Subtle Smart

Smart furniture is augmented to be more design-conscious rather than showy

Implications - Moving beyond flashy designs, consumers are seeking subtle ways to integrate technology with furnishings. The streamlining of smart furniture to be more design conscious is broadening the market segment from being just for the tech-obsessed consumer to anyone looking to integrate aspects of their digital lives.
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Flexible Futuristic Furniture - These Futuristic Furniture Designs Transform to Suit Various Needs
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Viral 17,891 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 14
Flexible Futuristic Furniture
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Viral 109,693 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 13
Table Top Tablets
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V. Hot 15,335 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 14
Computer Case Work Tables
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V. Hot 10,260 Clicks Pub: Apr 8, 14
Convertible Computer Desks
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Hot 6,525 Clicks Pub: May 23, 14
Laptop-Integrated Desks
Designer Nithin V Antony's C-Walker Fuses a PC Computer into a Desk
Designer Nithin V Antony found an interesting way to fuse together two major office components, a desk and a computer, into one fully-functional furniture piece. The C-Walker is an office desk that... [More]