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Amoeba-Like Cars

Peugot Design Contest Entrant Looks Like A Roller Massager

— April 29, 2009 — Autos
This car design was certainly inspired by the roller massager from Ronco. The concept car by Wesley Saikawa won second place in the Peugot Design Contest, so I should probably knock off the jokes about it being a knock off of an infomercial product. Saikawa certainly is entitled to his inspirations, and if the Peugot Design Contest judges don’t know a car from a muscle relaxer, then that’s not my problem.

Implications - With so many new advancements taking place each day, consumers are only attracted to the most modern designs. Products that feature a contemporary aesthetic are appealing to those who want to stay on the cutting edge with all of their purchases.
Trend Themes
1. Contemporary Aesthetic Designs - Opportunity for companies to create products with a modern aesthetic to attract consumers who want to stay on the cutting edge.
2. Inspirations From Unconventional Sources - Companies can explore designs inspired by unconventional sources to create unique and innovative products.
3. Recognition of Design Innovation - Design contests and competitions provide opportunities for recognition and exposure for innovative designs.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive - Opportunity for car manufacturers to create innovative and visually appealing designs.
2. Consumer Electronics - Companies can design modern and stylish electronics products to cater to consumers' desire for contemporary aesthetics.
3. Design Competitions - Opportunity for design firms and individual designers to showcase their innovative ideas and gain recognition in the industry.
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