Digital Disdain

Technological ubiquity is negated as consumers place an emphasis on the analog

Implications - Although the modern consumer has become accustom to excess in marketing and product consumption, the overwhelming nature of the digital lifestyle has pushed many to crave the analog. Augmenting the simplistic into a niche commodity with higher currency, the rise of digital disdain is marking consumer revelation of offline life as quirky, retro and associated with hip lifestyle aesthetics.
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Anti-App Store Projects - The Not on the App Store Project Disproves That 'Theres an App for That'
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Viral 14,587 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 14
Anti-App Store Projects
The Not on the App Store Project Disproves That 'Theres an App for That'
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Cube-Shaped Digital Sundials - The Sun Cube Tells the Time Using Sunlight and Shadows
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Hot 4,640 Clicks Pub: Apr 18, 14
Cube-Shaped Digital Sundials
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Conference Survival Kits - The Field Guide to Humans on Business Safari is Tongue-in-Cheek
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Hot 17,888 Clicks Pub: Nov 22, 13
Conference Survival Kits
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Those living the life of the nine-to-fiver probably has had to deal with their fair share of conferences, if only they had access to something like ‘The Quintessentially Metaphorical Field... [More]
Notepad Smartphone Protectors - MemoCase by Kate Zhang Opens Up to Pen and Paper for Idea Jotting
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Mild 1,549 Clicks Pub: Apr 21, 14
Notepad Smartphone Protectors
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Computer Illuminated Portraits - Lonely Windows by Julien Mauve Delves into a Modern Disadvantage
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Mild 1,136 Clicks Pub: Nov 19, 13
Computer Illuminated Portraits
Lonely Windows by Julien Mauve Delves into a Modern Disadvantage
It’s not everyday that a person gets to see a rather accurate reflection of their daily life, especially since its an everyday occurrence; yet the Lonely Windows photo series grants a glimpse... [More]
Phone-Trapping Beer Glasses - The 'Offline Glass' Forces You to Choose Between Your Phone or Beer
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Untested 2,293 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 13
Phone-Trapping Beer Glasses
The 'Offline Glass' Forces You to Choose Between Your Phone or Beer
Forcing you to choose between beer and your cellphone, the Offline Glass can only stand straight if you put your phone down. The devious beer glass topples over and spills your golden beer onto the... [More]