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'Auto Vessels' by Manuel Estrada Blend Hot Cars and Housewares

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Jul 19 2011 • References: manuelestrada & behance.net
If you love luxury cars, you'll appreciate 'Auto Vessels' by Manuel Estrada, a series of carafes that feature logos from Citroen, Ferrari and, um... Mitsubishi. I would have loved to see a Lamborghini bull or the overlapping circles of an Audi, but beggars can't be choosers, I suppose.

Check out more shots of 'Auto Vessels' by Manuel Estrada above, and keep clicking for more housewares that are gearhead and car lover-approved.

Implications - As the recession slowly comes to an end, consumers are looking for ways to integrate more luxury into their lifestyles. Products featuring a prestigious aspect are appealing to those who desire some sort of exclusivity. Companies trying to increase their appeal could focus on this desire when coming out with their newest designs.

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