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Showing off Allocacoc's 'different standard of design'

On the show floor at Computex 2017, Netherlands design firm Allocacoc had some weird and wonderful things on display

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The PowerCube is a modular power outlet, with variations that serve as speakers, USB chargers and even Wi-Fi extenders.

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It's Allocacoc's first daisy-chained success, but its Designnest program has called on international designers to come up with some killer products.

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The Heng Balance Lamp uses two magnets, clinging together in the middle of the oval frame, to switch on and off.

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Bink. That is the noise I make when I do this.

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The Dax wallet folds a whole set of cards into a slim holster.

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And splays them when you pull the tab. I remember a time when a sleek wallet didn't excite me, and yet, here we are.

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The LightCubes are motion-controlled lights with a variety of shaped covers.

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These are not the droids you are lighting for.

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Okay, bear with me. This is the Levit8.

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With a twist, the flat board stands up like this...

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... and then works as a laptop stand.

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The Aubergine is an airline pillow that you can inflate with a single puff of air.

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