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Top 100 Life-Stages Trends for 2019

From Baby Carrier Fanny Packs to Candy-Themed Apparel

— February 18, 2019 — Life-Stages
These 2019 life-stages innovations range from baby carrier fanny packs to candy-themed apparel. While examples like the 'TushBaby' fanny pack are designed to store a mom's essentials while eliminating body strain with a compact and ergonomic design, FILA Korea's Chupa Chups collaboration celebrates a global candy brand while appealing to Gen Z consumers.

Other standouts to note include the 'Fyto' composting toy kit. The innovative toy addresses food waste awareness among young kids and is a product the entire family can interact with. Similarly, Hasbro's FurReal Munchin' Rex is another notable example that eats cookies and broccoli in order to educate children about different food groups and daily nutrition requirements,

When looking at Millennial, Boomer and Senior-friendly innovations, examples to note include Instagram-friendly and interactive candy installations along with Supreme x Louis Vuitton's ad campaign starring mature model Maye Musk. Other standouts include 'Papa,' a companionship platform that works to connect seniors with "grandparents on demand."

For more life-stages innovations in the year ahead, check out Trend Hunter's 2019 Trend Report.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
100
On-Demand Companionship Services
On-Demand Companionship Services
'Papa' Connects Senior Citizens to "Grandkids on Demand"
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99
Boomer-Targeted Cannabis Parties
Boomer-Targeted Cannabis Parties
Octavia Wellness Hosts Private Cannabis Parties for Boomers
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98
Interactive Child Companion Toys
Interactive Child Companion Toys
'Lummee' Helps Kids Get to Sleep, Wake Up and Enjoy Music
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97
Marshmallow-Launching Toys
Marshmallow-Launching Toys
The Marshmallow Crossbow Propels Projectiles Over 60 Feet
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96
Handmade Rainbow Wall Art
Handmade Rainbow Wall Art
Mandi Smethells Draws on Color Combinations for Her Whimsical Designs
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95
Floating Fidget Spinner Holders
Floating Fidget Spinner Holders
The Fidget Spinner Hover Platform Turns the Toy into an Art Piece
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94
Aquatic Ball Games
Aquatic Ball Games
The New Spikebuoy Game Set Brings the Spikeball Sport to the Water
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93
Interactive Erupting Toys
Interactive Erupting Toys
Skyrocket's 'Grumblies' Can Be Calmed Down or Provoked
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92
Children's Adventure-Inspired Clothes
Children's Adventure-Inspired Clothes
Munsterkids' New Clothing Line Encourages Kids to Adventure
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91
Retro Kids Streetwear
Retro Kids Streetwear
The Kids Foot Locker's Spring Collection Has Pieces from Designer Brands
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90
Interactive STEM Education Storybooks
Interactive STEM Education Storybooks
The Discover Wonders Talking Books are Fun to Use
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89
Customizable Kiddy Smartwatches
Customizable Kiddy Smartwatches
The Omate x Nanoblock Smartwatch Connects Kids to Their Parents
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88
Screenless Coding-Teaching Toys
Screenless Coding-Teaching Toys
The MangoBot Toy Helps Children Three and Up Learn STEM Skills
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87
Kitchen Playset Pillows
Kitchen Playset Pillows
Sago Mini's Pillow Toy is a Space-Saving Kitchen Playset Alternative
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86
Design-Friendly Illustrated Kids Books
Design-Friendly Illustrated Kids Books
This Project Boasts Philip Giordano's Geometric Style
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85
Fantasy-Themed Athletic Wear
Fantasy-Themed Athletic Wear
adidas' New Star Wars Clothing Line for Kids is Character-Themed
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84
Motorcycle-Inspired Rocking Toys
Motorcycle-Inspired Rocking Toys
Moto Rocker Captures the Feel of a Real Bike with Custom Pieces
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83
Age-Defying Luxe Fashion Projects
Age-Defying Luxe Fashion Projects
This Helmut Lang Campaign Boldly Breaks Generation Barriers
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82
Fluid Kindergarten Classrooms
Fluid Kindergarten Classrooms
IBUKU's Kindergarten Design Addresses the Young Students' Needs
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81
Four-in-One Sports Boards
Four-in-One Sports Boards
Jakks Pacific's 'MorfBoard' Transforms into a Skateboard, Scooter & More
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80
Luxury Fish-Shaped Purses
Luxury Fish-Shaped Purses
Gucci's Small Fish Handbag is Perfect for Kids to Carry This Summer
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79
3D-Printed Genius Toys
3D-Printed Genius Toys
The Real Play Coalition's 'Open Einstein' Replicates a Genius' Playthings
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78
Toy-Storing Activity Workstations
Toy-Storing Activity Workstations
The IO Doodle Box Encourages Crafting and Organization
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77
Modern Puzzle Block Toys
Modern Puzzle Block Toys
PAP YAY is a Colorful and Design-forward 10-piece Block Toy
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76
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
Fishmonger Puzzle Games
The 3D Tuna Dissection Puzzle Challenges Users to Recall Anatomy
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75
Gamified Cooking Books
Gamified Cooking Books
Jenn Sandercock's Cookbook Boasts Highly Engaging Edible Games
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74
Interactive Programming Toys
Interactive Programming Toys
The 'KicoBox' Helps Anyone Get Started with Coding
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73
All-Terrain Luxury Strollers
All-Terrain Luxury Strollers
Bugaboo's Fox Stroller Offers Premium Comfort and Driving Performance
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72
Pimple-Simulating Toys
Pimple-Simulating Toys
The 'Pop It Pal' Lets You Squeeze Artificial Blemishes
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71
Artistic Ice Cream Clothing
Artistic Ice Cream Clothing
Target and the Museum of Ice Cream Made a Line of Children's Clothes
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70
Interactive Book Club Subscriptions
Interactive Book Club Subscriptions
'Little Feminist' Provides Kids with Hands-On Activities
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69
Encouraging Water Bottles
Encouraging Water Bottles
'Gululu Go' Talks to Kids and Motivates Them to Drink Water
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68
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Whimsical Family-Run Kid Shops
Treehouse Offers Eclectic Collections and Creative Spaces for Kids
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67
Hungry Dinosaur Toys
Hungry Dinosaur Toys
Hasbro's FurReal Munchin' Rex Eats Plastic Broccoli and Cookie Toys
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66
Young Adult-Inspired Fashion Collections
Young Adult-Inspired Fashion Collections
Wood Wood's Youthful Fashion Line for FW18 Tells a Story
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65
Shareable Toy Subscription Services
Shareable Toy Subscription Services
Whirli Redefines the Meaning Behind Playtime & Builds Value
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64
Tangled Sensory Toys
Tangled Sensory Toys
Tangle Creations' Tangle Jr. Hairy is an Interactive Fidget Cube Alternative
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63
Naturalistic Design Baby Gyms
Naturalistic Design Baby Gyms
The Franck & Fischer 'BabySpyder' is Entertaining for Infants
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62
Plastic-Free Water Balloons
Plastic-Free Water Balloons
This Water Balloon Kit Teaches How to Make Spherified Water
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61
Glitter-Infused Pizza Creations
Glitter-Infused Pizza Creations
DagWoods Pioneers Glitter Pizzas with Its 'Magical AF' Food Item
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60
Immersive Story Orbs
Immersive Story Orbs
Storyballs are a Fun, Screen-Free Way to Engage Kids
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59
Scented Surprise-Inside Toys
Scented Surprise-Inside Toys
Bandai's 'Bananas' Combine the Joy of Collectible and Surprise Toys
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58
Boomer-Headed Streetwear Editorials
Boomer-Headed Streetwear Editorials
Supreme Taps into Boomer Model Maye Musk for a Fashion Shoot
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57
Fashionable Personalized Diapers
Fashionable Personalized Diapers
Huggies 'Made by You' Introduces Customizable Diaper Gifts
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56
Modern Youth Fashion Brand
Modern Youth Fashion Brand
Youth-Centric COLLUSION Celebrates Millennials & Gives Them a Voice
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55
Multifunctional Packaging Designs
Multifunctional Packaging Designs
Daryl Bradley Tan's Herbal Candy Containers are Elderly-Friendly
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54
DIY Cardboard Tool Kits
DIY Cardboard Tool Kits
The Makedo Cardboard Construction Toolset Enables Creativity
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53
Candy-Themed Clothing Lines
Candy-Themed Clothing Lines
FILA Korea Teamed Up with Chupa Chups on a New Kids Clothing Line
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52
VR Cooking Toys
VR Cooking Toys
'4D Chef' Shares Interactive Recipes in Augmented and Virtual Reality
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51
Tactile Adult Fidget Toys
Tactile Adult Fidget Toys
These Sculptural Toys Create Different Experiences for Users to Enjoy
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50
Fidget-Friendly Writing Utensils
Fidget-Friendly Writing Utensils
The 'Fidget Pen' Offers an Adult Way to Play During the Day
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49
Gold-Plated Desktop Toys
Gold-Plated Desktop Toys
The 'Halospheres' Spin at 3,600RPM and Create a Soothing Experience
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48
Imaginative Bedroom Supplies
Imaginative Bedroom Supplies
Todd Oldham Introduces the Home Capsule For Kid Made Modern
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47
Bluetooth-Connected Fidget Cubes
Bluetooth-Connected Fidget Cubes
The 'Masta Box' Fidget Toy Enables Play and Productivity
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46
Fidget Toy Candies
Fidget Toy Candies
YOLO Candy's Fidget Pop Pairs Two Lollipop Flavors on a Spinning Unit
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45
Architecturally-Informed LEGO Coffee Tables
Architecturally-Informed LEGO Coffee Tables
Yusong Zhang's Creation is Multi-Colored & Intricate
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44
Humorous Boomer-Headed Lookbooks
Humorous Boomer-Headed Lookbooks
Farmland Foods Pokes Fun at Supreme with a Fashion Stunt
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43
3D Swine Anatomy Puzzles
3D Swine Anatomy Puzzles
The Megahouse 3D Pig Dissection Puzzle Teaches Animal Anatomy and More
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42
Optical Illusion Coloring Books
Optical Illusion Coloring Books
The 'Molecularis' Coloring Flip Book Has Six Animated Sequences
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41
Single-Storey Contemporary Rural Homes
Single-Storey Contemporary Rural Homes
kt814 Architecture Produces an Elongated Wooden House
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40
Open-Ended Children's Toys
Open-Ended Children's Toys
The Knotty Toy Allows for Free Expression Through Electrical Connection
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39
Wearable Plush Pets
Wearable Plush Pets
Skyrocket's 'Pomsies' are Fuzzy, Portable and Interactive
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38
Interactive Kids Composting Units
Interactive Kids Composting Units
The 'Fytó' Teaches Food Waste Awareness for Young Ones
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37
Gen Z-Targeting Candy Packaging
Gen Z-Targeting Candy Packaging
Kiskis' Mint Packaging Design is Engaging, Cool and Vibrant
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36
Trans-Supportive Fashion Runways
Trans-Supportive Fashion Runways
Gypsy Sport's Fall 2018 Highlights Transgender Models
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35
Three-in-One Child Bikes
Three-in-One Child Bikes
The 'TF1' Bike Transforms into Different Solutions for Kids to Ride
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34
Colorblocked Preschool Designs
Colorblocked Preschool Designs
This Preschool's Interior Stimulates Children with Vibrant Colors
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33
Dystopian Americana Fashion Editorials
Dystopian Americana Fashion Editorials
CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC's Lookbook is Artistically Relevant
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32
Silent Wireless Breast Pumps
Silent Wireless Breast Pumps
Elvie's Ultra-comfortable Design is Compatible with Nursing Bras
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31
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Whimsically Interactive Candy Installations
Candytopia is a Vibrant Real-Life Candy Wonderland
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30
Kid-Focused Department Stores
Kid-Focused Department Stores
'Kid Cavern' is Launching a Department Store for Kids in Liverpool
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29
LEGO-Made Modular Furniture Pieces
LEGO-Made Modular Furniture Pieces
Stüda's Life-Size LEGO Furniture is Appropriate for All Ages
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28
Multifunctional Secure Swaddle Blankets
Multifunctional Secure Swaddle Blankets
The 'SnuggleBees' Swaddle Keeps Babies Safe yet Accessible
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27
Kid-Friendly Balance Toys
Kid-Friendly Balance Toys
Rocksteady Creates Toys to Help Kids Grow and Learn
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26
Indoor Architectural Playgrounds
Indoor Architectural Playgrounds
Spencer Luckey's Gender Neutral Playground is Mushroom-Inspired
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25
Gen Z Beauty Brands
Gen Z Beauty Brands
'My Mood' is a Youthful New Brand from the Founder of Nails Inc
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24
Demure Hypnotic Desk Toys
Demure Hypnotic Desk Toys
The 'VORTECON' is Fun to Look at and Play with
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23
Indonesian Punk-Inspired Fashion Capsules
Indonesian Punk-Inspired Fashion Capsules
Public Culture Launches a Stylish and Graphic-Heavy Line
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22
Whimsical Holographic Design Identities
Whimsical Holographic Design Identities
Obé Taps into Futura for a Sleek, Eye-Catching Aesthetic
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21
Co-Learning Concept Spaces
Co-Learning Concept Spaces
'Campfire Campus' Sets Itself Apart as Asia’s First Co-Learning Space
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20
Bubbly Desktop Fidget Toys
Bubbly Desktop Fidget Toys
The 'Bubble' Top Brings a Modern Twist to a Classic Toy
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19
Baby Carrier Fanny Packs
Baby Carrier Fanny Packs
The 'TushBaby' Carrier Eliminates Strains and Stores Essentials
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18
Chic Whimsical Fashion Identities
Chic Whimsical Fashion Identities
Antonio García Cárceles Creates a Youthful Aesthetic for KLING
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17
DIY-Style Fashion Customization Tools
DIY-Style Fashion Customization Tools
Levi's Tailor Shop Offers Denim Workshops to Festival Goers
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16
Futuristic Fast Food Concepts
Futuristic Fast Food Concepts
McDonald's 'Experience of the Future' Eateries Are Now Open in Asia
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15
Millennial-Focused Functional Furniture Lines
Millennial-Focused Functional Furniture Lines
Seray Ozdemir Creates Furniture for Narrow Spaces
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14
Sociable Cooking Kits
Sociable Cooking Kits
Magda Sabatowska Designs a Product That Will Connect Isolated Individuals
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13
Screen-Free Activity Toys
Screen-Free Activity Toys
The 'Story Ball' Helps Children Develop Their Motor Skills
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12
Connected Puzzle Desk Toys
Connected Puzzle Desk Toys
The GoCube Infuses a Classic Toy with Cutting-Edge Technology
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11
Organized Smart Storage Beds
Organized Smart Storage Beds
Casa Kids Creates Modern Furniture for Children with a Lot of Things
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10
Micro Housing-Relief Initiatives
Micro Housing-Relief Initiatives
These Hong Kong Micro Apartments are in Concrete Pipes
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9
Streetwear Brand School Supplies
Streetwear Brand School Supplies
Nigo's Human Created a Line of School Accessories for Kids
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8
Minimalist DIY Home Designs
Minimalist DIY Home Designs
Reset Architecture Provides the Design for a Minimal Cube-Shaped House
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7
Funky Colorful Packaging Designs
Funky Colorful Packaging Designs
Snask Creates a Modern Visual Identity for GET RAW
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6
Surreal Kids Swimwear Lines
Surreal Kids Swimwear Lines
Stella Cove's New Children's Swimwear Line is Far from Ordinary
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5
Refreshingly Modern Branding Projects
Refreshingly Modern Branding Projects
Make Studio Boasts a Playful & Cheery Identity for ffeel:
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4
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Housing Crisis-Addressing Compact Units
Grimshaw's Prefab Homes are Affordable Housing Solutions
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3
Smartphone Fidget Spinner Attachments
Smartphone Fidget Spinner Attachments
The 'Fidj' Smartphone Accessory Turns Your Device into a Toy
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2
Stylish Workstation Dexterity Toys
Stylish Workstation Dexterity Toys
The 'Venn Puzzle' is a High-Quality Device for Mental Breaks
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1
Portable Pop-Up Tents
Portable Pop-Up Tents
Sebastian Maluska Creates a Simple Camping Tent for the Roof of Any Car
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