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70 Prolific Pod Designs

From Enclosed Seats to Tiny Home and Office Spaces

— February 12, 2010 — Eco
It seems these days, smaller is better, and this belief can be proven by the increase and prevalence of pod designs. Everything from furniture to cars to homes are being designed to include and encompass all one’s needs in a convenient, spherical shape.

Perfecting pod designs are big business, which is kind of funny since pod designs usually focus on shrinking things. Click through the gallery to see all of the prolific pod designs that may soon be incorporated into your home, office or travel plans.
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Floating Music Pods
Floating Music Pods
Sega Spa Music Box is a Colourful Way to Enjoy Tunes in the Tub
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69
Messiah Pods
Messiah Pods
J. Derek Allred Unveils 'Jesus Shuffle' Concept
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68
Pod Chair Photoshoots
Pod Chair Photoshoots
The Bar Refaeli Rampage Campaign Sizzles in Paris's Old Home
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67
Single Room Hotel Between Billboards
Single Room Hotel Between Billboards
Etienne Boulanger Pod Hotel in Berlin
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66
Growing Houses
Growing Houses
Dynamic, Cost-Effective 're-Growth' Pods Help Rebuild Communities
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65
Personal Pod Cabs
Personal Pod Cabs
The Peugeot 'Capsul' is an Eco-Friendly Taxi for Individuals
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64
Palm-Sized Glow Pods
Palm-Sized Glow Pods
Modern ‘Tear Drop' Lamp Fuses Geometry with Light
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63
Space Pod Subwoofers
Space Pod Subwoofers
The Scandyna Ball is Sleek, Loud and Looks Like a Space Ship
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62
Pods
Pods
Top 15 Things that Are Round
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61
Pod Hotel (Review)
Pod Hotel (Review)
'Motel One' Wrongly Named?
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60
Fruit Refresher Pods
Fruit Refresher Pods
Eat Healthy All the Time with the Portable ‘Cup Fruilad'
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59
Airport Capsule For Tired Travelers
Airport Capsule For Tired Travelers
Nemoralex Relaxation Pod
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58
Amphibious Pod Vehicles
Amphibious Pod Vehicles
Cerva MC08
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57
Retro Lounge Pod
Retro Lounge Pod
Ris and Selldorf Sunball
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56
Weightless Pod Spa
Weightless Pod Spa
Floating In Samadhi-Tanks
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55
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
Electric Neighbourhood Cars
The GreenEcoMobility Peapod
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54
The Wowo Dog Pod
The Wowo Dog Pod
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Photoshopped Concept Cars
Photoshopped Concept Cars
Chrysler GEM Peapod Contest
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52
Personal Media Pods
Personal Media Pods
Customizable Ovei
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51
Anti-Aging Spa Pods
Anti-Aging Spa Pods
Oxygen Baths Prevent Cancer and Make You Look Younger
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50
110 mpg Pod Cars
110 mpg Pod Cars
The Edison2 Very Light Car Reduces Weight to Increase Gas Mileage
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49
Home Burning Pods
Home Burning Pods
Vauni Globe Fireplace Looks Like Pacman But Is Anything But Geeky
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48
Hanging Fish Pod
Hanging Fish Pod
Decorate Your Living Space
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47
LED Spa Pods
LED Spa Pods
Oxy-LED Light Spa Capsule for Weight Loss
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46
Coffee Pods
Coffee Pods
The Presovar by Martin Necas
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45
Glowing Baby Safety Pods
Glowing Baby Safety Pods
Grobag Egg Changes Color To Monitor Room Temperature
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44
3-Legged Pod Vehicles
3-Legged Pod Vehicles
The Simon Colabufalo SV1 Concept Belongs in the Future
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Funky, Useful Pod Desk
Funky, Useful Pod Desk
Globus Flex Workspace
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Green Pod Chariots
Green Pod Chariots
Volkswagen Pholeum Car is an Eco-Friendly Single-Seater
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41
Personal Office Capsules
Personal Office Capsules
The Globus Scriptorium Houses a Desk and Chair Within Its Pod
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40
Light Up Lounger
Light Up Lounger
Bot-One Pod Cushion
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39
Wombtastic Chairs
Wombtastic Chairs
$10,000 Pod Seat Shakes Your Butt With Sound
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38
Cranial Couture
Cranial Couture
Pod-Like 'Riding Pretty' Helmets Protect Your Noggin While Biking
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37
Human Hibernation Pods
Human Hibernation Pods
‘The Alpine Capsule' Mimics a Giant Drop of Mercury
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36
Sidewalk Pod Vehicles
Sidewalk Pod Vehicles
The Camper Lotus
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35
Wood Rocking Pods
Wood Rocking Pods
The Pininfarina Giulia Children's Rocking Horse Looks Like Driftwood
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34
Latex Pod Hats
Latex Pod Hats
Joop! At Berlin Fashion Week
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33
Pod Hotel (Review)
Pod Hotel (Review)
Citizen M Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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32
Kitchen Space Pods
Kitchen Space Pods
The ‘Splinter Works Dime Kitchen' Abducts Utensils
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31
Kid Safety Pod
Kid Safety Pod
Nestt Egg Carseat
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30
Rocking Pods
Rocking Pods
Scott Wilson's Purity Chair
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29
Eco Pod Bathrooms
Eco Pod Bathrooms
The Home Core Integrated Toilet is Eco-Conscious
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28
Futuristic Pod Lofts
Futuristic Pod Lofts
Ultra Modern Living Space in Los Angeles Has a Spa and Garden
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27
Bicycle Pod Showers
Bicycle Pod Showers
'Green Pod' Solar Powered Bike Lockers and Storage
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26
Public Privacy Pods
Public Privacy Pods
The 'Nucleo' Pod for Personal Space or Quiet Meeting Place
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25
Ultra High Speed Public Pods
Ultra High Speed Public Pods
SkyTran Individual Maglev System
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24
Funky Pod Desks
Funky Pod Desks
Globus Artifort Mobile Workstation (UPDATE)
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23
Pod-Inspired Apparel
Pod-Inspired Apparel
Cocoon Fashion Gives ‘Personal Space' a Whole New Meaning
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22
Tree Pod Classrooms
Tree Pod Classrooms
The Elleray Preparatory School Treehouse School Stands on Stilts
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21
Pea Pod Travel
Pea Pod Travel
Speed Studio Trik-E Electric Bike Needs You As Backup
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20
High Chair Pods
High Chair Pods
MOZZEE Nest
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Personal Transportation Pods
Personal Transportation Pods
Room For Only One in the Metro Cell Vehicle
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18
Baby Travel 2.0
Baby Travel 2.0
The 'Tot Pod' Concept for Samsonite
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17
Pet Pods
Pet Pods
Modern Interior Pet Design (UPDATE)
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Cliff-Integrated Pod Resorts
Cliff-Integrated Pod Resorts
The 'Sphere Hotel'
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15
Insect-Inspired Pod Racers
Insect-Inspired Pod Racers
The One-Man Scarab
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14
Futuristic Reading Pods
Futuristic Reading Pods
The Cooling Ribs Sofa for One Was Inspired by Computer Parts
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13
Home Office Pod
Home Office Pod
Battle-Rig Pro
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12
Space Pod-Inspired Vehicles
Space Pod-Inspired Vehicles
Luigi Colani's Futuristic Planes, Trains and Automobiles
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11
Wicker Pod Furniture
Wicker Pod Furniture
Cocoon Collection by Fute Design
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10
Mobile Pod Kitchens
Mobile Pod Kitchens
The Futuristic 'EGGo' Kitchen Survives Your Camping Trips
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Mobile Living Pods
Mobile Living Pods
The Blob VB3 is for Egg Loving Gypsies
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8
Eco-Friendly Prefab Offices
Eco-Friendly Prefab Offices
The OfficePOD is a Sustainable Workplace That Can Be Placed Anywhere
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7
Air-Powered Cars
Air-Powered Cars
The MDI AirPod
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6
Pods Designed for Napping
Pods Designed for Napping
The COCON at the Kiétud' Spa
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5
Cardboard Conference Cells
Cardboard Conference Cells
The Cellulose Meeting Pod Encourages Interactivity in Workplaces
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4
Suspended Pod Loungers
Suspended Pod Loungers
Magical Garden Swings
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3
Garden Office Pods
Garden Office Pods
The Archipod is an Ergonomic Outdoor Workspace
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2
Extreme Snow Pod Racers
Extreme Snow Pod Racers
The Slegoon
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Hip Pod Houses
Hip Pod Houses
'Module-Home' Architecture Has Solar Panels and Water Saving Systems
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