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Dutch designer Robert Bronwasser knows how to turn around the most ordinary looking gadget into an extraordinary one. Rethinking and reinterpreting design is his forte as is evident from the look given to the television by him for Amsterdam- based design studio Smool. Still a prototype, the gizmo is covered in powder blue fabric and stands on yellow- coloured legs. The sleek device clearly goes beyond its technical functions to fit into the décor scheme. The colourful blocks which look more like elements from a jigsaw puzzle are nothing but furniture pieces. Made by Swiss design company Schindler Salmerón, the 3T Hocker - Grommet Joint stools are formed from three identical, thin sheets of powder coated aluminium, which stabilise one another as they fold threedimensionally. Fit for outdoor and wet areas alike, the lightweight items are assembled with the help of a novel grommet joint developed by the firm.