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Tetrix Cubes Now Available in Australia

We are extremely pleased to announce that our Tetrix cubes are now available for rental in Australia!

From one day for a workshop to a few months for a collaborative space – all durations are possible.

In this new adventure, we teamed-up with Broderix. They have a great experience with the local market (many of you know them already) and will deliver the whole country from their Sydney warehouse.

For those who do not know our cubes yet, Tetrix is a modular environment composed of magnetic cubes that combine to create multiple shapes.

A cube can be a stool, 4 cubes become a table, 20 cubes form a partition, and so on. A single space can thus have an infinity of configurations and serve different roles.

Because the cubes are easy to move, users get involved, test, move, and model the furniture they need when they need it. To improve the interactions, the cubes are covered with different elements like whiteboard surfaces, cushions, wheels, etc.

Sydney is our third warehouse after Paris and Kuala Lumpur.

Here are the countries we are currently covering for short and long term rental:
From Paris: France, Belgium, United Kingdom, Germany, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Spain, Italia
From Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
From Sydney: Australia, from East to West.

We will gladly assist you with your future workshop or collaborative space, so do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

AUSTRALIA
Contact Kai: broderix@icloud.com

WEST EUROPE & SOUTHEAST ASIA
Contact Valentin: valentin.bore@tingtang.design

For more about the Tetrix cubes, visit tetrix.tingtang.design.

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Local Plastic waste recycling project

Hello everyone;

As you may know, we at TingTang Design are putting a lot of effort into creating a more sustainable production and one of our objective is to shift from using virgin plastic to recycled plastic.

We have completed many tests and prototypes recently by 3D printing with 100% recycled plastic and the results came out great.
So we are happy to announce that from now onwards our cube’s feet will only be produced from 100% recycled plastic.☺ – orders are open!

With one small water bottle we can produce up to 3 feet.

The printed part keep the transparency of the plastic bottle it has been made of.

But this is only the beginning and we want to push forward!
Our next objective is to recycle local plastic waste to produce 3D printer filament.

Often, finding the value behind the waste is the best way to clean our landscape…

How it would work: We will collect local plastic waste (we have already found partners) focusing first on PET plastic (typically water bottle). We will wash, grind, dry and melt them to produce filament for 3D printer.

This filament will then be sold, mainly to ourselves, and the money collected will help in expanding the initiative to other places because Malaysia needs a lot of this little recycling plants.

This being said, buying the first set of machinery and producing the first batch of filament is expensive. To start off the project we are launching a fund raising campaign.

We welcome any amount of contribution be it small or big!

 

You may visit our Gogetfunding page to contribute :

https://gogetfunding.com/local-plastic-waste-into-3d-printer-filament/

You can also read more about our project on our website

We will keep you posted!

Valentin

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Cube Story #1 – Highly modular space for a 40 participants workshop

WildIsTheGame & OpenField - Paris 2019

Our first client story is an event held by WildIsTheGame and Openfield which took place in Paris on 10th of April 2019. The workshop consisted of 40 participants for a duration of 2 ½ days and was conducted using 70 Tetrix cubes.

Prior to the actual session the client and our team at TingTang designed a high and elegant totem to be placed at the very center of the space. It was meant to be both, a symbolic place for participants to meet and exchange as well as a knowledge wall to gather and display the groups’ outputs.

Unfortunately, on the day of the event, the workshop coordinators realised what they thought was a good place to build the totem was the only space available to set-up a plenary. With hours left for the session to begin, they found themselves with the need for fresh ideas.

The cubes are built to not only accommodate needs in the form of tools for events but also to provide a sense of freedom while creating a space. This enabled the staffs to build a new setup in a short span of time. Instead of a tower they went ahead and build a welcoming plenary, using Tetrix as stools and decor. With the remaining cubes the team raised two gates framing the entrance to guide the newly arrived participants to their place.

Note – We believe the arrival of participants is a key and unique experience to be treated with special care.
The new comers have to feel that the space they are entering is different, that they are leaving behind their everyday routines and habits. Creating this rite of passage with two gates was a really nice idea. –

Once the participants had been briefed, they were each given a Tetrix cube. They were able to use the 6 sides covered with whiteboard to capture their thoughts and later one report-out to the broader group.

The following day a rising sculpture took place at the plenary as the scriber begin to add key outputs, and relevant messages to it. It was completed just before the final conclusion so everyone could appreciate the amount of insights collected and feel the pride of having being part of it.

This session had been remarkable by how well the team had exploited the full potential of the cubes. From a symbolic sculpture, to a welcoming set-up. From being a support of restitution to a rising knowledge wall. The cubes have been able to support all kind of set-ups and have proven their great flexibility.

Credit source: WildIsTheGame and Openfield.