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Playfulized Routine

Adding play to ordinary routine

Implications - Adding an element of fun to routine tasks adds enjoyment to day-to-day activities. Consumers gravitate to innovations that give ritual tasks an element of entertainment. There is even more appeal when they can share with, or show off, these unconventional sources of merriment with others.
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11 Featured, 35 Examples:
477,183 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 09 — Oct 09
Trending:
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Featured Examples

Cutlery Jewelry
Cutlery Jewelry
McFlashpants Turns Old Silverware into Sparkly Eco Accessories
McFlashpants has found an innovative way to use old cutlery. The jewelry designer uses the old flatware to create a line of eco-jewelry. The designs include everything from fork head bracelets to necklaces… MORE
Transforming Eating Utensils
Transforming Eating Utensils
'Chopsticks Plus One' is a Spoon and Chopstick Hybrid
Do you ever eat with chopsticks and think to yourself “man, I wish these could easily convert into a spoon." Well, have I got a product for you my friend. The Chopsticks Plus One are the 21st century equivalent… MORE
Coloring Cutlery
Coloring Cutlery
Have Oodles of Fun Doodling at Dinner With the Peter Dalton Foodle Set
You don’t have to play with your food to have fun at the dinner table anymore, just play with the Peter Dalton Foodle set! I love going to restaurants that arm you with crayons and paper to draw on, but… MORE
Construction Site Utensils
Construction Site Utensils
'Constructive Eating' Kit Includes Bulldozer, Forklift and Front Loader
This adorable set of 'Constructive Eating' utensils for kids turns the standard fork, knife and spoon into functional toys that can be used for play at the dinner table. There's a bulldozer pusher, a… MORE
Stackable Cutlery
Stackable Cutlery
The 'Snack and Stack Utensil Set' Combines Dinnertime With Playtime
Stop playing with your food! Well, if you can’t play with your food, at least you can play with your utensils. The Snack and Stack Utensil Set allows you to stack your utensils with interlocking rivets… MORE
Personified Cutlery
Personified Cutlery
Humania Chopsticks Rest Set Makes Chinese Food Funny
Humania has created a line of chopstick rests that are both functional and funny. The Humania Chopstick rest set features three different designs, all that look like they’re in some form of pain under… MORE
Sparkling LED Cutlery
Sparkling LED Cutlery
'LightWARE' Illuminates Your Dinner in Style
Candlelight is so last century; if you really want to amaze with a romantic but refreshing atmosphere, take your chances with the magnificent 'lightWARE' set. The charming cutlery illuminates your culinary… MORE
Geeky Collectable Cutlery
Geeky Collectable Cutlery
Star Trek Starfleet Academy Spork Explores Strange New Worlds
We all know that combining utensils into one ultimate utensil is one of the most revolutionary ideas known to man. How about that, plus engraving Starfleet Academy slogans onto the back (exactly)? The… MORE
Calorie Count Cutlery
Calorie Count Cutlery
Nadeem Haidary Creates the ‘In-Formed' Fork To Show Consumption
In an attempt to curb North America’s wasteful tendencies, Nadeem Haidary created the ‘In-Formed’ fork. The ‘In-Formed’ fork shows consumption rates of different countries. By labeling each prong with… MORE
Kitchen Utensil Dolls
Kitchen Utensil Dolls
Adorable 'Head Chefs' Tools Put the 'Kitsch' in Kitchen
I fear it is a sign of my old age that I am attracted to kitch accessories. But I am. These 'Head Chefs' are functional kitchen accessories-turned-dolls and will look pretty cute in your kitchen. They're… MORE
Cheater Chopsticks
Cheater Chopsticks
Forkchops Lets Westerners Eat Like Asians
For those of you who just can’t seem to grasp how to use chopsticks, Forkchops will solve your problem! These cheater chopsticks are handy utensils that allow you to switch over to a knife and fork whenever… MORE

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Flavored Cutlery
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Geeky Kitchen Utensils
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Top 23 Cutting Edge Utensils
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Cutlery Chair- Recycled Art by Osian Batyka-Williams
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Westernizing Asian Cutlery
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Sauce Despensing Chopsticks
Clothespin Chopsticks
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