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The 'Appendix Mnstr' is Frightening but Fun

 - Jun 16, 2009   Updated: Jul 18 2011
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The appendix is a curious body part, one whose function and reason for existence is unclear--kind of like some people. So it's no wonder that artist Aksiniya chose the appendix as the body part to personify for the little monster you see above.

Aksiniya's 'Appendix Mnstr' is, well, frightening. This pucker-faced goblin is one I hope I never meet in person. Check out some other body part-inspired art pieces below.

Implications - Consumers in the contemporary market are looking for items that push the limits on conventionality. Products that strive towards creativity are appealing to those who want to buy products that are stimulating. Companies trying to appeal to more shoppers could focus on this.