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Top 50 Customization Trends in 2009

— December 6, 2009 — Art & Design
This ambiguous category showcases almost anything you can customize, from personalized dolls to ways you can customize your own body. The countdown is based on our customization trend database, which has roughly 1,500 customization trends.

If you are looking for professional trend research and patterns, check out Trend Hunter PRO our 2010 Trend Reports, or our FREE Video of the Top 20 Trends in 2010.

Implications - At Trend Hunter, contemporary twists on traditional designs is key, and customization is a great way to make these small changes. Check out this list for some customization inspiration!
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Activity
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Stylish Epidemics
Stylish Epidemics
Creative Swine Flu Fashion Spreads Rapidly on the Web
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49
Walls Made of Phonebooks
Walls Made of Phonebooks
The 'ScrapHouse' Made of Salvaged Goods Is Surprisingly Stylish
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48
Ribbon Necklaces
Ribbon Necklaces
Cool Danish Accessories By Kantine
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47
Urban Camouflage
Urban Camouflage
DIY Costume Making Projects Help You Blend In With the City
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46
Star Wars For Posterity
Star Wars For Posterity
Intergalactic Photoshopping Puts Characters In Famous Paintings
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45
Expressive Street Art
Expressive Street Art
Interactive Vandalism by Mentalgassi Features Funny Faces
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44
Faking Surreal Photography
Faking Surreal Photography
Photoshop Tutorial Blends 3 Landscapes Into Single Image
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43
Custom Avatar Paintings
Custom Avatar Paintings
Matt Held Paints Your Facebook Profile Picture (If You're Friends)
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42
DIY Hipster Bags
DIY Hipster Bags
Create Your Own Freitag Online
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41
Cute Computer Mods
Cute Computer Mods
This Custom-Made ‘WALL-E' PC is Adorable
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40
Personalized Body Armor
Personalized Body Armor
Pitbull Armory Makes Heavy Metal Protection for Your Bff
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39
Extreme Halloween Costumes
Extreme Halloween Costumes
Reko Rivera and Bobby Hartman's iPhone Costumes Have 42" TVs
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38
Miniature Toy Worlds
Miniature Toy Worlds
Re-Ment Makes Ant-Sized Toy Collection That is Big on Detail
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37
Skin Burn Couture
Skin Burn Couture
Janine Rewell Creates ‘Tan the Man' With Custom Vinyl Sun Tattoos
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36
Colorful Custom Cycles
Colorful Custom Cycles
Urban Outfitters Launches Bike Shop, Hipsters Rejoice
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35
Faceless Portraits
Faceless Portraits
London College Of Fashion Illustration Students Final Art Projects
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34
Personalized Shower Curtains
Personalized Shower Curtains
PhotoShowerCurtain.com Turns Your Photos Into Bathroom Decor
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33
Hidden In-House Hideaways
Hidden In-House Hideaways
Creative Home Engineering Creates Clandestine Doorways
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32
Guerrilla Street Shadows
Guerrilla Street Shadows
Katie Sokoler's Playful Street Art Project
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31
Photoshop Fame Faking
Photoshop Fame Faking
Turn Yourself into a Vampire or Robert Pattinson's Girlfriend
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30
Wooden Scooters
Wooden Scooters
Improving The Classic Vespa With Classic Woodworking Techniques
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29
Celebrity Barbies
Celebrity Barbies
Donna Anne Transforms Barbie With Famous Faces
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28
DIY Personalized Nike Sneakers
DIY Personalized Nike Sneakers
Nike Sportswear Bespoke Store Lets You Work With Designers
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27
Mini-Sized Supercars
Mini-Sized Supercars
The 'Super Deformed' Lamborghini ATV Is a Hit in Japan
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26
Corset Jeans
Corset Jeans
Maty Davis' Laced-Up Denim Ties You Up After Tearing You Down
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25
Tattooed Supercars
Tattooed Supercars
Street Art Meets Street Racing for the ‘Sharpie Lamborghini'
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24
Fantasy Fingernails
Fantasy Fingernails
Eccentric Nail Art Creations by Sam Biddle
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23
DIY Couture Shoots
DIY Couture Shoots
The Eco-Friendly Editorial 'Make Do and Mend' in Vogue UK
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22
Interactive Illustrations
Interactive Illustrations
Pop-Up Anime Sketches Created to Interact With People
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21
Ambigram Makers
Ambigram Makers
Flip Script Word Flipper For 'Angels & Demons' Lovers
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20
Magazine Art Portraits
Magazine Art Portraits
Stunning Mixed Media Collages by Gabi Trinkaus
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19
Funny Vehicle Modifications
Funny Vehicle Modifications
DIY Customization Results in Hilarious Custom Cars
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18
Macabre Figurines
Macabre Figurines
An Ex-Mortician Customizes Custom Creepy Dolls
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17
Transforming T-Shirts
Transforming T-Shirts
Mari Santos Customizes Oversized Shirts to Make them Chic
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16
Personalized Illustrated Wallpaper
Personalized Illustrated Wallpaper
One-of-a-Kind Graphic Swedish Art Dresses Up Drab Walls
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15
Personalized LEGO Figurines
Personalized LEGO Figurines
LEGO Geeks Make Their Own Custom Characters
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14
Comparative Valentine's Day Cards
Comparative Valentine's Day Cards
Personalized ‘I Love You More Than' Cards
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13
Bizarre Guitars
Bizarre Guitars
Custom Made Awesome Axes, From Carved to Steampunked
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12
Customizable Cooper Car Wraps
Customizable Cooper Car Wraps
5,000,000 DIY Design Dreams Made Real by MINI Motoring Graphics
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11
Fingerprint Wedding Bands
Fingerprint Wedding Bands
Ultra Personalized Rings by Brent and Jessica Williams
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10
Goth Tattoos
Goth Tattoos
Fascinating Body Art Expressing Subculture Beliefs and Lifestyle
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9
Textured Wall Accents
Textured Wall Accents
Depth Charge Your Interior Decor With 3D Wallpaper
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8
Folding Guest Rooms
Folding Guest Rooms
“Stay at My Home” Small-Space Sleepover Solutions
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7
Armpit Tattoos
Armpit Tattoos
Underarm Flower Bouquet Ink on Pretty Hipsters in Toronto
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6
DIY Projects With Wine Corks
DIY Projects With Wine Corks
Bottle Stoppers Assigned to New Duties as Interior Surfaces
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5
Inked Pin-Up Studios
Inked Pin-Up Studios
666photography Has Handmade Costumes, Props & Burlesque Tattoos
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4
Geeky Laptop Decals
Geeky Laptop Decals
MacSlaps LEGO, Pac-Man and Mario Decals Let Your Nerd Colors Show
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3
Robotic Tattoos
Robotic Tattoos
Invading Your Skin With Tattastic Bot Body Art
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2
Extreme Ink Parties
Extreme Ink Parties
The London Tattoo Convention Has a Whole Lot of Needles
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1
Futuristic Car Customizations
Futuristic Car Customizations
Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle Brings Sci-Fi to Real Life
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