From Double-Stemmed Umbrellas to Double Sided Toothbrushes

By: Shelby Lee Walsh - Dec 19, 2009   Updated: Mar 24 2011
This cluster on conjoined finds has all sorts of innovative discoveries that have been covered on Trend Hunter. From couple savvy umbrellas that have two stems to keep you and your loved one dry to handy mobile phones which come with two sides that are completely functional screens, these conjoined finds are truly awe-inspiring.

Implications - People say two heads are better than one, and sometimes conjoining a product can double its use or solve a problem better than one ordinary object. This direction in design shows that people want more ways to use their products -- more functionality or even aesthetic beauty. This is an area in which designers and manufacturers would be wise to pay attention.