Charged Creation

Products inspired by batteries speak to society's dependence on digital goods
Implications - Most of today's tech-savvy consumers cannot go an hour, let alone a minute, without using some gadget or tech device. Attached to our mobile devices, especially, we are increasingly becoming depending on digital technology, which further translates into a dependence on batteries. Hence, creative product designers are using the image of the battery as influence for non-chargeable items, such as kitchenware and packaging, which are as quirky and novel as they are stunningly symbolic of our alarming digital fixation.
SCORE: 3.9
Mild Top 5 Examples: 22,827 Total Clicks Nov 11 - Sep 12
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Drained-Out Temporary Tatts - The Christoph Niemann Low Battery Tattoo is Cleverly Communicative
SCORE: 6.2
Warm 10,986 Clicks Pub: May 7, 12
Drained-Out Temporary Tatts
The Christoph Niemann Low Battery Tattoo is Cleverly Communicative
Make a witty statement the next time midday fatigue strikes with the low battery Christoph Niemann temporary tattoo. The New York- and Berlin-based graphic designer’s quirky work has been... [More]
Battery Beverage Branding - Visually Stimulaing One.5 Tequila Packaging Delivers a Sensory Boost
SCORE: 4
Warm 4,964 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 12
Battery Beverage Branding
Visually Stimulaing One.5 Tequila Packaging Delivers a Sensory Boost
Mexican liquor is a favorite ingredient for a good time and One.5 Tequila packaging certainly plays this up. Bright colors, eye-catching graphics and an unusual container make for a deliciously... [More]
Powered-up Cups - The ThinkGeek Battery Thermokruzkhus Mug is Geeky
SCORE: 4.6
Mild 5,015 Clicks Pub: Jun 3, 12
Powered-up Cups
The ThinkGeek Battery Thermokruzkhus Mug is Geeky
The ThinkGeek Battery Thermokruzkhus Mug lets you know when your beverage is ready to power you up. The geeky ceramic cup appears ordinary at first, but the magic begins when you pour your piping... [More]
Battery-Inspired Java Cups - The Power Up Insulated Travel Mug is Incredibly Deceiving
SCORE: 2.6
Untested 937 Clicks Pub: Aug 30, 12
Battery-Inspired Java Cups
The Power Up Insulated Travel Mug is Incredibly Deceiving
The Power Up insulated travel mug is incredibly deceiving. At first glance, one would assume that it’s a real jumbo-sized battery. This decoy mug is insulated to keep hot drinks steamy and... [More]
Power Battery Shakers - Bring Flavor to Food with the Quirky Salt & Pepper Cell
SCORE: 1.1
Untested 925 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 11
Power Battery Shakers
Bring Flavor to Food with the Quirky Salt & Pepper Cell
Foodies everywhere will find the Salt & Pepper Cell by Antrepo to be quite the quirky item, which should suit their culinary personalities well. Antrepo's Salt & Pepper Cell is a part of the 'I'm not… [More]