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Camouflaging Awkward

Innovations that embrace the human nature of mistakes

Implications - Consumers are embracing the unavoidable fact that humans err, and are even going so far as to turn awkward moments into entertainment. Innovations that foster the embrace of mistakes or put a comical spin on once-taboo situations make light of the human experience.
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Popularity
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Freshness
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Megatrends
7 Featured, 57 Examples:
1,135,477 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 09 — Sep 09
Trending:
Average
Consumer Insight Topics:

Featured Examples

Pre-Stained Underwear
Pre-Stained Underwear
Easy Tiger Corp. Saves You the Embarrassment of Real Poop Marks
Easy Tiger Corp’s pre-Stained underwear are an utterly disgusting and revolting find. Many people must wonder why an item like this would ever sell, but apparently it does. Easy Tiger Corp. claims these… MORE
Intentionally Stained Photos
Intentionally Stained Photos
Ethel Verduzco Takes Mysteriously Marked Snapshots
Ethel Verduzco is just as ominously mysterious as her purposely stained photos are. Her photos display a wide range of muses and locations such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Bruselas, etc., but what is the same… MORE
Intentionally Smashed Seating
Intentionally Smashed Seating
Torn 'Fracture' Chairs by Itay Ohaly Are Made of Broken Benches
Israeli designer, Itay Ohaly, created this series of seating called ‘Fracture’ by tearing and smashing benches of various materials into individual chairs. The materials used by Olay to create the collection… MORE
Intentionally Stained Shoes
Intentionally Stained Shoes
Customized Nike Air Force 1s with Dirty Distressed Denim
DJ Clark Kent has always been a fan of Nike Air Force 1s and seems to have quite the collection. The famed DJ joined forces with Lazythings to custom create this denim sneaker. These personalized Air… MORE
Permanently Dirty Decor
Permanently Dirty Decor
The Intentionally Dusty Table Will Never Have to Be Cleaned
The Dusty Table is a permanently dirty table that seems to be covered in a thick layer of dust. The unpolished nature of this table is said to suggest perfection, despite its lack of shine. Made of maple,… MORE
Pre-Stained Napkins
Pre-Stained Napkins
The Red Wine Ring Cocktail Napkins For Clumsy Drinkers
There are many clumsy people in the world (myself included) who just can’t seem to keep drinks and food where they should be. These Wine Ring Cocktail Napkins are made for butterfingers as they each have… MORE
Blood-Stained Cutlery
Blood-Stained Cutlery
The Evidence Chef's Knife Makes For Bloody Food Preparation
The Evidence Chef's Knife is not for those who fear blood. While obviously fake, the real chef's knife is splattered with food-safe faux blood. The Evidence Chefs Knife is great for horror lovers, it’s… MORE

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