The Petpad from Patrick Staudt is a Functional Stress Ball
The PetPad comes with customizable 'pillows', letting you express yourself while you de-stress. Patrick Staudt's PetPad works as a regular mouse as well, with the mouse buttons being mounted beneath the base plate.
Implications - Businesses that devote their efforts to offering clients simple products that will improve their quality of life will fare well in today's industry. Consumers will be drawn to products that will be able to provide a certain level of relief from everyday stresses.