Salubrious Rebellion

Pro Smoking innovations support private and public acts of smoking
Implications - Smokers piqued about new bans on public smoking are fueling a culture who seek to counteract the mass social stigma cigarette smokers are facing. Designers looking to support or profit from this rebellion are creating Pro-Smoking innovations to make smoking more enjoyable and convenient.
SCORE: 3.7
Mild Top 6 Examples: 34,368 Total Clicks Feb 07 - Sep 08
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German Pub Has Smoking Holes - Butt Holes
SCORE: 5.9
V. Hot 7,261 Clicks Pub: Dec 9, 07
German Pub Has Smoking Holes
Butt Holes
Gazing into our crystal ball, we can see this porthole being used in every dive bar. Biker bars will probably have a whole row of these to accommodate tough smokers who can't stand the cold outdoors. At… [More]
Pro-Smoking Designs - 'Ash is Ok' Ashtray Flowerpot
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 10,636 Clicks Pub: Aug 2, 08
Pro-Smoking Designs
'Ash is Ok' Ashtray Flowerpot
Trend Hunter has featured numerous anti-smoking campaigns and designs, so I decided to be inclusive and give smokers a break this time. Ultra hip designers Greece is For Lovers combine two favorite Greek… [More]
Smoking Ads on YouTube - Sneaky Tobacco Marketing
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 3,917 Clicks Pub: Jan 3, 08
Smoking Ads on YouTube
Sneaky Tobacco Marketing
They're not dumb; cigarette companies are successful for a reason, as further proven by a recent Australian research study. While they may not be allowed to advertise in certain movies, on TV or in print… [More]
Pro-Smoking Designs - The Smoker Bench
SCORE: 3.5
Mild 5,321 Clicks Pub: Aug 7, 08
Pro-Smoking Designs
The Smoker Bench
I'm liking this new trend of smoking-friendly designs that try to offset the negativity of smoking by providing some green plants in the design itself. Following the Ash is Ok ashtray-flowerpot, we bring… [More]
Smoking Mitten by Tobias Wong
SCORE: 2.8
Mild 4,018 Clicks Pub: Feb 18, 07
Smoking Mitten by Tobias Wong
Tobias Wong, one of the most prolific and innovative designers I know, created this mitten way back in 2004, but I just had to include this today because the concept is as strong as ever, and I guess I… [More]
Ashvertising - Capitalizing On Smoking Bans
SCORE: 2.7
Mild 3,215 Clicks Pub: Jun 17, 08
Ashvertising
Capitalizing On Smoking Bans
Smoking bans are fast becoming an international trend. Museums, retail shops, and government buildings have been smoke-free for a while. But now, spaces traditionally known for their smoky air such as… [More]
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