These beautiful ceramic heaters help Mexicos vulnerable communities stay warm

October 23, 2017 by  
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These wonderful ceramic Nest heaters are designed to provide much-needed warmth to vulnerable communities in the region of Chiapas, Mexico . The prototypes, designed by Estudio äCo , utilize the properties of ceramics to dissipate and conserve heat. The ECN02 (fire ceramic nest 02) and ECN03 (electric ceramic nest 03) heaters feature durable shells that store and radiate heat for a long time. Not only are they energy-efficient – they also have a colorful, sleek look that’s universally appealing. Related: Egloo launches brilliant electricity-free heater that warms your home for just pennies a day The studio, led by Lucila Torres and Max Almeida, collaborated with Fernando González to develop the project. The team received $100,000 MXN ($5,200 USD) as winners of the Inédito award at the recently concluded Design Week Mexico. + Estudio äCo + Design Week Mexico

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Jurrijn Huffenreuter’s Ceramic BLOCKS Lets You Create Tetris-Like Miniature Cities

August 19, 2013 by  
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Jurrijn Huffenreuter ‘s ceramic  BLOCKS are a low-impact building set that’s perfect for adults who still enjoy the whimsical nature of creatively stacking blocks. Each modular piece is hand produced separately in a mold, and can be easily combined to create miniature cities or scenes. Each block can also be used as a desk organiser or a vase, making them as practical as they are cool and quirky! + Jurrijn Huffenreuter  The article above was submitted to us by an Inhabitat reader. Want to see your story on Inhabitat ? Send us a tip by following this link . Remember to follow our instructions carefully to boost your chances of being chosen for publishing! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Blocks , building set , ceramic design , ceramic BLOCKS , Jurrijn Huffenreuter , modular blocks        

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