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Portabilication

In a go-go-go society, there's a push to make all things portable

Implications - Western culture has been constantly on the move for years now, hence the dawn of convenience culture which innovates so you can take your life with you. In 2009, people will be more mobile than ever thanks to a plethora of jobs that enable employees and entrepreneurs to work virtually through the internet.
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Jan 08 — Oct 08
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Featured Examples

play_circle_filled Portable Espresso Maker
Portable Espresso Maker
The Handpresso Wild for On-the-Go Caffeination
Espresso snob? If so, then you’re likely very apprehensive to stop for a Tim Horton’s on the road. You may even skip that caffeine fix altogether if you know you can’t get a good brew. Thanks to a fancy… MORE
Speakers Fold Up into an Egg
Speakers Fold Up into an Egg
DLO Portable iPhone Speakers
If you have an iPhone, chances are you are into good design and these DLO Portable iPhone Speakers are a fine example of aesthetic enhancement options. You’ll love pulling a little black and gray egg… MORE
Portable Office in a Tie
Portable Office in a Tie
Stationery Neckware
With the continuous trend and convenience of smaller and lighter gadgets in the business world, the portable office tie is a natural fit. Although it might not be a big hit in the fashion world yet,… MORE
The Ultimate Portable Chair
The Ultimate Portable Chair
Lean
Trip Trap unleashed Lean , an ultra-portable, extremely compact chair, designed for high levels of mobility. Lean is perfect for beach trips, concerts, picnics, barbecues or as a children’s TV chair.… MORE
First Portable Microwave
First Portable Microwave
iWaveCube Personal Microwave
Beyond the novelty of being a portable microwave, this might actually be good for the office; you can use it for tea or snacks without having to go to the pantry. The makers bill it as the world's first… MORE
Table in a Suitcase
Table in a Suitcase
Portable Cardboard Table
Traveling designers and students with limited space know the importance of a handy design table. Cutting on bedroom carpet floors, tiled kitchen surfaces and back-ache inducing low tables is not a particularly… MORE
Portable Oxygen Bar
Portable Oxygen Bar
O2-B
Our chief Trend Hunter Jeremy, who's been all over the place lately, could use this $729 portable Oxygen Bar from O2-B which gives an instant boost for today's jetsetters. The bar comes with a 10, 20,… MORE
Portable Parties
Portable Parties
The Suitcase-Sized Evolution Mobile Bar
Most mobile bars leave bartenders wanting more; they’re too awkward to be truly portable and often don’t have the right type of storage. The Evolution Mobile Bar, however, will please any connoisseur,… MORE
Portable Fridge
Portable Fridge
Backpack Picnic Fridge
This "Boxcooler" Backpack Fridge by Sebastian Bertram has you all covered for a little snack and relaxation while hiking or doing some outdoors sports. It even comes with picnic dishes! It can be conveniently… MORE
Polaroid 2.0
Polaroid 2.0
The PoGo Portable Instant Digital Prints
There has been much sadness over Polaroid's decision to discontinue making the iconic box cameras that produced instant, rectangular pictures. Polaroid, realizing they really did have a great thing, are… MORE

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