From Patriotic Body Paintings to Nationalistic Furniture

 - Feb 15, 2011   Updated: May 31 2011
There are many ways to share your pride for your homeland, as these fabulous flag features will prove. Patriotic expressions have graced everything from clothing to furniture.

This collection includes some of the most innovative and exiting use of nationalist symbols. Check out the slideshow to see some of the fantastic flags and flag-inspired designs that have helped citizens wave their loyalty.

Implications - With the media consistently reporting on numerous deaths of US soldiers in the middle east, leaders are trying to induce patriotism within the nation by infusing products with pride. In doing so, companies are profiting from the civilian need for reassurance in their country by designing products that instill support. Industries looking to capitalize on this phenomenon should consider how to infuse patriotism within their products.