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Nataša Njegovanović's Avlia furniture system for children references farm yard animals

07 September 2016

Toys.

This furniture system for children caters as both a functional item and toy. The desk takes the shape of a cow, the stool as a dog, the push-bike as a cat, the pencil case as a chicken and the toy box as pig. Each item has a subtle reference, allowing children to invent their own games and stories.

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Characteristics of technology Use this and other examples to identify that technology involves people designing and making technological outcomes for an identified purpose. 1
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Keywords: furniture, characteristics of technology, characteristics of technological outcomes

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