Manufactured Comfort

Consumers turn to products for emotional and physical comfort

Implications - Filling the void of an isolated lifestyle, consumers are turning to specialized products for emotional support. Using products that provide human-like physical interactions, consumers are seeking to maintain elements of affection in a more controlled, autonomous manner.
SCORE: 3.9
Mild Top 4 Examples: 9,552 Total Clicks May 13 - Jan 15
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Eerie Protruding Hand Knapsacks - The Embrace Plush Backpack Offers a Unique Way to Give Hugs
SCORE: 6.6
Hot 4,818 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 14
Eerie Protruding Hand Knapsacks
The Embrace Plush Backpack Offers a Unique Way to Give Hugs
The Embrace Plush Backpack offers emotionally deprived individuals the chance to get a hug without actually needing another person to be there to give it. While knapsacks are often bought based on... [More]
Humorously Huggable Cushions - This DIY Hug Pillow Design is Perfect for Those In Need of Affection
SCORE: 2.3
Mild 3,022 Clicks Pub: Feb 8, 14
Humorously Huggable Cushions
This DIY Hug Pillow Design is Perfect for Those In Need of Affection
Homeowners looking to infuse some humorous features into their bedroom decor should look no further, because this DIY Hug Pillow project is offering a playful way to feel embraced even when no one... [More]
Comforting Hug Shrugs - The Weight is an Embracing Accessory for Solitary Solace
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 1,126 Clicks Pub: Jan 15, 15
Comforting Hug Shrugs
The Weight is an Embracing Accessory for Solitary Solace
What can you do when you’re upset and there’s no one around to give you comfort? This hug shrug has been created to offer a warm embrace in the absence of a buddy, offering you a hand to... [More]
Hug-Simulating Outerwear - The 'T.Jacket System' is a Reassuring Tech-Enabled Device
SCORE: 2.7
Untested 586 Clicks Pub: May 24, 13
Hug-Simulating Outerwear
The 'T.Jacket System' is a Reassuring Tech-Enabled Device
The ‘T.Jacket System’ is a device that can be worn by a child that is connected to an Android smartphone app and can give the feeling of a hug from afar. The suggested use for this... [More]