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Norris to use helmet designed by young fan for F1 British GP

Lando Norris will use a special Formula 1 helmet design created by a six-year-old girl for this weekend’s British Grand Prix following a competition.

Norris held a special competition in the build-up to his home grand prix at Silverstone, inviting his fans to design his helmet for the weekend.

The winning entry came courtesy of six-year-old Eva Muttram, whose father submitted a hand-coloured design on her behalf that was picked by Norris for Silverstone.

“It reminds me a lot of when I was younger, designing helmets, drawing away, just when I was like five, six, seven years old, printing off

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This Portland Home Was Designed to Feel Like a Parisian Apartment

Photo credit: Haris Kenjar
Photo credit: Haris Kenjar

From House Beautiful

Tudor-style bungalow homes from the 1940s with small kitchens and disjointed flows are fairly common in northeast Portland, and the one that JHL Design was hired to renovate for a family of three was no different. But rather than seeing problems, the Portland-based interior design firm saw possibilities: original mahogany woodwork, original hardwood doors, and small details like intact picture rails in the formal living spaces. So, together with Thesis Studio Architecture, the team worked out a plan that added only 150 square feet to the footprint—but through what JHL Design principal

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The 68-square-foot Zen Work Pod is a self-contained office designed to minimize distractions working from home — see inside

Zen Work Pod.
Zen Work Pod.

Autonomous

  • Smart office company Autonomous designed an individual outdoor work pod.

  • The pod is about 68 square feet, with room for a chair, desk, and bookshelf. 

  • It’s releasing the structure in several rounds, priced between $5,400 and $15,000.

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The coronavirus has sent many workers home for the indefinite future, leading to haphazard home office setups and working from couches. Autonomous, a company that makes home office furniture, is releasing a tiny office pod.

The Zen Work Pod is available for preorder through the end of August at different prices depending

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This floating tiny home can be 3D printed in only 48 hours, and is designed to last 100 years — see inside

Prvok 3D printed tiny home.
Prvok 3D printed tiny home.

prvok

  • Designers in the Czech Republic are working on the country’s first 3D-printed tiny home. 

  • The structure can be built in only 48 hours, with the help of a robot called Scoolpt.

  • The tiny home also floats on a pontoon, but can sit on land, and is largely self-sustaining.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

A tiny home with a view will soon be available in the Czech Republic. The design, Prvok, will be the first 3D-printed home in the Czech Republic, and will float on a pontoon, though it’s also able to stand

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