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Modern Midas

The omniprescence of gold plated, painted and leafed

Implications - If King Midas could see the world today, he would be pleased to see that people are actually able to enjoy lives significantly tinted with gold. With an abundance of products coated in gold, painted in gold or bearing gold leafing, it seems there is little which has been left untouched.
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163,588 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Jan 08 — Sep 08
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Featured Examples

Genetically Modified Glittering Animals
Genetically Modified Glittering Animals
Gold Seahorses
It wasn't enough to have luxurious objects, diamond-encrusted and golden everything. For those who could afford it, the mainstream luxury trend got old, very fast. The Vietnamese market found a way to… MORE
Gold Flake Champagne
Gold Flake Champagne
Gold-Cuvée With 23K Gold
Remember the Gold Flakes Vodka? Now there's an even more luxurious, yet much more affordable alternative! Gold-Cuvée Sekt mit Blattgold is a Gold-Cuvée champagne with flakes of real 23 K gold. Imagine… MORE
Golden Phase Symbolism Revived
Golden Phase Symbolism Revived
Gustav Klimt Fashion
Austrian artist Gustav Klimt was known for his Symbolist art forms, particularly for his images of women. Even today, 90 years after his death, his works still continue to inspire artists, and that includes… MORE
Gold Python Gadget Purse
Gold Python Gadget Purse
Violet May Design
When we featured Violet May's beautiful laptop bags, Trend Hunters went crazy for the dazzling designs. To our excitement, the London design company has launched a collection of stunning purses for gadgets… MORE
Diamond Enrusted iPhones
Diamond Enrusted iPhones
Goldstriker 3G iPhones
On TrendHunter, we featured the Gold & Diamond Encrusted iPhone by Amosu and Peter Aloisson's Princess Plus. Now, I would like to present the new 24k Gold and Diamond iPhone by Goldstriker. According to… MORE
Golden Gladiator Gators
Golden Gladiator Gators
Prada Spring/Summer 2008
Prada marched a few interesting concepts down their Spring/Summer 2008 runway, but these golden gladiator gators took center stage. The featured image shows a light shift dress with a cutesy fairy pattern.… MORE
Holiday Branding
Holiday Branding
Armani Easter Eggs
As a kid, I used to leave the Easter Bunny a few carrots, just to make sure I got some good chocolates. Now that I'm an adult, what do I have to do to make sure I get some Armani Easter Eggs this year?… MORE
Hand-Painted Keyboards
Hand-Painted Keyboards
Gold Boards & More
If you can't afford to type on a real golden keyboard, perhaps this hand-painted one is an alternative. The bronzed board is one of several painted computer keyboards from GeekStuff. You could save the… MORE
$5,650 Flash Drive
$5,650 Flash Drive
Adamant
Do you want a a glamorous, high-tech, tiny drive that shouts your opulent tastes? Then you should try "The Adamant" 16GB drive. It has three diamonds, a yellow-gold body and only 50 will be made, so… MORE

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