From Blow-Up Photobooths to Balloon Couture

 - Nov 9, 2009   Updated: Apr 20 2011
These fun inflatable designs speak to our childish love of squishy, light, oversized objects. From blow-up photobooths to inflatable seat belts, we've included a bevy of peculiarâ€"yet practical and entertainingâ€"inflatable designs. Check out this cluster to see everything from inflatable designs brought to life by subway vents to those that literally take your breath away.

Implications - As the population of the world increases and each individual accumulates more things, finding the space to store everything gets more difficult. Consumers have less space to keep all of their belongings in, so designers and companies should begin to focus on finding ways that allow their products to be reduced in size, such as making them collapsible or deflatable.