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Jun 1/

Based on the study of ergonomics, American industrial designer Henry Dreyfuss launched the renowned Dreyfuss Charts in 1974. Over the years these charts have been a valuable reference guide for designers and architects to assist them in better understanding human proportions and mobility. The orange template shown here is #3a for Wheelchair Users. Read this month’s Orange.

May 1/

Iceland only started building lighthouses in 1878. Now the country has 120 of the ship-guiding structures along their coastline – many of which are painted orange. Several of the lighthouses are now available for travellers to rent. If you’re looking for solitude and a good view of the ocean, perhaps a stay in one of these handsome landmarks is in order. Read this month’s Orange.

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