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Try before you buy
Paint brand Histor have 1250 different colours to offer. To help consumers find the right colour for a particular job, they developed the Colours Studio app. So you can see your photographs in a different colour.
Why it matters
The most difficult part of a decorating painting job is the search for the perfect colour. Paint brands have acknowledged this with customised paint colours but this new app Histor allows you to actually see it. How can other brands where wide choice is a necessity offer a tailored choice through multimedia applications?
“Keret House”, planned by Jakub Szczesny, will be the narrowest residence in Warsaw. The triangle-shaped house spans three levels and is suspended between two existing buildings above the alley below. The total habitable space is 14,5 square meters.
The sale of incandescent light bulbs has now become illicit in the EU. Yet there is a new product that will make those happy who despise the cold light of energy saving lamps. To evade EU regulations, a German engineer sells incandescent light bulbs that are declared as mini-heaters in his online shop. With an heating efficiency of 95% these ‘Heatballs’ emit light as a side effect.