Potential
For around $2000, you can get a sexy pendent lamp designed by Bathsheba Grossman. Grossman is a digital designer with degrees in both mathematics and art.

"This piece represents the four elements of the natural world and the universe; the "quin" in the name stands for quintrino, the representation of this idea." - Luxist

Implications - Consumers are looking for deviations when it comes to products. Objects taking on conventional shapes aren't exciting anymore, so the demand for more abstract items has risen. There may be nostalgia for old forms, but to truly move with the times, designers must try to think outside the box so that their products continue to be fresh and exciting.