Firearm Fascination

Consumers embrace the edgy weaponry aesthetic
Implications - Modern consumers are a lot more difficult to shock than they were in recent years. Though the topic of weaponry will always be a sensitive one, the dangerous appeal of the firearm aesthetic is undeniable. This is especially prominent with today's youth. Desensitized to violent imagery and comfortable with aggression, today's young consumer is simply seeking a way to communicate their tough personality.
SCORE: 5.3
Warm Top 6 Examples: 33,593 Total Clicks Apr 12 - Mar 13
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Revolver-Concealing Seats - The Weapon-Hiding Gun Chair is Classic New York Gangster
SCORE: 6.2
Hot 4,690 Clicks Pub: Mar 11, 13
Revolver-Concealing Seats
The Weapon-Hiding Gun Chair is Classic New York Gangster
Inspired by old-school New York gangster movies, designer Sebastian Errazuriz crafted a chair that is a convenient piece of weapon-hiding furniture. In the United States, where it seems like... [More]
Sharp Switchblade Jewelry - These Tiny Folding Knife Earrings Could Slice Your Ears Off
SCORE: 5.4
Hot 10,595 Clicks Pub: Feb 6, 13
Sharp Switchblade Jewelry
These Tiny Folding Knife Earrings Could Slice Your Ears Off
In case someone needs to carry a small blade with them at all times but doesn’t have any pockets to store it, the tiny working Folding Knife Earrings will save the day. Extremely pointy and... [More]
Hunter-Themed Photoshoots - The Schon Magazine 17 Crystal Renn Set is Hunger Game Themed
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 9,205 Clicks Pub: Apr 25, 12
Hunter-Themed Photoshoots
The Schon Magazine 17 Crystal Renn Set is Hunger Game Themed
The Schon magazine 17 edition is now featuring the work of model Crystal Renn. Produced by creative director Ellen Von Unwerth, the photoshoot is downright electric, showcasing commanding leather... [More]
3D Print Weaponry Documentaries - The VICE Click.Print.Gun. Film Tracks the Future of Firearms
SCORE: 4
Warm 5,203 Clicks Pub: Mar 22, 13
3D Print Weaponry Documentaries
The VICE Click.Print.Gun. Film Tracks the Future of Firearms
The VICE Click.Print.Gun. documentary looks at the future of firearm production. Cody R. Wilson is the primary focus of the feature film as he is the man behind the Wikiweapon Project, a venture... [More]
Knife Blade Cufflinks - These Quirky Cufflinks Contain a Real Working Knife
SCORE: 5.4
Mild 2,059 Clicks Pub: Mar 5, 13
Knife Blade Cufflinks
These Quirky Cufflinks Contain a Real Working Knife
These quirky cufflinks from ‘You Gneek’ contain mini working knives! Yes, this is for real. The stainless steel cufflinks defy traditional conservative business wear with their bold, manly design.... [More]
Creepy Calcified Rifles - The Animal Bone Guns Make for Some Fiendish Firearms
SCORE: 4.5
Mild 1,841 Clicks Pub: Sep 26, 12
Creepy Calcified Rifles
The Animal Bone Guns Make for Some Fiendish Firearms
Looking like something out of the David Cronenberg film eXistenZ, these animal bone guns serve as a creepy yet oddly beautiful reminder of the killing power that weapons have. They were created by... [More]