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New and Unusual Ways to Mark the Passing of Time

 - Nov 21, 2009   Updated: Apr 15 2011
Outlook, iCal, and Google Calendar have had a devastating effect on the paper calendar industry. These curious calendars try to get around that fact, however, by offering innovative and interesting ways to mark the passing of time.

Check out these curious calendars, from a calendar made of bubble wrap to a calendar you can plant.

Implications - Sometimes even the most mundane, easy-to-miss products could use an update. In today's chaotic society, consumers are looking for an element of fantasy and novelty in all products, prompting companies to take a more unconventional approach to all that they do. Thus, everything from kitchen utensils to calendars are bearing more whimsical aesthetics.