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Design Reporter

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

 

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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Torchia

Torchia Solar LED Lamp/Charger offers portable emergency flashlight that uses solar energy as its main power source. Just like handy flashlight, this concept device fits several needs in both multiple usages. Charged by photovoltaic panels in four wings, Torchia produces energy without any dependency on other energy systems. Suitable for outdoor activities, it charges devices via USB. Torchia is also efficient in emergency situations, it can be used as a flash light for warning such as in the event of a car accident or natural disasters.

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4SRM

The quantity of coffee used, the type of grinding, water temperature and pressure, all decisively influence the final quality of an excellent espresso. Experts consider that a perfect espresso should not exceed 30ml. Therefore CUP & SAUCER has patented a new exclusive and innovative cup. Three guidelines are visible where the 1st from the bottom indicates the measure of a perfect espresso. This precious innovation is an useful tool for the coffee brands that wish to provide the best experience!

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Creator Z-04

This solar lamp has an ultra large solar panel, which carries its own light energy sensor and can rotate 360 degrees. Below the panel is a large area of energy-efficient lighting. people can gather under the lamp for studying, working or having some fun. Each solar lamp is equipped with nine removable charging hand lights. people can remove these lights and use them at home. As long as people bring them back to their original positions for charging the following day.

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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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Soli

Soli is a solar chargeable flashlight/ lamp designed to raise awareness about energy poverty and the hazards of kerosene used by more than 1 billion people worldwide. Designed for Nokero, a leading manufacturer of developing economy solar lighting and charging products, Soli addresses the lighting and safety needs of developed economy users. Every Soli light purchased will help Nokero deliver much needed solar lighting products to families living without electricity. This enables increased productivity and safety for all. Soli was presented at the Vatican at the Laudato 'Si challenge in 2017.

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