From Twisting Towers to Spinning Bathtubs

 - Jul 11, 2009   Updated: Mar 31 2011
The spinning designs in this slideshow are revolutionary in more ways than one. These innovative designs twist and turn for a number of reasons, from maximizing the view to producing kinetic energy.

Below, we've featured the best rotating designs from the Trend Hunter archives. You'll see designs for futuristic spinning skyscrapers, rotating bathtubs and round washing machines.

Implications - An increase in urbanization means an increase in vertical living arrangements in order to maximize space. As skyscrapers become the norm, creative architects are looking for ways to make these towering behemoths look as beautiful and innovative as possible so as not to destroy the aesthetic of a city's skyline.