Design Reporter

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

 

N Power

This charging post uses a streamlined design to reduce the damage caused by the right-angle design and has a unique shape. White PVC soft rubber is used on both sides of the charging post to improve the safety of public facilities. The middle part is made of hot-pressed black glass steel material, front and rear LCD touch screen can be used for online payment and vehicle information display. The green LED on the charging station side allows the user to find and use it at night or when there is insufficient lighting.

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TechniChrome

TechniChrome consist of combination of paintable pixels and wire that can turn any material or surface into a digital display. This disrupts the way users present digital information by opening up any surfaces to potentially become an active display for information. The project imagines a screenless future, where digital data and internet content will be integrated seamlessly into every part of the built environment.

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Britannia

Britannia is mega-scale wind turbine developed for offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom. It was planned to be the first to produce 10Mw of power using 4 rather than 1 generator. The exterior styling differentiates Clipper turbines from competitors and is designed to evoke company heritage and aspirations - in particular forms inspired by Clipper ships and the Winged Victory of Samothrace. Placement of radiators for cooling the generators allowed the use of air scoops as stylistic elements. The crew space within the turbine is optimized for people to work and sleep inside during service.

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eRook Compact

- Erook compact is a flexible, scalable and secure energy storage solution for self-consumption, with Ion-Lithium LFP technology. Its design allows custom manufacturing, thanks to its extruded central core, being able to configure equipment with a power of 1Kwh to 15Kwh as required, without the need to invest in boxes for each product. Its easy installation and transport, make erook compact a unique product. The optimization of the production processes and the use of recyclable materials complete the concept of a green product in the use of clean energy.

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SolarVille

Solarville showcases how combining solar panels with blockchain technology could make clean energy more affordable and accessible for the many. SolarVille is a fully functioning prototype, built to a 1:50 scale: some households have installed solar panels to become makers and traders of clean energy, while others automatically purchase the electricity generated in their local community. As a result, SolarVille is a cooperative micro-grid that makes a community self-sufficient.

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37 Degrees Shared

Shared Wireless Charger: This product has two embedded wireless charging coil, it provides fast and safe wireless charging experience for users. It is applicable in various public places like restaurant, shopping mall, railway station and airport, etc. It also explores a new pattern of business, as restaurants and shops can generate profit by providing “pay to charge” services and issuing advertisements on the charger.

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