Radhika Sawhney

 

An industrial designer by background, Radhika runs CreoDesignWorks, a studio based in New Delhi, India. She finds design to be an exciting place to be, and believes in its potential for initiating positive change and meaningful connections between people. She loves to dance, cook and most of all, travel.

Radhika Sawhney
Brilliant Keychain Bike Pump Fits in the Palm of Your Hand!

Brilliant Keychain Bike Pump Fits in the Palm of Your Hand!

City streets are a rough place for cyclists - they're strewn with bits of glass, metal, and potholes, so popping a flat is virtually inevitable. Fortunately, designer Pat Ramey has created a

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UK Retailer Marks and Spencer Earns BREEAM Rating for New Daylit Store Near London

UK Retailer Marks and Spencer Earns BREEAM Rating for New Daylit Store Near London

One of UK’s biggest retailers Marks & Spencer just opened a store on the outskirts of London - and even though it is the chain's largest retail location it has managed to attain a BREEAM

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The Kinkajou Glass Cutter Transforms Used Bottles into Funky Drinking Glasses

The Kinkajou Glass Cutter Transforms Used Bottles into Funky Drinking Glasses

For all the times you've thrown out beer bottles by the dozens, Patrick Lehoux has designed Kinkajou, a bottle cutter that can easily turn all those empty bottles into a set of really cool

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David Mach’s Massive Waves of Recycled Magazines Sweep up Cars and Planes

David Mach’s Massive Waves of Recycled Magazines Sweep up Cars and Planes

David Mach has showcased his installations in a number of exhibitions in some of the most prestigious places in the world. In ‘Adding Fuel to Fire’ shown at the Metronom Gallery, Barcelona

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Pecas’ Fase#3 Stool Is Made From Textile Waste Reclaimed from Chilean Factories

Pecas’ Fase#3 Stool Is Made From Textile Waste Reclaimed from Chilean Factories

Bernardita Marambio B. Pecas has created a fantastic new seating option, utilizing salvaged textiles from factories in Santiago, Chile. Dubbed the Fase#3 Stool, the simple and clean form

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Nendo’s Cute Plant-Shaped AirLeaf Mini Purifies the Air and Removes CO2

Nendo’s Cute Plant-Shaped AirLeaf Mini Purifies the Air and Removes CO2

Though we all love fresh air, it's sometimes hard to find time to stop and breathe while running the daily rat race - and being confined to closed concrete office spaces doesn't help! Nendo has

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Tongjiang Primary School in Rural China is Made from Recycled Bricks

Tongjiang Primary School in Rural China is Made from Recycled Bricks

A good design should use as few resources as possible, and one of the best ways to achieve that is to build a structure using recycled materials. Architects Joshua Bolchover and John Lin of

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The A47 Mobile Library in Mexico is a Modern Take on Archaic Reading Rooms

The A47 Mobile Library in Mexico is a Modern Take on Archaic Reading Rooms

The doors are semi-perforated sheets that give the vehicle a certain level of transparency, creating a seamless interaction with the people outside. The design of the bookshelves is the most

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Yale University’s LEED-Platinum Kroon Hall is a Model of Sustainable Architecture

Yale University’s LEED-Platinum Kroon Hall is a Model of Sustainable Architecture

The building uses a very interesting technique to provide the heating and cooling: The lowest floor is set into a hillside with only its south side exposed, providing thermal insulation and

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Guangzhou’s Elegant Canton Tower is the Tallest Building in China

Guangzhou’s Elegant Canton Tower is the Tallest Building in China

Named the tallest building in China, the Canton Tower consists of two elliptical shapes that twist 45° relative to one another, creating a tapered waist about 22 meters wide at its narrowest.

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Eustáquio Martínez’s Spanish Bus Station Looks Like a Levitating Alien Spaceship!

Eustáquio Martínez’s Spanish Bus Station Looks Like a Levitating Alien Spaceship!

Intercambiador Padre Anchieta (Interchange Station Padre Anchieta) in Santa Cruz, Tenerife designed by Spanish Architect Eustáquio Martínez, features a great combination of contrasting

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Thai Beehive-Style Apartment Lives Off the Waste of Existing Buildings

Thai Beehive-Style Apartment Lives Off the Waste of Existing Buildings

Thai architects Achawin Laohavichairat, Montakan Manosong, and Peerapon Karunwiwat have conceptualized a fascinating beehive-style apartment that lives off the waste of existing buildings.

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Nicola Stäubli’s Clever Reversible Chair Transforms into a Lounge in a Snap

Nicola Stäubli’s Clever Reversible Chair Transforms into a Lounge in a Snap

‘Simple and Smart’ is the mantra behind Nicola Stäubli's brilliant Reversible Chair, which we spotted at Dwell on Design 2012. This modular chair can be transformed from a regular seat to a

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Student Gaspard Tiné-Berès Makes Quirky Cork Appliances Out of Recycled Components

Student Gaspard Tiné-Berès Makes Quirky Cork Appliances Out of Recycled Components

Ever wonder what happens to all of our electrical appliances when we throw them away? If it were up to Royal College of Art London student Gaspard Tiné-Berès, they would be recycled into new

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Seung-Yong Song’s Striking Dami Collection Takes Inspiration from Traditional Design

Seung-Yong Song’s Striking Dami Collection Takes Inspiration from Traditional Design

Inspired by traditional basket-woven forms, the Dami Collection, designed by Korea's Seung-Yong Song, uses a CNC processing technique to create its striking shapes. The 'Dami' takes its name

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A Stunning Field of Origami Paper Flowers Blooms in Nagasaki, Japan

A Stunning Field of Origami Paper Flowers Blooms in Nagasaki, Japan

Commissioned by the Gardening World Cup, Anouk Vogel's Folding for Peace paper garden holds an array of flowers and leaves standing on a circular bed. It was awarded the Silver Medal and

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Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes Its First Flight

Boeing’s Hydrogen-Powered ‘Phantom Eye’ Successfully Completes Its First Flight

Boeing's drone aircraft, the Phantom Eye UAV, just completed its debut autonomous flight on June 1 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California. The

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Limited Edition: A Lofty Treehouse Hotel Set Amidst Vineyards in Mendoza

Limited Edition: A Lofty Treehouse Hotel Set Amidst Vineyards in Mendoza

Have you ever wanted to be surrounded by nature and still have the luxuries of a world-class hotel? Entre Cielos in Mendoza offers exactly that, fusing an outdoor experience with cushy hotel

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Mobile Art: Breakwater Middle Schoolers Team up with Tim Clorius to Paint Old School Buses

Mobile Art: Breakwater Middle Schoolers Team up with Tim Clorius to Paint Old School Buses

International aerosol artist Tim Clorius and students at the  Breakwater middle in Portland, Maine have conspired to transform two old school buses into works of art. Inspired by a lecture on

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Japanese Robotics Lab Launches New Robot for Crippled Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Japanese Robotics Lab Launches New Robot for Crippled Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Meet "Rosemary" - a new emergency response robot prototype developed by the Future Robotics Technology Center for work at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant in northern Japan, which was

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Danielle Trofe’s Live Screen Is a Self-Watering Wall Built for Indoor Plants

Danielle Trofe’s Live Screen Is a Self-Watering Wall Built for Indoor Plants

Apart from enabling the integration of greenery into indoor living spaces, Live Screen is a stand-alone structure and does not need a wall for support. It is also modular and can be easily

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Jeff Dah-Yue Shi’s Brilliant Bamboo LED Lights Double as a Modular Building Material

Jeff Dah-Yue Shi’s Brilliant Bamboo LED Lights Double as a Modular Building Material

Dah-Yue Shi's Bamboo LED system can be used to illuminate minimalist spaces without the use of protruding lighting fixtures. The luminous panels are composed of three main parts: (1) an LED

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StickBulb by RUX Design is an LED Lighting System Made from Pieces of the Coney Island Boardwalk

StickBulb by RUX Design is an LED Lighting System Made from Pieces of the Coney Island Boardwalk

New York-based Rux Design unveiled its playful LED StickBulb lighting system at this year's New York Design Week. Designed and manufactured at RUX’s workshop in New York City, this simple lamp

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Tommaso Guerra’s Lampada Ragno Features Spider-like Legs of Light

Tommaso Guerra’s Lampada Ragno Features Spider-like Legs of Light

Tommaso Guerra is an Italian designer, illustrator and street artist all rolled into one. And just like his multi-faceted self, his Lampada Ragno incorporates a network of six lamps connected

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Solar Parasols Charge Laptops, Phones and Tablets While Providing Shade at Milan Design Week

Solar Parasols Charge Laptops, Phones and Tablets While Providing Shade at Milan Design Week

Ombrellone Solare recently unveiled two solar parasols at Fabbrica Del Vapore during this year’s Milan Design Week. Dubbed Eclipse and Kosmos, the designs saw great success, not only because

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Herb2 from FABRIKAAT Is an Innovative Indoor Vertical Garden Wall

Herb2 from FABRIKAAT Is an Innovative Indoor Vertical Garden Wall

Designed for urban homes that are short on gardening space, the Herb² is a transformable partition wall that can can bring succulents to any room in a modern and stylish way. Exhibited at the

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Brick Biotope at FABRIKAAT: Bricks That Double as Bird Habitats Showcased in Milan

Brick Biotope at FABRIKAAT: Bricks That Double as Bird Habitats Showcased in Milan

Compelled by the disappearance of house sparrows due to the depletion of their natural environment, students Micaela Nardella and Oana Tudose designed Brick Biotope, a set of bricks that

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IKEA PS Unveils Smart, Sustainable Designs at Ventura Lambrate During Milan Design Week 2012

IKEA PS Unveils Smart, Sustainable Designs at Ventura Lambrate During Milan Design Week 2012

This bamboo table has three changeable tabletops - a planter, a fruit bowl and a normal flat table. It can also be put together to create different compositions. Poltrona is a minimalist

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‘Perspectives’ by Belgium is Design Offers a Refreshing Take on Sustainability in Milan

‘Perspectives’ by Belgium is Design Offers a Refreshing Take on Sustainability in Milan

For us, the highlight of this exhibition the Nomad Portable Solar Lamp by Alain Gilles. The lamp provides a safe and eco-friendly substitute to the dangerous kerosene lamp that is often used in

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Supercyclers Unveil Innovative Designs Made From Waste During Milan Design Week

Supercyclers Unveil Innovative Designs Made From Waste During Milan Design Week

We were swept up by this brilliant chair made from a recycled broom that was showcased at this year's Supercyclers exhibit. Tamara Maynes' geometric Quilt Light features an elegant folded

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