types of waves. Designed with a uniquely refined shape that is the ideal volume for bodysurfing.

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Nemesis Fins

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SMAO Paddles

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Charax

Coming from an apparel design background, the inspiration of the snowboard's physical features and dimensional design are shown by the thorax of the butterfly popping out of the surface. Such design is done without compromising the board's performance. His main goal when completing this board was to have it be one single design object. The next feat to tackle is the direction of production and materials to manufacture this additional layer.

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EcoZip

EcoZip is a rollercoaster zip line featuring a specifically designed safety system and can be built using trees or poles. Most zip lines travel in a straight line but the EcoZip can be more than one kilometre of twists, turns and loops. The design allows participants to experience an exhilarating rush as they swoop, zoom, twist and zig zag their way through the forest in complete safety. The zip line can be fully accessible for wheelchair users and people of all ages.

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Jolokia

Jolokia is designed to meet the needs of women in the world of ring sports. The padding is the pivot of the glove design. He fits snugly around the female hand and is made of three different densities to facilitate every possible use and taste of the customer. Thanks to technologies and innovative materials glove is lighter, more robust, it protects the hand, absorbs perspiration and is in step with fashion. Jolokia is a technical glove for professional competitions. Ready to fight?

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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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