Upscale Gamer

Design-focused products contain subtle references to gaming culture

Implications - Upscale products that subtly make reference to gaming culture are emerging as conservative mode of self-expression for adults. Whether a fashion statement or piece of home decor, such offerings pair contemporary design language with gaming icons and imagery. This shift speaks to the aging Gen X and Millennial populations who want to differentiate themselves from youth culture with more high-end products.
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100,654 Total Clicks
Feb 15 - Dec 15
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Gamer Glass Decals - This Legend of Zelda Wall Decal Design Looks Like a Stained Glass Window
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Warm 997 Clicks Pub: Oct 23, 15
Gamer Glass Decals
This Legend of Zelda Wall Decal Design Looks Like a Stained Glass Window
This Legend of Zelda stained glass wall decal design is a great way to add a bit of geeky decor to your bedroom or office space if your a fan of the Zelda games. The decal is creatively designed to... [More]
Video Game-Scented Candles - This Delightful Collection of Themed Candles Will Appeal to Gamers
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Warm 4,996 Clicks Pub: Feb 6, 15
Video Game-Scented Candles
This Delightful Collection of Themed Candles Will Appeal to Gamers
These themed candles were made for video game fans. From GAMETEE, the collection of scented candles are inspired by different video games: Zelda, Portal, Final Fantasy and Skyrim. The Hyrulian... [More]
Modular Arcade Bookshelves - This Floating Shelf Design Takes Inspiration from the Pac-Man Game
SCORE 4.8
Average 490 Clicks Pub: Oct 9, 15
Modular Arcade Bookshelves
This Floating Shelf Design Takes Inspiration from the Pac-Man Game
If you’re a fan of the retro arcade Pac-Man or grew up playing the game as a kid chances are this floating shelf design by Etsy seller trebelf is an organizational piece you’d like to... [More]
Pixalted Gamer Notepads - These Super Mario Mini Booklets are Ideal for Doodling or Writing
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Mild 222 Clicks Pub: Oct 16, 15
Pixalted Gamer Notepads
These Super Mario Mini Booklets are Ideal for Doodling or Writing
For fans of the vintage Super Mario games, these adorable mini booklet designs are ideal for jotting down ideas, writing and doodling in. The notebooks feature cover art inspired by the very first... [More]
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