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Changing Dimensions by Royal College of Art graduates

Design graduates from the Royal College of Art in London presented an exhibition of their work called Changing Dimensions last month.

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The show, curated by  Oscar Diaz and Henny Van Nistelrooy , was held at 30 Thurloe Place, London SW7 from 17 - 21 September. Below: Tablecloth by Henny van Nistelrooy

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The following information is from the designers:

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Profile by Oscar Diaz (below)
A family of simple lamps inspired by aluminium rulers. All elements on the lamp are clipped on the profile reducing the number of holding parts.

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The cable covers the fixings on the wall and becomes the central element on the light, rather that something to hide.

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Chest Pieces and Other Bodies by Bernadette Deddens (below)
Miniature spaces with maximum comfort.

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Cityscapes, oak containers, a checkered floor and a staircase transform into accessories that aim to recreate a sense of private space in public.

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The mug, the book and the light by Bas Kools & Yohanna-My Nguyen (below) We use another kind of dictionary!

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A dictionary of free association. We provide tools for looking and thinking.

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Tablecloth by Henny Van Nistelrooy (below)
This table is the first outcome of an ongoing process of making objects with high strength fibres as Kevlar and glass fibre.

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Aim of this project is to make use of the characteristics of these materials when they are in a "dry" condition. This is when these are not impregnated with resin and they are a soft fabric.

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Freeloader by Jochem Faudet
Freeloader is a site-specific growing environment utilizing existing architectural structures.

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Outside, Rainwater is collected and stored in a tank from the drainage. Inside, by the window, plants can safely grow and are automatically watered by a gravity fed system from the tank outside.

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Chimney Pot Stools by Jonathan Legge (below)
There is no big concept, no attempt at something particularly new, just a simple set of stools fabricated from terracotta chimney pots and oak.

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They are not objects asking for any great intellectual understanding, rather they are here and they are for use.

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Fabricated Lampshades by David Sutton (below)

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The result of physical exploration these objects rely on the inherent flexibility and tension of steel sheet to create natural structure and form.

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Water powered timers for the bathroom by David Weatherhead (below)

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A family of water powered timers for the bathroom that encourage a more efficient use of water and energy, and represent time in keeping with the wet environment.

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Table shedding by Liliana Ovalle (below)
The snake crawled out of its old remains, proudly wearing a new skin, so soft, so smooth.

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For a moment it stared back and recognized something of its old self lying on the ground.

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Folding stool by Luka Stepan
Stool borrows the parallel action mechanism from task lighting and the dimensions from a bicycle seat - giving an alternative take on a traditional typology.

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The foot and seat remain always parallel making the stool extremely compact for storage.

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