Top 10 Popular Posts of 2013

2013 almost comes to the end. At the last day of this year, we did some research of our work and asked ourselves what posts were interesting to our readers. And here is the top 10 Popular Posts of 2013 on DesignSwan. If you missed those posts before, maybe it is a time to take a look again. In the end, we want to wish our readers:

Wishing you a fabulous 2014
with full of great achievements and experiences.
A meaningful chapter waiting
to be written Happy New Year!

10. The Porthole: a Simple and Elegant Infusion Vessel

The Porthole, designed by Crucial Detail design studio in Chicago, is a simple and beautiful infusion vessel that can be used for cocktails, oils, teas, or any infusion imaginable. It was a very successful project on Kickstarter one year ago and gained significant attention after is debut. Made of iron and glass, the beautiful infusion vessel can be used to make all kinds of drinks, and also as a work of art. Just load it with fruit, herbs or whatever else you want, close the glass plates and you can pour the liquid through the opening.

Top 10 Popular Posts of 2013

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Bridge: Minimalism Shelving Unit Inspired by Suspension Bridge

If you are into minimalism interior, you probably will love this simple yet elegant shelving unit design – bridge. Inspired by the structure of a suspension bridge, this shelf can easily adds a touch of elegance to any living environment. Detachable suspension clips, made of bent metal pipes, enable the user to create one’s preferred configuration, be it for the display of personal mementos, bathroom accessories or kitchen spices. Moreover, it can be completely disassembled and flat-packed for convenient delivery. Such a nice and minimal design, love the style.

Bridge: Minimalism Shelving Unit Inspired by Suspension Bridge
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Bloom: Futuristic Semi-submersible Farm

Bloom is a futuristic concept about marine farming designed by French firm Sitbon Architectes. The spherical structure is designed to be a semi-submersible laboratory garden, cultivating microscopic marine organisms known as phytoplankton that produce oxygen and remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. The floating structure is attached to the seabed by a system of cables and uses an advanced filtration system to make salt-water into fresh-water for the onboard residents. Moreover, bloom is sensitive to even the smallest sea level variations in the surrounding waters to help alert nearby nations of impending tsunamis.

Bloom: Futuristic Semi-submersible Farm
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