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45 Ingenious Pop-Up Innovations

From Bars and Clubs to Campgrounds and Toilet Goblins

— September 22, 2009 — Unique
Back when I was a child and sometimes forced to read, I didn't mind much because I always went straight for the pop-up book. Things that pop up are just generally more exciting then the boring 2-dimensional world.

These pop-up innovations vary from exquisite architecture, to fun illustrations and plasma TVs. They won't jump out of the screen at you but these 45 pop-up innovations will help prevent your world from going flat.

Implications - In today's society, convenience and speed are two qualities to which a large number of consumers appeal. Businesses that devote their efforts to providing their clients with fast-paced services without having to sacrificing quality will likely fare well amongst today's convenience-hungry culture. Consumers will likely invest in those products that best suit their busy lifestyles.
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Pop-Up Buttons for Gadgets
Pop-Up Buttons for Gadgets
CMU Students Develop Dynamic Buttons for Sleek Displays
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Pop-Up Service Centers
Pop-Up Service Centers
Renault Uses Illusory Photography to Prove They're Always Open
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Pop-Up Book Puppetry
Pop-Up Book Puppetry
Shitdisco OK
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Pop-Up Outdoor Plasma Screen
Pop-Up Outdoor Plasma Screen
Cal Flame U8000
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39
Bite-Sized Learning
Bite-Sized Learning
Popling Uses Pop-Up Flash Cards to Let You Learn While You Work
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Tele-Conferencing With 42" Pop-Up TV
Tele-Conferencing With 42" Pop-Up TV
Plasma-Lift Conference Table
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37
Gourmet Drive-Throughs
Gourmet Drive-Throughs
Pop-Up Monnow Valley Drive Thru & Drive In Movie Theatre
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36
Living Greeting Cards
Living Greeting Cards
'The Amazing Pop-Up Garden' Includes The Gift of Life
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35
Pantone Fashion
Pantone Fashion
Gap Pop-Up Shops Themed Around Pantone Color 'Mimosa'
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Designer Pop-Up Offices
Designer Pop-Up Offices
Wallpaper* Editors Set Up Temp Offices in China
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Fashion Week Art Interventions
Fashion Week Art Interventions
Pop-Up Flagships For The Iconoclasts Project by Prada
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Gigantic Pop-Up Book
Gigantic Pop-Up Book
Space Book
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Pop-up Placemats
Pop-up Placemats
Popmats by Publique Living
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Pop-Up Calendars
Pop-Up Calendars
Project Each Day With Johann Volkmer's Faltjahr 2010
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Pop-Up Pet Restaurants
Pop-Up Pet Restaurants
Alpo Doggie Eatery
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Portable Personal Spaces
Portable Personal Spaces
The Spacebuster is a Pop-Up Inflatable Bubble for Privacy
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Modern Architecture Pop-Up Books
Modern Architecture Pop-Up Books
Radevsky and Sokol
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Pop-Up T-Shirt Shops
Pop-Up T-Shirt Shops
Baro-Iro Boutique Promos the Shibuya Center-Gai McDonald's
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Pop-Up Books for Grown-Ups
Pop-Up Books for Grown-Ups
Visionaire's
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Pop-up Sportswear Stores
Pop-up Sportswear Stores
The 'Reebok Flash'
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Pop-Up Lights
Pop-Up Lights
Credit Card Sized Light Bulbs
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Pop-Up Fireplaces
Pop-Up Fireplaces
Portable Bonfire Enclosed in a Table
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Morbid Pop-Up Books
Morbid Pop-Up Books
The Colmore Collection Displays Disturbing Images
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Pop-Up Spas
Pop-Up Spas
Green Event Relaxation
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Pop-Up Offices
Pop-Up Offices
Crate Spaces in 24 Hours
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Pop-Up Dining Rooms
Pop-Up Dining Rooms
Private Dining by James Plant
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Pop-Up Nightclubs
Pop-Up Nightclubs
Kubik
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Computer Geek Graffiti
Computer Geek Graffiti
Guerrilla Art Brings Pop-Ups and Coding To The Streets
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Pop-Up Art Bars
Pop-Up Art Bars
London's DoodleBar Lets You Draw on Everything, From Floor to Ceiling
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Bathroom Goblins
Bathroom Goblins
The Pop-Up Toilet Monster Scares People Who Lift the Seat
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Pop-Up Furniture
Pop-Up Furniture
The Yomei Magic Cube is a Bar, Workplace or Makeup Table
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Pop-up Stargazing Cabins
Pop-up Stargazing Cabins
‘Carré d'étoiles' Have Transparent Sky Domes
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Pop-Up Roomvertising
Pop-Up Roomvertising
Ikea Sets Up Fake Rooms Throughout NYC
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Manhattan Pop-Up Shops
Manhattan Pop-Up Shops
Target Bullseye Bodegas
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Portable Work Spaces
Portable Work Spaces
The Pop-Up 'Standby Office' Gives You Mobility and Privacy
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3D Pop-Up Books
3D Pop-Up Books
Geeky Design Book for Typography and Papercraft Nuts (UPDATE)
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Pop-Up Business Cards
Pop-Up Business Cards
Clifton Alexander's 3D Creation Features a Pop-Up Self-Portrait
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Pop-Up Campgrounds
Pop-Up Campgrounds
Import.Export's Skyscraper-Like 'Urban Camping' Structure
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Gold-Plated Pop-Up Bars
Gold-Plated Pop-Up Bars
Andreas Strauss Makes Mobile Food a Little More Luxe
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Pop-Up Cardboard Furniture
Pop-Up Cardboard Furniture
Liddy Scheffknecht and Armin B. Wagner Channel Childhood Imagination
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DIY Pop-Ups
DIY Pop-Ups
Kirigami Paper Cutting Patterns for Crafting Projects
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2
Pop-Up Shipping Container Nightclubs
Pop-Up Shipping Container Nightclubs
Aqua by Grandstand
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Interactive Illustrations
Interactive Illustrations
Pop-Up Anime Sketches Created to Interact With People
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