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Warrior Aesthetic

Samurai and ninja influences offer a sense of courage and stability

Implications - Innovations that have been inspired by warriors, namely samurais and ninjas, convey metaphorical strength and symbolism. Applied to ordinary items, this kind of aesthetic appeals to consumers who, during times of economic change, are looking to harness their own combative attitudes and inner strength.
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12 Featured, 80 Examples:
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Date Range:
Feb 09 — Mar 10
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Featured Examples

Ninja Style Scarves
Ninja Style Scarves
The Martyn Bal AW10 Collection Has an Air of Mystery and Danger
I don’t care what anybody says, black is universally flattering, I just feel like you can’t really go wrong with that col—I mean, shade; I mean, simply take a look at the Martyn Bal AW10 collection. Featuring… MORE
Samurai-Inspired Fashion Editorials
Samurai-Inspired Fashion Editorials
‘Superhero Worship' by Adriana Gerasimova
When I saw ‘Superhero Worship,’ an editorial by Adriana Gerasimova for Maximum Magazine, my eyes widened in awe. The remarkable images are sharp, aggressive and have a brilliant ‘Kill Bill’ feel about… MORE
Umbrella Weapons
Umbrella Weapons
The Sword Umbrella by Bruce and Stephanie Tharp of Materious
It is a dangerous world out there, but if you are prepared for nasty weather, it might not be so bad if you are carrying the Samurai Sword-Handle Umbrella. Then no one could touch you, and you could feel… MORE
Chanel Samurais
Chanel Samurais
Become Too Hip for the Field of Battle With Chanel Samurai Armor
By a show of hands how many more women would have watched The Last Samurai if Tom Cruise was decked out in Chanel samurai armor? The answer is millions! Chanel has its fingers in almost everything which… MORE
Dangerous Rain Weapons
Dangerous Rain Weapons
Samurai Umbrellas Defend Against Rain
Many men do not like carrying around umbrellas, but that is about to change with the Samurai Umbrella. For everyone who ever wanted to be a Jedi, this umbrella is a dream come true. It comes with a nylon… MORE
Samurai-Helmet Seating
Samurai-Helmet Seating
The Fly Chair by Patrick Norguet for OFFECCT
Although I’m pretty sure that the Fly Chair is made for indoor use, I think the design would look perfect on an outdoor patio or by the pool. There’s just something lounge-like and rustic despite its obvious… MORE
Aggressive Ninja Fashion
Aggressive Ninja Fashion
We Shall Overcome' Collection by Brianwood
If you're looking for a fashionable piece that can easily convert from a stylish jacket to a bad-ass ninja hoodie, Brianwood got you covered. The ninja hoodie is part of the 'We Shall Overcome' Fall/Winter… MORE
Ninja Star Architecture
Ninja Star Architecture
The Panoramic Hotel by Planet 3 Studios
A ninja star, crop circle, starfish--whatever it may remind you of, I'm sure you've never seen a structure like the Panoramic Hotel before. Yes, there are some take-your-breath-away structures in the world,… MORE
Ninja USBs
Ninja USBs
Shuriken & Kunai Flash Drives for Ninja Nerds
My love for ninjas has lead me to my favorite find so far, Ninja USBs. Ninjas are totally cool but from what I’ve seen they aren’t too technologically savvy. Until now that is. These Ninja USBs mean business.… MORE
Ninja-Inspired Thumbtacks
Ninja-Inspired Thumbtacks
Throwing Stars Make Even the Lamest Cubicle Look Cool
If the office atmosphere isn’t mad enough as it is, a company called Chromoly has designed a new unique style of thumb tacks shaped like Ninja throwing stars. These non-lethal weapons of poster-posting… MORE
Sliced Package Designs
Sliced Package Designs
The Cutting-Edge Samurai Vodka
I think this Samurai Vodka package design is super cool. It’s so cool, it’s made me revert back to my junior high vocabulary. Taking a slice out of the alcohol brand, designer Arthur Schreiber has created… MORE
Warrior Eating Utensils
Warrior Eating Utensils
Samurai Sword Chopsticks Pay Tribute to Real-Life Samurais
Samurai Sword Chopsticks are a series of utensils that pay tribute to real life, 17th century warriors Date Masamune, Sanada Yukimura and Maeda Keiji. The Asian utensils replicate Samurai swords with embellished… MORE

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