Anatomical Obsession

Brands turn to bodily references to merge eccentricity with shock value

Implications - With consumers unimpressed and mistrusting of mass-produced products, brands are turning to vivid anatomical themes to elicit more of a uniquely eccentric appeal. Images of the human body offer both shock value and familiarity. This battles mistrust of cold, inanimate objects directly by personifying products.
SCORE: 5
Warm Top 4 Examples: 38,171 Total Clicks Jan 13 - Jan 14
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Leggy Smartphone Attachments - Instalegs are a Comically Anatomical Smartphone Accessory
SCORE: 6.3
V. Hot 10,365 Clicks Pub: Oct 10, 13
Leggy Smartphone Attachments
Instalegs are a Comically Anatomical Smartphone Accessory
Instalegs is an analog smartphone picture accessory. It’s a silly one, like most, but in a clever way.The gadget is a take on those (frankly, boring) pictures of legs that fill up social... [More]
Anatomically Correct Wines - Gift Your Heart with the 'Blood of Grapes' Wine
SCORE: 6
Warm 18,130 Clicks Pub: Jan 7, 13
Anatomically Correct Wines
Gift Your Heart with the 'Blood of Grapes' Wine
Get your heart pumping and your mouth watering with a glass of wine from the ‘Blood of Grapes’ bottle. The bottle puts a modern spin on the conventional ones by making it in a shape of... [More]
Bone-Revealing Socks - The Anatomical Chart Company Has Created a Pair of Shockingly Fun Socks
SCORE: 4.6
Warm 6,065 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 13
Bone-Revealing Socks
The Anatomical Chart Company Has Created a Pair of Shockingly Fun Socks
The Anatomical Chart Company has created a pair of fun socks that show what all of the bones in your legs and feet look like, as well as pointing out certain reflex points. These socks are... [More]
Macabre Writing Utensils - Create Evil Works of Art with These Bone Pens
SCORE: 2.6
Untested 3,611 Clicks Pub: Dec 5, 13
Macabre Writing Utensils
Create Evil Works of Art with These Bone Pens
If you feel like your writing needs an extra touch of the macabre, then these bone pens will help you to unleash those dark thoughts swirling in your head. Made to look like various bones of the... [More]