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22 Pieces of Gutsy Gesturing Gear

From Provocative Parasols to Funky Finger Shades

— June 1, 2012 — Art & Design
It is often said that people speak with their hands, and things like popsicle moulds, umbrellas and even perfume bottles are all examples of hand-gesturing gear that make a statement in their packaging shape and graphic print. People have personified their possessions by giving them names, giving them voices (like Siri) and making them look like humans, all in hopes of making a statement.

The emotions people convey with simple gestures are really impressive and wide-ranging. For example, there are countless products like shoes, umbrellas and pillow cases that feature a ‘bird-flipping’ design, but there are also other forms of expression that are popular, like stationary holders in the shape of a fist, or caps and memory sticks with a ‘rock on!’ persona.

Marketers can use such insight to consider different approaches to packaging or branding a product so that it may assume the appropriate and desired personality.
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Activity
Freshness
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Expressive Skeletal Hand Exhibits
Expressive Skeletal Hand Exhibits
Hye Yeon Nam Creates a Highly Interactive Robotic Installation
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21
Crude X-Ray Illuminators
Crude X-Ray Illuminators
Andrea Maestri Fashions a Lamp that Flips Off Its Users
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20
Trekkie Kitchen Accessories
Trekkie Kitchen Accessories
The Vulcan Oven Mitt by Meninos Ensures You Live Long and Prosper
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19
Magical Gesture Merchandizing
Magical Gesture Merchandizing
St.Olive Packaging Wins the Consumer Over with Divine Design
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18
Old School Chillers
Old School Chillers
The Ghetto Pops Will Keep You Cool
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17
Sci-fi Salute USB Keys
Sci-fi Salute USB Keys
The Vulcan USB 2G Flash Drive Lets You Live Long and Prosper
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16
Funky Finger Shades
Funky Finger Shades
The 'Jeremy Scott Flesh Hands' are Eccentric and Manicured
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15
Provocative Parasols
Provocative Parasols
The F*ck the Rain Umbrella Lets Mother Nature Know What You Really Think
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14
49 Peculiar Dictionary Concepts
49 Peculiar Dictionary Concepts
From Revamped New Age Lexicons to Internet Gesture Glossaries
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13
Welcoming Coffee Mugs
Welcoming Coffee Mugs
Ahoy the Cup Greets You at Tea Time with a Warm Gesture
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12
Expressive Hand Memory Sticks (UPDATE)
Expressive Hand Memory Sticks (UPDATE)
These Hand Sign USB Drives Add Personality to Computers
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11
Humanized Hammers
Humanized Hammers
Paul Martus Adds a Human Touch to Machinery (UPDATE)
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10
Face-Replaced Fists
Face-Replaced Fists
'Hands Up' by Paul Ripke Matches Stereotypes with Finger Symbols
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9
Surfer Greeting Caps
Surfer Greeting Caps
Fitted Hawaii 'Shaka' New Era Cap Makes Stylish Waves
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8
Punch-Packing Perfumes
Punch-Packing Perfumes
Captain America 'Only the Brave' is a Superheroic Scent
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7
Sign Language Armchairs
Sign Language Armchairs
Rompecabezas by Pedro Reyes are Seats with Hand Gestures
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6
Hand Gesture Candles
Hand Gesture Candles
Give the Finger to Power Outages
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5
15 Badass Bird-Flipping Innovations
15 Badass Bird-Flipping Innovations
From Middle Finger Statues to Profane French Fries
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4
Simple Gesturing Stationary
Simple Gesturing Stationary
The Mondolfi 'Enough Said' Cards are Straight to the Point
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3
Ironic Social Media Graphics
Ironic Social Media Graphics
The Facebook Icon Series Mocks the Like Button
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2
Emotional Coat Hangers
Emotional Coat Hangers
Hang Your Coat From Welcoming Gestures Courtesy of Thelermont Hupton
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1
Handy Coat Hangers
Handy Coat Hangers
These Hand Wall Hooks are a Creative Way to Spice Up Your Home Decor
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