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Tactica M100

The Tactica M100 multitool is a world first design combining hardened stainless steel and high tech polymer composite to deliver an ultra portable, adaptable and highly functional pocket multitool. The M100 features 18+ tools, including metric and imperial wrenches and rulers, box cutter, bottle opener and screwdriver with light and heavy duty sockets. TSA air travel compliant and tech friendly so you don't have to worry about it scratching your expensive phone or tablet. Lightweight, strong, versatile, the multitool redefined.

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Carta

Carta is a product to make dimensioning and planning easy by using a platform that enables users to use Carta for dimensioning and guidance and an app that acts as the design center. Carta has a sleek open wheel design created using a single spoke and smooth curves that make the product have an inviting and simple appearance while being innovative. Carta allows users to record all the dimensions and bring it to an app in real time, showing users the walked path over a satellite image. Alter and add notes to your design in the app then use Carta to bring it back to reality.

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Pole Saw

Garden tools are now widely used and come in a different category. Pole saws are used to cut tall branches, so people don't have to cut branches at high altitudes. However, according to the research results, some problems need to be solved. First of all, the falling sawdust always causes trouble to the user when cutting. Secondly, people feel tested when they hold the pole saw for a long time due to weight problems. A transparent umbrella-shape cover was designed to help protecting people when they are cutting the branches.

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Big Trimmer

The Big Trimmer reflect well machined solid body that respects simple rule: less is more. It’s a strong side’s testament of a simple milling and sheet of metal processes and it allows to excel the function of a device without any distractions. The device has two main parts in geometrical form of block base and cylinder, where in block base the hard work is done and in upper cylinder the soft part of work is done. Its not symbolic, its differently named logic.

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Pixel

Tool, like a kind of 'media', is often defined as an object that people use to perform other work. Guorong tried to create a scenario in which tool can be used directly for itself so that people can 'play' tools like toys. He aimed at creating a new experience that allows people to enjoy the process of 'playing tools'. Pixel is a modular toolset designed for DIY enthusiasts. Its different function modules not only meet daily needs but also provide infinite possibilities for splicing, allowing users to enjoy the pleasure of creation.

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Right Angle

The handle of right angle screwdriver will take shape in a straight line or a right angle after design of the screwdriver structure to change the arm of force, thus meeting the requirements of operations and the needs in special circumstances. For example, the screw is too tight or too close to the facade. The handle appearance is considered human engineering to achieves a labor-saving effect. The screwdriver bits can be replaced according to different screws. The package is light and easy to carry.

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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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