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10 Zhongxiao East Road Sec. 5, Xinyi District · Taipei110 · Taiwan 
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2013 TRASH-RE-DESIGN
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「2013 Trash Re-design by TDC X W TAIPEI」

For the year of 2013, W Taipei celebrated the finale of "Trash Re-design TDC x W Taipei" with the eco-friendly products which are designed by the Taiwan 7 design teams and customized for W Taipei. At the finale, the "Best of the Best Online Voted Award" was presented to Yi Fei Chen who won the largest number of votes online. And W Taipei announced a list of products by Fanny Kuo, Wanting Liao, and Yu-Jui Chou which are expected to be purchased by the hotel as hotel amenities and guest experience enhancements. W Taipei not only supports the talented Taiwan designers by investing more than TWD1,000,000 purchasing but also embodies the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and the sustainability subject from this innovative design project.

The project run by Taiwan Design Center, W Taipei, Miniwiz and 7 teams of talented young designers, inlcuding Vii Chen , Yujui Chou, Cyc Chen, Chuncheng Hsu, Flora Tsai, Wanting Liao, Yifei Chen, and Fanny Kuo. From May to August this year, designers conducted materials research and used their creative ideas to transform the recycled hotel waste into innovative items to be able to be used in a luxury hotel. Items to be presented can be used in the fields of industrial design, interior design, and fashion design.

As a leading design hotel with a passion of Fashion, Music and Design, W Taipei has been devoted itself to environmental sustainable development while still supplying at 5 star standards. W Taipei produces more than 300,000 used plastic bottles each year. Therefore, conducting this green design project is the best innovative solution to alleviate the environmental pollution caused by the hotel daily waste.

**The two chosen products "Pinball" by Wanting Liao and "Jewelery Holder" by Fanny Kuo  will be avaialble in the W Taipei guest room from Jan, 2015**

PROJECT OVERVIEW


 2013.TrashRedesign Overview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MATERIALS INTRODUCTION

2013.TrashRedesign Material

POLLI-BER

POLLI-BER is a new class of composite polymer material manufactured from recycled plastic and processed agricultural waste.

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NATRILON

NATRILON™ is a revolutionary yarn technology, made from 100% Post-Consumer recycled PET beverage bottles and enhanced with high-performance Nano SiO2 from rice husks.

MEDIA EXPOSURE

DESIGN PROTOTYPE

Fanny Kuo                        
Jewelery Holder

Flora Tsai & William Hsu          
Interactive Coaster

Cyc Chen                 
W Hanger

Wanting Liao
Pinball
Vii Chen
Lighting Container
Yu Jui Chou                       
Lilliopop Coaster

2013 TrashRedesign Design 3

Yi Fei Chen
Party Emergency Kit

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