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24 Rubik's Cube Innovations

From Pixelated Artwork to Digitalized Retro Games

— August 19, 2009 — Life-Stages
The Rubik's Cube was a big part of the 80s and 90s when children and adults would gather to see who could solve the tough puzzle. Nowadays, the Rubik's Cube has gotten a bit of a makeover, and people are using the retro past time for some interesting projects. The slideshow below touches on 24 different ways we've seen the retro Rubik's Cube inspire modern day innovation.

Implications - From Rubik sandwiches to sight-free brain teasers, iconic toys such as the Rubik's Cube have been re-created with unique twists. The innovations that inspire the toys are usually unique and standout. Companies can hold contests for consumers to create newer, different versions of the toys and use their design in resale.
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Two Rubik's Cubes Solved At Once
Two Rubik's Cubes Solved At Once
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Digital Rubik's Cube?
Digital Rubik's Cube?
Fentix Puzzle Cube
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Brain Game Artistry
Brain Game Artistry
Invader Gallery Displays Creativity With Rubik's Cube Art
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Rubik Sandwiches
Rubik Sandwiches
The Cubewich Lets Rubik's Cube Addicts Play With Meat
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Rubik's Cube Meets Pixel Art
Rubik's Cube Meets Pixel Art
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Classic Toy Reduxes
Classic Toy Reduxes
The Mirrored Rubik's Cube
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LEGO NXT Rubik's Cube Solver
LEGO NXT Rubik's Cube Solver
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Computer Security By Color Scheme
Computer Security By Color Scheme
Cheng-Li Hung's Rubik's Cube
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Cell Phone Puzzle-Solving
Cell Phone Puzzle-Solving
'CubeCheater' iPhone App Solves Any Rubik's Cube
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Rubik's Cube Reloaded
Rubik's Cube Reloaded
Naef's Cubicus Toy Hits the Market for Kids and Adults
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Rubik's Cube Golfing
Rubik's Cube Golfing
Tiger Woods EA Ad
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Sight-Free Brain Teasers
Sight-Free Brain Teasers
Rubik's Cubes Are Made for the Blind (UPDATE)
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Sudoku Cube -Rubik's Cube Meets Sudoku
Sudoku Cube -Rubik's Cube Meets Sudoku
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Rubik's Cube Table
Rubik's Cube Table
Bring Back the 80's in Your Living Room
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Stop-Motion Album Covers
Stop-Motion Album Covers
Space Invader Recreates the Classics With Rubik's Cubes
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Rubik's Cube-Inspired Shoes
Rubik's Cube-Inspired Shoes
Put Your Feet Into the Game With These Sneaks
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Round Rubik's Cubes
Round Rubik's Cubes
The Classic Puzzle Game Gets a Spherical Twist With the Rubik's 360
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Toy-Inspired Interior Design
Toy-Inspired Interior Design
Rubik's Cube Mania Pervades Fashion, Art and Furniture
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Toys for the Blind
Toys for the Blind
Textured Rubik's Cube for the Blind
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Glamtastic Geek Games
Glamtastic Geek Games
Rhinestone Rubik's Cube Classes Up the Original
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Rubik's Cube Alarm Clock
Rubik's Cube Alarm Clock
Cube Clock Has Thermometer
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Dodecahedral Puzzle Toys
Dodecahedral Puzzle Toys
The 'Petaminx' is Like a Rubik's Cube on Steroids
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Pixelated Pop Portraits
Pixelated Pop Portraits
Mosaics Made from Rubik's Cubes
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Toy-Inspired Handbags
Toy-Inspired Handbags
The Rubik's Cube Purse
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