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All in Oneovation

Products that integrate multiple, often unrelated, functionality

Implications - These innovations point to the consumer desire for everything at once. Designers have catered to this, going so far as to integrate fish and birds within one tank, and chairs that weigh you as you sit. In order to stand out, some products skip having one great function, opting for multipurpose instead.
11 Featured, 7 Examples:
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Date Range:
Jan 08 — Sep 08
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Featured Examples

Discovering New Species Through Photoshop
Discovering New Species Through Photoshop
Unexpected Animal Hybrids
The magical world of photoshop is enabling people to dream up a hybrid animals. I don't really know where to start describing what I love about them. What makes these images so strong for me is threefold:… MORE
Avian Aquariums
Avian Aquariums
Fish Bird Tanks
As far as traditional pets are concerned, fish aquariums have become mainstream, as have bird cages. But how about somewhat enclosed fish cage inside an aquarium? The picture seems somewhat odd, and… MORE
Mobile All In One Kitchens and Bathrooms
Mobile All In One Kitchens and Bathrooms
The Woonbox
Architects Arthur Rottier and Peter Jongman from the Dutch architecture house KAW have come up with a travelling home. The compact box easily opens up to reveal a bathroom complete with toilet and shower… MORE
All in One Breakfast Maker
All in One Breakfast Maker
The Egg & Muffin Toaster
If you're sick of drive-thru beakfasts, this is a must in your kitchen. In just four minutes, the Egg and Muffin Toaster simultaneously toasts an English muffin, poaches or boils your eggs and a little… MORE
Combination Pet Homes
Combination Pet Homes
Duplex Aquarium/Cage
This curious aquarium/cage combination houses both fish and birds in the reverse spaces that you would expect: the fish are above the birds. As well, the highest point of the bird cage rises into... MORE
Hidden Slip-Ons Inside Sneakers
Hidden Slip-Ons Inside Sneakers
2-in-1 Shoes by Nat-2
You never have to leave your slip-ons behind with Nat-2's 2-in-1 shoes. The award-winning design transforms a Converse-looking hi-cut or low cut canvass sneakers into summer slip-ons. The zipper at the… MORE
All in One Furniture
All in One Furniture
The Unit Has A Kitchen, Table, Fridge & Bathtub
The motivation behind designer's Philippe Malouin's The Unit is the fact that the average European flat ranges from 30 to 50 square meters. Since space has become a luxury, the furniture must be ultra… MORE
3 in 1 Designs
3 in 1 Designs
Forever Blanket is Also Pillow & Mattress
Recently showcased at Milan Design Week 2008, the Forever Blanket by BCXSY is a pillow, mattress and blanket, all in one design. The Forever Blanket is fashioned after the Möbius strip with its continuous… MORE
Combination Drain Plug/Clock
Combination Drain Plug/Clock
The Waste Watch
Murano House has made the first ever, combination drain stopper and timepiece. Handcrafted in Italy out of stainless steel and precious stones, the Waste Watches add an amazing touch to elegant bathrooms,… MORE
Multi-Purpose iPod Covers
Multi-Purpose iPod Covers
Nano Kick Stand is a Photo Frame & Necklace
Turn your third generation iPod Nano video into a cool picture frame with this Nano Kick Stand Photo Frame Hard Case. The ergonomicaly designed frame provides protection for your iPod while allowing easy… MORE
Scale Chairs
Scale Chairs
The Weighing Seat
The Weighing Seat is a pretty nifty design by Atypyk design studio. The chair combines a weighing scale and a seat in one design. The aesthetics of the seat resemble that of a normal scale, but with legs.… MORE