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Top 70 Customization Ideas in July

From Upcycled Scarf Hats to Personalized Inflight Magazines

— July 26, 2015 — Art & Design
Personalization in products continues to be paramount in the top July 2015 customization ideas, but it is being amplified with the aid of technology for a super tailored experience. A great example of this how TAM Airlines created individualized magazines for a traveler's reading pleasure, featuring curated content based upon likes and preferences shared on Facebook.

Although there is pleasure to be found in creating something of your own design from scratch and having it be exactly to your specifications, there are a number of kits, products and services being offered to assist with the collection of resources and consumption of valuable time. Examples of this include the clip-on Snap furniture supports, Ksenia Schnaider's online dress-building platform, JGoods' Custom Sneaker Kit and mākgoods' modular artwork. Perhaps most impressively of all, researchers from Nanyang Technological University created a platform where people can design their own flat-pack furniture.

Now that brands can so easily collect consumer data, people are expecting to be able to pick and choose exactly what is to their liking on-demand, versus picking a generic product off of an assembly line.
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Hospital-Inspired Research Centers
Hospital-Inspired Research Centers
This All-White Interior Architecture Reflects a Hospital
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69
Carbonated Cocktail Contests
Carbonated Cocktail Contests
The Grey Goose Vodka Pour Masters Competition Featured Fizzy Drinks
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68
Art-Inspired Fashion Pieces
Art-Inspired Fashion Pieces
Designer Erik Spiekermann Has Created a Line of Art-Inspired Clothing
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67
Eccentric Surfboard Art
Eccentric Surfboard Art
Hayden Cox Opened a Gallery for His Surf-Inspired Art Collection
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66
Weather-Resistant Hijabs
Weather-Resistant Hijabs
This High-Tech Veil is Heat Resistant & Waterproof
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65
Upcycled Scarf Hats
Upcycled Scarf Hats
ValorisationLab Makes Modern-Retro Streetwear from Old Scarves
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64
Luxurious Beach Towels
Luxurious Beach Towels
This Massive Beach Towel is a Circular Mat Made for Lounging
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63
Color Swatch Card Decks
Color Swatch Card Decks
'BreakThroughColor' Turns a Color Wheel into a Color Tool for Designers
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62
Curated News Apps
Curated News Apps
‘Nuzzel’ is a New App That Shows Users What Articles Their Friends are Reading
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61
Porcelain Food Sculptures
Porcelain Food Sculptures
Artist Sculpts & Sells a Year's Supply of Food to Support World Hunger
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60
Customizable Ice Cream Makers
Customizable Ice Cream Makers
The 'Snoflaek' Ice Cream System Can Bring Any Flavor into Reality
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59
Brightly Colored Courtyards
Brightly Colored Courtyards
'Fink Studio' Made a Colorful Courtyard into a Historic Art Museum
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58
Personalized Luxury Tanks
Personalized Luxury Tanks
The Ripsaw Ev2 Tank Mixes Elegant Luxury with Military Power
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57
Crowdsourced Music Video Art
Crowdsourced Music Video Art
Jack Ü Fans Contributed to the Project at Seventh Letter Gallery
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56
DIY Patriotic Matchboxes
DIY Patriotic Matchboxes
This Fourth of July Matchbox Tutorial is a Perfect Subtle Detail
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55
Misfired Firework Photography
Misfired Firework Photography
Photographer Kimmo Kuloveski Captured Bursts of Accidental Light
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54
Childish Cartoon Murals
Childish Cartoon Murals
Miki Mottes Created These Playful Wall Murals in an Israeli Hospital
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53
Antique-Inspired Vases
Antique-Inspired Vases
These Rustic Metal and Porcelian Vases are Meant to Look Ancient
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52
Woven Metal Tea Accessories
Woven Metal Tea Accessories
'Toast Living' Has Created a Line of These Metal Tea Accessories
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51
Suspended Rainbow Artwork
Suspended Rainbow Artwork
This Aerial Artwork Cascades Colorful Patterns Above Boston's Streets
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50
Reclaimed Wood Guitars
Reclaimed Wood Guitars
Wallace Detroit Guitars Uses Reclaimed Wood from Abandoned Houses
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49
DIY Patriotic Luminaries
DIY Patriotic Luminaries
These Mason Jar Luminaries Make a Great Fourth of July Project
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48
Personalized Inflight Magazines
Personalized Inflight Magazines
TAM Airlines Created Customized Reading Material for Travelers
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47
Versatile Marble Trays
Versatile Marble Trays
This Elegant Marble Tray Acts as a Functional Decor Piece
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46
Clip-On Furniture Legs
Clip-On Furniture Legs
These Handy Clip-On Supports Make Furniture from Found Objects
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45
Photo-Generated Typography
Photo-Generated Typography
The 'Type to Design' App Turns Your Instagram Pictures into Fun Type
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44
Wrap-Around Footwear
Wrap-Around Footwear
'Vibram' Created This Perfect-Fitting Shoe Called 'Furoshik'
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43
Spaghetti Pizza Crusts
Spaghetti Pizza Crusts
Two Popular Italian Dishes Were Combine to Make a Pasta Pizza Crust
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42
Cubic Art Galleries
Cubic Art Galleries
This Temporary Building is an Outdoor Summer Pavilion & Indoor Art Gallery
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41
Handwritten Vodka Labels
Handwritten Vodka Labels
This Organic Vodka Brand Uses Written Confessions on its Labels
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40
Dress Customization Platforms
Dress Customization Platforms
Ksenia Schnaider's Digital Dress Builder Makes Consumers the Tailor
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39
Inventive H2O Transportation
Inventive H2O Transportation
The TransWater Project Helps Communities Construct Efficient Carriers
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38
Layered Fabric Furniture
Layered Fabric Furniture
These Tables and Chairs Use a Layered Fabric Technique to Resemble Wood
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37
French-Packaged Candies
French-Packaged Candies
The Minimalist Packaging of These French Caramels is Rustic & Simple
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36
Graphic Soup Bag Branding
Graphic Soup Bag Branding
'Pitango' Uses Graphically Patterned Bags to Package its Soup
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35
Charred Wood Pavillions
Charred Wood Pavillions
'Outpost Basel' is a VIP Lounge for Guests at the Design Miami Basel Fair
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34
Color-Shifting Scarves
Color-Shifting Scarves
The 'Chameleon Mood Scarf' Changes Based on Mood, Light and Temperature
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33
Satirical Misfortune Cookies
Satirical Misfortune Cookies
These Sarcastic Fortune Cookies are a Twist to Traditional Treats
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32
Customizable Clothing Lines
Customizable Clothing Lines
'Knyttan' Lets Customer Design Every Aspect of Their Clothes
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31
Chic Prosthetic Covers
Chic Prosthetic Covers
This Bulgarian Company is Merging Contemporary Fashion with Leg Prosthetics
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30
Completely Customized Backpacks
Completely Customized Backpacks
'Buck Products' Backpacks are Handmade and Customized by Consumers
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29
Plant-Inspired Lamps
Plant-Inspired Lamps
This Intentionally Flawed Lamp Collection Emits Light Through Holes
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28
Modernized Classic Art
Modernized Classic Art
Alexey Kondakov Used Photoshop to Place Classic Art Pieces in Urban Society
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27
Printed Retail Structures
Printed Retail Structures
The RIBA Shanghai Windows Project Exhibits a 3D-Printed Custom Display
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26
Campsite Cooking Knives
Campsite Cooking Knives
'Tiktaalik' Has Launched a Filed Knife Set of Outdoor Cooking Knives
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25
Limited-Edition Lipsticks
Limited-Edition Lipsticks
This Luxurious Lipstick was Made in Honor of L'Oreal's 30th Anniversary
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24
Free-Configurable Keyboards
Free-Configurable Keyboards
The Lenovo Wake Up Keyboard Can Be Rearranged to Suit Computing Needs
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23
Italy-Inspired Sauce Labels
Italy-Inspired Sauce Labels
Spring Design Partners Designed Sauce Labels to Mimic Italian Tones
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22
Optical Illusion Architecture
Optical Illusion Architecture
The Oxford Library is Now Adorned with Steel Reflective Panels
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21
Upcycled Travel Products
Upcycled Travel Products
The 'Plane to Product' Project Turns Old Plane Pieces into New Objects
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20
Life-Sized Building Blocks
Life-Sized Building Blocks
The 'Everblock' Bricks are Larger Versions of the Classic LEGO Blocks
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19
Furniture-Printing Software
Furniture-Printing Software
This New Program Will Help You Create Your Own Flat-Packed Furniture
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Multipurpose Take-Out Containers
Multipurpose Take-Out Containers
Nadine Pereira Has Designed a Clever New McDonald's Take-Out Bag
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Sneaker Customization Kits
Sneaker Customization Kits
JGoods Helps People Personalize Their Shoes with Waterproof Paint
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DJ-Inspired Dog Dishes
DJ-Inspired Dog Dishes
This Turntable Dog Feeder was Created by 'Unleash Studio'
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15
Surfboard-Carrying Motorcycles
Surfboard-Carrying Motorcycles
This BMW Motorcycle is Designed to Satisfy Summer Surfers
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14
Computer Keyboard Sculptures
Computer Keyboard Sculptures
This Keyboard Art Expresses Society's Relationship with Technology
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13
Modular Wooden Lights
Modular Wooden Lights
The Babele Lamp by Mike Warren Can be Rearranged in a Number of Shapes
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12
Outdoor Kaleidoscope Art
Outdoor Kaleidoscope Art
This Outdoor Mirror Canopy Creates a Playful Light and Shadow Display
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11
Sculptural Wooden Walls
Sculptural Wooden Walls
MOKOinterior's Sustainable Wooden Wall Coverings Replace Wallpaper
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10
Bow Tie-Inspired Seating
Bow Tie-Inspired Seating
These Bamboo Bow Tie Chairs are Heated and Bent into Shape
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9
Upcycled Umbrella Art
Upcycled Umbrella Art
Izaskun Chinchilla Designed This Colorful Umbrella Canopy in NYC
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8
Multipurpose Coffee Tables
Multipurpose Coffee Tables
This Adjustable Coffee Table Doubles as a Tall-Standing Dining Table
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7
Modular Lightsaber Designs
Modular Lightsaber Designs
Saber Forge Lets 'Star Wars' Fans Create Their Own Jedi Weapons
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6
Kaleidoscopic Origami Domes
Kaleidoscopic Origami Domes
'Light Origami' by Masakazu Shirane & Saya Miyazaki is Illuminating
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5
Vibrant Smart Markers
Vibrant Smart Markers
The 'COPiC SMART' Contains Endless Color Options in a Single Marker
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4
Moon-Shaped Chaise Chairs
Moon-Shaped Chaise Chairs
This Chaise Lounge is a Comfortable Multi-Functioning Piece of Furniture
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3
Customizable Art Kits
Customizable Art Kits
The Modular Art Kits from 'mākgoods' Allow Anyone to Create Original Artwork
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2
Motorcycle Bicycle Hybrids
Motorcycle Bicycle Hybrids
This Retro Moped Combines an Electric Scooter and a Pedal Bike
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Miniature Versatile Axes
Miniature Versatile Axes
The Latest Device from 'Survco' Can Transform into Over 20 Tactical Tools
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