Pervasive Portable

As consumer schedules expand, compact versions of existing goods gain traction

Implications - Consumers today have schedules that demand flexibility when it comes to everyday tasks. To address this, consumers are on the lookout for convenience-focused products that travel well and can be stored quickly and easily. This shift is leading to the augmentation of even the least likely of products to keep up with constantly shifting consumer lifestyles.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 118,778 Total Clicks Jan 14 - Jul 14
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Portable Compact Homes - This Creative Home on Wheels is the Perfect Solution for Smaller Spaces
SCORE: 7.3
Viral 45,697 Clicks Pub: Apr 23, 14
Portable Compact Homes
This Creative Home on Wheels is the Perfect Solution for Smaller Spaces
With prices of real estate skyrocketing, we find ourselves living in smaller spaces that feel cramped and ineffective, and to top it all off, we don’t even get to choose the neighborhoods we... [More]
Portable Stair Slides - The SlideRider Converts Any Staircase into a Playground Staple
SCORE: 7.4
Viral 49,253 Clicks Pub: May 19, 14
Portable Stair Slides
The SlideRider Converts Any Staircase into a Playground Staple
With a winter the likes of the one we just had, it’s clear that the SlideRider would’ve come in handy for families across the country. Created by Trisha Cleveland in collaboration with... [More]
Custom Portable Saunas - The Surf Sauna is a Portable Sauna That Can Be Used Anywhere
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 7,494 Clicks Pub: Mar 16, 14
Custom Portable Saunas
The Surf Sauna is a Portable Sauna That Can Be Used Anywhere
A New England company has made a portable sauna called the Surf Sauna that you can hitch onto your truck and literally take anywhere. Every sauna is built to the buyers specifications. Get one big... [More]
Sleek Barbecue Suitcases - The Kikkerland Portable BBQ Looks Like a Stylish Silver Bag
SCORE: 3.1
Warm 1,887 Clicks Pub: Jun 16, 14
Sleek Barbecue Suitcases
The Kikkerland Portable BBQ Looks Like a Stylish Silver Bag
Start this summer season off with a bang with this stylish portable BBQ by Kikkerland that aesthetically looks like a sleek silver suitcase. While this BBQ does look like it could deceivingly carry... [More]
Foldable Rowboats - 'Maarno' Created an Easily Portable Boat for Aquatic Enjoyment
SCORE: 4
Warm 6,183 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 14
Foldable Rowboats
'Maarno' Created an Easily Portable Boat for Aquatic Enjoyment
If you have always wanted to own a boat, but couldn’t because it was either too pricey or you didn’t have an automotive to support its transportation, then you would love this portable... [More]
Portable Cubed Kitchens - The Kochinsel by Remo Zimmerli Allows People to Cook Anywhere in the Home
SCORE: 3.3
Mild 8,264 Clicks Pub: Jan 21, 14
Portable Cubed Kitchens
The Kochinsel by Remo Zimmerli Allows People to Cook Anywhere in the Home
The Kochinsel by Remo Zimmerli, an industrial designer based in Bern, Germany, is a portable kitchen island that boasts more than extra counter space and shelving. It comes packed with a stove and... [More]