Tangible Personalization (UPDATE)

Customization adds a deeper feeling of ownership
Implications - The personalization of goods offers a superlative novelty factor as it adds profound relevance to individual consumers. Adding a custom touch, particularly with products that have become popular or widely used, can make items more covetable than those offered by the competition by offering a feeling of augmented ownership.
SCORE: 6.1
V. Hot Top 6 Examples: 288,185 Total Clicks Jan 09 - Dec 09
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Photoshop Fame Faking - Turn Yourself into a Vampire or Robert Pattinson's Girlfriend
SCORE: 6.2
V. Hot 39,636 Clicks Pub: Aug 5, 09
Photoshop Fame Faking
Turn Yourself into a Vampire or Robert Pattinson's Girlfriend
With the click of a button, you could become Robert Pattinson's girlfriend -- or at least pretend to be in a custom Twilight poster, or custom New Moon cast member shot. Send in your photo, and for $9-$15,… [More]
You as An Action Figure - Japanese Toy Company Puts Your Face on Superhero Body
SCORE: 5.6
V. Hot 35,864 Clicks Pub: Aug 2, 09
You as An Action Figure
Japanese Toy Company Puts Your Face on Superhero Body
Japanese toymaker Bandai Co. is making you into an action figure. ‘Jibun Damashii,’ the customized dolls, were unveiled at the Tokyo Toy Show in July. Send the company a photo of yourself and they will… [More]
Personalized Illustrated Wallpaper - One-of-a-Kind Graphic Swedish Art Dresses Up Drab Walls
SCORE: 5.9
V. Hot 71,372 Clicks Pub: Jan 29, 09
Personalized Illustrated Wallpaper
One-of-a-Kind Graphic Swedish Art Dresses Up Drab Walls
‘Your Wallpaper’ is a Swedish design company and collective who has produced really cool personalized wallpapers since 2004. Basically, you can order a completely unique, tailor-made piece of art for… [More]
Personalized Wine Glasses - Bridal Party Glasses Feature Cartoons of Your Wedding Party
SCORE: 6.3
V. Hot 52,775 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 09
Personalized Wine Glasses
Bridal Party Glasses Feature Cartoons of Your Wedding Party
These personalized wine glasses are such a creative way to give a memorable toast at your wedding, and the custom martini glasses couldn’t be more perfect for a bridal shower! FizzyArtist... [More]
Self-Trolling - MyMagicMe Will Turn Your Photo into a Custom Treasure Troll Picture
SCORE: 6.3
V. Hot 14,234 Clicks Pub: Aug 5, 09
Self-Trolling
MyMagicMe Will Turn Your Photo into a Custom Treasure Troll Picture
Remember Treasure Trolls? Now you can become one! MyMagicMe creates custom Treasure Troll pictures using your photo! All you have to do is send them a jpeg of you (add your friends, if you’d like) and… [More]
Personalized LEGO Figurines - LEGO Geeks Make Their Own Custom Characters
SCORE: 5.8
Hot 74,304 Clicks Pub: Mar 29, 09
Personalized LEGO Figurines
LEGO Geeks Make Their Own Custom Characters
When it comes to LEGO, people always want more, more more! People are never satisfied, and the hardcore geeks go to great extents to do something different with it, which leads me onto the images themselves...… [More]