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50 Great Gray Applications

Gray is the New Black in Everything from Architecture to Fashion

— November 15, 2009 — Art & Design
Gray is usually thought of as one of the most boring colors available. It’s not happy, it’s not fun. It’s gray.

The designers behind these great gray applications want to redefine that notion. They’ve used gray in everything from furniture, like the concrete chair, to fashion, like the metal handbags.

Gray may be replacing black as the go-to wear with everything color. It’s certainly the go-to color in these great gray applications.

Implications - Consumers in modern society are looking for products that feature a simpler design. No longer attracted to styles that are over exaggerated, shoppers are attracted to ones that are more subtle.
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Stainless Steel TVs
Stainless Steel TVs
Toshiba 19LV612U is Built to Stand Up to Kitchen Wear & Tear
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Gray Scale Ads
Gray Scale Ads
Miu Miu Goes Dark and Grainy For Fall 2009 Campaign
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Gray Singaporean Fashion
Gray Singaporean Fashion
Hooked Clothings 2009 Fall/Winter Collection is Cooly Muted
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Cinder Block Clocks
Cinder Block Clocks
The Nixie Concrete Clock Crushes Competition in the Test of Time
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Concrete Computer Mice
Concrete Computer Mice
Tech-Savvy Sculptures Find a Home in Japan
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De-Mousing Gray
De-Mousing Gray
Project Runway's Christian Siriano Spruces of Charcoal for Spring
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In Game Product Placement: Select Racer's Attire in Test Drive Unlimited
In Game Product Placement: Select Racer's Attire in Test Drive Unlimited
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Sexy 2009 Jaguar XF
Sexy 2009 Jaguar XF
S Series Replacement
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Gray is the New Black?
Gray is the New Black?
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Shopping Bag-Shaped Stools
Shopping Bag-Shaped Stools
Gitta Gschwendtner's Concrete Take on Consumerism
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Grey Water Recycling
Grey Water Recycling
The 'Envirosink' Helps You Prevent Water Waste At Home
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Dynamic Surfaces
Dynamic Surfaces
Architects Embrace Concrete Blocks
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World's First Screen Made of Concrete
World's First Screen Made of Concrete
New Ad Medium?
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Cement-Topped Scents
Cement-Topped Scents
The Alexa Lixfeld Fragrance Bottle is Topped with Concrete
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Air Cleansing Concrete
Air Cleansing Concrete
Solar Activated Eco Paving
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Foggy Fashion Spreads
Foggy Fashion Spreads
Lerario Beatriz Shows Grey Washed LookBook for Resort 2010
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Hollywood's Uzi Replacement
Hollywood's Uzi Replacement
Micro Tavor
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Grayscale Couture
Grayscale Couture
Prada's Cloudy 2010 Spring Collection has Slim Chic Shades
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Gray Bombshells
Gray Bombshells
Bleach-Hungry Celebs
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Supercar Replacements?
Supercar Replacements?
Potential Murcielago Successor Spotted in Nurburgring, Germany
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Concrete Art
Concrete Art
Transparent House
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Steel Cylindrical Speakers
Steel Cylindrical Speakers
Raal Advanced Loudspeakers Look like Mini Drums
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Asphalt Accessories
Asphalt Accessories
The Molla Space Concrete Ring is Hardcore Fashion
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High Contrastographs
High Contrastographs
Kelly Thompson Leaves No Room for Grey Areas
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Abnormal Athletic Attire
Abnormal Athletic Attire
Adidas SLVR Strays from the Sporting Norm With Dreary Greys
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LiTraCon
LiTraCon
Light Transmitting Concrete
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Rockstar Branding
Rockstar Branding
Gunmetal Grey Nail Polish by Pat Benatar
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Stainless Steel & Concrete Jewellery
Stainless Steel & Concrete Jewellery
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Graphic Concrete Wall Treatment
Graphic Concrete Wall Treatment
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Hypercolor Concrete
Hypercolor Concrete
Environmentally Interactive Images Appear in Response to Water
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Concrete Jewelry
Concrete Jewelry
Smersh Design
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Gray Scale Grunge Glam
Gray Scale Grunge Glam
The Gala Gonzalez Debut Collection With Adolfo Dominquez
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Water-Saving Wash Basins
Water-Saving Wash Basins
Hughie Removable Kitchen Sink Lets You Recycle Graywater
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Silver Gowns at 60
Silver Gowns at 60
Meryl Streep Glittered in Grey Alberta Ferretti Dress at 2009 Oscars
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Concrete Seats
Concrete Seats
'Concrete Things' Public Chairs by Komplot
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Metal Handbags
Metal Handbags
Steel Purses by Wendy Stevens
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Custom Steel Watches
Custom Steel Watches
GoS Blends Damascus Steel With Swedish Craftsmanship
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Concrete Lamps
Concrete Lamps
Joachim Manz Trabant Pendant Light is a Marvel of Interior Design
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Greywater Recycling Kitchen Sink
Greywater Recycling Kitchen Sink
EULO Lets You Keep Washing The Dishes
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Super Strong Plastic Concrete
Super Strong Plastic Concrete
Henry Miller Builds a Brighter Future With Landfill Waste
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Inflatable Architecture
Inflatable Architecture
Blow-Up Concrete Building
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Dome Bunker Refurbs
Dome Bunker Refurbs
The 'Concrete Mushrooms' Project Creates New Eco-Hostels
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Origami Tables
Origami Tables
The 4foldlow Table is Made of Laser Cut Steel in Creative Shapes
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Concrete Cube Shops
Concrete Cube Shops
Contemporary Furniture Store Volume B in Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Modular Concrete Fences
Modular Concrete Fences
Sleek, Modern ‘Chain' Facilitates Friendly Neighborhoods
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Houses of the Future
Houses of the Future
Concrete House With Grass Roof
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Cement Furniture
Cement Furniture
Concrete Things by Nola is Durable and Practical
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Sculptural Slit Homes
Sculptural Slit Homes
Eastern Design Office Creates Simple and Sleek Concrete Home
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Pavement Illusions (UPDATE)
Pavement Illusions (UPDATE)
3D Drawings On Concrete Canvas
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Industrial Art Furniture
Industrial Art Furniture
Weighty Designs Reclaimed Steel by Stig (UPDATE)
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