Shades of "2001: A Space Odyssey"--after seeing this design, I'm convinced that the monolith in this classic movie was actually a shower! Dornbracht, a German design house, is showing what they call the Supernova luxury bathroom lineup. High-gloss finishes and angular structure give the shower an otherworldly appearance.

If it would only play the theme song from 2001 when turned on. Now that would be spectacular.

Implications - While the recent economic recession brought many consumers to a standstill in terms of spending money, there are many individuals who were barely affected. Such individuals continue to look for products that will fulfill their desires to live a lavish lifestyle. Companies and businesses will benefit by providing these consumers with the over-the-top luxurious concepts and products that enable them to exhibit their wealth.