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From Bald Head Billboards to iPhone Tracers

 - Jul 17, 2009   Updated: Jun 16 2011
When I was 5 years old, I thought a stencil was a wonderful invention that would make my handwriting as tidy as the smart kids in school, but after looking at some stencil innovations on TrendHunter.com, I realize that there are far greater possibilities.

Tattoos, barbecues, pubic hair, billboard advertising, graffiti, public service announcements and digital technology, have all been beneficiaries of the once-simple stencil!

Implications - Technology is such a major part of contemporary culture that many consumers desire a break from mechanical inventions. Patterns such as innovative stencils provide consumers with a break from most products that are available on the marketplace. Companies would be wise to create products that focus on these non-mechanical qualities.