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Appliance Skins

Pimp your Espresso Machine!

— April 6, 2008 — Art & Design
Obsessed with customization? Now you can pimp your espresso machine (Krups models, Cube, Siemens, Magimix) if you get tired of the same old look. For about 9 euros (about $14) you can change the skin of the coffee machine to one that's more fun to look at.

I'm at a loss for words. What do I care what the espresso machine looks like? But then again, I don't drink coffee so I can't understand the plight and enormous suffering of coffee drinkers who have to look at the same coffee machine every day.


Trend Themes
1. Customization - The trend of customization allows consumers to personalize and change the appearance of their appliances, providing opportunities for businesses to offer personalized skin options for various products.
2. Self-expression - The trend of self-expression through products leads to the demand for customized skins for appliances, creating opportunities for companies to offer unique designs and artistic expressions.
3. Visual Appeal - The trend of focusing on visual aesthetics encourages consumers to enhance the appearance of their appliances, presenting opportunities for companies to provide visually appealing and attractive skin options.
Industry Implications
1. Appliance Manufacturing - The appliance manufacturing industry can capitalize on the customization trend by offering a variety of removable skins for their products, allowing customers to personalize their purchases.
2. Graphic Design - The graphic design industry can leverage the demand for unique and artistic appliance skins by providing customizable design options that cater to the individual preferences of consumers.
3. E-commerce - The e-commerce industry can tap into the trend of customization and self-expression by creating online platforms or marketplaces dedicated to selling a wide range of appliance skins, providing consumers with a vast selection of options.
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