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Inflatable Designs

From Blow-Up Photobooths to Balloon Couture

— November 9, 2009 — Tech
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 peculiar—yet practical and entertaining—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.
5.4
Score
Popularity
Activity
Freshness
88
Zero-Calorie Holiday Foods
Zero-Calorie Holiday Foods
The Inflatable Fruitcake
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87
Thwarted Jailbreaks
Thwarted Jailbreaks
Remote-Controlled Blimp Intercepted Near Spanish Prison
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86
Inflatable Seat Belts
Inflatable Seat Belts
Ford Merges Air Bags and Seat Belts for Extra Crash Protection
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85
Inflatable Garbage Animals
Inflatable Garbage Animals
Air Zoo by Joshua Allen Harris
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84
Rush Hour Thought Balloons
Rush Hour Thought Balloons
Renault Inflatables Ad
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83
Big Mac Marketing Blow Up
Big Mac Marketing Blow Up
McDonald's Robber is a Jingle Contest Finalist
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82
Blow-Up Cover Models
Blow-Up Cover Models
The 10 Men Magazine Winter 2009 Cover is Quirky and Fun
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81
$10,000 Snowman Stolen
$10,000 Snowman Stolen
Inflatable Festive Blow-Up Doll Snatched
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80
Ergonomic Inflatables
Ergonomic Inflatables
The Travelrest Pillow
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79
Balloons as Delivery Drivers' GPS
Balloons as Delivery Drivers' GPS
Pink Flamingo Pizza's Inflatables Help Mark the Spot
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78
Blow Up Icebergs
Blow Up Icebergs
Greenpeace Brings Frozen Peaks to Paris to Enact Change
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77
Inflatable Digital Multimedia Display
Inflatable Digital Multimedia Display
Puffersphere
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76
Pedal-Powered Blimps
Pedal-Powered Blimps
Eco English Channel Crossing
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75
Fake Passengers
Fake Passengers
NZ Drivers Using Blow-Up Dolls to Beat Traffic Rules
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74
Blubber Bots
Blubber Bots
Autonomous Blimps Interact and Think
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73
Ballooning Bridges
Ballooning Bridges
The Tower Bridge Interrupted by Disney-Pixar's 'UP' Film Stunt
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72
Blow-Up Professional Uniforms
Blow-Up Professional Uniforms
Inflatable Referee Costume
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71
World Cup Fever
World Cup Fever
Buy a 5 Foot Inflatable Doll
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70
Inflatable Seahorses
Inflatable Seahorses
Mike Charlton Uses Hot Air Vents as Recycled Artistic Inspiration
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69
Toy Balloons as Air Travel
Toy Balloons as Air Travel
Getting High with 150 Party Baloons
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68
Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon
Darth Vader Hot Air Balloon
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67
Inflatable Toy Installations
Inflatable Toy Installations
Jeff Koons Shows Shiny Undies & Blow-Up Sea Creatures
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66
Inflatable Leg Massager
Inflatable Leg Massager
Makes You Look Really Cool
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65
Blow-Up Collection by Fernando & Humberto Campana
Blow-Up Collection by Fernando & Humberto Campana
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64
Inflatable Mouse
Inflatable Mouse
Jelly Click
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63
Inflatable Private Space Station/Hotel
Inflatable Private Space Station/Hotel
Bigelow Aerospace
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62
Inflatable Rescue Sleds
Inflatable Rescue Sleds
Firun Saves Lives
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61
Inflatable Art
Inflatable Art
Jeff Koon's Quirky Pool Toys Get Transformed Into High Art
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60
Inflatable Surf Bags
Inflatable Surf Bags
Nicholas Martino Creates Surfboard Transport that Doubles as Bed
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59
Giant Earbud Speakers
Giant Earbud Speakers
Lacie Sound2 Usb Speakers Blow Up Traditional Sound Systems
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58
Inflatable Boat Fits in a Bag
Inflatable Boat Fits in a Bag
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57
Inflatable Photo Frames
Inflatable Photo Frames
The Instant Masterpiece
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56
Weird Inflatable Sculptures
Weird Inflatable Sculptures
Paul McCarthy's Giant Piece of Crap
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55
Inflatable Bookmarks
Inflatable Bookmarks
Abracadabra
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54
Inflatable Iceberg
Inflatable Iceberg
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53
Closet Inflatables
Closet Inflatables
Bosign Blow Up Hangers
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52
Blimp-Mills For Constant Power Anywhere
Blimp-Mills For Constant Power Anywhere
Magenn Air Rotor System (MARS)
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51
Solar-Powered Blimps
Solar-Powered Blimps
Projet Sol'r Nephelios Looks to Conquer the English Channel
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50
Survive The Titanic Adventure Slide
Survive The Titanic Adventure Slide
Bad Taste Inflatable Fun
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49
Inflatable War Machines
Inflatable War Machines
Life-Size Air-Filled Weapons
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48
Inflatable Furniture
Inflatable Furniture
Chair-air by Ontwerpduo
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47
Portable Personal Spaces
Portable Personal Spaces
The Spacebuster is a Pop-Up Inflatable Bubble for Privacy
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46
Fake Inflatable Teapots
Fake Inflatable Teapots
Plastic T. Pot
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45
Floating Billboards
Floating Billboards
12 Hot Air Balloon Ads
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44
21st Century Airships
21st Century Airships
Luxury Blimps
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43
Illuminated Paper Blimp Lights
Illuminated Paper Blimp Lights
George Nelson Bubble Lamps
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42
Inflatable Nap Station
Inflatable Nap Station
Nap Pak
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41
Intergalactic Doggie Homes
Intergalactic Doggie Homes
The Inflatable Air-Insulated Dog House is Great for Men Too
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40
Inflatable Shower Chair
Inflatable Shower Chair
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39
Inflatable Violence
Inflatable Violence
The Balloon Tank
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38
Inflatable Tire Change Pods
Inflatable Tire Change Pods
Titan Exhaust Air Jack
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37
Dinosaur Storefront Displays
Dinosaur Storefront Displays
Stella McCartney Clearly Digs Inflatable Dinos
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36
Inflatable Photobooths
Inflatable Photobooths
HD Passport-Style Pictures to Capture Your Best Party Moments
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35
Adjustable Air Mattresses
Adjustable Air Mattresses
Pump Up the Space-Saving Eclosion by Olivier Gregoire
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34
Portable Inflatable Multimedia Massage Chair
Portable Inflatable Multimedia Massage Chair
Astone Sit N Joy
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33
Inflatable Skateboards
Inflatable Skateboards
Get Maximum Air with the Pumpboard
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32
Inflatable Bikini
Inflatable Bikini
Actually Intended to be a Safety Flotation Device
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31
Turbine Toy Boats
Turbine Toy Boats
The Motorized Inflatable Bumper Boat is Raging Water Fun
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30
Inflatable Portable Pubs
Inflatable Portable Pubs
Bouncy Castles for Boozing
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29
Fake Taxidermy Part IV
Fake Taxidermy Part IV
Blow-Up Moose Trophy
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28
Inflatable Chandeliers
Inflatable Chandeliers
‘Lullaby' Air-Filled Lighting
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27
Inflatable Pavilions
Inflatable Pavilions
Mass Studies 'Air Forest' Responds to Changing Weather
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26
Inflatable Solar Panels
Inflatable Solar Panels
SolarStore Helps Heat Your Water
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25
Stick-On Boobs
Stick-On Boobs
Daiso Inflatables Give Chests a Temporary Boost
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24
Blow-up Doll Hoodies
Blow-up Doll Hoodies
Sander Reijgers Transforms Vulgar into Wearable Art
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23
Inflatable Church
Inflatable Church
Make Your Wedding Cheesy
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22
Inflatable Architecture
Inflatable Architecture
Blow-Up Concrete Building
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21
Balloon Couture
Balloon Couture
Daisy's Inflatable Dresses
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20
Suggestive Balloonvertising
Suggestive Balloonvertising
Museum Of Sex Promotes Oral Sex With Cheeky Inflatables
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19
Inflatable Furniture
Inflatable Furniture
New Inflatable Bar For Sale or Rent
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18
Toy Car Washes
Toy Car Washes
Inflatable 'Splash Wash' Lets Kids Clean Their Pedal Cars and Trikes
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17
Balloon Fashiontography
Balloon Fashiontography
Raven-Haired Model Adina Forizs in Velvet Magazine
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16
Blow-Up Blouses
Blow-Up Blouses
Karolin Wolter Wears Avant-Garde Couture for Terry Tsiolis in Vogue Russia
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15
Inflatable Cloud Umbrellas
Inflatable Cloud Umbrellas
Joonsoo Kim's New Concept Is Meant To Express Happiness
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14
Portable Igloos
Portable Igloos
The Cloud is An Inflatable Domicile (UPDATE)
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13
Ballooning Editorials
Ballooning Editorials
‘Magic Of Colours' Shoot Features Balloons & Inflatable Baubles
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12
Eco-Friendly Shower Curtains
Eco-Friendly Shower Curtains
Inflatable 'Green Warrior' Prevents Water Waste
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11
Inflatable Sofas
Inflatable Sofas
Blow-Up Traveling Sofa From Blofield Inflatable Chesterfields
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10
Abstract Alien Fashion
Abstract Alien Fashion
Bright Yellow Latex Balloon Clothes from Blackstore
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9
Flying Hotels
Flying Hotels
Luxury Blimp Offers Mile-High 5-Star Accommodations
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8
Inflatable Politicians
Inflatable Politicians
Sarah Palin Love Doll
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7
Inflatable Couture
Inflatable Couture
Dresses Made Entirely of Twisted Balloons
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6
Portable Blow-Up Furniture
Portable Blow-Up Furniture
Sofa in a Box or Bag Lets You Take A Seat Wherever You Like
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5
Man Caves on Wheels
Man Caves on Wheels
The 'Men-Only' RV has Playboys and Blow Up Dolls
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4
Inflatable Homeless Shelters
Inflatable Homeless Shelters
The ParaSITE Project
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3
Blow-Up Wedding Gowns
Blow-Up Wedding Gowns
Daisy the Balloon Artist Creates Fancy Inflatable Dresses
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2
Inflatable Breast Implants
Inflatable Breast Implants
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1
Inflatable Cosplay Outfits
Inflatable Cosplay Outfits
Blow-Up Costumes for Cool Bodies and Hot Heads
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