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Design & Innovations

Funky furniture

By Jess Handley The ocean is an abundance of natural wonders: coral that one could liken to diamonds (they are so hard), volcanic rock activity rumbling deep beneath the water, a kaleidoscope of fascinating marine life, and of course the…

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Design & Innovations

Electric avenue

The 1960’s classic film Mary Poppins was arguably one of the first pieces of popular culture to show the notion that a woman’s handbag can house a large number of objects that are seemingly far too much for the volume…

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Design & Innovations

Upping the ordinary

In 2003, a fabulous film entitled Second Hand Lions showed the story about a young boy named Walter who goes to live with his two eccentric uncles in rural Texas. In the first half of the film, one of the…

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Design & Innovations

A Bright Idea

There are many ways to skin the every saving cat that do not involve living by candle light or bathing in the Liesbeek River, but rather taking a bit of trash and turning it into something marvellously creative. If you…

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Design & Innovations

Not your average ride

Roses are red, violets are blue, and who needs metal-when you have bamboo! This is the idea that underpins a remarkable fusion of engineering and creativity, otherwise known as Erba cycles. Since opening its doors in October 2010, Erba’s beautiful…

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